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Publishers Marketing Association Celebrates Anniversary, Changes Name

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Online Only, posted 5.29.08

The Publishers Marketing Association (PMA) is celebrating its twenty-fifth anniversary by changing its name to the Independent Book Publishers Association (IBPA). Founded in 1983 and based in Manhattan Beach, California, the nonprofit association of presses sponors the annual Benjamin Franklin Awards, given for excellence in independent publishing.

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Alex Clark Appointed First Woman Editor of Granta

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Online Only, posted 5.28.08

The London-based literary and cultural magazine Granta announced yesterday that Alex Clark will be its first female editor. Clark, who will continue to serve as the magazine's deputy editor until she assumes her new post in September, succeeds Jason Cowley, who left earlier this month to become editor of the New Statesman, a British news weekly. Cowley was editor of Granta for seven months.

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Plans for the Norman Mailer Writers Colony Begin to Take Shape

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Online Only, posted 5.27.08

Plans for the Norman Mailer Writers Colony will move one step closer to fruition next Friday in Provincetown, Massachusetts, where a reception will be held in order to begin raising the twelve to fourteen million dollars needed to launch the nonprofit foundation.

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Cave Canem Gets Award From Poets House, Funding From University

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Online Only, posted 5.23.08

Poets House, the nonprofit poetry library and literary center in New York City, announced recently that it will honor Cave Canem founders Toi Derricotte and Cornelius Eady with the Elizabeth Kray Award, given biennially to individuals who serve poetry in the spirit of Kray, who founded Poets House, along with Stanley Kunitz, in 1985. The award will be presented to Derricotte and Eady following the thirteenth annual Poetry Walk Across the Brooklyn Bridge, a benefit event for Poets House, on June 9.

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Frey's Big Week: Novel Sells 14,000 Copies, L.A. Reading Turns Ugly

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Online Only, posted 5.22.08

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James Frey has had quite a week. His novel, Bright Shiny Day, published last Tuesday by HarperCollins, has sold 14,343 copies, according Nielson BookScan, which tracks about 70 percent of a book's total sales.

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"Footprints in the Sand" Lead to the Courthouse

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Online Only, posted 5.21.08

The son of Mary Stevenson, the woman who asserted that she was the original writer of the poem "Footprints in the Sand," is suing two individuals whose claims of authorship have allowed them to profit from the piece. Basil Zangare recently brought his case against Carolyn Joyce Carty of North Carolina and Margaret Fishback Powers of Canada to Long Island Federal Court, the New York Daily News reported, claiming that his mother, who died in 1999, penned the poem in 1936 when she was fourteen.

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