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World Book Night is tomorrow, April 23rd! Any book givers out there? @WorldBookNight Learn more at
"...Prison is not a place you enter. It is no place." Watch 2014 #JacksonPrize winner Claudia Rankine's video-poem:….
In #DailyNews, David Foster Wallace's estate decries the forthcoming biopic about the author, The End of the Tour:
NYC -- don't forget to save the date! P&W LIVE on June 21st. Get your early bird tickets on sale now at…
Video: In this clip, author @PollyCourtney offers the second in her series of how-to videos on self-publishing.
Congratulations Claudia Rankine, winner of the 2014 Jackson Poetry Prize! #JacksonPrize
In #DailyNews, was Jane Austen really a writer of literary fiction? @GuardianBooks tackles the tricky lit label:
P&W LIVE: Literary Agents in NYC on June 21. A day of panels, discussion, and networking. Early Bird Reg just $95!… is experiencing a tech glitch; P&W Live ticketing and MY P&W are down. Fixing ASAP and will tweet when we're back up!
In #DailyNews, the world remembers Gabriel García Márquez, who died at his home in Mexico city yesterday.
Gabriel Garcia Marquez, beloved author of One Hundred Years of Solitude and Love in the Time of Cholera, has died.
P&W Mag offers discounts up to 40% to writers advertising their books in our July/August issue. Reserve by May 1!
The May/June issue of P&W Mag is out now! Check out online content at, including our guide to free writing contests!
In #DailyNews, Eleanor Catton discusses the influence & process behind her novel The Luminaries: via @GuardianBooks
Video: Author Roxane Gay, who is profiled in the May/June issue of P&W, discusses her new novel, An Untamed State.
In #DailyNews, Grantland takes a look at the city of Detroit through the eyes of Elmore Leonard: @Grantland33
Spread the National Poetry Month love on April 24th by carrying a #poeminyourpocket! Learn more at: #pocketpoem
In #DailyNews, @NewYorkLiveArts will host a festival in NYC this month dedicated to the life & work of James Baldwin:
Congrats to Amy Award alum, Shabnam Piryaei, on her new novel "Forward"! Applications for the 2014 Amy Awards are up!…
Video: "Make your soul grow." This clip celebrates the late Kurt Vonnegut's inspirational letter to students.
In #DailyNews, @NPR reviews a new film based on Alice Munro's "Hateship, Friendship, Courtship, Loveship, Marriage."
Here we are in booth 346 at #LATFOB. Come say hi, grab a free magazine, and enter our magazine subscription raffle!
Video: Novelist @KThompsonWalker shows how fear propels imagination, as it forces us to imagine possible futures.