Jami Attenberg’s Memoir Is a Portrait of the Artist as a Born Writer

In “I Came All This Way to Meet You,” the novelist reveals how far she’s traveled — and how many obstacles she’s cleared — to get where she is now. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

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Six Writers Each Receive $50,000 from United States Artists Org

United States Artists, a Chicago-based arts funding organization, announced that six writers are included in this year's slate of 63 USA Fellows, each of whom is receiving an unrestricted $50,000 award. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-01-26 05:00:00 UTC ]
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September scoops artist Kambalu's childhood memoir

September Publishing has acquired an updated edition of Samson Kambalu's "wickedly funny, artistic" childhood memoir The Jive Talker: Or How To Get a British Passport.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2022-01-12 20:46:36 UTC ]
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Jami Attenberg on Building a Writing Life

At the Guardian, Jami Attenberg, author of the recent memoir I Came All This Way to Meet You, reflects on how a key moment of rejection allowed her to carve out her own path as a writer. “I’m old enough to realise that there is one more important part to carving out your creative life: … The... Continue reading at The Millions

[ The Millions | 2022-01-10 21:30:10 UTC ]
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For Chinese artist Ai Weiwei, memoir as resistance

Ai Weiwei’s memoir “1000 Years of Joys and Sorrows” pushes back against the Chinese government’s efforts to silence him and his poet father. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Sir Paul McCartney’s memoir aims to affirm his status as a writer

The main character in “The Lyrics” is his best friend and fiercest rival, John Lennon Continue reading at The Economist

[ The Economist | 2021-12-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Born Black and poor in Stockton, he was mayor by 26. Michael Tubbs' memoir tells the tale

Out this week, 'The Deeper the Roots' is an intimate, personal story of defying odds, helping others do the same and making history along the way. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2021-11-16 14:36:39 UTC ]
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Comic Book Writers and Artists Follow Other Creators to Substack

A group of creators will publish new comic book stories, essays and how-to guides on the platform as a way to connect directly with fans. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Ebury signs 'inspirational' memoir from SAS trooper Jamie Hull

Ebury Press has signed an “inspirational” memoir from former SAS trooper and air-accident survivor Jamie Hull. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-18 07:42:38 UTC ]
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Review: Celia Paul is finally her own muse in the dazzling memoir 'Self-Portrait'

The painter known to many as Lucian Freud's one-time muse writes of her own muse, her mother, and provers herself a masterful writer as well. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-11-10 18:28:13 UTC ]
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Virago to publish artist Riva Lehrer's 'important' memoir

Virago has acquired Golem Girl, a memoir by artist Riva Lehrer who was born with spina bifilda, which has already won acclaim from writers including David Mitchell heralding it "a hymn to life". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-16 22:53:10 UTC ]
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Writers and artists call for EU funds to protect European culture

Artists including writer Nina George and singer Björk have called for the European Council to provide extra funding for Europe's cultural sector following the coronavirus crisis. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-15 03:48:46 UTC ]
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Jim Carrey the actor-writer deconstructs Jim Carrey the character in ‘Memoirs and Misinformation’

Rather than a straightforward memoir, the actor has delivered a baffling but mesmerizing novel about a fictionalized version of himself. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Considering Whether Writers Are Born or Made

In this week’s issue, A.O. Scott writes about Wallace Stegner. In 1948, Stegner wrote for the Book Review about universities as a place for training writers. Continue reading at The New York Times

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‘Calder: The Conquest of Space’ paints a stunning portrait of an ever-evolving artist

The second volume of Jed Perl’s definitive biography is as smart and stout as the first. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Woody Allen’s Memoir Finds New Publisher Who Hails Him as “Respected Artist”

A postscript added to Apropos of Nothing mocks Hachette Book Group for not publishing it. Continue reading at Slate

[ Slate | 2020-03-23 20:55:32 UTC ]
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Jamie Redknapp memoir to Headline

Headline is publishing the first memoir by ex-Liverpool and England player Jamie Redknapp. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-11 22:25:10 UTC ]
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As Turkish writer Ahmet Altan is rearrested, his prison memoir is as urgent as ever

Altan’s cri de coeur is a timeless testament to the art and power of writing amid Orwellian repression. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-11-14 18:01:28 UTC ]
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W&N lands memoir of Likely Lads writers Clement and La Frenais

Weidenfeld & Nicolson has landed the memoir of "Porridge" and "The Likely Lads" screenwriters Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-28 09:14:50 UTC ]
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Sketch writer Crace's novel and memoir goes to 4th Estate

4th Estate will publish a novel and memoir by parliamentary sketch writer John Crace. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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