Items Tagged With editors

Selling Your Story Collection: When They Really Want Your Novel

by Michael Bourne

The Practical Writer

Posted 4.13.16

Michael Bourne

An author, an agent, a publisher, and an editor explore the often difficult path to selling a story collection—when what most publishers want is a novel.

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Reviewers & Critics: Pamela Paul of the New York Times Book Review

by Michael Taeckens

The Practical Writer

Posted 4.13.16

May/June 2016

New York Times Book Review editor Pamela Paul shares her insights on the ethical and practical challenges of being the head of the last of the stand-alone newspaper book review sections.

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Agents & Editors: Michael Wiegers of Copper Canyon Press

by Michael Szczerban

Feature

Posted 10.14.15

November/December 2015

Michael Wiegers, the editor in chief of Copper Canyon Press, talks about how he decides which books to publish (from the two thousand manuscripts the press receives each year) and what it’s like to edit the likes of Pablo Neruda, W. S. Merwin, and C. D. Wright.

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Instinct, Energy, and Luck: An Indie-Publisher Roundtable on Literature in Translation

by Jeremiah Chamberlin

Special Section

Posted 10.14.15

November/December 2015

Five editors of independent presses specializing in translation discuss how they find new work from around the world, the challenges they face as publishers, and the future of literary translation.

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