Writer's writer William Zinsser dies

Author and writing coach William Zinsser, who penned the best-selling book On Writing Well, dies in New York, aged 92. Continue reading at 'BBC News'

[ BBC News | 2015-05-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Chilean writer Luis Sepúlveda has died of coronavirus at 70.

After a six-week battle with coronavirus, the Chilean author Luis Sepúlveda has died at the age of 70. The government of Asturias, where he was living in Spain, confirmed his death today. The author had been hospitalized in late February soon after attending a literary festival in Portugal. He... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-04-16 18:35:05 UTC ]
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A. E. Hotchner, Writer and Friend of the Famous, Dies at 102

His diverse body of work included novels, plays and a memoir about Ernest Hemingway. He was also a partner with his friend Paul Newman in business and charity. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-02-16 15:37:39 UTC ]
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A. E. Hotchner, Writer and Friend of the Famous, Dies at 102

His diverse body of work included novels, plays and a memoir about Ernest Hemingway. He was also a partner with his friend Paul Newman in business and charity. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-02-15 21:06:55 UTC ]
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Former William Collins c.e.o. Ian Chapman dies, aged 94

The "extraordinarily talented" former Collins chairman and c.e.o. Ian Chapman has died, aged 94. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-08 14:43:47 UTC ]
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Jiggs Kalra, Food Writer Who Elevated Indian Fine Dining, Dies at 72

Through his newspaper columns and cookbooks, Mr. Kalra became a pioneer in Indian food writing and put the spotlight on little known chefs. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2019-06-10 16:57:51 UTC ]
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Writer and PEN vice-president Moris Farhi dies, aged 84

Acclaimed writer and vice-president of PEN International Moris Farhi has died aged 84, his publisher has announced. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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W.E.B. Griffin, Military Man and Writer, Dies at 89

W.E.B. Griffin, the prolific author of nearly 250 books, nearly 160 of which were military fiction, died on February 12, his publisher, Putnam, confirmed. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-02-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Crime writer Sue Grafton dies

US mystery writer Sue Grafton, creator of the Alphabet series of novels featuring PI Kinsey Millhone, has died at the age of 77. She had been suffering from cancer. Pan Macmillan publisher Jeremy Trevathan told The Bookseller: "Sue Grafton was one of the bedrock authors of the Pan Macmillan... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-01-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Len Wein, Influential Comic Book Writer, Dies at 69

Len Wein, second from right. during a panel discussion in Beverly Hills, Calif., in 2013. With him, from left, were the executive producer Michael Kantor and the comic book writers Todd McFarlane and Gerry Conway. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2017-09-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Crime writer Helen Cadbury dies

Crime writer Helen Cadbury has passed away aged 52 following a battle with cancer. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-07-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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British music writer Mark Fisher dies aged 48

British music writer and political theorist Mark Fisher, also known as K-Punk, has died, aged 48. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-01-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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William Trevor dies

Irish novelist, playwright and short story writer Sir William Trevor has died, aged 88. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-11-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Vera B. Williams dies at 88; award-winning children's author and illustrator

Vera B. Williams' family saved pennies and nickels to get by during the Depression. So her mother's purchase of a "real chair" — neither stick-hard nor someone's castoff but brand new and cushiony — was an extravagance. "I don't intend to work all my life and have nowhere to sit down," the woman... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2015-10-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Writers join call to legalise assisted dying

Novelists Ian McEwan, Julian Barnes and Deborah Moggach and the former Poet Laureate Andrew Motion are among the signatories to a letter calling on the next government to legalise assisted dying for terminally ill people. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2014-12-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Achebe, 'greatest of all African writers', dies

The death of novelist Chinua Achebe has been confirmed.  A statement from The Wylie Agency... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-03-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Denis Johnson, 'Writer's Writer's Writer,' Dead at 67

The award-winning fiction writer, poet, and playwright, whose best-known and most influential work, the story collection 'Jesus' Son,' turned 25 this year, has died. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-05-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Are You a New York Writer or an LA Writer?

You go to a coffee shop in order to focus on your craft. What do you order?  A. A black coffee.  B. An almond milk matcha.  What is your critically acclaimed debut novel about?  A. A man getting stuck on a subway train and revisiting the weight of all of the mistakes he’s made in […] The post... Continue reading at Electric Literature

[ Electric Literature | 2019-11-01 11:00:37 UTC ]
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London Writers Awards celebrates 30 'underrepresented' writers

Spread the Word has chosen 30 writers from underrepresented backgrounds for its second annual London Writers Awards. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-23 16:49:46 UTC ]
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Garnons-Williams, Killingbeck and Kelly step up at 4th Estate and William Collins

A round of promotions has been revealed across 4th Estate and William Collins with Helen Garnons-Williams promoted to associate publisher across the two HarperCollins imprints and Tom Killingbeck appointed to William Colllins' editorial director, while Anna Kelly will become editorial director... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-02 10:55:24 UTC ]
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