Items Tagged With memoir

Unprintable Books, Hong Kong Bookstore Sells Banned Titles, and More

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Daily News

Online Only, posted 2.4.16

Tim Parks on the state of translation; five ways Infinite Jest predicted the future; T. S. Eliot’s notes on detective fiction; and other news.

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Reading for Wellbeing, National Haiku Writing Month, and More

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Daily News

Online Only, posted 1.26.16

PEN to honor J. K. Rowling at annual literary awards ceremony; Janet Malcolm finds fault in Ted Hughes biographer; poet Ada Limón on the value of not writing; and other news. 

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Author Breakthroughs, Henry James’s Memoirs, and More

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Daily News

Online Only, posted 1.13.16

Patti Smith on Frida Kahlo’s love letters; controversial book rises to prominence; New York Times names media columnist replacement for David Carr; and other news.

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Novel Gossip, Expression as Negotiation, and More

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Daily News

Online Only, posted 12.21.15

Three Amazon series based on books; new Jonathan Safran Foer coming next fall; PANK editors bid farewell; and other news.

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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 March 31. 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.