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Writing with a Humble Pen: A Conversation with Tayari Jones, by Avery Holmes

Interviews Photo by Beowulf Sheehan / Courtesy of www.tayarijones.com Tayari Jones is a New York Times best-selling author from Atlanta, Georgia. Her most recent novel, An American Marriage, won the 2019 Women’s Prize for Fiction. Jones has been... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2020-10-22 14:14:35 UTC ]
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Confederate monument enthusiasts targeted my store—and it comically backfired.

I purchased an independent bookstore in Salisbury, North Carolina just six months ago, after taking leave from my career as a foreign service officer with the U.S. Department of State. After tours in Afghanistan, India, and other cities overseas, I was eager to give my four-year-old daughter... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-06-23 17:42:00 UTC ]
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After living through Florence, I think few people realize how unstable the ground is beneath our feet

Last year, nine months after Hurricane Irma tore through the Caribbean, I traveled from my home in North Carolina to Anguilla to teach writing workshops to children and adults as part of a literary festival. As a prompt, I asked them to describe what they could not forget about the storm. When... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-09-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookstore News: August 31, 2017

Parnassus Books adds an airport outlet; new bookstores open in Indiana and North Carolina; an Iranian bookstore in Los Angeles closes; and more. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-08-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookstore News: April 13, 2017

Amazon sets date to open Lynnfield, Mass., store; new kids store lands in North Carolina; Delaware LGBTQ store to close; and more. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-04-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookstore News: January 17, 2017

New stores prep for openings in Texas and North Carolina; a store takes root in the former home of a long-time Pennsylvania bookstore; an Illinois bookstore considers going nonprofit; and more. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-01-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookstore News: January 12, 2017

New stores prep for openings in Massachusetts, North Carolina, and Pennsylvania; a store in Illinois adds a new outlet, in New York; a California bookstore gets ready to change hands; and more. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-01-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookstore News: January 3, 2017

A new bookstore opens in North Carolina; a Connecticut bookstore adds podcasts; one of the country’s smallest bookstores goes on the market; and more. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-01-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookstore News: September 12, 2016

New stores open in Michigan, Massachusetts, and Kansas; a nonprofit preps a bookstore/literary center in North Carolina; and more. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-09-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookstore News: August 16, 2016

Indies land in Ohio and North Carolina; Amazon unveils new pickup location in the Windy City; and more. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-08-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookstore News: May 25, 2016

North Carolina and Illinois add new bookstores; a Silicon Valley store is singled out for its tech prowess; and more. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-05-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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NC Author Sara Gruen Mounting Local Event to Fight HB2

To prove that authors do not need to cancel events in North Carolina in order to show their opposition to the state's new "bathroom law," local bestseller Sara Gruen has mounted an event called "Kill the Bill" with a major local bookseller, and other NC authors. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-04-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Groups Urge Authors to Support N.C. Bookstores

In response to Sherman Alexie’s decision to cancel an appearance in North Carolina and concerns that more cancellations could follow, the ABA and other book-related groups asked authors not to punish booksellers. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-04-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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NC Booksellers Coping with New State Law

Following the passage of North Carolina's "bathroom law," which requires citizens to use public restrooms that correspond with the gender identification listed on their birth certificates, booksellers are pleading with authors not to cancel appearances in the state. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookstore News: March 28, 2016

A new bookstore is coming to South Carolina; stores in California and North Carolina are relocating; and a store in Maine is changing hands. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-03-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Top 20 N.C. tourist attractions of 2015 (Slideshow)

The Triangle once again dominates the list of North Carolina's most visited historic tourist attractions in 2015. The list is compiled by Carolina Publishing & Associates. In the top 20, four attractions are in Raleigh and one is in Durham – giving a quarter of the attractions to the... Continue reading at 'Silicon Valley Business Journal'

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2016-03-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Charlotte Agenda’s local news formula: fewer advertisers, deeper partnerships

Local-news publishers are able to reach people cheaper and more easily on the Web than they can through legacy media. But few have nailed the revenue side of the equation, which has been harder to crack. North Carolina’s Charlotte Agenda is trying to solve that problem by eschewing low-CPM... Continue reading at 'Digiday'

[ Digiday | 2015-09-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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North Carolina Indies Build Lists, Community

North Carolina is home to a growing number of independent presses that publish in diverse subjects and categories. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-01-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ABA Winter Institute 2015: A Growing State Offers Growing Opportunities For Booksellers

The book business is strong in North Carolina as booksellers in the Tar Heel State come out of the economic downturn that wreaked havoc across the nation starting in 2008. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-01-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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My hero: Maya Angelou by her publisher Lennie Goodings

The late author's UK editor remembers a funny, gracious, kind, demanding, delightful and wise human being and writer of one of the world's great autobiographiesMaya Angelou was one of the world's most important writers and activists. She lived and chronicled an extraordinary life: rising from... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2014-05-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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