What makes a good literary hoax? A political point, for starters

A true hoax provokes. It questions cultural biases, shattering conventions. But the curious case of the three men writing as a female author Carmen Mola does none of this. Continue reading at 'The Conversation'

[ The Conversation | 2021-10-26 05:02:08 UTC ]
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What Makes a Good Food Memoir?

What all comes together to make a food memoir good? A combination of food, context, history, voice, and more. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2021-11-26 11:34:00 UTC ]
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Osei promoted to junior agent at The Good Literary Agency

The Good Literary Agency (TGLA) has promoted Gyamfia Osei to junior literary agent to build a commercial and upmarket fiction list alongside one for non-fiction authors. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-02 05:38:45 UTC ]
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Jane Austen makes a cameo in a charming new novel about friendship and the literary life

‘Jane Austen and Shelley in the Garden’ whisks readers to Cambridge, Wales and Venice, in the company of a delightful gang of scholars. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-09-10 12:00:00 UTC ]
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David Duchovny wants to be taken seriously as a novelist. His new book makes a good case.

“Truly Like Lightning” is an irreverent and ambitious tale that shows off the “X-Files” actor’s literary chops. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-02-01 13:00:00 UTC ]
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Good Literary Agency hires Ogunsanwo as agent

The Good Literary Agency (TGLA) has hired Kemi Ogunsanwo as an agent, tasked with building a list across fiction and non-fiction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-01 03:35:01 UTC ]
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Inside the Washington Post newsroom: History-making moments and good gossip

Former editor Leonard Downie Jr. offers a behind-the-scenes account of his 44 years at the newspaper. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-09-18 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishing must make room for disabled authors - for its own good

Attention to diversity has yet to pay much heed to us, but we are the biggest minority in the world, so if space is cleared everyone stands to win As a disabled writer, it has been a little strange to watch publishers rush to put on online events during the pandemic. Authors have been... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-09-04 14:00:57 UTC ]
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What Makes a Good Summer Reading Program?

We're talking to library staff about how libraries are working to plan for summer reading programs despite the limitations caused by a global pandemic. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-06-08 10:33:48 UTC ]
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UK’s Publishers Association Makes a Five-Point List of Requests

'Concerned about future solvency as a consequence of supply chain interruption,' British publishers appeal to the UK government for swift financial aid. The post UK’s Publishers Association Makes a Five-Point List of Requests appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-04-28 15:40:50 UTC ]
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Chang leaves The Good Literary Agency for David Higham

Niki Chang is leaving The Good Literary Agency (TLGA) to join David Higham Associates (DHA) in April as a literary agent. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-24 09:01:20 UTC ]
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A Bite of the Apple by Lennie Goodings – essential literary memoir

The Virago publisher is eloquent and inspiring on writing – but her memoir lacks grit and gossipLennie Goodings has had a long and highly respected career in publishing. She is chair of Virago Press, the pioneering publishing house that champions women’s writing. She’s been with Virago since the... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-02-23 09:00:48 UTC ]
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Authors Weigh in on Politics: ‘Words Make a Difference’

Use 'bribery' or 'extortion,' not 'quid pro quo,' writes Roxana Robinson to the 'Times,' as the Authors Guild slams Justice's letter to Hachette. The post Authors Weigh in on Politics: ‘Words Make a Difference’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-11-11 03:23:29 UTC ]
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Ellman and Barr make Saltire Literary Awards shortlist as new prizes introduced

Booker nominated Lucy Ellman and journalist Damian Barr have made the shortlist for the 2019 Saltire Literary Awards, which this year will feature two brand new prizes.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-25 15:48:05 UTC ]
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Digiday Video: When it comes to making good video, publishers worry about resources and cost

At the recent Digiday Publishing Summit in Key Biscayne, Florida, we asked execs from CNN International, Vox, Horoscope.com and Inquisitr how important video was to them, and the biggest challenges in making a video strategy work. Highlights: The post Digiday Video: When it comes to making good... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2019-10-08 04:00:19 UTC ]
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What Makes a Good Comic Book Adaptation?

Is it panel-to-panel representation? Is it casting? This reader has some opinions on what makes a good comic book adaptation, and some good candidates. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-10-03 10:42:51 UTC ]
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Feminism, cyber warfare and politics feature at sell-out Cliveden Literary Festival

The Cliveden Literary Festival returned for a third time last weekend with Ian McEwan, Howard Jacobson and Elif Shafak among the authors taking part in a busy event that saw speakers discuss topics from feminism to Russian spies, cyberwarfare and conspiracy theories to secrets of the universe.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-30 13:22:16 UTC ]
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Westover and Powers make Dayton Literary Peace Prize shortlist

The Dayton Literary Peace Prize shortlist has been unveiled featuring Tara Westover’s debut Educated (Windmill) and the Man Booker-shortlisted The Overstory (William Heinemann) by Richard Powers. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-29 01:46:22 UTC ]
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Jai triumphs over 200 entries to win Borough and Good Literary Agency prize

Sophie Jai's debut novel Wild Fires was selected out of 200 entries to win The Borough Press and The Good Literary Agency open submission. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-09 18:07:57 UTC ]
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‘Deep River’ bucks every literary trend, and that’s what makes it so charming

Karl Marlantes’s new novel is a sweeping family saga set in Oregon logging country. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-07-08 13:00:00 UTC ]
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