Items Tagged With self-publishing

The Savvy Self-Publisher: Vinnie Mirchandani’s The New Polymath

by Debra W. Englander

The Practical Writer

Posted 2.10.16

Debra W. Englander

Can the publishing industry’s traditional business model compete with today’s marketplace? The president of a technology advisory firm and self-published author tries to answer that question through an analyst’s lens. Literary agent Cynthia Zigmund and publicist Rob Nissen weigh in.


Esquire’s Revamped Reading List, Poetry Previews, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 1.6.16

Life-changing books; Penguin Random House sells its self-publishing division; recent study shows people prefer books to their movie adaptations; and other news.


The Savvy Self-Publisher: Portland 2015

Posted 12.17.15

Publishing veteran Debra Englander leads a conversation with self-published author William Hertling, editor Jessica Page Morel, and book publicist Jessica Glenn about the opportunities available to independent authors as well as the challenges they face, at Poets & Writers Live in Portland, Oregon, on October 17, 2015.

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Pushcart Prize Turns Forty

by Tara Jayakar

Online Exclusive

Online Only, posted 11.12.15

The Pushcart Prize, a venerable nonprofit award series and press, released its fortieth-anniversary prize anthology this month. On the eve of its release party, Poets & Writers staff looked into the history of the prize, and what has kept "one of the last bastions of non-corporate writing" alive and well over the years.