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Daniel Torday on Why There Are No Acknowledgements in His Latest Novel

I kind of love acknowledgement pages. When I was trying to find an agent for my first novel, I would go to the local Borders (it was a lifetime ago) open to them often to discover which agents and editors novelists worked with, which MFA programs they’d attended, who their early readers were. My... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2023-01-18 09:56:43 UTC ]
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Appreciation: Russell Banks was a giant rooting for the underdogs

Russell Banks, who has died at age 82, carried on the legacy of great American novelists probing big themes through the small lives of heroic underdogs. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2023-01-09 21:54:28 UTC ]
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How Jane Austen Almost Walked Away From Writing

If you’re a literary genius, you’ve got it easy—right? Wrong. Even Jane Austen, indisputably one of the greatest novelists in the English language, spent years struggling to be published and became so dispirited that there were moments when she almost walked away. The story begins with an... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-11-18 09:54:04 UTC ]
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Hilary Mantel, celebrated author of Wolf Hall, dies aged 70

‘She saw and felt things us ordinary mortals missed,’ her agent says of Booker prize-winning author who died on Thursday• Hilary Mantel remembered: ‘She was the queen of literature’• ‘The pen is in our hands. A happy ending is ours to write’: Hilary Mantel in her own wordsThe Booker... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2022-09-23 11:29:23 UTC ]
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Celebrating Christian Fiction: ACFW 2022 Photo Essay

Held in person for the first time since 2019, the American Christian Fiction Writers (ACFW) 2022 conference brought over 300 authors, agents, publishers, and aspiring novelists together in St. Louis, Mo. from September 8-11. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-09-14 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Why American Novelists Need to Not Just Keep Up With But Also Overtake Reality

Hosted by Andrew Keen, Keen On features conversations with some of the world’s leading thinkers and writers about the economic, political, and technological issues being discussed in the news, right now. In this episode, Andrew is joined by A.M. Homes, author of The Unfolding. Find more Keen On... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-09-06 08:56:16 UTC ]
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Coding and Creative Writing Have More in Common Than You Think

While other future novelists were discussing iambic pentameter and leitmotifs, Gina Chen immersed herself in computer science. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2022-08-25 09:00:11 UTC ]
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Religion Book Deals: August 24, 2022

A Black Muslim leader is bringing his life story and work to Broadleaf; novelists Tosca Lee and Marcus Brotherton are joining forces on a WWII story coming from Revell, and more. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-08-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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U.S. Authors Dominate Booker Prize Nominees

Six of the 13 writers in contention for the prestigious British literary award are from the United States, with novelists from Britain, Ireland and Zimbabwe also on the list. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2022-07-26 14:51:57 UTC ]
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Historical Novelists and Fantasy Writers Should Be Friends

Author Christopher M. Cevasco says there's a surprising lack of crossover between the two. Continue reading at 'Wired'

[ Wired | 2022-04-29 16:00:00 UTC ]
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The people who teach us history aren’t always historians

Filmmakers, novelists and photographers, among others, also shape our collective memory, Richard Cohen writes. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2022-04-22 12:00:50 UTC ]
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New African Novels: A Conversation with Eloghosa Osunde and Okwiri Oduor, by Anderson Tepper

Interviews Eloghosa Osunde and Okwiri Oduor. Photo of Oduor by Chelsea Bieker. It’s hard to argue with Booker Prize–winning author Damon Galgut’s assertion that 2021 was “a great year for African writing.” And as WLT’s “New African Voices” issue... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2022-04-21 13:41:40 UTC ]
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How Los Angeles transformed American literature

L.A.'s authors, from 19th century novelists to Wanda Coleman to Steph Cha, have always pushed genre boundaries and dissected California myths. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2022-04-14 13:00:55 UTC ]
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7 Novels About the Theatre Set in Victorian London

The theatre is a perennially popular setting for novelists and no wonder. The tawdry glamour and sense of spectacle make it a rich gift for any author, but it’s what happens behind the scenes that I find the most interesting. This is particularly true for those novels set on the 19th-century... Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

[ Electric Literature | 2022-04-14 11:00:00 UTC ]
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Frank Martin obituary

Guardian photographer who captured most of the main events and notable people from the early 1960s to the late 90sThe photographer Frank Martin, who has died aged 89, was on the staff of the Guardian from 1964 to 1997, creating an extensive body of work that covered news, arts, fashion, politics... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2022-04-13 16:01:26 UTC ]
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Snow Days 2022: Four Novelists Expand Consciousness

Three authors joined author/moderator Emma Straub in a thought-provoking keynote panel, “Storytelling in the Cultural Moment,” to begin the third day of ABA's Snow Days online conference. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-03-11 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Bringing Light to the Situation of Kurdish Women: Chinur Sa’idi’s Hobbies of Mr. Like-a-Man, 
by Zakarya Bezdoode

Book Reviews Statue of renowned Kurdish historian, author, and poet Mastoureh Ardalan (1805–1848) in Erbil / Photo by Levi Meir Clancy / Unsplash Even though they appear to have a lot to say about the historical, political, cultural, and literary... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2022-02-23 21:05:41 UTC ]
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The Problem With the Pandemic Plot

Literary novelists are struggling with whether, and how, to incorporate Covid into their fiction. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2022-02-20 22:17:31 UTC ]
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How Reading John McPhee’s Book on Tennis Helped Me Write About Skateboarding

“Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.” –Arthur Ashe * Years ago, when I was still a budding fiction writer, I published an essay about how hard skateboarding is to write about. I focused on a few novelists who had skater characters in their books but who clearly didn’t skate […] Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-02-09 09:55:45 UTC ]
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The Only True Name: Who is Elena Ferrante?

Who is Elena Ferrante? One of the most widely-acclaimed and beloved contemporary novelists is also the most unknown. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2021-12-29 11:33:00 UTC ]
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