Items Tagged With memoir

Barnes & Noble Leader Steps Down, a Call to Teach More Poetry, and More

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Daily News

Online Only, posted 4.27.16

Most sought-after out-of-print books; Pablo Neruda reburied in Chile; writing joy in memoirs of grief; and other news. 

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Writers on TIME’s Most Influential People List, Autofiction’s Predecessors, and More

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Daily News

Online Only, posted 4.21.16

Charlotte Brontë’s bicentenary; the poetry of Rosmarie Waldrop; Bret Easton Ellis on the Broadway version of his novel American Psycho; and other news.

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National Bookmobile Day, Equine Library, and More

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Daily News

Online Only, posted 4.13.16

Marianne Moore’s revival; first books after forty; a new Kindle for book fetishists; and other news. 

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Page One: Where New and Noteworthy Books Begin

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News and Trends

Posted 4.13.16

May/June 2016

With so many good books being published every month, some literary titles worth exploring can get lost in the stacks. Page One offers the first lines of a dozen recently released books, including Masande Ntshanga’s debut novel, The Reactive, and Emma Straub’s third novel, Modern Lovers, as the starting point for a closer look at these new and noteworthy titles.

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Doris Bakwin Award

Doris Bakwin Award

A prize of $1,000 and publication by Carolina Wren Press is given biennially for a short story collection, a novel, or a memoir by a woman. Using the online submission system, submit a manuscript of at least 50,000 words with a $20 entry fee by June 15. E-mail or visit the website for complete guidelines.

Short Memoir Prize

Short Memoir Prize

A prize of €1,000 (approximately $1,100) and publication in the 2016 Fish Publishing anthology is given annually for a short memoir. Carlo Gebler will judge. Submit a memoir of up to 4,000 words with a €16 (approximately $18) entry fee by January 31. Visit the website for complete guidelines.