Magazine Articles Tagged With essays

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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Roxane Gay to Helm New Website, Stephen King on the Future of Books, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 10.1.14

Lena Dunham decides to pay book tour performers; A Fault In Our Stars banned in California school district; pop songs as Shakespearean sonnets; 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 Lack of Diversity in the Publishing Industry, Banned Books Week Begins, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 9.22.14

Penguin launches Cartoon Network imprint; speed-reading a novel; the trouble with writing; 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 History of American Reading Culture, Alan Moore Drafts Novel Over a Million Words Long, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 9.11.14

The New York Times launches new best-seller lists; Lena Dunham’s forthcoming memoir; The Great Gatsby, tweet by tweet; and other news.

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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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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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The Secret Life of Elena Ferrante, New York's Floating Library, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 8.25.14

The long road to publishing Laura Ingalls Wilder's Pioneer Girl; a library with no books; the relationship between writing and fishing; and other news.

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Posthumous Oscar Hijuelos Novel Forthcoming, Sale of Perseus Delayed, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 7.31.14

George W. Bush pens biography of his father; John Cheever’s Ossining house for sale; sex guide returned to NYPL after 54 years; 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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