Magazine Articles Tagged With conferences

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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Grotz Leads Bread Loaf Translators

by Cat Richardson

News and Trends

Posted 2.10.15

March/April 2015

The director of Bread Loaf’s new Translators’ Conferences talks about how the conference came about, what shape it will take, and what it means to be a translator in today’s literary culture.

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Submission Blitz: Finding Courage at a Writers Conference

by Melissa Chadburn

Special Section

Posted 2.10.15

Melissa Chadburn

In response to the pervasive gender disparity in publishing, the Los Angeles–based group Women Who Submit encourages women writers to gather together and submit their work to magazines, and to celebrate the often intimidating process of sending work out into the world.

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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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Resources for Writers and the Role of Community: Washington, D.C. 2014

Posted 11.12.14

Bonnie Rose Marcus, director of Poets & Writers’ Readings & Workshops (East), leads a discussion about resources available to writers in Washington, D.C., the importance of community, and how various literary communities can support one another. Panelists include Carlos Parada Ayala, Sarah Browning, Elizabeth Bruce, and Regie Cabico.

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Books Bound in Human Skin, Ian Fleming’s Love Letters, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 3.27.14

Christina Baker Kline novels move from mid-list to bestseller; a day in the life of Meg Wolitzer; two authors consider the strength of the adage “write what you know”; 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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James Patterson To Give $1 Million to Independent Bookstores, AWP Open to the Public, and More

by Melissa Faliveno

Daily News

Online Only, posted 2.20.14

Haruki Murakami's next novel will be published in the U.S. in August; Chinese dissident author Yu Jie is having trouble finding a publisher; Electric Literature's 2014 Great Indie Press Preview; 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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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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