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Announcing the Sunday Times PFD Young Writer of the Year Award shortlist

From meditations on the d/Deaf experience to short stories blurring the mythic and the gothic with the everyday, from mixing the personal and political to a young woman uncover the truth about her family’s past – four outstanding writers have today been named on the shortlist for The Sunday... Continue reading at 'British Council global'

[ British Council global | 2019-11-04 12:55:09 UTC ]
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Of love, life and literature: Athill’s last words from beyond the grave

Publishing doyenne tells of success tinged by heartache in film ‘to be seen after my death’“I am Diana Athill, and if you are watching this I am no longer alive. This is my final say.”With a flourish of self-conscious drama, Athill, the writer, literary editor and doyenne of British publishing,... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-03-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Why yet more books about Nazis and the future make my heart sink | Sam Leith

Publishing micro-genres often reflect the fashions and anxieties of the age – bad news for us literary editorsOne day last week, after I spent the best part of an hour opening two days’ worth of post at my office – I work as literary editor of the Spectator – I posted a peevish tweet: “Can we... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2018-09-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Robyn Karney obituary

Robyn Karney, who has died of cancer aged 77, was a writer on film and a literary editor. She had comprehensive knowledge of the cinema, and in the early 1980s edited the popular Octopus Books series of Hollywood studio histories. She co-wrote the Bloomsbury Foreign Film Guide (1988, with Ronald... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2018-02-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Crain’s New York Business Names Mary Kramer Group Publisher | People On the Move

The Atlantic.com taps a new deputy editor, Esquire names new literary editor, and more... The post Crain’s New York Business Names Mary Kramer Group Publisher | People On the Move appeared first on Folio:. Continue reading at 'Folio Magazine'

[ Folio Magazine | 2017-11-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Happiness to mindfulness, via wellbeing: how publishing trends grow

From cod to colouring, fashions come and go in books. What do they tell us about our culture, and can we predict what’s next? After the long, wet winter, the season is finally on the turn. I know this partly because the instinct to hunker down in a nest of books is giving way to an urge to... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2016-03-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Iain Pears to chair Desmond Elliott Prize

Acclaimed art historian and writer Iain Pears is chairing the judging panel for the £10,000 Desmond Elliott Prize 2016. He will be joined by journalist and c.e.o. of website The Pool, Sam Baker, and the literary editor of the Independent on Sunday, Katy Guest. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-02-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How to Write a Roger Federer Think Piece

It has been a bit more than nine years since David Foster Wallace delivered “Federer as Religious Experience,” the Magna Carta of what has become one of the most popular genres in sports journalism: the Roger Federer think piece. The now-classic essay, penned for the short-lived New York Times... Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2015-09-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Spoiler alert: this article says why Terry Pratchett review didn’t have a warning | Open door | Claire Armitstead

If we add an alert to one review, what about the others? Readers have different sensitivities; who is to say which details may spoil a book for any one of them?Readers hate spoilers, and one of the sacred duties of the literary editor is to make sure they don’t happen – or if they do, that... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-08-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ion Trewin memorial service this autumn

A memorial service for Ion Trewin, who died earlier this year after a battle with cancer, is to be held in the autumn. Trewin, who was literary director  of the Booker Prize Foundation, passed away on 8th April. Formerly literary editor of the Times, Trewin then worked at Weidenfeld &... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-07-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The crisis in non-fiction publishing

When it comes to high-calibre non-fiction, risk-averse trade publishing houses are producing too many copycat ‘smart thinking’ books that promise more than they deliver. But praise should be given to the university pressesAmid the ambient wails of doom about the publishing industry, I’d like to... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-06-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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AUDIO: Is technology killing old loved books?

Josh Spero, author of Second Hand Stories and editor of Spear's Magazine, and the author Erica Wagner, a former literary editor of the Times mull the question of high tech and old books. Continue reading at 'BBC World'

[ BBC World | 2014-10-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Karl Miller, founding editor of London Review of Books, dies at 83

Literary world praises Miller for his intelligence, wit and literary acumen, and lasting pride in his Scottish rootsKarl Miller, founding editor of the London Review of Books, critic and award-winning author, has died, aged 83.After stints as literary editor of both the Spectator and the New... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2014-09-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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AUDIO: Morrissey book published as classic

Author of Morrissey Dr Gavin Hopps and former literary editor of The Times Erica Wagner, discuss the decision made by Penguin to classify Morrissey's new autobiography as a classic. Continue reading at 'BBC World'

[ BBC World | 2013-10-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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