Denis Johnson: An Editor’s Love Story

The editor of Johnson's forthcoming story collection, 'The Largesse of the Sea Maiden,' on his relationship with the author and editing a master. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-10-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Books: An editor with a vision, the late Denis Johnson and more book news

Hello, book lovers! I’m book editor Carolyn Kellogg with this week’s literary news. THE BIG STORY John Freeman’s name is in lights — literary lights, that is, on the cover of the journal Freeman’s. In it, he encourages some of our greatest writers — Mohsin Hamid, Valeria Luiselli, Dave Eggers —... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-01-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Johnson Named to Succeed Chinski as FSG Editor-in-Chief

Jenna Johnson has been promoted to v-p and editor-in-chief at Farrar, Straus and Giroux, succeeding Eric Chinski, who has stepped into a new role as senior executive editor. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-12-01 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Reading Short Stories is Helping Me Fall in Love With Reading Again

Inspired by another Rioter's bookish rituals, I'm trying my own. I wake up earlier than usual to enjoy a slow morning reading short stories. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2021-11-18 11:36:00 UTC ]
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Access Denied: disabled employees and job seekers reveal their stories

An in-depth report into the publishing industry, and how accessible it is to those with disabilities, shows there is much work to do to make the book trade truly reflective of society Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-26 08:40:19 UTC ]
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Katherine Johnson of ‘Hidden Figures’ tells her story in her own words

“I always pushed myself to go higher,” Johnson wrote in her posthumous memoir “My Remarkable Journey” Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-05-29 11:00:00 UTC ]
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In this love story, a few bits of wisdom amid woefully out-of-date ‘lessons’

Massimo Recalcati seems to ignore how people in the 21st century experience love. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-04-23 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Oseman's boy-meets-boy love story greenlit for Netflix series

Netflix has greenlit a YA drama series produced by See-Saw Films based on Alice Oseman’s Young Adult graphic novel series Heartstopper, published by Hodder Children’s Books. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-20 20:54:50 UTC ]
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‘The Prophets’ reimagines the lives of enslaved people with the epic love story of two men

Jones’s debut is an important contribution to American letters, Black queer studies and the present moment’s profound reckoning with the legacy of America’s racialized violence. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-01-04 06:53:57 UTC ]
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Headline Review falls for Stone's 'timeless' love story

Headline Review will publish Always, in December by debut novelist Emily Stone, as a lead launch title in autumn 2021.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-20 17:42:51 UTC ]
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Love and Courage, or On Being a Literary Editor in Today’s Istanbul: A Conversation with Mustafa Çevikdoğan and Mehmet Erte

ISTANBUL HAS BEEN a hub for literary publishing since the late-19th-century Tanzimat era. But what does it mean to be a literary editor in Istanbul today? I sat down with Mustafa Çevikdoğan and Mehmet Erte to address this question, among others. Erte is the editor-in-chief of the oldest and... Continue reading at Los Angeles Review of Books

[ Los Angeles Review of Books | 2020-08-26 12:30:25 UTC ]
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An Unconventional Love Story, Told In Trinidadian Dialect

Ingrid Persaud made the grandest of debuts in the literary world by winning the BBC Short Story Award in 2018 with “The Sweet Sop,” the first short story she ever wrote. After this extremely auspicious beginning, the Trinidad-born writer, whose resume includes stints in legal academia and art... Continue reading at Electric Literature

[ Electric Literature | 2020-08-04 11:00:00 UTC ]
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Daisy Johnson | 'I loved the idea of things, trauma or memory, passing down through the body"

Daisy Johnson’s latest novel revolves around an intense sibling relationship and the horrors that lie within Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-29 17:37:00 UTC ]
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Gaumont UK options the story of wartime Vogue editor

Dressed For War: The Story of Audrey Withers, Vogue Editor Extraordinaire from the Blitz to the Swinging Sixties by Julie Summers has been optioned for TV. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-15 18:28:01 UTC ]
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Mirror Books to publish Martin and Shirlie Kemp's love story

Mirror Books has acquired Martin and Shirlie Kemp's joint autobiography in a world rights deal to publish this October. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-19 20:52:39 UTC ]
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Century pre-empts high-concept love story 'for "Fleabag" generation'

Century has pre-empted a high-concept love story "for the 'Fleabag' generation" by debut author Emma Hughes in a two-book deal.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-03 06:09:58 UTC ]
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Faber pre-empts Ross' 'rare' love story 15 years in the making

Faber has pre-empted Leone Ross' "lightning bolt of a novel", about two star-crossed lovers finding their way back to one another over a single day. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-18 18:09:43 UTC ]
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HCG scoops Byrne's YA afterlife love story

Hachette Children’s Group has scooped a YA lesbian love story set in the afterlife by Tanya Byrne in a two-book deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-01 11:13:30 UTC ]
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Mantle triumphs in five-way battle for Carter love story

Pan Mac imprint Mantle has triumphed in a five-way battle for a "true heartbreaker of a love story" from Eva Carter in a two-book deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-29 08:37:44 UTC ]
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Movies Aren’t Telling Love Stories Anymore. So The New York Times Brought Them to Amazon

The romance genre has all but disappeared from films, so now several cable and streaming outlets have claimed it for themselves. The latest to jump on board is Amazon Prime Video. The streaming service will soon air Modern Love, a new anthology series debuting Oct. 18 that features eight... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2019-07-28 00:59:10 UTC ]
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