Read the last words of writer Heba Abu Nada, who was killed last week by an Israeli airstrike.

Novelist, poet, and educator Heba Abu Nada, a beloved figure in the Palestinian literary community and the author of Oxygen is Not for the Dead, was killed in her home south of Gaza City by an Israeli airstrike on Friday. She was thirty-two years old. In her final tweet, written in Arabic on October 8, the […] Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2023-10-24 15:54:33 UTC ]
News tagged with: #israeli airstrike #gaza city #literary community

Other Publishing stories related to: 'Read the last words of writer Heba Abu Nada, who was killed last week by an Israeli airstrike.'


Read the last words of writer Heba Abu Nada, who was killed last week by an Israeli airstrike.

Novelist, poet, and educator Heba Abu Nada, a beloved figure in the Palestinian literary community and the author of Oxygen is Not for the Dead, was killed in her home south of Gaza City by an Israeli airstrike on Friday. She was thirty-two years old. In her final tweet, written in Arabic on... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2023-10-24 15:54:33 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #israeli airstrike #gaza city #literary community


The beloved Gaza bookstore destroyed by an Israeli airstrike will open again next week.

A brief but happy update: The Bookseller has reported that Samir Mansour Bookshop, the largest bookstore in Gaza, will reopen next week after being destroyed by an Israeli airstrike last May. The reopening was made possible by a GoFundMe campaign led by human rights lawyers Mahvish Rukhsana and... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-02-07 16:07:29 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #israeli airstrike #bookseller #bookstore


12 Brilliant Short Stories by Black Writers to Read Year-Round

From one girl’s aspiration to Olympic gymnastics glory, to a boy’s stint living in the Idaho wilderness in hopes of fixing his unruly behavior, something that remains a guiding principle in Black storytelling is the breadth of our lives. These stories, a collection of some of EL’s most-loved... Continue reading at Electric Literature

[ Electric Literature | 2024-02-22 12:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #black writers #guiding principle #electric literature #short stories


What Should You Read Next? Here Are the Best Reviewed Books of the Week

Bryan Washington’s Family Meal, Mary Gabriel’s Madonna: A Rebel Life, Jhumpa Lahiri’s Roman Stories, andWerner Herzog’s Every Man for Himself and God Against All all feature among the Best Reviewed Books of the Week. Brought to you by Book Marks, Lit Hub’s book review aggregator. * Fiction 1.... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2023-10-13 11:00:52 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #reviewed books #bryan washington #family meal #rebel life #jhumpa lahiri #book marks #lit hub #book review


What Should You Read Next? Here Are the Best Reviewed Books of the Week

Jenny Erpenbeck’s Kairos, Deborah Levy’s August Blue, and Frieda Hughes’ George: A Magpie Memoir all feature among the Best Reviewed Books of the Week. Brought to you by Book Marks, Lit Hub’s “Rotten Tomatoes for books.” * Fiction 1. Kairos by Jenny Erpenbeck (New Directions) 10 Rave • 3... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2023-06-09 08:53:52 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #reviewed books #jenny erpenbeck #deborah levy #book marks #lit hub #rotten tomatoes #memoir


National Library Week to Include 'Right to Read Day'

“ALA calls on readers everywhere to show our commitment to the First Amendment by doing something concrete to preserve it,” said ALA president Lessa Kanani'opua Pelayo-Lozada. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-04-20 04:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #opua pelayo-lozada


Review: 'Still No Word From You,' a memoir that redefines the experience of reading

Peter Orner's 'Still No Word From You' melds memoir and criticism and, in the process, brings reading to life as a multi-sensory, communal experience. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2022-10-28 15:00:54 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #peter orner #memoir


LeVar Burton Describes Book Bans With A Not-Safe-For-'Reading Rainbow' Word

The former "Reading Rainbow" host said banned books are "where the good stuff is." Continue reading at The Huffington Post

[ The Huffington Post | 2022-06-12 14:45:21 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #reading rainbow #banned books #good stuff


Books Writers Are Reading In 2022

Want to be a fly on our bookshelf? These are the novels, short stories, essays and cookbooks that writers and editors are reading this year. Continue reading at The Huffington Post

[ The Huffington Post | 2022-01-24 10:45:02 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #short stories


Think you know 'Horse Girls'? These writers would like a word

A new anthology offers essays by Jane Smiley, Carmen Maria Machado and many others that explode the popular trope of white, privileged equestrians. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2021-08-11 13:30:15 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #jane smiley #anthology


If You Want Dark Stories, Read These Manhwa And Manga Like KILLING STALKING

These manga like KILLING STALKING have heavy themes but if you are looking for something similar, they are what you need! Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-10-07 10:38:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #manga


For Banned Books Week, I read the country’s 10 most challenged books. The gay penguins did not corrupt me.

The fact that these insightful, helpful and encouraging books are meeting such resistance is a distressing sign. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-09-28 12:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #challenged books #gay penguins


DHA focuses on fiction for New Writers Open Week

David Higham Associates (DHA) is running a series of events for adult and children’s fiction writers in its next New Writers Open Week. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-31 14:20:32 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #fiction writers


Spread the Word launches London Writers Awards 2021

Submissions are now open for Spread the Word's 2021 London Writers Awards, which this year focus on developing authors of literary fiction, commercial fiction, YA/children’s fiction and narrative non-fiction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-18 03:44:16 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #commercial fiction #narrative non-fiction


Reading the Eccentric Italian Writer Who Tried to Cover Up His Fascism

On May 21st at 7:30 pm. EST Community Bookstore is hosting a virtual conversation about Curzio Malaparte’s Diary of a Foreigner in Paris between writer Gary Indiana and NYRB Classics editor Edwin Frank. You can register for free and learn more here. * Curzio Malaparte is a phrasemaker before... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-05-20 08:48:48 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #bookstore


Killing Eve writer Jennings joins Big Book Weekend

Luke Jennings, author of the Villanelle series (John Murray), and Adam Kucharski, author of The Rules of Contagion (Wellcome Collection), are among the names joining The Big Book Weekend virtual festival. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-19 23:52:40 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #big book


Dean Atta: 'Reading as widely as possible will help make you a better writer'

Dean Atta answers our questions about his debut YA novel, The Black Flamingo (Hodder Children's Books), which is told in verse and has been shortlisted for the YA Book Prize 2020. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-08 04:20:43 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #dean atta #debut ya #ya book


10 crime writers to read while under house arrest

Authors Steph Cha and Joe Ide swapped crimes stories and favorite books during the L.A. Times Book Club's first virtual event. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-04-01 16:56:22 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #house arrest #virtual event #times book


A writer is holding Patrick deWitt’s website hostage—until he reads their manuscript.

The following post has been updated with a response from the website squatter. There are traditional ways to get a book published—pitches, queries, agents, enduring months and years of soul-crushing work and silence—and then there’s blackmail. A writer is currently squatting on Patrick deWitt’s... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-01-30 16:55:01 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #patrick dewitt #ll return #award-winning author


For many writers, Zora Neale Hurston’s work has been a guiding light. Now there’s even more to read.

Sixty years after the legendary African American author’s death in relative obscurity, a new collection of short fiction has arrived. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-01-16 13:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #guiding light #sixty years #relative obscurity #short fiction