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Publishing news tagged with #award-winning author


Here’s Katherine Anne Porter describing how she resisted death during the 1918 Spanish Flu pandemic.

“I resisted. I would not die. I could not.” Katherine Anne Porter—the Pulitzer Prize- and National Book Award-winning author of Ship of Fools and Pale Horse, Pale Rider—was born 130 years ago today in Indian Creek, Texas, and should, by all expectations, have died less than twenty-eight years... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-05-15 18:30:52 UTC ]
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Rekindled: Amy Meyerson in Conversation with Vanessa Hua

On this episode of Rekindled, award-winning author Vanessa Hua talks with Amy Meyerson about her new book, The Imperfects, a story about a priceless inheritance that leads one family on a life-altering pursuit of the truth. Meyerson talks about the process of researching for her new novel, using... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-05-06 20:00:35 UTC ]
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Nosy Crow acquires 10 children’s books by Pamela Butchart

Independent publisher Nosy Crow has acquired 10 new titles from the award-winning author and schoolteacher Pamela Butchart. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-17 11:26:59 UTC ]
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Hold on to your Nebulas: Ken Liu’s short stories are coming to TV.

Ken Liu, the Hugo and Nebula Award-winning author of more acclaimed SFF short stories than you can shake a futuristic stick at, will soon be bringing his expansive imagination to the small screen. As Publishers Marketplace announced earlier today, AMC has acquired the rights to the... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-03-13 14:30:21 UTC ]
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James McBride’s ‘Deacon King Kong’ offers a rollicking examination of a Brooklyn community

The National Book Award-winning author follows an aging deacon whose mysterious actions set a sprawling plot in motion. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2020-03-09 15:07:32 UTC ]
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Stewart Foster strikes new two-book deal with S&S Children's

Simon & Schuster Children’s UK has acquired two middle-grade titles from Stewart Foster, the award-winning author of The Bubble Boy.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-05 14:43:09 UTC ]
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10 shiny new books you should pick up this week.

Every week, the TBR pile grows a little bit more. It’s getting precarious. It’s taking up your whole nightstand. It’s threatening to crush you in your sleep. Well, what are you waiting for? Get cracking. What are you reading this week?   Colum McCann, Apeirogon (Random House) The latest novel... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-02-25 14:57:43 UTC ]
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A writer is holding Patrick deWitt’s website hostage—until he reads their manuscript.

The following post has been updated with a response from the website squatter. There are traditional ways to get a book published—pitches, queries, agents, enduring months and years of soul-crushing work and silence—and then there’s blackmail. A writer is currently squatting on Patrick deWitt’s... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-01-30 16:55:01 UTC ]
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Myers and SoA condemn pressure on authors to 'perform'

Award-winning author Benjamin Myers and the Society of Authors (SoA) have criticised the pressure on writers to become “personalities” rather than be judged on their work as literary events increase. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-09 07:55:03 UTC ]
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Viper snaps up Kate Simants' thriller

Serpent’s Tail's new crime imprint Viper will publish the second novel from former investigative undercover journalist and award-winning author Kate Simants. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-05 16:54:04 UTC ]
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Hutchinson snaps up Carys Bray's climate change novel

Hutchinson has signed the new novel from award-winning author Carys Bray about the impact of climate change on mental health. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-28 15:45:29 UTC ]
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Lessons in worldbuilding from N. K. Jemisin (plus a preview of her next book).

At the WIRED25 Festival in San Francisco last weekend, author N.K. Jemisin gave attendees a real treat: a two-hour crash course in imagining and building future worlds. Jemisin is the Hugo, Nebula, Locus, etc. Award-winning author of the Broken Earth series and the Inheritance Trilogy. (Literary... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-11-13 16:55:20 UTC ]
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Obituary: Ernest J. Gaines, Novelist of the Black South, Dies at 86

Ernest J. Gaines, award-winning author of the acclaimed novel 'The Autobiography of Jane Pittman,' and a MacArthur Foundation “genius” grant recipient, died of a heart attack at his home in Oscar, La. He was 86. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-06 05:00:00 UTC ]
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3 Books to Read by Indigenous Writers

Tommy Orange, the award-winning author of “There, There,” recommends his favorite books by Native writers. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2019-10-14 22:12:55 UTC ]
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We’re in a Rough Place in History Right Now: The Millions Interviews Carmen Maria Machado

The award-winning author of ‘Her Body and Other Parties’ on writing fiction for today, the tyranny of genre, and reading outside of our comfort zones. The post We’re in a Rough Place in History Right Now: The Millions Interviews Carmen Maria Machado appeared first on The Millions. Continue reading at 'The Millions'

[ The Millions | 2019-10-08 16:00:06 UTC ]
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Jacqueline Woodson Transformed Children’s Literature. Now She’s Writing for Herself.

The award-winning author on her mission to diversify publishing — and why she turned back to adult readers with her new novel, “Red at the Bone.” Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2019-09-19 09:00:02 UTC ]
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Five questions for... Kiran Millwood Hargrave

Award-winning author Kiran Millwood Hargrave talks to us about her reimagining of Dracula, The Deathless Girls.   Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-13 13:55:19 UTC ]
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W&N nets novel from 'astonishing' Woodson

W&N has netted a new novel by "astonishing" award-winning author Jacqueline Woodson, which is already garnering huge praise in the US. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-12 19:21:10 UTC ]
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Egmont signs three-book deal with Jim Smith

Egmont has signed a deal with award-winning author Jim Smith for his new series A Super Weird! Mystery.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-20 08:27:48 UTC ]
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Usborne scoops new Hannah Shaw series at auction

Usborne has acquired a new series by award-winning author and illustrator Hannah Shaw in a three-book deal at auction. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-19 19:10:24 UTC ]
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