Magazine Articles Tagged With creative nonfiction

The Year My Mother Came Back by Alice Eve Cohen

Posted 2.10.15

Alice Eve Cohen reads four excerpts from her memoir, The Year My Mother Came Back, forthcoming in March from Algonquin Books.

 

The Year My Mother Came Back

One day, my brilliant, beautiful, complicated mother appeared at my kitchen table, thirty-one years after her death.

This is a story about mothers and daughters. My mother, my daughters. My mother’s daughters, my daughters’ mothers. This is the story of a year.

 

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The Savvy Self-Publisher: San Francisco 2015

Posted 2.5.15

Publishing veteran Debra Englander gives an overview of the self-publishing process, followed by a conversation with literary agent Ted Weinstein—who represents Keith Devlin, NPR's Math Guy and author of numerous traditionally published books as well as the self-published title Leonardo and Steve: The Young Genius Who Beat Apple to Market by 800 Years—and publicist Amy Packard about the opportunities available to independent authors as well as the challenges they face.

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Resources for Writers and the Role of Community: San Francisco 2015

Posted 2.3.15

Jamie Asaye FitzGerald, director of Poets & Writers’ Readings & Workshops (West), leads a discussion about resources available to writers in San Francisco, the importance of community, and how various literary communities can support one another. Panelists include Stacey Lewis of City Lights Books, Laura Moriarty of Small Press Distribution, Joyce Jenkins of Poetry Flash, Janis Cooke Newman of the Grotto, and Jason Bayani of Kearny Street Workshop.

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Charles D'Ambrosio: Washington, D.C. 2014

Posted 11.21.14

Charles D'Ambrosio reads from his new collection of essays, Loitering: New and Collected Essays, published by Tin House Books in November, at the Poets & Writers Live event in Washington, D.C. on October 25, 2014. Introduction by Kevin Larimer.

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Resources for Writers and the Role of Community: Washington, D.C. 2014

Posted 11.12.14

Bonnie Rose Marcus, director of Poets & Writers’ Readings & Workshops (East), leads a discussion about resources available to writers in Washington, D.C., the importance of community, and how various literary communities can support one another. Panelists include Carlos Parada Ayala, Sarah Browning, Elizabeth Bruce, and Regie Cabico.

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Lesser-Known Literary Monsters, the History of Zombie Research, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 10.31.14

A morbid literary tour of Los Angeles; “artisanal terror”; PEN America’s first editions auction; and other news.

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Classical Lit Goes Digital, Jericho Brown’s New Collection, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 10.20.14

The British Library hosts a Gothic literature exhibit; Roger Moore publishes a Hollywood memoir; Heyday Books turns forty; and other news.

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The Unspeakable by Meghan Daum

Posted 10.15.14

Meghan Daum reads two excerpts from her essay collection The Unspeakable: And Other Subjects of Discussion, forthcoming in November from Farrar, Straus and Giroux.

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Ben Lerner on Writing Fiction, Tim Howard Inks Memoir Deal, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 8.28.14

Robert Hass wins Wallace Stevens Award; two new typewriter apps for the iPad; against "against"; and other news.

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