Eleven small-press authors and their publishing partners discuss the independent approach—and all the passion, commitment, and love that comes with it—to bringing books into the world.
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Graywolf Press executive editor Jeff Shotts discusses the power of patience in publishing, editing as an act of empathy, and why it’s an exciting time to be a poet.
French novelist Patrick Modiano wins 2014 Nobel Prize in Literature; Billy Collins on poetry and leadership; Twin Cities–based bookstore to close; and other news.
Akashic Books to launch left-leaning sports imprint; Margaret Sullivan weighs in on Amazon-Hachette dispute; U.K. bookstores launch "Super Thursday"; and other news.
Stephen King announces fall book tour; 3-D children's books for the visually impaired; in defense of Comic Sans; and other news.
Literary MagNet chronicles the start-ups and closures, successes and failures, anniversaries and accolades, changes of editorship and special issues—in short, the news and trends—of literary magazines in America. This issue’s MagNet features Parnassus, FIELD, Conduit, Redactions: Poetry, Poetics, & Prose, and Southern Humanities Review.
Amazon responds to German authors' protest; the most powerful man in publishing; J. K. Rowling pens a new short story set in the Harry Potter universe; and other news.
Governor responds to hubbub over North Carolina poet laureate; hearing for imprisoned poet in Cameroon; Chin Music Press opens new store and exhibit space; and other news.
Authors Guild declines Amazon proposal; librarians’ efforts for security; the daily routines of well-known writers; and other news.
Kensington Publishing expands agreement with Penguin Random House; Book Culture rehires four fired managers; Brazenhead Books to close its doors; and other news.