Magazine Articles Tagged With Amazon

Inaugural Winners of Kirkus Prize Announced, Dylan Thomas Centennial Celebrations, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 10.24.14

Bronx bookstore to remain open after all; the San Antonio Library launches an “airport e-book” branch; the age of “Transrealism”; and other news.

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The Bronx Loses its Last Bookstore, Joan Didion Documentary, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 10.23.14

Ink blots and reader notes are on display at Cambridge; writers discuss the importance of place in their work; a literary atlas of Ireland; and other news.

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Amazon Reaches Deal with Simon & Schuster, Atavist Books to Shutter, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 10.22.14

Houston art museum holds an Ekphrastic poetry competition; Interactive Fiction awards highlight text-based video games; “bad books for children”; and other news.

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Charles Wright Begins Poet Laureate Term, Lena Dunham Kicks Off Book Tour, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 9.30.14

Finalists for Kirkus Prize announced; National Book Foundation's 5 Under 35; Lee Child on why the Amazon-Hachette battle matters; and other news.

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The Amazon Conflict

by Kevin Nance

Online Exclusive

Online Only, posted 9.30.14

On its surface, the ongoing dispute between Hachette Book Group and Amazon is about the price of e-books, but as more authors and traditional publishers square off against the giant online retailer, which has plenty of defenders of its own, many in the industry are starting to believe the battle is about something much more fundamental—it’s about the future of literature itself.

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Wylie Asks Authors to Unite Against Amazon, Gaiman and Palmer Celebrate Indie Bookstores, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 9.29.14

Amazon and Perseus strike a new deal; Paul Theroux on the short story; Thomas Pynchon rumored to make an onscreen appearance; and other news.

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Nabokov's Ode to America, Amazon's New Crowd-Sourced Publishing Platform, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 9.23.14

Banned Books Week continues; George Bernard Shaw's garden spade unearthed; the New Atlantic Independent Booksellers Association takes aim at Amazon; and other news.

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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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The Margaret Atwood Text No One Will Read for a Century, Five Hundred Years of Book Images, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 9.5.14

Tips on building book buzz; Neil Gaiman’s new graphic novel to film; a Maya Angelou hip-hop album; and other news.

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Forgotten Tennessee Williams Play, the Power of Jacket Design, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 9.4.14

The well-documented risks of not fact-checking; Ian McEwan on writing a novel; Amazon's self-publishing tool for children's book authors; and other news.

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Current Issue

Cover Story 

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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