Author Linda Holmes shares her D.C. Dream Day with a four-legged friend

The host of NPR's "Pop Culture Happy Hour" podcast has written her debut novel, the romantic comedy "Evvie Drake Starts Over." Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2019-06-19 22:05:02 UTC ]
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Fifty authors share thoughts on power of storytelling for Janklow & Nesbit

More than 50 Janklow & Nesbit authors have contributed pieces to a project on the importance of storytelling in response to the Covid-19 outbreak. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-03 01:56:10 UTC ]
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Chef and cookbook author Alison Roman shares her essential kitchen gadgets

Here are the cooking tools that the creator of The Stew, The Cookies, and The Pasta can’t live without. Chef, cookbook author, and writer Alison Roman’s viral recipes, first published in the New York Times and Bon Appetit, have inspired a frenzy of social media posts with hashtags including... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2020-04-29 07:00:52 UTC ]
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Hotels Share Favorite Travel Stories for World Book Day: Critical Linking, April 23, 2020

An awesome daily roundup of the most interesting bookish links from around the web! Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-04-23 10:30:24 UTC ]
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World Book Day smashes Share a Million Stories target

World Book Day smashed its Share a Million Stories target within 24 hours of the event, with 1,218,230 stories shared by Friday 9th March. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-11 08:50:21 UTC ]
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Diary of a small town sensation: how the Wimpy Kid author built his dream bookshop

Growing up, Jeff Kinney discovered Tolkien, comics and computers at his local bookshop. When it closed he was bereft – would opening his own as an adult help to right that wrong?Author Jacqueline Woodson recently spoke about books being either mirrors or windows. Mirrors for seeing ourselves,... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-10-05 09:00:40 UTC ]
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Haig, Horowitz and James among World Book Day 2020 authors

Authors Matt Haig, Anthony Horowitz and Greg James are among those featured on World Book Day’s 2020 list. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-22 12:10:19 UTC ]
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David Higham Associates launches third open day under-represented authors

David Higham Associates has announced it will host its third open day for under-represented writers in January 2020. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-22 10:29:08 UTC ]
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BTS Is Unveiling a New Facebook Messenger Sticker Pack for National Best Friend Day

National Best Friend Day is coming up June 8, and BT21 and Facebook Messenger released a new sticker pack Thursday to mark the event, Best Friends Forever. Facebook/BT21/Line Friends BT21 is a set of animated characters created by South Korean K-pop boy group BTS in partnership with Line... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2019-05-30 17:00:08 UTC ]
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DHA selects 12 authors for under-represented writers open day

David Higham Associates has selected a 12-strong shortlist of authors to attend its second open day for writers from under-represented backgrounds. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-27 13:34:49 UTC ]
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‘The Old Drift’ author Namwali Serpell shares how Zambian Afronauts inspired her debut novel

For nearly 20 years, Namwali Serpell has been writing “The Old Drift.” If you don’t find that fact alone to be staggering, consider this: The 576-page book blends English with a multitude of Bantu languages spoken in Zambia. Incorporating elements of historical fiction, sci-fi, magical realism,... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-03-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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LBF Author of the Day: Seno Gumira Ajidarma

The London Book Fair Author of the Day reflects on the opportunities of the Market Focus scheme, and says writing from his homeland could reach more readers—at home and abroad. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Cressida Cowell backs call to share a story for World Book Day

Author Cressida Cowell is backing Book Aid International calls for schools to share a story and change a life on World Book Day. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair Names Its 2019 ‘Author of the Day’ Lineup

Recognizing the Brexit deadline that follows March's London Book Fair, the Author of the Day events include three writers from the Continent. The post London Book Fair Names Its 2019 ‘Author of the Day’ Lineup appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-01-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Author Benyamin’s ‘Jasmine Days’ Wins Inaugural JCB Prize for Literature in India

A new literature award, the JCB Prize goes to the work of a Kerala author who writes about issues and personalities in the Middle East. His newest book is from Juggernaut. The post Author Benyamin’s ‘Jasmine Days’ Wins Inaugural JCB Prize for Literature in India appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-10-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sarpong, Porter and du Beke among Bookshop Day authors

June Sarpong, Sophie Mackintosh, Anton du Beke and Max Porter are some of the authors preparing to take part in this year's Bookshop Day on Saturday 6th October, according to The Booksellers Association, whose "unmissable" line-up also has children running bookshops, alongside poetry karaoke,... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Independent Bookstore Day 2018: Animals and Authors Inspire Sales

More than 500 bookstores participated in this year's Independent Bookstore Day, which took place across the U.S. this past Saturday, April 28. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-04-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hanya Yanagihara: influential magazine editor by day, best-selling author by night

It’s enough to make your head spin, but the New York Times journalist and novelist wouldn’t have it any other way. Emma Brockes meets her in New YorkWhen Hanya Yanagihara was 10 years old, her father let her visit a pathologist’s lab. He was a doctor and an artist, twin interests his young... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2018-04-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Philip Pullman calls for authors to get fairer share of publisher profits

His Dark Materials author condemns way book industry ‘allows corporate profits to be so high at a time when author earnings are markedly falling’Philip Pullman has called on publishers to stop damaging “the ecology of the book world” and start giving authors a fairer share of the money their... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2018-03-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Trollope and Wilson to be LBF Authors of the Day

Joanna Trollope and Jacqueline Wilson will attend London Book Fair as Authors of the Day, along with thriller writer David Baldacci, who will join as a “special guest”. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-02-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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