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Paul Muldoon’s Dublin Eulogy for Seamus Heaney, Joey Ramone Sings James Joyce, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 9.3.13

Paul Muldoon’s eulogy for the late Seamus Heaney; Charles Bukowski’s 1968 FBI surveilance file; tips on interacting with magazine editors; and other news.

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Digital Digest: Micropublishers Start Thinking Big

by Adrian Versteegh

News and Trends

Posted 9.1.13

September/October 2013

Micropublishers secure their spot on the digital landscape by creating new apps that deliver carefully curated content to readers' mobile devices.

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A Massive Open Online Movement

by Rachael Hanel

News and Trends

Posted 9.1.13

September/October 2013

Massive open online courses, which are offered for free online to anyone in the world, provide a new alternative to students looking for an education in the arts.

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Amazon Publishing Head Accused of Sexual Assault, Visiting the Last Bookstore, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 8.28.13

Nikki Giovanni discusses Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech; Amazon Publishing’s Laurence Kirshbaum has been accused by a prospective employee of sexual assault; an audio clip was released of Margaret Salinger confirming her father J. D. Salinger had manuscripts ready for publication; and other news.

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Free Digital Anthology, Seth Godin’s End of Books, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 8.15.13

Joshua Rothman considers a new interpretation of Shakespeare’s Hamlet; Michele Filgate recounts how she accidentally set Stephen King’s Insomnia aflame; Jennie Yabroff parses the distinction between autobiography and memoir; and other news.

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Wattpad’s Crowd-Sourced Funding for Authors, John Cheever at Sing Sing, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 8.14.13

Bookstore sales fell 9.5 percent in June; Wattpad recently announced a crowd-sourced funding service for its authors; Carol Muske-Dukes recounts John Cheever’s 1977 visit with inmates at Sing Sing; and other news.

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Michelle Dean’s Pop-Culture Feminist Syllabus, Novelist Video Game, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 8.13.13

Veteran video-game developer Kent Hudson has created a new game called The Novelist; Michelle Dean created a pop-culture feminist syllabus of fifty books, films, music, and artists to consider; Terry Gross recently spoke with memoirist Piper Kerman about Orange is the New Black; and other news.

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Margo Rabb on Meeting Famed Literary Heroes, Gary Shteyngart Tests Google Glass, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 7.29.13

Future Book examines Amazon’s pricing strategies; Margo Rabb explores the experience of meeting literary heroes; Scientific American looks at the link between creativity and eccentricity; and other news.

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Poetry Drone, Twelve-Foot Mr. Darcy, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 7.9.13

Barnes & Noble CEO William Lynch has resigned; Vikram Seth asked to return a $1.7 million advance; poet David Shook hopes to fund a Poetry Drone that will drop poems instead of bombs; and other news.

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Jane Austen Summer Camp Diary, Dreaming Lord Byron, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 7.3.13

Zeljka Marosevic details what it was like to work for Victoria Barnsley, who announced yesterday she is leaving HarperCollins; Amit Majmudar describes how he reads the work of Byron in his dreams; Slate features a coded World War I postcard written by poet Wilfred Owen; and other news.

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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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