“Kink” Confronts the Challenge of Turning Sex Into Literature

In this ambitious anthology, short stories sit at various intersections of smolder and technical accomplishment. Continue reading at 'New Yorker'

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Writers of the past turned suffering into literary masterpieces. They might help us understand how to meet the challenges of our day.

Authors have always tried to turn their sorrow and confusion into enduring monuments of beauty among the ruins. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Toni Morrison not only remade American literature, she challenged us to resist the tenacity of racism

The Nobel laureate, who died on Monday, blasted many a myth, with eloquence and grace. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Hispabooks: Challenging Stereotypes of Spanish Literature

Hispabooks, a book publisher specialized in translating Spanish titles into English, offers an impressive selection of Spanish novels to readers around the world. The post Hispabooks: Challenging Stereotypes of Spanish Literature appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Turn, turn, turn

If we are fortunate, then this past week may come to be seen as a turning point: the victory of president-elect Joe Biden; the announcement of a potential vaccine; the lifting of the most severe Covid-19 restrictions in Wales; and the moment at which the industry found its voice and declared... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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World Literature Today Announces Finalists for 2022 Neustadt International Prize for Literature

News and Events Left column (top to bottom): Boris Boubacar Diop, Ludmilla Petrushevskaya; Middle left column: Michális Ganás, Cristina Rivera Garza, Jean-Pierre Balpe;  Middle right column: Natalie Diaz, Naomi Shihab Nye, Micheline Aharonian... Continue reading at World Literature Today

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Sheikh Zayed Book Award Shortlists: Literature, Children’s Literature, and Young Author

The three shortlists announced today comprise nine titles selected from a total 39 longlisted works. Winners are to be named in May. The post Sheikh Zayed Book Award Shortlists: Literature, Children’s Literature, and Young Author appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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The Sheikh Zayed Book Award in Arabic Literature: The 2020 Literature Longlist

The Sheikh Zayed Book Award literature longlist includes work from Iraq, Sudan, the United Arab Emirates, Lebanon, Egypt, Syria, Palestine, and Tunisia. The post The Sheikh Zayed Book Award in Arabic Literature: The 2020 Literature Longlist appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Graphic sex: intimate cartoon history of sex translated into English

The Story of Sex, a witty account that embraces everything from the earliest humans to the age of cybersex, has already been a hit in FranceRanging from Cleopatra’s invention of the vibrator to a Dutch shopkeeper’s accidental discovery of the existence of sperm, a comic book detailing the... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Challenge Board Confessions: Publishers get real about platform challenges

Being a publisher today is hard work. On Day Two of the Digiday Publishing Summit, we granted publishers anonymity to share their biggest challenges. Publishers see big opportunity to reach new audiences on social media. But distributing to platforms efficiently and without giving up reader... Continue reading at Digiday

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In ‘Nightbitch,’ a listless mother turns feral

Despite an outlandish conceit, Rachel Yoder’s debut is a reminder of the shared experiences of motherhood. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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World Literature Today Announces 2021 Neustadt Festival Poster Design Contest Winners

News and Events The first-place winning design in the 2021 Neustadt Lit Fest poster design project by Sydney Sleeper University of Oklahoma students Sydney Sleeper, Andie Trillo and Jamie McCarley have been awarded first, second and third place,... Continue reading at World Literature Today

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Agencies’ latest DE&I initiatives aim to dig deeper into systemic challenges for diverse and minority media

Publicis, Nielsen and Havas Media all took steps to advance DE&I efforts in the last 24 hours. The post Agencies’ latest DE&I initiatives aim to dig deeper into systemic challenges for diverse and minority media appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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Francine Prose’s ‘The Vixen’ turns Cold War paranoia into smart comedy

‘The Vixen’ offers an illuminating reflection on the slippery nature of truth in America, then and now. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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On Memory and Literature

Now we're all possessors of personal super computers that can instantly connect us to whole libraries — there can seem little sense to make iambs and trochees part of one's soul. The post On Memory and Literature appeared first on The Millions. Continue reading at The Millions

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Russian Book Market: Paper Shortages and Prices Challenge Recovery

Despite having more than 20 percent of the world's forests, Russia is market with a paper shortage that means higher book prices. The post Russian Book Market: Paper Shortages and Prices Challenge Recovery appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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‘The Burning Blue’ is a compact, suspenseful chronicle of the Challenger disaster

Author Kevin Cook focuses on teacher Christa McAuliffe and her grueling months of flight training. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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For today’s feminist writers, sex makes a comeback

Roxane Gay, Katie Roiphe and Carmen Maria Machado, among others, are writing passionate, polemical sexual confessionals. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Richard Robinson Dies at 84; Turned Scholastic Into an Empire

With help from Harry Potter, the Magic School Bus and the Baby-Sitters Club, he created the largest publisher and distributor of children’s books. Continue reading at The New York Times

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International Literature Showcase: emerging UK writers

What is the International Literature Showcase?The International Literature Showcase is a partnership between the National Centre for Writing and British Council. It aims to showcase amazing writers based in the UK to programmers, publishers and teachers of literature in English around the world.... Continue reading at British Council global

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