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Personal Space: Samantha Irby is Fine Not Leaving the House

This is Personal Space: The Memoir Show, with Sari Botton. On this episode, Botton speaks with Samantha Irby about her recently released essay collection, Wow, No Thank You. Irby discusses what it was like to move to a small town in the country after a lifetime of city living, how people wearing... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-04-16 20:00:01 UTC ]
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Derry Girls' Nicola Coughlan to narrate Big Girl, Small Town

"Derry Girls" actor Nicola Coughlan will read the unabridged audiobook of Michelle Gallen’s début novel Big Girl, Small Town. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-08 09:51:32 UTC ]
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A Year in Reading: Zoë Ruiz

I spent most of the year living in a small town in Oregon where I read a lot of student work and finished my MFA thesis. There I read my first but not last book by Octavia E. Butler, Kindred. I borrowed Octavia’s Brood: Science Fiction Stories from Social Justice Movements, from a graduate... Continue reading at 'The Millions'

[ The Millions | 2019-12-14 16:00:42 UTC ]
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A Nigerian American in Utah Strives to Be ‘A Particular Kind of Black Man’

Tope Folarin’s debut novel is all at once a search for identity, an immigrant story, and a bildungsroman. A Particular Kind of Black Man follows Tunde Akintola, a Nigerian American in a small town in Utah. Torn between the culture of his Nigerian parents, and the white Mormon culture of Utah,... Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

[ Electric Literature | 2019-08-21 11:00:12 UTC ]
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George Hodgman, 60, Dies; Wrote Best Seller on Caring for His Mother

He was a leading magazine and book editor who found his own measure of fame with “Bettyville,” in which he also delved into growing up gay in a small town. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2019-07-22 22:58:23 UTC ]
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Journalism and Libraries: ‘Both Exist to Support Strong, Well-Informed Communities’

In Weare, New Hampshire, a small town about 45 minutes from the state’s southern border with Massachusetts, the local newspaper Continue reading at 'Editor & Publisher'

[ Editor & Publisher | 2019-06-20 19:15:00 UTC ]
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Opening a Queer/Feminist Bookstore in Small-Town Mississippi

With its official grand opening on February 3, owner Jaime Harker’s dream has become a reality: the small town of Water Valley, Miss. has its first (and only) Queer/Feminist bookstore – Violet Valley Bookstore. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-02-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2016: Kristina Riggle: A Novel of Note

Kristina Riggle was inspired to write "Vivian in Red" (Polis, Sept.), a multigenerational story with a family mystery, after her agent urged her to expand her horizons from the usual short time-line focus on a particular family or small town. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-05-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2016: Raina Telgemeier: Ghosts and Coasts

On September 13, Scholastic Graphix releases cartoonist Raina Telgemeier’s new graphic novel, "Ghosts," a fictional work about two sisters and apparitions in a foggy, small town in Northern California. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-05-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Quercus signs debut by Scholastic's Sanger

Quercus has bought a debut novel by Scholastic Books’ employee David Sanger. Editor Richard Arcus bought world rights, excluding the US, to All Their Minds in Tandem from Becky Thomas at Fox Mason. All Their Minds in Tandem takes place in New Georgetown, West Virginia, in October 1879, the... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-03-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Digital Publishing: Live-Tweeting vs. Live-Blogging

With the 2014 Winter Olympics here, many newsrooms are covering the games with their specific readers in mind. Maybe you’re a newspaper in a small town that has a local Olympian, or maybe you’re a niche sports site devoted to cove ... Continue reading at 'Editor & Publisher'

[ Editor & Publisher | 2014-02-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Innovation in The Adirondacks

Peru, N.Y., a small town on Lake Champlain with a population of 6,400, might seem like an unlikely spot for a publisher to set up shop. But it didn't deter Lawrence Gooley and his partner, Jill McKee. Seven years ago they founded Bloated Toe Enterprises there, which includes Bloated Toe... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2011-04-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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