Daily News from Poets & Writers

Reading Print Versus Digital Increases Comprehension, Amazon Partners With Purdue, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 8.13.14

OverDrive launches Read an E-book Day; traveling vicariously through books; Anne Sexton's summer bikini tips; and other news.

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HarperCollins's New Indie Marketing Fund, Reading Upward, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 8.12.14

The history of the dialogue novel; Murakami's latest released today; the review that caused Hemingway to bare his chest; and other news.

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Amazon and Hachette Battle Gets Orwellian, Ursula K. Le Guin and Michael Cunningham Talk Genre, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 8.11.14

Twin novelists Lev and Austin Grossman talk family and writing; a reading list for the idle days of August; Alison Bechdel's Fun Home goes to Broadway; and other news.

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More Than 900 Writers Sign Letter to Amazon, Hachette and Perseus Deal Falls Through, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 8.8.14

Amazon supporters write a letter to Hachette; what James Patterson would do if he were Jeff Bezos; lost illustrations brought to life; and other news.

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Google and Barnes & Noble Team Up to Combat Amazon, My Parents Open Carry, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 8.7.14

John Freeman's new anthology series; a bookstore helps build a library; the value of e-book subscription services; and other news.

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Writers and Failure, Designing a Book Cover, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 8.6.14

Scrabble adds 5,000 new words to its dictionary; new evidence suggests James Joyce had syphilis; Sherlock Holmes is given back to the people; and other news.

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Current Issue

Cover Story 

Our Independent Publishing Issue features an in-depth interview with Graywolf Press editor Jeff Shotts; a look at the successful partnerships of eleven small-press authors and their editors; a profile of indie essayist Charles D'Ambrosio; Donald Hall recalls a golden age of American poetry; best-selling author Miranda Beverly-Whittemore on the rewards of self-promotion; advice for self-published authors; a conversation with Guernica publisher Lisa Lucas; and much more.

Finding Gems in Lost & Found

by Rebecca Bates

News and Trends

Posted 10.15.14

November/December 2014

The Center for Humanities at the CUNY Graduate Center in New York City is making the ephemeral more tangible through its Lost & Found chapbook series.

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Let's Just Do This: Eleven Small-Press Authors and their Publishing Partners

by Kevin Larimer

Special Section

Posted 10.15.14

November/December 2014

Eleven small-press authors and their publishing partners discuss the independent approach—and all the passion, commitment, and love that comes with it—to bringing books into the world.

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Agents & Editors: Jeff Shotts

by Michael Szczerban

Special Section

Posted 10.15.14

November/December 2014

Graywolf Press executive editor Jeff Shotts discusses the power of patience in publishing, editing as an act of empathy, and why it’s an exciting time to be a poet.

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