*+-Porter Anderson previews the Grub Street Muse Conference Town Hall on literary fiction in digital times; Publishing Perspectives streams it Friday 1:30 p.m. ET.
*+-Following up on Kate Pullinger’s report on the 2013 MIX Making Day, Porter Anderson looks at Craig Mod’s new way of saying Hi: narrative mapping.
*+-This year’s coveted German Book Trade Peace Prize will go to Algerian writer Boualem Sansal during a ceremony on Sunday October 16 in Frankfurt
*+-Icelandic author and filmmaker, Sjón, discusses his inspiration for his novels and films, as well as writing lyrics for Björk.
*+-Eric Carle Museum of Amherst, Massachusetts handed out awards to authors, illustrators and patrons of children’s books at the sixth annual Carle Honors gala.
*+-The film of Brian Selznick’s new novel, Wonderstruck is being published on September 13th by Scholastic Press simultaneously across the English-speaking world.
*+-The upcoming movie Young Adult, due in December, stars Charlize Theron as a YA author trying to reclaim her high school sweetheart.
*+-Column McCann has won the 2011 Dublin IMPAC Award for his novel Let the Great World Spin. The prize awards €100,000 ($145,000) to the winning author
*+-By Kathleen Sweeney As a BEA newbie, I hadn’t counted on being starstruck by a children’s book celebrity siting. I was strolling through the Penguin Books pavilion scanning books when there she was, Jan Brett, the author and illustrator extraordinaire, no less than a legend on my daughters’ bookshelves, passing out swag bags emblazoned with her book covers for Home …
*+-Editorial by Lisa Tucker The publication date of my first novel, The Song Reader, was still nine months away when my agent suggested that I attend a trade show. I ended up going to two trade shows: one in Denver, which wasn’t far from my home in Santa Fe, and one in Philadelphia, where I’d lived for most of my adult …