Texas Republican Who Helped Write Party’s Platform Says He Is “a White Nationalist and Proud of It”

The Texas Observer published an interesting piece Tuesday about a 74-year-old Dallas-area Republican activist named Ray Myers, who was a 2016 Republican National Convention delegate for Ted Cruz and a co-author of the 2018 Texas Republican Party’s official platform. Myers recently posted a Facebook comment that read, “Damn Right, I’m a WHITE NATIONALIST and very Proud of it,” and when reached by the Observer he elaborated further: Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2018-12-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Augusten Burroughs wants to help you process your trauma through writing (for $50,000).

If you have unprocessed trauma, $50,000, and a sense of adventure when it comes to your mental health, a new “wellness recovery program” created by Augusten Burroughs—author of the best-selling memoir Running With Scissors—may be right up your alley. The week-long program, called Focus-Directed... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-08-08 14:41:32 UTC ]
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Tracing the Republican Party’s devolution to one man: Newt Gingrich

Dana Milbank identifies Gingrich as the culprit who began steering the GOP away from Reagan and toward Trump. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-08-05 10:00:11 UTC ]
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How Reading John McPhee’s Book on Tennis Helped Me Write About Skateboarding

“Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.” –Arthur Ashe * Years ago, when I was still a budding fiction writer, I published an essay about how hard skateboarding is to write about. I focused on a few novelists who had skater characters in their books but who clearly didn’t skate […] Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-02-09 09:55:45 UTC ]
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Melvin Burgess | 'Like a lot of white folks, I’ve been wary of writing Black characters'

Melvin Burgess’ Three Bullets, which interrogates themes of brainwashing and the far-right, will be released this summer alongside a 25th-anniversary edition of the author’s pioneering YA novel Junk.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-11 21:15:24 UTC ]
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22 Books That Helped Me Write the Story of My Transition

As a trans person, I spent most of my life with my head in a book imagining other lives, other bodies, and other histories. In some ways, my memoir is an amalgamation of all the books that kept me curious, kept me thinking it was worth it to keep going. Sometimes it was to dream […] Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-01-26 09:48:49 UTC ]
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Ijeoma Oluo’s ‘Mediocre’ dissects white supremacy in America. She’d rather be writing about something else.

“It takes a huge toll to live the trauma of being a Black person in a white-supremacist country and then write it as well,” Oluo says. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-12-03 13:00:00 UTC ]
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Edward Ball Writes the White Blight

The National Book Award–winner tackles familial, and national, legacies of white supremacy in his latest book, 'Life of a Klansman.' Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-26 04:00:00 UTC ]
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How Roxane Gay’s HUNGER Helped Me Write About My Different Ability

A reader on how Roxane Gay's memoir HUNGER helped her overcome a fear of writing about her partial paralysis and disability within Black feminism. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-05-06 10:39:34 UTC ]
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Personal Space: Alia Volz’s Writing Helped Her Family Heal

This is Personal Space: The Memoir Show, with Sari Botton. On this episode, Sari talks with Alia Volz, the author of reported, historical memoir, Home Baked: My Mom, Marijuana, and the Stoning of San Francisco — about being raised by colorful hippie parents who ran an illegal pot-brownie... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-04-23 20:00:24 UTC ]
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The Republican Party is in thrall to Trump. Does that make him a cult leader?

Steven Hassan argues that there’s something unnatural in the president’s appeal. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-10-04 02:27:32 UTC ]
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She Grew Up in a House Without Books. A Teacher Helped Her Realize She Could Write One Herself.

At the end of her sophomore year in college, Mary Beth Keane’s writing teacher gave her a summer reading list that changed her life. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2019-07-26 09:00:00 UTC ]
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How the Republican Party’s capitulation gave us Donald Trump

Tim Alberta's new book chronicles a decade of GOP recklessness, cowardice and excuses Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-07-18 14:17:15 UTC ]
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As Disney writes off its Vice investment, 10 Vice stories to help staffers cope: Publisher’s Brief

Welcome to the latest edition of Ad Age Publisher’s Brief, our roundup of news from the world of content producers across digital and print. Got a tip? Send it our way. Joining us late? Here's the previous edition. As Angela Doland notes in Ad Age’s Wake-Up Call this morning, citing a... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-05-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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AAM, MPA Team Up to Help Facilitate Cross-Platform Ad Sales

MPA's monthly cross-platform audience reports can now be integrated into publisher profiles for access by media buyers on AAM's platform. The post AAM, MPA Team Up to Help Facilitate Cross-Platform Ad Sales appeared first on Folio:. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2018-06-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ian McEwan helped his son write an essay about his own novel. His son got a C+

If you're a student who's been assigned to write an essay about an Ian McEwan novel, there's one person you shouldn't ask for help: Ian McEwan. The Man Booker Prize-winning British author, known for his novels "Amsterdam" and “Atonement,” told the Daily Mail that he offered to help one student... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-05-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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NowThis wants Snap’s help in getting its platform mojo back

As publishers flee Facebook, will Snapchat help cushion the fall? You probably thought platform-specific publishing was so 2017, but maybe not! NowThis announced today a breaking news channel to be consumed on Snapchat Discover. It will be called NowBreaking, and will launch in June.Read Full Story Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2018-05-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Attica Locke lives in L.A., but she writes about what she knows — black life in Texas

Few contemporary writers have portrayed black Southern life with as much wit and heart-pounding drama as Attica Locke, whose latest book is the mystery “Bluebird, Bluebird.” Formerly a writer and producer on the television show “Empire,” Locke took the publishing world by storm with her debut... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-12-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bill Clinton teams with James Patterson to write White House thriller

The President Is Missing will see the former US leader make his prose fiction debut in collaboration with his golf partner the crime writing mega-sellerIn one of the most unexpected literary collaborations to date, former US president Bill Clinton is to publish a novel with bestselling crime... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-05-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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AWP 2017: Politicized Writing Conference Ends With White House Vigil

This year's politically-charged AWP conference concluded Saturday evening with a candlelight vigil outside the White House and strong sales reported from the book fair floor. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-02-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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