Tag Archives: publishing

An Interview with Daniel Kraus

Sean Beaudoin interviews the author of Scowler, Trollhunters, and The Death and Life of Zebulon Finch. Continue reading

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The Enigmatic and Infinite Juxtaposition of a Sunflower and Oreo: An Interview with Mat Johnson

Helena Baptiste sits down with Mat Johnson to discuss writing, publishing, race, and his new novel LOVING DAY. Continue reading

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Joel and the Giant Algorithm

Now the literary gatekeeper is a few thousand lines of code. Continue reading

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The Book War that Authors Already Lost

Amazon’s power move on Hachette is hardly unprecedented in the world of publishing, J.E. Fishman reports. Also not new: writers getting screwed. Continue reading

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The Light Easier to Find

Litsa Dremousis confronts middle age. And wins. Continue reading

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The Horrors of Self-Promotion

Naked author Polaroids. Live! Nude! Fully exposed! Please tip your server. Continue reading

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Read My Finger: How Not To Get Published

Sean Beaudoin exposes the underbelly of the Manhattan publishing elite so thoroughly that Upton Sinclair’s estate threatens a lawsuit. Continue reading

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The Last 25 Shades of Grey

In which Alex Clark gives you the second half of EL James’ book, so you don’t have to read the not-so-dramatic conclusion yourself. Continue reading

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Edith Sitwell and the Grand Gesture

In which Lauren Cerand explores the meaning of what we say and how we say it. Continue reading

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