A Conversation with Poet David Ferry on the Occasion of His 96th Birthday

In 2013, I corresponded with David Ferry by phone to conduct a wide-ranging interview on his poetry, translations, and literary life. He had just won the National Book Award for Bewilderment: New Poems and Translations and was still at work on Virgil’s Aeneid which he published in 2018. Today, on the occasion of his 96th […] Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-03-05 09:48:44 UTC ]
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What to Leave In, What to Leave Out: My Conversations with David Foster Wallace

When you’re writing a memoir, you find that you’re obliged to confront your own ideas about the nature of memory. In Gore Vidal’s own splendid memoir Palimpsest, he suggests that when we remember an event, we don’t remember it as it actually happened, but rather that we remember our memory of... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-02-11 09:48:31 UTC ]
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Elton John 'in conversation' event with David Walliams in November

Elton John will be appearing in conversation with David Walliams at an exclusive event in celebration of the singer songwriter’s newly released autobiography, Pan Macmillan has announced. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Sprayground’s David Ben-David on how to build a backpack brand

It’s not uncommon for lines out the door of stores on Fairfax Avenue on any given day, but kids asking for autographs from the founder of what is, for all intents and purposes, a backpack company? That’s got to say something. As Sprayground founder and creative director David Ben-David strode up... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Family Affair: PW Talks with Sandro Ferri and Sandra Ozzola Ferri

Sandro Ferri and Sandra Ozzola Ferri, the husband-and-wife team behind Edizioni E/O, a leading publisher of Italian fiction since 1979, are also the founders of Europa Editions. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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In ‘Standpipe,’ David Hardin offers poignant, fleeting reflections on the Flint water crisis

Hardin’s case study of Flint is expressed in a more personal and poetic way than a rigorous investigation could. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-01-21 13:00:00 UTC ]
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Award-winning novelist David Wheldon dies, aged 70

Tributes have been paid to award-winning novelist, poet and pathologist David Wheldon following his unexpected death at the age of 70. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-18 07:06:47 UTC ]
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S&S lands novel from David Higham Associates' Vialleron

Simon & Schuster UK is to publish The Yellow Kitchen by Margaux Vialleron, a novel exploring love, friendship, identity and cooking.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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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

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Jean Valentine, Minimalist Poet With Maximum Punch, Dies at 86

A former New York State Poet, she won the National Book Award and was a Pulitzer finalist for poems in which small details could accrue great power. Continue reading at The New York Times

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“The World Wakes Up, Enlarged”: A Conversation with Dan Chiasson

AS SOON AS I picked up Dan Chiasson’s latest book of poetry, The Math Campers, I was immediately drawn into a collaborative experience in which writer and reader make meaning together. Chiasson’s lyrical ruminations can take the form of a “choose your own adventure,” but the poet skillfully... Continue reading at Los Angeles Review of Books

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David Larkin obituary

My brother David Larkin, who has died aged 84, was an art director in the book publishing industry who consistently pushed artists to go beyond their known capabilities – and often saw things in them that they did not themselves perceive.In the late 1960s, as art director at Granada Publishing,... Continue reading at The Guardian

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I Spy Louise Fitzhugh: A Conversation with Leslie Brody

LESLIE BRODY’S new biography, Sometimes You Have to Lie, describes the life of Louise Fitzhugh, author of the classic children’s book Harriet the Spy. Originally published in 1964 by Harper and Row, Harriet has never been out of print and has inspired multiple adaptations and spin-offs,... Continue reading at Los Angeles Review of Books

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PW Notable: David Unger and Retha Powers

Cofounded in 1998 by bestselling novelist Walter Mosley and founding director David Unger, the Publishing Certificate Program at the City College of New York is designed to take advantage of the school’s diverse student body to recruit and train a new generation of publishing professionals. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-12-18 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Transcending Borders: A Graphic Translation Conversation with Andrea Rosenberg, by Brenna O’Hara

Interviews The Spring 2020 issue of World Literature Today explored a variety of works in the increasingly popular genre of graphic nonfiction. Now, as the year comes to a close, use of graphic media in literary storytelling is still on the rise. With... Continue reading at World Literature Today

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David Constantine to receive Queen's Gold Medal for Poetry

David Constantine is to receive the Queen's Gold Medal for Poetry, for his "humane" work spanning 11 collections.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Panel Mania: Muhammad Ali, Kinshasa 1974 by Abbas, Jean-David Morvan and Rafael Ortiz

This unusual graphic book documents the historic 1974 heavyweight title fight between former champ Muhammad Ali, out to regain the title stripped from him for refusing army service, and then-champion George Foreman, held in Zaire (now, the Republic of the Congo) that became known as “The Rumble... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-12-16 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Kemp, Chakrabarti, Nasta and Dooley to judge David Cohen Prize 2021

The judging panel for the David Cohen Prize for Literature 2021, to be chaired by scholar Hermione Lee, has been unveiled.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-10 03:14:31 UTC ]
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Happy 10th Birthday, Google Play Books!

Reading books is for nerds, right? Well, that depends on your definition of "nerd," I suppose. While I must confess to not being a regular reader, I greatly admire those that are. Reading is surely a better way to spend time than mindlessly watching sports on TV -- something I am quite guilty of... Continue reading at Betanews

[ Betanews | 2020-12-09 18:41:58 UTC ]
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WATCH: Novelist C Pam Zhang in Conversation with John Freeman

Click below to watch the first virtual meeting of the Alta California Book Club, which Books Editor of Alta Journal David Ulin describes as: an opportunity for us to rethink the book club as a kind of ongoing process involving events, involving posts and interviews and discussions on the Alta... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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