The Book That Brought Writers’ Fears and Self-Doubt Into the Open

HarperCollins recently reissued Writing Past Dark, by Bonnie Friedman, the classic, bestselling guide to the emotional side of the writer’s life, marking the book’s 25th anniversary. Three decades ago, when Friedman was fresh out of the Iowa Writers Workshop, the New York Times Book Review published her essay, “Envy, the Writer’s Disease.” Writers from all […] The post The Book That Brought Writers' Fears and Self-Doubt Into the Open first appeared on Literary Hub. Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

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Children's indie Nosy Crow is mounting an open call for submissions from writers of colour to broaden its picture books list. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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BookExpo 2019: Sharjah Celebrates ’Open Books, Open Minds’

For more than a decade, the United Arab Emirate of Sharjah (booth 507) has focused energy and resources on fostering literacy and encouraging book publishing throughout the region. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The UK’s Book Aid International Opens ‘New Worlds Through Books’ Campaign

In a coordinated effort for the rest of the month, book charities Book Aid International and World Book Day are raising funds for the annual goal of a million donated books. The post The UK’s Book Aid International Opens ‘New Worlds Through Books’ Campaign appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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National Book Awards opens up to translated books

America’s National Book Awards will reportedly expand to recognise works in translation. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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‘Writer’s Summit’ from London Book Fair and Writer’s Digest Announces Pitch Slam Agents

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Open Book: Talking Books at the World's Biggest Music Festival

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London Book Fair 2014: Open Source for an Open Publishing Ecosystem: Readium.org Turns One

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Anne Lamott reflects on the popularity of her spiritual books and how she became ‘a pretty decent writer’

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Elizabeth Day and Johny Pitts to present 'Open Book'

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