The author interviews photographers, writers, and publicists on what makes a good author photo and how writers can create a portrait on their own terms.
In the second installment in a yearlong series on publishing professionals, four publicists describe the challenges of their job in the digital age.
Three authors who followed very different paths to publication in 2011 speak about what they learned after their books were published, including hard lessons about publicity and reviews, readings and events, and advertising and sales.
This is the first installment in a series of Postcards written by Steve Almond and Julianna Baggott, coauthors of Which Brings Me to You (Algonquin Books, 2006), while on tour to promote their book.
Ah, springtime in New York City! That ineluctable smell! What is it, exactly? Curry and fish sauce, garbage, perfume, rotten eggs, fresh bread, urine, incense, stale tailpipe, shish kebab, body odor. (I am estimating.)
Why is Portland, Oregon, my favorite city in which to read? Let me count the ways.
Another day, another strange encounter in an airport. This one with Charles D’Ambrosio, who wound up on the same flight as ours from Portland to Seattle.
Independent publicists Lauren Cerand, Kima Jones, and Michael Taeckens on what they do for authors.