University of Texas acquires Raja Rao’s archive; the legacy of Jorge Luis Borges; Serial Reader app breaks down the classics; and other news.
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In the current publishing environment, much of the responsibility for promotion falls on the author. Bookstore co-owner Lynn Rosen offers five steps for authors to take when trying to create successful event partnerships with local bookstores.
In his latest publishing venture, blockbuster novelist James Patterson has launched his “lightening-paced” novel series, BookShots, part of his ongoing efforts to support literacy and reach new readers.
In this tour of the Mile High City, novelist Jenny Shank visits the sites, writing groups, organizations, and presses that keep her hometown's literary spirit alive in the bootstrapping tradition of those “roaring drunken miners” who founded it.
Writers’ day jobs; plagiarism in self-publishing; travel writer Geoff Dyer on “awe fatigue”; and other news.
Author Jen Michalski takes us on a tour of the many literary sites writers should visit while strolling the gritty streets of Baltimore.
Allegory versus metaphor; the aphorism’s long history; Pulitzer Prize winner Gregory Pardlo on the value of poetry; and other news.
Romance-only bookstore; earliest manuscripts by women on display in new exhibit; a conversation with poet Li-Young Lee; and other news.
Hilton Als on Maggie Nelson; college poetry slam athleticism; on attending AWP as a black woman; and other news.
From the long-standing tradition of the Texas Book Festival to the offbeat O. Henry Pun-Off World Championships, acclaimed author Oscar Casares highlights a range of literary happenings and haunts in Austin, a city that pledges to keep it weird.