Magazine Articles Tagged With publicity

Agents & Editors: David Gernert

by Michael Szczerban

Feature

Posted 1.1.14

January/February 2014

Literary agent David Gernert discusses the bookstore as a key to our culture, what it's like to work with John Grisham, and how big changes in the industry are affecting authors' incomes.

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The Heartbreak of Publicity: A Cautionary Tale

by Susan Kushner Resnick

Special Section

Posted 11.1.13

Susan Kushner Resnick

In this cautionary tale, a creative nonfiction author shares her own experiences in order to highlight the potential risks of hiring a freelance publicist.

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The Heartbeat of Publicity
: A Publicist Responds to Heartbreak

by Michelle Blankenship

Special Section

Posted 11.1.13

Michelle Blankenship

Freelance publicist Michelle Blankenship responds to Susan Kushner Resnick's "The Heartbreak of Publicity," pointing out the importance—and the inherent uncertainty—of publicity.

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Luc Sante on Lou Reed, Lionel Shriver’s Success, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 10.29.13

Luc Sante reflects on the colorful life of iconic musician and poet Lou Reed; author Lionel Shriver discusses the current mode of success for writers; the last poem by Seamus Heaney; and other news.

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Tips on How to Get Writing Out of the Slush Pile, Jamaica Kincaid Interview, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 2.15.13

Barnes & Noble announced its Nook revenues would not meet expectations; J. Robert Lennon explains why some writers strive to be rock star musicians; Ploughshares advises how to get out of the slush pile; and other news.

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After the Book Party: Three Different Paths From Publication

by Alethea Black, Celine Keating, Michelle Toth

The Practical Writer

Posted 6.30.12

July/August 2012

Three authors who followed very different paths to publication in 2011 speak about what they learned after their books were published, including hard lessons about publicity and reviews, readings and events, and advertising and sales.

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Goodbye to Algonquin's Oak Room, E. B. White Answers the ASPCA, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 2.3.12

Melville House wonders when publishers will speak out about Amazon; New York City's Algonquin Hotel announced that when it reopens this spring after a renovation, the famed Oak Room will be gone; E. B. White answers a charge levied by the ASPCA; and more

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The Bard Behind the Bar: Lessons in Self-Publishing Salesmanship

by Robert Hershon

The Practical Writer

Posted 12.31.11

January/February 2012

Geoffrey Bartholomew, poet and head bartender at McSorley’s Old Ale House, New York City’s famous saloon, reveals how he sold five thousand copies of his self-published poetry collection while pushing pints from behind the bar.

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Network: How to Use LinkedIn to Connect With Your Community

by Thomas Israel Hopkins

The Practical Writer

Posted 10.31.11

November/December 2011

While other social networking sites are useful for playful community-building, LinkedIn provides a place for professional writers to focus on sincerity when creating connections.

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Network: How to Use Twitter to Connect With Readers

by Lauren Cerand

The Practical Writer

Posted 7.1.11

July/August 2011

Public relations consultant Lauren Cerand offers tips for how to use Twitter to promote yourself and your writing, engage with your readers, and stay current on the publishing and literary scenes.

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