Magazine Articles Tagged With conferences

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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Simon & Schuster Versus Barnes & Noble, Deborah Moggach’s Writing Rules, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 5.31.13

Italian scholars believe the oldest Torah scroll in existence has been discovered; Boris Kachka reports from BookExpo America; Kristopher Jansma takes the pulse of independent bookstores; and other news.

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Sneak Peek at New PBS Philip Roth Documentary, Gatsby at Cannes, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 3.12.13

Baz Luhrmann's adaptation of The Great Gatsby will open the Cannes Film Festival; Random House announced new terms for its new genre imprint author contracts; a roundup of AWP 2013 recaps from conference veterans Steve Almond, Roxane Gay, and Julianna Baggott; and other news.

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New Thomas Pynchon Novel Set for September, Free College-Level Writing Classes, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 2.25.13

A new Thomas Pynchon novel will be published this September; Nicholas Thompson reveals the magazine article origins of the Oscar-winning film Argo; nine free college-level writing and literature classes; and other news.

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Writers on Anniversary of Sylvia Plath's Death, Truman Capote Controversy, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 2.11.13

A dispute over the ownership of case files that informed Truman Capote’s In Cold Blood have cast doubts on the veracity of sections of Capote’s masterpiece; to mark the fiftieth anniversary of Sylvia Plath’s death, the Guardian asked several writers to comment on what Plath’s work means to them, including Jennifer Egan, Sharon Olds, and Lena Dunham; novelist Caroline Leavitt shares a tale of love lost and found, and a pet tortoise named Minnie; and other news.

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Steve Almond on the State of Narrative Fiction, New Novel by Khaled Hosseini, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 1.14.13

Caleb Crain on the life and death of Aaron Swartz; Chris Hayes discusses Barack Obama with authors Ayana Mathis, George Saunders, Victor LaValle, and Michael Chabon; Pentametron, a Twitter bot, seeks out tweets written in iambic pentameter; 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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