Magazine Articles Tagged With book awards

George Saunders’s Beginnings, Instagram’s Anonymous Poet, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 3.13.14

David Foster Wallace on paper; Afghan women poets in photos and couplets; the dangers of computerized essay evaluation; and other news.

More

Self-Publishing, Neil Gaiman, National Book Awards, Rejection Letters, and More

by James F. Thompson

Daily News

Online Only, posted 11.22.13

Peter Winkler addresses the harsh realities of self-publishing; BuzzFeed breaks down Neil Gaiman’s popularity; Boris Kachka on the National Book Awards; a look at rejection letters; and other news.

More

National Book Award Winners, Working for Tina Brown, NaNoWriMo Posters, and More

by James F. Thompson

Daily News

Online Only, posted 11.21.13

Underdog wins fiction category at National Book Awards and more awards ceremony analysis; fifty books that define the past five years in literature; inspirational NaNoWriMo posters; Tina Brown; and other news.

More

Analyzing First Editions, Novels Over Time, Claire Vaye Watkins, and More

by James F. Thompson

Daily News

Online Only, posted 11.8.13

Amanda Nelson explains the definition of first edition; Sam Sacks explores the demise and persistence of the novel; Claire Vaye Watkins wins the Dylan Thomas Prize; and other news.

More

Tom Clancy Dies at 66, Writers on Government Incompetence, Family Memoirs, Author Website Tips, and More

by James F. Thompson

Daily News

Online Only, posted 10.2.13

Tom Clancy, bestselling author of military novels, dies; Famous writers observe government incompetence; Joy Castro discusses the perils of writing about family; Website tips to help authors connect with readers; and other news.

More

Colson Whitehead on 9/11, Booker Prize Shortlist Announced, the Paris Review on Reddit, and More

by James F. Thompson

Daily News

Online Only, posted 9.11.13

Colson Whitehead's thoughts on 9/11, change, and New York City; Booker Prize shortlist includes veteran authors and newcomers; the Paris Review answers anything on Reddit; and other news.

More

Novelists Who Write Reviews, the Magic of Memoirs, Maya Angelou Honored, and More

by James F. Thompson

Daily News

Online Only, posted 9.5.13

Why novelists fear writing negative reviews; Beth Kephart explores the power of memoirs; Maya Angelou honored by the National Book Foundation for her literary contributions; and other news.

More

Where Freedom Grows

by Carrie Neill

News and Trends

Posted 5.1.13

May/June 2013

The biennial Gift of Freedom Award, sponsored by the Placitas, New Mexico-based A Room of Her Own Foundation, transcends competition by acting as an agent for change in the lives of women writers.

More

Small Press Points

by Staff

News and Trends

Posted 5.1.13

May/June 2013

Small Press Points highlights the innovation and can-do spirit of independent presses. This issue features Gazing Grain Press, an inclusive feminist press based in Fairfax, Virginia, that publishes one title each year as part of its annual poetry and hybrid-prose chapbook contest.

More