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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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Indie Editor Roundtable: Washington, D.C. 2014

Posted 11.25.14

Melissa Faliveno, associate editor of Poets & Writers Magazine, talks with the editors of five independent presses about the kind of work they look to publish, the relationships they cultivate with their authors, and the balance between publishing traditional work and developing new and innovative ideas for both print and digital literature. Panelists include Abigail Beckel of Rose Metal Press, Robert Giron of Gival Press, Andy Hunter of Black Balloon Publishing, Kimberly Steele of Augury Books, and Kathleen Wheaton of Washington Writers' Publishing House.

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Dani Shapiro on Memoir in the Digital Age, the Importance of Independent Bookstores, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 8.19.14

Amazon responds to German authors' protest; the most powerful man in publishing; J. K. Rowling pens a new short story set in the Harry Potter universe; and other news.

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German Authors Join Amazon Protest, the Neuroscience of Distraction, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 8.18.14

Audrey Niffenegger slams Amazon; Louise Erdrich wins Dayton distinguished achievement award; the science of typos; and other news.

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Germany Digitizes WWI Documents, North Carolina Writers React to “Poet Gate,” and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 7.24.14

San Francisco bookstores struggle with high rents; writers discussing money; one-star reviews of classic literature; and other news.

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Globe Pequot Fires 25, Harper Lee Criticizes Memoir, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 7.15.14

A successful Chicago Independent Bookstore Day; the conflict over North Carolina’s new poet laureate; David Mitchell’s new story on Twitter; and other news.

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New Yorker Offers Free Access to Archive, Jesse Ventura Sues Slain Memoirist, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 7.10.14

Wattpad acquires the Red Room; Little Free Library arsonist at large; a reading in honor of Edward Snowden; and other news.

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Wallace Stevens’s Home for Sale, Shelf Awareness Turns Nine, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 6.30.14

Book Culture owners respond to uproar over firings; prolific polyglots; authors get caught up in the drama of the World Cup; and other news.

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Amy Stolls Named NEA Literature Director, NPR’s Summer Reading Lists, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 6.18.14

Jeanette Winterson faces online critics; the effects of the Amazon-Hachette dispute on self-published authors; a boost for Korean literature; and other news.

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My Book Is a Year Old, Now What? How to Keep the Buzz Alive

by Midge Raymond

The Practical Writer

Posted 6.18.14

Midge Raymond

A fiction writer and publisher discusses the many ways that authors can continue to promote their work long after the shine of a new release has faded.

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