November/December 1996

Nicholas Delbanco, the author of News and Name of Mercy, surrounds himself with the literary lions of the past while teaching the writers of the future.

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Features

A Tribute to Jerome Stern

by Steve Watkins
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Students remember a writer and teacher who shaped life into fiction.

The World and the Library

by Marcie Hershman
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In the books and archives of her local library, a writer finds the keys to her own fiction.

Literary E-Zines

by Leilani Wright
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With access to thousands of web-surfing readers, interactive formats, and the ease of e-mail submissions, on-line literary magazines are expanding the market and audience for poetry and fiction.

There's More to Explore: Corporate Sponsors Discover Writers

by Alice Boatwright
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From liquor companies to car dealerships, corporate America cashes in on the business of selling books.

An Interview With Nicholas Delbanco

by Don S. Williams
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Nicholas Delbanco, the author of News and Name of Mercy, surrounds himself with the literary lions of the past while teaching the writers of the future.

Council of Literary Magazines and Presses: Voice for Literary Publishing

by Melinda Corey
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Our series on literary service organizations continues with a profile of CLMP, a 500-member group that represents magazine and book publishers and works to sustain literary publishing across the country.

News and Trends

Larry Dark Named New Editor of the O. Henry Awards

by Elizabeth M. Kelley
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The 77th edition of Prize Stories: The O. Henry Awards will be edited by Larry Dark.

Poetry Gets Its Own Record Label

by Jim Andrews
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Mouth Almighty Records is a new custom label devoted to producing albums of spoken-word poetry.

National Writer's Union Approves Fiction and Poetry Writers' Caucus

by Leah Griesmann
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Poets and writers may soon benefit from the activist work of the National Writer's Union.

Bookwire Establishes On-Line Author Tour Database

by Patricia J. Chui
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World Wide Web database Authors on the Highway provides information about author tours.

Sterling Lord Literistic Opens New Agency in Portland, Oregon

by David Surface
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One of New York City's most well-known literary agencies opens an office in Portland, Oregon.

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