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VIDEO: literary agents & editors discuss working together on behalf of authors at this summer's #PWLive event in NYC:
In #DailyNews, the influence of Internet reading, a taxi-turned-library in Tehran, and more: via @ElectricLit, @WSJ
In this week's #WritersRecommend, nonfiction author Justin Hocking talks about negotiating the time we spend online:
In #DailyNews, the @latimes looks at Lauren Bacall's life in letters:
Writing in English is the most ingenious torture ever devised for sins committed in previous lives.-James Joyce
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Clip of the Day: Roger Reeves reads a poem from King Me (@CopperCanyonPrs) at the Brooklyn Poets Reading Series:
.@poetswritersinc, @Writers_Write, @NaNoWriMo, and more (10 more, specifically) Great Facebook Pages for Writers:
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P&W tops the list of best FB pages for writers! Thanks, @BookRiot!
Thanks, @BookRiot! And thanks to everyone else on this list for the work you do to serve writers:
In #DailyNews, a recent study shows that reading print versus digital increases comprehension: via @GalleyCat
#ClipOfTheDay: A peek at the Spier Poetry Festival in Cape Town, gathering #poets to write & dance. @SpierWineFarm
In #DailyNews, the review that caused Hemingway to slap critic Max Eastman across the face with a book: via @tnr
In #DailyNews, Amazon/Hachette battle gets Orwellian, Ursula K. Le Guin talks genre with Michael Cunningham, & more:
#ClipOfTheDay: Scottish poet Rab Wilson on how writing #poetry is a never-ending journey. @ByLeavesWeLive
"I think of writing when I’m doing mindless yard imagination takes over." @jerveytervalon #WritersRecommend
“To be a poet is to be a maker." A reading and conversation with poet Frank Bidart at #PWLive NYC:
In #DailyNews, more than 900 writers sign letter to Amazon, Hachette and Perseus deal falls through, and more:
P&W poetry workshops for Detroit high school students show the power of #poetry:
In #DailyNews, Google and Barnes & Noble team up for same-day book deliveries, "My Parents Open Carry," and more:
"What can you make out of this silence?" --Ian McEwan on finding the confidence to write. #ClipOfTheDay @AstralRoad1
In #DailyNews, @mhbertino, whose debut novel came out yesterday, writes about failure and perseverance in @Tin_House: