Magazine Articles Tagged With interviews

Hilary Mantel’s Controversial New Short Story, the Slow Reading Movement, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 9.19.14

A marathon Dylan Thomas reading; forthcoming books on ISIS; the debate about young adult fiction; and other news.

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Stephen King on Teaching Writing, the Case Against Trigger Warnings, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 9.12.14

Vook acquires Byliner; Peter Carey on refusing to ghost Julian Assange’s memoir; the campaign for independent bookstores expands; and other news.

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Finding Your Muse, On Not Writing, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 8.26.14

Stephen King announces fall book tour; 3-D children's books for the visually impaired; in defense of Comic Sans; and other news.

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A Conversation with Louise Glück

by William Giraldi

Feature

Posted 8.20.14

William Giraldi

Louise Glück says a poet must be surprised by what the mind is capable of unveiling, which may explain why her twelfth book of poems, Faithful and Virtuous Night, published this month by Farrar, Straus and Giroux, feels so startlingly alive with the wonder of discovery.

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A Conversation with Edward Hirsch

by Kevin Nance

Feature

Posted 8.20.14

Kevin Nance

In a pair of new books, Gabriel and A Poet’s Glossary, poet Edward Hirsch draws from two very different sources of inspiration—the inexhaustible passion of a critic and the unanswerable grief of a father—to bring us closer to understanding what it means to be human.

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McCabe on the Rona Jaffe Awards

by Amanda Calderon

News and Trends

Posted 8.20.14

September/October 2014

The director of the Rona Jaffe Writers’ Awards discusses the program’s twenty-year effort to support emerging women writers.

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Living Room: A Profile of Sam Savage

by Kevin Larimer

Feature

Posted 7.21.14

September/October 2011

Sam Savage wrote for decades and eventually gave up completely before his debut novel was published when he was sixty-five. Now he’s an international best-selling author with a third novel, Glass, published by Coffee House Press, and one simple message for all of us: Art can save you.

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80,000 Illegal Books Seized in Uganda, Colum McCann Discusses Attack, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 7.7.14

Kensington Publishing expands agreement with Penguin Random House; Book Culture rehires four fired managers; Brazenhead Books to close its doors; and other news.

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Agents & Editors: PJ Mark

by Michael Szczerban

Special Section

Posted 6.18.14

July/August 2014

PJ Mark, whose clients include Samantha Hunt, Wayne Koestenbaum, Dinaw Mengestu, Maggie Nelson, Ed Park, and Josh Weil, talks about what writers can do to improve their chances of success, why fiction is harder to sell than nonfiction, and the importance of trusting your heart.

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A Profile of James Lee Burke

by Benjamin Percy

Feature

Posted 6.18.14

Benjamin Percy

The author of thirty-three novels, including his latest, Wayfaring Stranger, forthcoming from Simon & Schuster in July, James Lee Burke is larger than any of the genres—crime, mystery, thriller—critics use to label his work. At seventy-seven he is, quite simply, a literary giant.

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