Magazine Articles Tagged With editors

Agents & Editors: New York City 2014

Posted 7.29.14

Michael Szczerban, senior editor at Regan Arts, leads a discussion about how editors and agents work together on behalf of authors at the second Poets & Writers Live event this past June in New York City. Panelists include agents Amy Berkower of Writers House, Eric Simonoff of the WME Book Department, Molly Friedrich of the Friedrich Literary Agency, and Meredith Kaffel of DeFiore & Company.

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Agents & Editors: Susan Golomb

by Michael Szczerban

Feature

Posted 5.1.14

May/June 2014

Susan Golomb, whose clients include Jonathan Franzen, Rachel Kushner, and William T. Vollmann, talks about the ebb and flow of submission season, the art of the preemptive offer, and the gems she finds in her slush pile.

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New App Takes Users on a Dylan Thomas Walking Tour, Ted Hughes Estate Clashes With Biographer, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 3.31.14

Barry Harbaugh argues for editors; the New York Times’s haiku contest; Verso Books begin selling e-books directly to customers; and other news.

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An Open Letter to AWP, Andrew Wylie's Hatred of Amazon Publishing, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 3.19.14

Joyce Carol Oates reviews Lorrie Moore; Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s foray into film; The Unauthorized Audubon; and other news.

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The People You Meet: Pitching Agents and Editors at Writers Conferences

by Michael Bourne

Special Section

Posted 3.1.14

Michael Bourne

Writers, agents, and editors discuss the delicate art of pitching projects at writing conferences.

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An Editorial Imperative
: The Importance of Finding a Good Editor

by Michael Bourne

Special Section

Posted 11.1.13

Michael Bourne

One of the keys to any successful piece of writing is finding a good editor—an imperative that extends, perhaps especially, to self-published authors.

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Elon Green Speaks With Gay Talese, What Makes a Good Story, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 10.9.13

Amazon intends to build a distribution center in Kenosha, Wisconsin; Heidi Pitlor explains what makes a good short story; Elon Green interviews Gay Talese about his most famous essay for Esquire; and other news.

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Notes from Lauren Grodstein’s Book Tour, Jonathan Franzen Says No, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 10.4.13

A new study indicates that reading literature improves empathy and social skills; the Guardian looks at the life and work of the great Max Perkins; Lisa Alber details her bumpy road to publication; and other news.

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Agents & Editors: Jordan Pavlin

by Michael Szczerban

Feature

Posted 9.1.13

September/October 2013

A vice president and executive editor at Knopf, Jordan Pavlin discusses her terror of launch meetings, the particular genius of Sonny Mehta, and her job as a writer’s ideal reader.

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New Salinger Books, Boris Kachka on Pynchon, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 8.26.13

The new Salinger film alleges that the author instructed his estate to publish five additional books; Boris Kachka looks at the life and work of Thomas Pynchon; Melissa Donovan explains how poetry improves all writing; and other news.

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