WI15: Finding Her Voice: PW Talks with Rebecca Solnit

In this conversation with a featured speaker, PW checks in with Rebecca Solnit, who will give the afternoon keynote on Wednesday, January 22. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

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Orwell was more than a social critic. Rebecca Solnit’s new book finds him in the garden.

Solnit’s ‘Orwell’s Roses’ is the story of a life that doesn’t read like a typical biography. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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WI15: Writing About Love—and Dogs: PW Talks with Jennifer Finney Boylan

In this conversation with a featured speaker, PW checks in with Jennifer Finney Boylan, who will discuss gender and resistance with Parul Sehgal, 'New York Times' book critic, on Thursday, January 23. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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WI15: Preserving African-American Writings: PW Talks with W. Paul Coates

In this conversation with a featured speaker, PW checks in with W. Paul Coates, who will participate in a keynote panel entitled “Bookselling and Liberation: Black Bookstores in America, from the ’60s to the Present” on Friday, January 24. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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WI15: Unearthing the Roots of Racism: PW Talks with Jason Reynolds and Ibram X. Kendi

In this conversations with featured speakers, PW checks in with Jason Reynolds and Ibram X. Kendi, who will discuss Stamped at a panel on Friday, January 24. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Seeking and Finding: PW Talks to Joel Fotinos

With over four decades of experience in the book business, publisher of St. Martin's Essentials Joel Fotinos reflects on changes and growth in mind-body-spirit publishing and where the category is headed in the future. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Helping Teens Find Hope Amid the Hurt: PW Talks to Reggie Dabbs and John Driver

The co-authors of ‘Just Keep Breathing’ discuss how this collection of letters from real teens sheds light on the pain average teenagers experience and how parents, families, and educators can help. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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PW Select Fall 2011: E-Book Master Class: PW Talks with Joshua Tallent

If self-publishing is a major part of the future of the publishing business, then its most uncharted region, and the frontier of greatest possibility, is digital self-publishing, where authors can make their own names and sell infinite numbers of books with the help of a handful of increasingly... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Crowdfunding a Publishing House: PW Talks with Spike Trotman

Spike Trotman, comics creator, writer, and founder of Iron Circus Comics, has led the way in using crowdfunding as part of a scalable publishing business model that can support unique titles within the comics shop and trade book markets. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Welcome to the Crisis Zone: PW Talks with Simon Hanselmann

First published as an Instagram webcomic, Simon Hanselmann's 'Crisis Zone', has been collected into a nearly 300-page graphic novel out now from Fantagraphics. The book won the 2021 Eisner award for webcomics. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Asking the Questions: PW Talks with Kathie Lee Gifford

In 'The Jesus I Know' (Thomas Nelson, Nov. 30), Gifford talks with celebrities about the ways Jesus has impacted their lives. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Pride Was Hard-Won: PW Talks with Julie Rodgers

For nine years, Rodgers was a celibate gay Christian speaking about the benefits of conversion therapy, and in her forthcoming memoir 'Outlove: A Queer Christian Survival Story,' she chronicles her journey into peace, a loving marriage, and advocacy for LGBTQ Christians. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Inelegant Connections: PW Talks with Will McPhail

Popular 'New Yorker' cartoonist Will McPhail branches out with his first long form graphic novel 'In', to be published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt in May. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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It took a woman with autism 25 years to find her voice. Now she’s telling her story.

The memoir “I Have Been Buried Under Years of Dust” chronicles one family’s struggles and victories. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Tracking the 'Nones' Tide: PW Talks to Ryan P. Burge

Burge’s book, 'The Nones: Where They Came From, Who They Are, and Where They Are Going' (Fortress, out now), cites research listing atheists and agnostics each at 6% of the U.S. population, while 20% identify as “nothing in particular." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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When these animals talk, listen: Audiobooks give voice to a cat, a horse, a sheep and others

Tales like ‘The Travelling Cat Chronicles’ and ‘Tarka the Otter’ offer a unique perspective. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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PW Talks to Megha Majumdar

In her day job, Megha Majumdar publishes other authors' books. And now, her debut novel, 'A Burning' (Knopf) is a finalist for the American Library Association's prestigious Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction. PW caught up with Majumdar to talk about how she balances editing and writing,... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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From Baby Sitters to a Fairy-Tale Kingdom: PW Talks with Katy Farina

After adapting the first two novels in Ann Martin's Baby Sitters Littlle Sister series into graphic novels, cartoonist Katy Farina has just released 'Song of the Court,' her own original graphic novel. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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A Thin Line Between Love and Hate: PW Talks with Peter Bagge

This month, cartoonist Peter Bagge returns to his indie comics roots and to Buddy Bradley, one of his most enduring characters, when Fantagraphics publishes 'The Complete Hate', a three-volume collection of Bagge’s fictional chronicle of the gruff, heading nowhere fast 1990s slacker. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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PW Talks to Walter Mosley

Walter Mosley was given a Lifetime Achievement Award at this year's Bouchercon 2020. In an interview with 'PW,' Mosley touched on topics ranging from his career to the progress mystery organizations have made in addressing diversity concerns. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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