Haunted by humiliation, Carmen Maria Machado breaks form to address domestic abuse

“In the Dream House” uses direct address to show readers how they, too, might fall prey to such degradation. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2019-11-05 14:00:00 UTC ]
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“In the Dream House,” Reviewed: Carmen Maria Machado’s Many Haunted Stories of a Toxic Relationship

Katy Waldman reviews Carmen Maria Machado’s ”In the Dream House,“ a formally inventive memoir that recounts the author’s experience with an abusive relationship. Continue reading at New Yorker

[ New Yorker | 2019-10-31 17:04:01 UTC ]
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Carmen Maria Machado’s Memoir Is Riddled with Restless Ghosts

I first encountered Carmen Maria Machado in 2016, reading her short fiction “Horror Story” in Granta. Her innovative and acclaimed debut collection Her Body and Other Parties had not yet been published, but I scourged the internet for everything I could find. What I found were stories about... Continue reading at Electric Literature

[ Electric Literature | 2019-11-15 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Carmen Maria Machado Has Invented a New Genre: the Gothic Memoir

In the middle of Carmen Maria Machado’s new memoir In the Dream House, CARMEN, stylized in all caps like a play script, sits across from the woman with whom she’s been in an abusive relationship (THE WOMAN IN THE DREAM HOUSE). The scene is set (“the curtain rises”) and we’re shown, “the house... Continue reading at Electric Literature

[ Electric Literature | 2019-11-05 12:00:26 UTC ]
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We’re in a Rough Place in History Right Now: The Millions Interviews Carmen Maria Machado

The award-winning author of ‘Her Body and Other Parties’ on writing fiction for today, the tyranny of genre, and reading outside of our comfort zones. The post We’re in a Rough Place in History Right Now: The Millions Interviews Carmen Maria Machado appeared first on The Millions. Continue reading at The Millions

[ The Millions | 2019-10-08 16:00:06 UTC ]
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How an Episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation Wound Up in a Memoir About Domestic Abuse

Carmen Maria Machado explains why she dedicated a chapter of her new book to recapping a sci-fi show from the ‘90s. Continue reading at Slate

[ Slate | 2019-11-14 23:07:23 UTC ]
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BEA 2016: Zygmunt Miloszewski: Domestic Abuse, He Wrote

Zygmunt Miloszewski, one of Poland’s bestselling novelists, has made the long trip to Chicago to celebrate "Rage" (AmazonCrossing, Aug.), the third in his thriller series featuring state prosecutor Teodor Szachi. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-05-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How to Prevent “Move Fast and Break Things” From Breaking You

More than most people, Jonathan Taplin has seen firsthand how the rise of digital behemoths like Google and Facebook has irrevocably transformed the life of artists and musicians. A former tour manager for Bob Dylan and the Band and a movie producer for Martin Scorsese, Taplin has become an... Continue reading at Fast Company

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Jeanine Cummins addresses the American Dirt controversy.

Today, Jeanine Cummins appeared at Winter Institute in Baltimore, and as Michael Calder reports for PubishersLunch, commented on the ongoing controversy over her new novel, American Dirt. Bookseller Javier Ramirez, who introduced Cummins, brought up the topic at the end of the formal interview:... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-01-22 18:16:31 UTC ]
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WarnerMedia and Xandr Set Their Sights on Addressable and Even More Collaboration in 2020

In January 2019, Xandr and WarnerMedia headed to the Consumer Electronics Show as new collaborators, since parent company AT&T's acquisition of Time Warner had closed only a few months prior. One busy year later, company executives are planning for an even more integrated 2020. They're deep... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2020-01-09 15:00:29 UTC ]
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Nielsen’s Advanced TV Push Continues With Addressable Platform Beta Test

Less than a year after creating a video advertising group dedicated to expanding available addressable TV inventory, Nielsen is taking another step toward an addressable future. The company today is introducing a beta version of an addressable TV advertising platform, with more than a half-dozen... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2020-01-07 14:00:50 UTC ]
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Maria Strong Appointed Acting Register of Copyrights

Strong will step in while a permanent replacement is sought for Register of Copyrights Karyn Temple, who announced last week that she is leaving the Copyright Office to accept a new position at the Motion Picture Association. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-12-18 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Eve Ensler on How Writing The Apology Lifted the Curse of an Abusive Father

This week on The Literary Life, live audio of Mitchell Kaplan sitting down with Eve Ensler, Tony Award-winning playwright, activist, and author of The Vagina Monologues, at the 2019 Miami Book Fair to discuss her new autobiography The Apology. “There’s no justification for what my father did or... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-12-03 09:47:23 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury enters China's domestic market

Bloomsbury is entering China’s domestic market in a joint venture with state-owned China Youth Publishing Group (CYPG) and its subsidiary Roaring Lion Media (RLM). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-01 13:35:55 UTC ]
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You Should Be Getting Your Biographies in Children’s Picture Book Form

November is Picture Book Month, so these illustrated little gems are deservedly in the spotlight. In a recent blog post for Books Are Magic, novelist and bookstore owner Emma Straub curated a list of picture books. Among Straub’s picks for the best picture books of 2019 is a wonderful biography... Continue reading at Electric Literature

[ Electric Literature | 2019-11-25 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Author events need to break free of publication schedule, FutureBook told

Events should be used to build long-term audiences for writers and their books rather than just being built around publication dates and sales, a Futurebook panel has heard. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-24 19:17:49 UTC ]
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John Murray Forms Basic Books UK

Basic Books UK will be overseen by John Murray managing director Nick Davies, who will work with Basic Books in New York to jointly acquire eight to 12 titles annually. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-19 05:00:00 UTC ]
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The Atlantic Redesigns Across Platforms; Hearst Magazines Editors to Form Union

Two months into life behind a digital paywall, The Atlantic says it sold "record numbers" of subscriptions in both September and October, doubling the amount of sales originally forecast (though it declined to share specific figures). Today, the magazine unveiled what it hopes will be an... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2019-11-12 19:44:42 UTC ]
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Tennis player and Sugarpova cofounder Maria Sharapova shares the five books on her nightstand

There are many books written by successful business leaders, but this has to be one of the best when it comes to showcasing leadership and a company’s values. 1. Let My People Go Surfing, Yvon ChouinardRead Full Story Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2019-11-12 07:00:44 UTC ]
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Sharjah International Book Fair Draws a Record-Breaking 2.52 Million Visitors

While reporting big attendance numbers, the Sharjah Book Fair this year is most memorable for events affirming its deepening world publishing relationships. The post Sharjah International Book Fair Draws a Record-Breaking 2.52 Million Visitors appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-11-11 08:13:34 UTC ]
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