Magazine Articles Tagged With editors

Shakespeare’s Coat-of-Arms Application, Author-Editor Relationship Drama, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 7.7.16

Europa Editions launches scholarship for U.S. booksellers; Roxane Gay on bearing witness to police brutality; actress’s memoir about Zambia sparks controversy; and other news.

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Rock, Paper, Scissors: Agent, Writer, Editor (Reflections From Someone Who’s Been All Three)

by Betsy Lerner

Special Section

Posted 6.14.16

July/August 2016

A publishing-industry veteran who has worked as an agent, writer, and editor explores how her various experiences have helped her make decisions about both her own career and that of other writers.

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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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AWP Under Fire, Ferrante Fever, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 8.27.15

The turmoil behind Harper Lee's Go Set a Watchman; on marriage, writing, and Clarice Lispector; the total weirdness of the book tour; and other news.

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Agents & Editors: Dawn Davis

by Michael Szczerban

Feature

Posted 8.19.15

September/October 2015

Dawn Davis—vice president and publisher of 37 INK, an imprint of Simon & Schuster’s Atria Publishing Group—talks about editing Edward P. Jones, the lack of diversity in publishing, and what some of the most successful authors have in common.

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The Perfect Pitch Panel: Chicago 2015

Posted 7.10.15

An audience member, poet Jessica Walsh, gets advice from a surprise guest (Michael Wiegers, executive editor of Copper Canyon Press) during the Perfect Pitch Panel in Chicago on June 20, 2015. The panel, moderated by Poets & Writers editor in chief Kevin Larimer, featured agents Jeff Kleinman and Renée Zuckerbrot and publist Michael Taeckens.

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The Savvy Self-Publisher: San Francisco 2015

Posted 2.5.15

Publishing veteran Debra Englander gives an overview of the self-publishing process, followed by a conversation with literary agent Ted Weinstein—who represents Keith Devlin, NPR's Math Guy and author of numerous traditionally published books as well as the self-published title Leonardo and Steve: The Young Genius Who Beat Apple to Market by 800 Years—and publicist Amy Packard about the opportunities available to independent authors as well as the challenges they face.

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