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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
Writers in the Schools program from @AspenWriters brings poets & students together to inspire @myrlindo #ClipOfTheDay
In #DailyNews, in honor of Banned Books Week, @tnr republishes a 1957 review of Vladimir Nabokov's Lolita:
Thanks for coming out to #BKBF14! Congratulations to raffle winners: Alan, Aldys, Aakanksha, Corey, and Sonia!
DC - Got tix for #PWLIVE yet? A full day of Indie publishers and Charles D'Ambrosio! Early bird sale end Sep 30:
Are You There, God? It's Me, Margaret by @judyblume RT @VintageAnchor It's #BannedBooksWeek! Which "subversive" books changed your life?
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In #DailyNews, @PublishersWkly's annual salary survey points to lack of diversity in the publishing industry:
Rivka Galchen on life in OK & being able to call herself a writer at weddings @BOOKSMARTTULSA @fsgbooks #ClipOfTheDay
Down to about 50 free copies of P+W at booth 225! #BKBF
Hello, Brooklyn! Stop by booth 225 today for free copies of the magazine! #BKBF
Heading to the Brooklyn Book Fest today? Stop by the @poetswritersinc booth! I'll be slinging free mags and book love from 12-3. #BKBF14
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Don't let grey skies keep you from a free copy of P+W magazine! Booth 225 at #BrooklynBookFestival
In #DailyNews, Hilary Mantel's controversial short story; the slow reading movement; the YA debate; and more:
Neil Patrick Harris: Choose Your Own Autobiography memoir explained @ActuallyNPH @CrownPublishing #ClipOfTheDay
And the reception after P&W Live at LOC? We'll be in the great hall of the Folger Shakespeare Library! #pwlive
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P&W-sponsored workshops in Tucson with @DeborahMayaan exemplify the healing power of writing for families & seniors:
Author Peyton Marshall offers her three go-to writing tips. Number one: Get dressed. @fsgbooks #WritersRecommend
The countdown to #BKBF14 has commenced! Who's joining us on Sunday? Stop by booth 225 for raffles and free P&W mags!
Big thanks to @poetswritersinc for making our latest video (not yet up on Moving Poems) their #ClipOfTheDay
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Yup, this'll do just fine. Poets & Writers Live at the Library of Congress on October 25. #pwlive
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#DailyNews: “Poems are a form of music, and language just happens to be our instrument." -- Terrance Hayes via @NPR
Marilynne Robinson, Richard Powers, and Jane Smiley make @nationalbook fiction longlist alongside a number of debuts:
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" body becomes the cave I am seeking." --Traci Brimhall, "Jubilee" @moving_poems #PoetryStorehouse #ClipOfTheDay
Did you love our new column, Savvy Self-Publisher by @DebraEnglander? Hear her w @JEBlount at #PWLIVE 10/25 in DC
Congrats to Courtney Moreno on launch of "In Case of Emergency" from @mcsweeneys. Read an excerpt, hear podcast at!
In #DailyNews, Bechdel & Hayes receive @macfound Genius grants, @nationalbook nonfiction longlist announced, & more:
#ClipOfTheDay: Botlhale Boikanyo's performance proves #poetry wins, even on reality TV @SAsGotTalent #AGT
In #DailyNews, Murakami talks mystery in fiction; the @nationalbook poetry finalists; and more:
So proud! Claudia Rankine, our 2014 Jackson Prize winner wins @poetrymagazine 's Bess Hokin Prize AND is nominated for NBA! @nationalbook
Louise Glück, Edward Hirsch, Claudia Rankine among ten longlisted finalists for 2014 @nationalbook award in poetry:
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#ClipOfTheDay: A profile on John Ashbery as he reads his poems & speaks on his writing experience. @OpenRoadMedia
Congrats to all selected for Best Am Essays 2014!
Secret Lives of Stories: Rewriting Our Personal Narratives by @frankbures (P&W Jan/Feb '13) gets BAE Notable mention!
Who's ready for the Brooklyn Book Fest! P&W will be at #BKBF14 this Sunday! Come say hi and grab a mag at booth 225.
In #DailyNews, poetry's digital evolution; on fiction and dreaming; and more: via @nytimesbooks & @The_Millions
#ClipOfTheDay: Debut novelist @chloekbenjamin (@AtriaBooks) on how publishing a book is like an elephant pregnancy: