A successful Chicago Independent Bookstore Day; the conflict over North Carolina’s new poet laureate; David Mitchell’s new story on Twitter; and other news.
Wattpad acquires the Red Room; Little Free Library arsonist at large; a reading in honor of Edward Snowden; and other news.
John Freeman to edit new anthology series; Schuler Books purchases Nicola’s Books in Ann Arbor; the New York Public Library lends Wi-Fi; and other news.
Rutgers appoints poet A. Van Jordan to faculty; BookStats discontinues services; NYPL to potentially restructure its board; and other news.
Librarians convene in Las Vegas; Elin Hilderbrand battles breast cancer; Smashwords adds daily sales feature; and other news.
Jeanette Winterson faces online critics; the effects of the Amazon-Hachette dispute on self-published authors; a boost for Korean literature; and other news.
Hugh Howey launches writing contest; paintings of poets; Zadie Smith’s advice to graduates; and other news.
Appeals court upholds verdict in favor of HathiTrust’s digital library; investor pulls out of Books-A-Million; a Barnes & Noble store closes in Phoenix; and other news.
Natasha Trethewey's term as poet laureate comes to an end; OverDrive partners with Smashwords; Goodreads connects readers with authors; and other news.
Simon & Schuster makes a deal with Oyster and Scribd; Kelly Writers House breaks new ground; Brooklyn middle schooler becomes self-published author; and other news.