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2014 First Fiction Sampler

Online Only, posted 6.18.14

Read exclusive excerpts from the novels and story collections of debut fiction writers Courtney Maum, Scott Cheshire, Celeste Ng, Yelena Akhtiorskaya, and Mira Jacob.

Ten Years of Debut Poets

12.16.14

Since appearing in our annual Debut Poets roundup, a number of the one hundred and twelve poets we’ve highlighted have gone on to create a wealth of interesting and important work. The following list includes each poet we’ve featured in the past ten years, his or her debut collection, and the many full-length books that followed. 

Page One: Where New and Noteworthy Books Begin

10.15.14

“I wasn’t going to begin again, having stopped, apparently, and started up again, foolishly, too many times already, attempting to write about my family and Spring Hope and myself there with them and later there without them.” It Will End With Us (Coffee House Press, November 2014) by Sam Savage. Fifth book, novel. Agent: None. Editor: Chris Fischbach. Publicist: Amelia Foster.

A Day in the Life of a Publishing House

by Michael Bourne

Feature

September/October 2014

<p>We take a look inside the New York City offices of Simon &amp; Schuster as its staff prepares to launch Matthew Thomas’s debut novel, <i>We Are Not Ourselves</i>, a title the publisher acquired for more than a million dollars.&nbsp;</p>

Agents & Authors: New York City 2014

Jofie Ferrari-Adler, a senior editor at Simon & Schuster, leads a conversation with debut authors Mira Jacob and Yelena Akhtiorskaya and agents Jim Rutman of Sterling Lord Literistic and Michelle Tessler of Tessler Literary Agency about the author-agent relationship at the second Poets & Writers Live event this past June in New York City.

First Fiction 2014

by Staff

Feature

July/August 2014

<p>For our fourteenth annual roundup of the summer’s best debut fiction, we asked five established authors—Maggie Shipstead, Victor LaValle, Ru Freeman, Chad Harbach, and Amanda Eyre Ward—to introduce this year’s group of talented debut authors: Courtney Maum, Scott Cheshire, Celeste Ng, Yelena Akhtiorskaya, and Mira Jacob.</p>

First: David Tomas Martinez's Hustle

by Rigoberto Gonzalez

The Practical Writer

May/June 2014

<p>A debut poet’s first collection examines ethnic identity, gang life, and masculinity.&nbsp;</p>
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