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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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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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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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Literary Twitter, Author Selfies, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 2.5.14

The Millions rounds up the best literary tweets on Twitter; Flavorwire showcases twelve author selfies; Dana Stevens and Francine Prose discuss how a story’s classic marriage plot holds up; and other news.

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Craig Morgan Teicher on Richard Howard, Commercial Poetry, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 1.28.14

The Poetry Off the Shelf podcast includes a discussion of Apple’s new iPad commercial, which features the poetry of Walt Whitman; Seattle’s city council voted yesterday in support of an UNESCO City of Literature; Peter Schjeldahl talks about the enigmatic William S. Burroughs; and other news.

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The Strand Breaks Sales Record, Nova Ren Suma on Wrangling Self-Doubt, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 12.31.13

Nova Ren Suma offers techniques to stave off self-doubt; the Strand Book Store broke its all-time sales record this Christmas; the Guardian charts the United Kingdom’s top-selling books of 2013; and other news.

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MacKenzie Bezos’s One-Star Amazon Review, Salinger’s Writing Advice, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 11.5.13

MacKenzie Bezos—wife of Amazon’s Jeff Bezos—posted a one-star review of Brad Stone’s The Everything Store; Mariel Hemingway revealed that her family didn’t speak of her grandfather Ernest’s suicide; Dr. George Walkden argues that the opening of Beowulf has been misconstrued for hundreds of years; and other news.

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Free Scrivener Templates, Brutal Rejection Letters, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 6.26.13

Indigo intends to create shops inside forty Apple stores; GalleyCat gathered several free templates that work with Scrivener; Elizabeth Sullivan explores the connections between poetry and therapy; and other news.

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Salinger Trailer, Authors and Cheese, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 6.14.13

For Father's Day, Terrance Hayes responds to the work of Robert Hayden; bookstore sales dropped 5 percent in April; Flavorwire looks at the book paintings of Ekaterina Panikanova; and other news.

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