Reagan Arthur, the new publisher of Little, Brown, discusses her new role and the health of the company she now leads through these uncertain times in publishing.
Recently released amplified editions of classics such as Jack Kerouac’s On the Road and T. S. Eliot’s The Waste Land indicate that the hybrid format may finally be coming into its own.
A new digital-first publisher launched in March of this year with the novella Sleep Donation by best-selling author Karen Russell, signaling a new benchmark in digital literature’s continued march toward prominence.
Upcoming screen adaptations of popular novels; Medium changes business model and cuts jobs; Central and South American books to read this year; and other news.
Janitor-turned-writer Thom Jones has died; five writers on their new books; best-selling authors release short digital “singles” in advance of their novels; and other news.
An author and veteran submitter to literary magazines questions the recent uptick in electronic submission fees and offers advice to the editors implementing them.
A reader’s guide to the fall’s big literary awards; The Women of Brewster Place novelist Gloria Naylor has died; London theater will present the first stage adaptation of Elena Ferrante’s Neapolitan novels; and other news.
Viet Than Nguyen on cultural appropriation; Stephen King’s “singular weirdness”; Authors Guild condemns Google’s “commercial use of expressive authorship”; and other news.
PEN launches event series for Muslim American writers; Gene Wilder’s literary works; Cairo court upholds Egyptian writer’s prison sentence; and other news.