A Unique Literary Festival Grows

Grand Marais, Minn., held its third North Shore Readers & Writers Festival early last month, attracting literary types from across the state. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-29 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers and Literary Organizations Seek Donations to Survive

Cinco Puntos Press launched a GoFundMe campaign to raise $250,000, as did Small Press Distribution, which is seeking $100,000. Lambda Literary, the LGBTQ-focused group, is asking for $175,000 to survive. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-21 04:00:00 UTC ]
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And the winner of the $35,000 Aspen Words Literary Prize is…

The Aspen Institute has just announced the winner of their 2020 Literary Prize: Christy Lefteri, for her novel, The Beekeeper of Aleppo, which tells the story of Syrian refugees in Great Britain. The Aspen Words Literary Prize was established to celebrate a work of fiction that spotlights a... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-04-16 22:00:41 UTC ]
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Meet the artist behind your new favorite literary Instagram account.

These days, everything feels a little bit bleaker than usual. But one thing that genuinely made me smile as I was panic scrolling last week? The clever designs of Read Books, Serve Looks, otherwise known as Thom Stead (Instagram bio: “quarantined gay serving book inspired looks”), who recreates... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-04-16 16:30:31 UTC ]
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Essence Cancels 2020 Festival Over Public Health Concerns

Essence has canceled its annual music and culture festival amid concerns about the spread of COVID-19, the magazine announced Wednesday, setting aside earlier plans to postpone the July 4th weekend event for the fall. Organizers initially announced on March 27 that alternate dates later in the... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-04-16 16:27:37 UTC ]
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12 of the Best Books of Literary Criticism Everyone Should Read

Literary criticism (or even ‘literary theory’) goes back as far as ancient Greece, and Aristotle’s Poetics. But the rise of English Literature as a university subject, at the beginning of the twentieth century, led to literary criticism focusing on English literature – everything from... Continue reading at Interesting Literature

[ Interesting Literature | 2020-04-15 14:00:07 UTC ]
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Literary Magazines Published by Libraries

Many libraries publish art and literary magazines featuring authors and artists from their local community and from all over the world. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-04-13 10:31:23 UTC ]
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Here are the winners of the Sheikh Zayed Book Awards, one of the Arab world’s major literary prizes.

The Sheikh Zayed Book Awards, among the most esteemed and lucrative literary prizes in the Arab world, recognized winners across seven categories today. This year marks the 14th edition of the awards, each of which comes with a cash prize of $204,000. These awards acknowledge literary and... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-04-08 15:14:35 UTC ]
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Bradford Literature Festival cancelled

Bradford Literature Festival, originally scheduled for 26th June-5th July, has been cancelled amid the coronavirus pandemic.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-08 15:04:29 UTC ]
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Times Literary Supplement offers free advertising to indies

The Times Literary Supplement is offering free advertising to independent bookshops in the light of the Covid-19 pandemic. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-08 04:53:42 UTC ]
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Blackwells hosts virtual festival

Blackwell's is hosting a virtual festival to continue its author events programme while the nation is under lockdown. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-07 00:25:56 UTC ]
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Madeleine Milburn Literary Agency brings in 'mentorship' programme for authors

The Madeleine Milburn Literary Agency is launching a six-month mentorship programme for aspiring authors. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-05 22:15:47 UTC ]
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Fast-Growing Independent Publishers, 2020

Mango Publishing tops the list for the second year in a row, while other presses are finding their own paths to move ahead. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Hay Festival goes digital after cancellation due to coronavirus

Hay Festival will hold its first fully digital edition following the cancellation of this year's main event. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-02 08:47:04 UTC ]
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Edinburgh International Book Festival cancelled

This year's Edinburgh International Book Festival has been cancelled, owing to the Covid-19 pandemic. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-02 00:46:13 UTC ]
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Primadonna Festival asks supporters to save the date for next year

The Primadonna Festival, founded a year ago to give "prominence to work by women", is calling off its inaugural July event at Laffitts Hall due to the coronavirus pandemic. It is however asking its supporters to save the date for next year when it will run from Friday 30th July to Sunday 1st... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-01 08:00:00 UTC ]
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Challenger Brands Have More Options as Demand for Digital Content in the Tech Age Grows

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the leading cheerleader for American business owners large and small, remains hopeful that U.S. businesses will emerge from the coronavirus crisis battered and bruised, but not broken. "It's too early to determine the long-term impact on supply chains,... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2020-03-27 14:55:42 UTC ]
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Are women's book festivals part of the problem?

The moment they hit the press, the reviews for The Mirror And The Light were glowing. A “shoo-in for the Booker Prize” said the Guardian. “A masterpiece of historical fiction” according to the Independent. “Does it merit another Booker?” asks the Evening Standard, before concluding “yes it... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-27 10:51:38 UTC ]
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Unique Magical Cities You Might Want To Visit

Taking a look at some of the most magical cities in science fiction and fantasy books for your next trip across the page. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-03-26 10:42:56 UTC ]
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Avon to hold virtual festival for authors

Avon is putting on a virtual festival to showcase its authors during the Covid-19 crackdown. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-26 01:10:07 UTC ]
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Do Writers Need Literary Agents?

Do writers need literary agents to get published and find success with their writing? Are there times when getting an agent doesn't make sense? We answer these questions here. The post Do Writers Need Literary Agents? by Robert Lee Brewer appeared first on Writer's Digest. Continue reading at Writer's Digest

[ Writer's Digest | 2020-03-24 21:29:37 UTC ]
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