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#ClipoftheDay: The @WSJ on the work of Patrick Modiano, winner of the 2014 Nobel Prize in Literature:
In #DailyNews, Claudia Rankine talks to the @latimes about politics and poetry, and her new collection, Citizen:
A P&W-sponsored reading series in Queens, First Tuesdays, features a cento from host & author Richard Jeffrey Newman:
In #DailyNews, Modiano wins #Nobel; lost Truman Capote stories discovered; Chinese poet Wang Zang detained; & more:
#ClipOfTheDay: Animated #poetry projected onto walls from a van by artist Klaasz Breukel for the @nelsonartsfest
Congratulations to French novelist Patrick Modiano, winner of the 2014 #Nobel Prize in Literature.
In #DailyNews, Flannery O’Connor archive goes public, Nobel judge criticizes the culture of Western writing, & more:
"Creating is not magic, but work. Anyone can create." --@Kevin_Ashton, How to Fly a Horse @doubledaypub #ClipOfTheDay
Thoughts on the #AmazonHachette conflict? Join the conversation:
In #DailyNews, Agatha Christie's long-lost jewels, Boston's new Literary District, & more: via @NPR @TheAtlantic
"Words, dear companions! / glittering, fair and brave!" -- Mary Elizabeth Coleridge @poetry_upload #ClipOfTheDay
In #DailyNews, odds are on Murakami once again for the #Nobel Prize in literature. Who would you like to see win?
#ClipOfTheDay: @OliverBooks discusses her haunting novel Rooms, about the secrets of the living & dead. @eccobooks
October 30 deadline for $10k Doheny Prize for a book of fiction or CNF about illness: @Center4Fiction @audible_com
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In #DailyNews, Nicholas Sparks sued for discrimination, the @AuthorsGuild takes on Amazon, and more: via @NPR
#ClipOfTheDay: Author & screenwriter Gillian Flynn talks about the structure & unreliable narrators of #GoneGirl
P&W joins forces with @center4bookarts for its annual Poetry Chapbook Reading on Oct 17. Read more about the poets:
#WritersRecommend: @ScottCheshire on how Coltrane’s Crescent guides his writing & "soul-spelunking" @HenryHolt
In #DailyNews Dallas school district reverses book ban; the history of @nybooks; & more: via @dallasnews @TheAtlantic
"The personal is political." @lenadunham advices on writing from life experiences @randomhouse #AskLena #ClipOfTheDay
In #DailyNews, @rgay to helm new website; Stephen King on the future of books; and more: via @NPR and @HuffPostBooks
For anyone looking for a thorough and balanced account of the Amazon/Hachette battle, here it is… via @poetswritersinc
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"They were a team, once." Read our overview of the #AmazonHachette battle,
Online Exclusive: @KevinNance1 on the Amazon conflict.
In #DailyNews, Charles Wright begins his term as US poet laureate; @lenadunham's book tour; and more:
"On Sunday / Lionel Terry went hunting / for a Chinaman." New poetry collection by @chrisjtse @AUPBooks #ClipOfTheDay
Wanna chat up professionals about writer resources in Washington, D.C.? Then get to clicking.… via @poetswritersinc
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Last day for Early Bird registration for #PWLIVE! 10/25 in DC. Sign up now to learn about indie- and self-publishing
Ready for #PWLIVE? @WheatonKathleen of @WWPHPress has signed on for the Indie Roundtable! Oct 25 in DC - Get tkts now…
In #DailyNews, lit agent Andrew Wylie asks his writers to join Authors United in battle against Amazon: via @nytimes
"Hours later, the world as we know it begins to dissolve." #StationEleven by @EmilyMandel @AAKnopf #ClipOfTheDay
Thinking about self publishing? Come to #PWLIVE Oct 25 in DC. Early Bird price end Tues.
In #DailyNews, @HuffPostBooks asks educators which banned books they teach and why: #teachbannedbooks
#ClipOfTheDay: An interview with @paulocoelho on @OWNTV about the "personal legend" & his path to become a writer:
A P&W–supported @RedHenPress poetry reading at the Annenberg Community Beach House with memorable poets & a sunset:
Congratulations to poet & performance artist Casey Rocheteau of Brooklyn, NY, the inaugural @WriteAHouse resident!
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Author Ryan Kenealy on how Millennium Park is a haven & inspiration @CurbsidePress #WritersRecommend
Burn your journals: yes or no? "It comes down to which darlings to burn..." Join the conversation on our FB page:
In #DailyNews, #AmtrakResidency winners announced; David Mitchell's writing advice; & more: via @NPR & @TheAtlantic
"You want to guarantee every kid in a school reads the book, ban it." -- @Sherman_Alexie @OpenRoadMedia #ClipOfTheDay
9/30 DL for Payton James Freeman Essay Prize. Winner receives $500 & pub in @The_Rumpus. @CherylStrayed will judge:
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In #DailyNews, essayist @lsjamison and novelist Zoë Heller talk sentimentality in literature for the @nytimes:
#ClipOfTheDay: Author & former U.S. Marine @PhilKlay reads from his debut book Redeployment @penguinusa @OPB
"You want to leave a trace... make a mark, to say what it felt like to be here." Poet Ed Hirsch at #PWLIVE