Magazine Articles Tagged With conferences

Unfinished Truman Capote Manuscript Discovered, State of Affairs in Poetryland, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 11.15.12

Mike Shatzkin has two pieces of advice for publishers; Alex Balk discusses abandoning his post-modern novel, Slumdog Millionaire screenwriter Simon Beaufoy has written an adaptation of Billy Lynn’s novel, Long Halftime Walk; and other news.

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Wendig's Twenty-Five Things Writers Should Know, Johnny Depp's New Imprint, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 10.16.12

Actor Johnny Depp is launching a HarperCollins imprint called Infinitum Nihil; Microsoft announced the pricing for its new line of Surface tablets; the battle over the ownership of Franz Kafka's papers has been decided in court; and other news.

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Washington, D.C.

by Carolyn Parkhurst

City Guides

Online Only, posted 9.22.11

New York Times best-selling author Carolyn Parkhurst shares the bookstores, reading series, and other literary landmarks of Washington, D.C., that make it “a beautiful, vibrant, creative city."

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New York City

by T Cooper

City Guides

Online Only, posted 8.22.11

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From newly established bookstores such as McNally Jackson Books in SoHo to long-time forums such as the Poetry Project at St. Mark’s Church on the Lower East Side, T Cooper, author, most recently, of The Beaufort Diaries, visits his favorite places to research, revise, and read in New York City.

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A New Bread Loaf Rises in Italy

by Jennifer De Leon

News and Trends

Posted 5.1.11

May/June 2011

This September Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference will expand its workshop from the historic Bread Loaf Inn in Middlebury, Vermont, to the Italian island of Sicily, with a condensed program of classes in poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction.

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Conferences, Festivals Taking a Hit

by Kevin Nance

News and Trends

Posted 5.1.09

May/June 2009

Although the current recession is hammering all sectors of the literary economy, including publishers of books and magazines, booksellers, and service organizations—not to mention writers themselves—one of the community's smallest but most important components is proving particularly vulnerable.

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Shakespeare Has Left the Building: Postcard From Philadelphia

by Jen A. Miller

Postcard

Online Only, posted 4.20.06

On April 14 hundreds of scholars gathered in the Millennium Hall of the Loews Hotel in Philadelphia for the second day of the thirty-fourth annual meeting of the Shakespeare Association of America, a nonprofit, academic organization devoted to the study of William Shakespeare and his plays and poems.

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Sharon Olds at the Workshop: Postcard From Paris

by Ethan Gilsdorf

Postcard

Online Only, posted 7.19.02

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The 16th annual Paris Writers Workshop wrapped up on July 5 after a week-long schedule of workshops, lectures, readings, and walking tours.

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Creative Bliss Among the Swiss: Postcard From Geneva

by Linda Lappin

Postcard

Online Only, posted 2.8.02

On February 2, over 170 writers, editors, agents, and publishers from five continents attended a two-day writers conference in Geneva, Switzerland—an intensive weekend of workshops, readings, panel discussions, and networking.

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The Future of Creativity: Postcard From Chicago

by S. Kirk Walsh

Postcard

Online Only, posted 11.9.01

The term "creative communities" often evokes sequestered environments at far-flung artists' colonies or graduate school MFA programs. This traditional notion was challenged, expanded, redefined, and reinvented during "The Future of Creativity" symposium in Chicago.

 

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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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