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Your guide to free virtual literary events this November.

We love to be active and engaged members of the literary community. We also love to not leave our bed. Now you can do both! * 2022 Brooklyn Public Library Book Prize Celebration November 2 @ 7pm EST Hosted by Isaac Fitzgerald, this event will celebrate the winners of this year’s BPL Book Prize... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-11-02 13:30:38 UTC ]
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Bookseller, Former ABA Board President Gail See Dead at Age 94

Gail See, a Minneapolis-area bookseller for many years and a leader in Minnesota's literary community, who served as president of the ABA board from 1984-1986, has died at age 94. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-07-19 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Pamela Paul criticized for anti-trans opinion about the word 'woman'

After the former book editor of the New York Times published an Op-Ed decrying trans-inclusive language, the online literary community spoke out. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2022-07-07 19:21:33 UTC ]
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What’s Happening With the Literary Community in Ukraine?

On today’s episode of The Literary Life, Mitchell Kaplan is joined by Marjana Savka and Victoria Amelina from Ukraine, to discuss the current situation in Ukraine, what it’s like publishing books in Ukraine right now, and what we can still do to support the Ukrainian efforts against Russia. From... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-04-15 08:49:47 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #literary community #publishing books #current situation #mitchell kaplan #literary life


A Call to Southern Writers: Register People to Vote at Literary Events

Dear Literary Community, We write to you from the Texas and North Carolina chapters of Writers for Democratic Action, a national organization committed to “bringing together the literary community to demand racial and economic justice, champion suffrage for all people, oppose impediments to... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-03-21 08:49:57 UTC ]
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Books world auction for Ukraine offers more than 350 lots

With bidding still open, fundraiser whose lots include the chance to appear in books by Lenny Henry and Peter James and lunch with Jeremy Bowen has raised £37,000An auction of signed books, experiences and mentoring sessions from the British literary community to raise money for Ukraine has... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2022-03-14 16:18:23 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #literary community #shuggie bain #launch event #douglas stuart #nancy mitford #raise money #mentoring sessions #peter james #lenny henry #books coming


Dancing with Words: The Poetry of Jean-Baptiste Para, by Alice-Catherine Carls

Essay Para on Lake Baikal in southern Siberia / Photo courtesy of the author Editorial note: “Siberian Romance,” a suite of Para’s poems, accompanies this introductory essay. Born in 1956, Jean-Baptiste Para is a poet, art critic, essayist,... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2022-03-08 19:30:36 UTC ]
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George Saunders on Overcoming Uncertainty in Writing

The following first appeared in Lit Hub’s The Craft of Writing newsletter—sign up here. It is from Story Club with George Saunders, a Substack publication and literary community where Saunders offers weekly discussions of the craft of the short story. Both free and paid subscriptions are... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-02-25 09:51:07 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #literary community #writing newsletter—sign #paid subscriptions #short story #lit hub #george saunders


PW Notable: Nancy Pearl

On November 17, Nancy Pearl was honored with the 2021 National Book Foundation Literarian Award for Outstanding Service to the American Literary Community by the National Book Foundation. It is a lifetime honor richly deserved. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-12-17 05:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #national book foundation #literary community #outstanding service #nancy pearl #pw notable


Notable Literary Deaths in 2021

It’s safe to say that in general, 2021 was an improvement on 2020—but that doesn’t mean it was a big one. Among the many disappointments of this year was the fact that we lost far too many members of the literary community, from poets to novelists to editors to critics to publishers. To them, we […] Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-12-15 09:49:46 UTC ]
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Forget Billionaires! The Future Of Literary Magazines Depends On Us

Dear Readers, In what feels like a never ending cycle of disappointing media news, last week we in the literary community were astonished to learn that after two decades The Believer magazine will discontinue publication. (Since 2017, The Believer has been published by the Black Mountain... Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

[ Electric Literature | 2021-10-28 11:05:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #literary community #electric literature #dear readers #believer magazine


Boubacar Boris Diop Wins Prestigious 2022 Neustadt International Prize for Literature

News and Events (c) Rama, Cc-by-sa-2.0-fr NORMAN, OKLA. – World Literature Today, the University of Oklahoma’s award-winning magazine of international literature and culture, announced late Tuesday evening that Boubacar Boris Diop is the 27th... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2021-10-26 21:56:54 UTC ]
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Cynthia Leitich Smith to Headline 2021 Neustadt Lit Fest

News and Events World Literature Today, the University of Oklahoma’s award-winning magazine of international literature and culture, will host the 2021 Neustadt Lit Festival on Zoom from Oct. 25–27. The festival features numerous panels exploring the... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2021-10-11 18:55:28 UTC ]
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Stories That Wrestle With Black Girls’ Coming of Age

The flash fiction literary community is like an extended family. If you are a writer and reader of flash, it is in all likelihood that your inner circle of literary peeps are other flash fiction folks or, you at least, know of one another. Six degrees is more like one or two in this community.... Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

[ Electric Literature | 2021-09-17 11:00:00 UTC ]
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What the Bolinas Poets Built

Along the coast of California, a vibrant literary community came together, but its many styles could not be defined together. Continue reading at 'New Yorker'

[ New Yorker | 2021-05-24 10:00:00 UTC ]
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Pandemic Survey Finds NYC Writers, Lit Organizations Face Economic Loss

A new survey examining the impact of the pandemic on New York City’s literary community found that 75% of the city’s literary organizations reported some financial loss over the last year, with some organizations reporting losses as high as $100,000. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-12 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Opening the Doorways of Recognition for Native People: A Conversation with Joy Harjo, by Crystal AC Salas

Interviews Photo © Matika Wilbur For the 44th Annual Writers Week, the University of California, Riverside Department of Creative Writing, in partnership with the LA Review of Books, honored three US Poets Laureate with Lifetime Achievement... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2021-04-21 15:11:24 UTC ]
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Pacing the Lion’s Path in Cuba: A Conversation with Carlos Manuel Álvarez, by Anderson Tepper

Interviews Carlos Manuel Álvarez’s debut novel, The Fallen—a withering portrait of a Cuban family with conflicting visions of their country and their roles within it—was published in June 2020 and has helped establish Álvarez as one of the leading... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2021-03-29 21:52:25 UTC ]
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Hundreds in publishing sign letter objecting to book deals for the Trump administration

More than 250 members of the literary community signed a letter this week urging publishers not to sign book deals with anyone in the Trump administration. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2021-01-15 19:12:33 UTC ]
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“Lusting after a Tart of Peacock Tongues”: A Conversation with Publisher Barbara Epler, by Veronica Esposito

Interviews Barbara Epler started working at New Directions after graduating from college in 1984, and she has been its president and publisher since 2011. In 2015 Poets & Writers awarded Epler their Editor’s Prize, and in 2016 Words Without Borders... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2021-01-11 14:39:22 UTC ]
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