Magazine Articles Tagged With social media

National Poetry Month, Poets on Twitter, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 4.1.14

New York City’s Rare Book Week; the exploitation of Detroit’s decay; writers reflect on the portrayal of Appalachia; and other news.

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Simon & Schuster Rescinds Lefevre Contract, an App to Improve Reading Speed, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 3.7.14

Helen Tartar, the editorial director of Fordham University Press, has died; coffee for making a deal with the devil; Tammany Hall’s good guys; and other news.

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Author Protests Anti-Gay Ruling, Live-Tweeting a Loved One’s Final Days, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 2.28.14

McSweeney’s releases a Portlandia-themed activity book; a new biography of Louis Armstrong; novelist Eleanor Catton on the seasons of writing; and other news.

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Oyster Raises Fourteen Million Dollars, Benjamin Percy’s Novel Optioned by FOX, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 1.15.14

Oyster, the Netflix-like service for literature, has raised fourteen million dollars in investments; Richard Nash will leave Small Demons and join Byliner; Benjamin Percy’s novel Red Moon has been optioned by FOX TV as a potential series; and other news.

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Amazon Workers Plan Holiday Strike in Germany, Bloomberg Layoffs, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 11.19.13

Workers in Germany are planning a holiday season strike at Amazon’s fulfillment centers; Julie Bosman reports Thomas Pynchon will not attend the National Book Awards; Thin Reads editor Howard Polskin names the eight most influential players in the world of e-book singles; and other news.

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Twitter and the Literary Community, Kurt Vonnegut’s Birthday, Long Novels’ Big Comeback, and More

by James F. Thompson

Daily News

Online Only, posted 11.11.13

The Millions explores how Twitter connects writers and readers; Kurt Vonnegut would have been ninety-one years old today; long novels enjoy cultural resurgence; and other news.

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Controversial Emily Dickinson Archive, Thoughts on Neologisms, Arizona Lifts Book Ban, and More

by James F. Thompson

Daily News

Online Only, posted 10.25.13

Emily Dickinson online archive fuels debate; Ian Crouch discusses the proliferation of neologisms; Arizona approves Mexican-American studies books; ten scary novels for Halloween; and other news.

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Maria Popova on Dani Shapiro’s New Book, Emily Dickinson Archive, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 10.23.13

Dustin Kurtz reports that the government of Iran may relax its literary censorship; Kenneth Goldsmith considers the connections between Internet culture and poetry; the Emily Dickinson Archive is now integrated and available online; and other news.

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Andrew Wylie on Amazon, Bay Area Literary Map, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 10.8.13

Amazon intends to open at least three warehouses in western Poland; Ron Charles has the skinny on last night’s PEN/Faulkner gala; reading Dave Eggers’s new novel The Circle inspired Michele Filgate to give up social media; and other news.

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Teju Cole on Ghanaian Poet Kofi Awoonor, Defending Jonathan Franzen, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 9.27.13

Novelist Teju Cole shares his thoughts on death of Ghanaian poet Kofi Awoonor; Jonathan Raban looks at the life and work of William Gaddis; Junot Díaz discusses how Latinos are represented in film and television; and other news.

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