Artist of the Arcana: Revealing the Life of Legendary Tarot Illustrator Pamela Colman Smith

A new illustrated biography illuminates the life and legacy of the creator of the legendary Rider-Waite tarot deck. (Sponsored) Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-08-03 00:00:00 UTC ]

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Eric Carle, writer and illustrator who gave life to ‘The Very Hungry Caterpillar,’ dies at 91

Simply told and radiantly illustrated, his books have been story-time staples for decades. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-05-26 10:54:36 UTC ]
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From an Artist’s Life in Brooklyn to North Dakota’s Oil Fields

Michael Patrick F. Smith’s “The Good Hand” is a memoir about grinding work in the last days of the Bakken oil boom. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2021-02-12 10:00:02 UTC ]
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Kyle Books to publish artist's illustrated take on 'difficult year'

Kyle Books has acquired Together, a "gently philosophical and very relatable look at how we have dealt with a difficult year", by artist Luke Adam Hawker.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-14 07:58:34 UTC ]
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'A Handful of Earth, A Handful of Sky' reveals Octavia E. Butler's early life in Pasadena

Drawing on Octavia E. Butler's journals and notes, "A Handful of Earth, A Handful of Sky" offers a glimpse inside her journey to becoming a science fiction writer. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-11-11 15:30:06 UTC ]
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Personal Space: Maggie Smith on Her Shift in Artistic Practice

On this episode of Personal Space: The Memoir Show, Sari Botton interviews Maggie Smith, whose inspirational memoir, Keep Moving: Notes on Loss, Creativity, and Change, is published by Atria/One Signal Publishers. In the book, Smith intersperses bits of memoir — about moving forward after... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-10-09 08:48:58 UTC ]
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Winners of Rowling Ickabog illustration competition revealed

Thirty-four pictures drawn by children have been picked to illustrate J K Rowling's fairytale The Ickabog. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-12 22:24:50 UTC ]
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Illustrating Nick Carraway’s Infatuation with New York City High Life

The following is excerpted from The Great Gatsby: The Graphic Novel. * __________________________________ From The Great Gatsby: The Graphic Novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald. Copyright © 1925 by Charles Scribner’s Sons. Copyright renewed 1953 by Frances Scott Fitzgerald Lanahan. Adapted Text and... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-07-09 08:47:44 UTC ]
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In “All My Mother’s Lovers,” a Mother’s Secret Letters Reveal Her Secret Life

Not to sound like an assistant district attorney from SVU, but it is beyond a shadow of a doubt that acclaimed essayist and book critic Ilana Masad has carved a prominent space for herself in the realm of mother-daughter literature with her debut novel, All My Mother’s Lovers. It sits upon a... Continue reading at Electric Literature

[ Electric Literature | 2020-06-22 11:00:00 UTC ]
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HarperCollins bags Smith's Not a Life Coach

HarperNonFiction has bagged Not a Life Coach, the second book from online personal training star James Smith. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-19 10:39:22 UTC ]
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Shortlist revealed for Wilbur Smith Adventure Writing Prize for unpublished work

The Wilbur & Niso Smith Foundation has announced the shortlist for the Best Unpublished Manuscript category in the Wilbur Smith Adventure Writing Prize. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-28 03:59:23 UTC ]
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Alexandra Chang’s ‘Days of Distraction’ experiments with form to reveal the complexities of modern life

The debut novel intersperses the story of a tech reporter in Silicon Valley with Facebook posts, tweets, Google results and other fragments. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-03-27 13:00:00 UTC ]
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Hay Festival reveals earlybird events by Mantel, Smith and Hirsch

Hay Festival has announced eight “earlybird” events for next year’s activism and climate crisis-themed event. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-11 13:58:34 UTC ]
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How a Harry Potter Illustrator Brings the Magical to Life

The artist Jim Kay, whose latest book is “Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire,” surrounds himself with nature when he draws unnatural creatures like dragons, goblins and trolls. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2019-11-06 10:00:42 UTC ]
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Artist illustrates children's book using only his mouth

Ian Parker has spent two years painting 35 illustrations for a children's book using just his mouth. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2019-10-26 23:05:43 UTC ]
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How Susan Sontag Influenced Patti Smith’s Reading Life

“She advised me to read more German authors,” says the writer and singer, whose latest memoir is “Year of the Monkey.” Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2019-09-05 09:00:00 UTC ]
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Carmen Giménez Smith will be the next guest for the Life of a Poet

Her new poetry collection, “Be Recorder,” is a bracing examination of America’s promise. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-09-04 16:16:23 UTC ]
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Templar Illustration Prize 2019 shortlist revealed

Three Cambridge School of Art Children’s Book Illustration graduates Maria Coco, Paula White and Sally Walker are shortlisted for the second Templar Illustration Prize. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-21 06:53:23 UTC ]
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W H Smith reveals plans to transform post office shops with bigger focus on books

W H Smith has revealed plans to refit its post office stores with a bigger emphasis on books. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How author Jarrett Krosoczka illustrates gratitude – on the page and in life

Jarrett Krosoczka’s recent memoir is about growing up with a parent struggling with addiction. But its messages for young people focus on resiliency and giving thanks. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2018-12-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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