Magazine Articles Tagged With editors

Learning From No: Finding Inspiration in Rejection

by Michael Bourne

The Practical Writer

Posted 12.14.16

Michael Bourne

After having a story rejected by several literary magazines, contributing editor Michael Bourne discusses the lessons he learned from the experience, including the feedback and notes for revision he received from editors that helped him write—and eventually publish—a better story.

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Agents & Editors: Rob Spillman

by Michael Szczerban

Special Section

Posted 10.12.16

November/December 2016

Editor Rob Spillman talks Tin House—the magazine, the books, the summer workshop—and the pleasures, perils, and surprises of independent publishing.

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The Aha! Moment: Novelist Caroline Leavitt

by Michael Bourne

Special Section

Posted 10.12.16

Michael Bourne

As part of a continuing series, novelist Caroline Leavitt discusses how a letter from editor Andra Miller breathed new life into the female characters in her latest novel, Cruel Beautiful World (Algonquin Books, 2016).

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No Slush Piles: Notes From a Literary Journal Editor

by Stephen Corey

Special Section

Posted 10.12.16

Stephen Corey

The editor of the Georgia Review calls to retire a long-used publishing term, contending that unsolicited submissions are so much more than just “slush.”

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Pamela Paul Promoted, Fight Club and The Great Gatsby, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 8.18.16

Judge opens investigation into Lorca’s death; Chinese poems translated into Kiswahili for the first time; how book reviewing is like restaurant reviewing; and other news.

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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

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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