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A Day in the Life of a Publishing House

by Michael Bourne

Feature

Posted 8.20.14

Michael Bourne

We take a look inside the New York City offices of Simon & Schuster as its staff prepares to launch Matthew Thomas’s debut novel, We Are Not Ourselves, a title the publisher acquired for more than a million dollars. 

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The Savvy Self-Publisher: Robb Cadigan’s Phoenixville Rising

by Debra Englander

The Practical Writer

Posted 8.20.14

Debra Englander

For the first installment of our new column on self-publishing, an indie author details the route he took to self-publishing his novel, while editor Paul Dinas and publicist Corinne Liccketto weigh in with post-publication comments and suggestions.

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My Book Is a Year Old, Now What? How to Keep the Buzz Alive

by Midge Raymond

The Practical Writer

Posted 6.18.14

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A fiction writer and publisher discusses the many ways that authors can continue to promote their work long after the shine of a new release has faded.

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Publishers Weekly's New Self-Publishing Site, Mark Twain's Racism, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 5.20.14

J. Lo’s challenging memoir; Authors Alliance takes off; one hundred and fifty new words; and other news.

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The Art of Networking: How to Get What You Need Without Selling Your Soul

by Brian Gresko

The Practical Writer

Posted 3.1.14

Brian Gresko

Building a support network in the writing community can be less sinister than it sounds, but there are a few important things to remember along the way.

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On Self-Promotion, New Peter Matthiessen Novel, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 9.25.13

Amazon announced upgraded versions of its Kindle Fire tablets; Zoë Heller and Mohsin Hamid debate whether fictional characters should be likable; Andrew Scott shares his thoughts with authors on self-promotion; and other news.

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Stephen King Family, Kerouac in Florida, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 7.31.13

J. K. Rowling received a cash settlement from her law firm; Rebecca J. Rosen looks at the current state of copyright law; Jason Boog showcases a tool to help writers collaborate online; and other news.

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Microsoft Considers Purchase of Nook Media, Great American Woman's Novel, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 5.9.13

Microsoft is considering purchasing Nook Media LLC for one billion dollars; the New York Times considers how Harvey Weinstein will entice viewers of the upcoming Salinger film; Jessica Francis Kane shares tongue-in-cheek advice on throwing a genre-reveal party; and other news.

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Network: How to Use Pinterest to Connect With Readers

by Charlene Oldham

The Practical Writer

Posted 3.1.13

March/April 2013

Charlene Oldham, a freelance writer and professor of journalism and business communications, offers advice to writers about how to use Pinterest to connect with and inspire readers.

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Publishing in the Twenty-First Century: An Interview With John B. Thompson

by Gabriel Cohen

The Practical Writer

Posted 3.1.11

March/April 2011

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Gabriel Cohen, coordinator of Sundays at Sunny’s, one of New York City’s longest-running literary reading series, talks with John B. Thompson, author of Merchants of Culture: The Publishing Business in the Twenty-First Century, who demystifies the complexity of the book-publishing industry in the United States and in the United Kingdom.

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Current Issue

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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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