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The Muse’s Town Hall: Jane Friedman on Literary in Digital Times

Electronic book reader laying on the book outdoors

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.

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Saying “Hi” and MIX-ing It Up: A Narrated World

From "Hi: Narrative Mapping the World" by Craig Mod | Medium

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.

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Algerian Writer Awarded German Book Trade Peace Prize

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

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Icelandic Author Sjón on Myths and Crackpot Theories

Icelandic author and filmmaker, Sjón, discusses his inspiration for his novels and films, as well as writing lyrics for Björk.

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Carle Honors Celebrate Picture Book Stars

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.

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The Autumn of Brian Selznick All Around the World

The film of Brian Selznick’s new novel, Wonderstruck is being published on September 13th by Scholastic Press simultaneously across the English-speaking world.

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YA is Hot: “Young Adult” Coming to a Theater Near You

The upcoming movie Young Adult, due in December, stars Charlize Theron as a YA author trying to reclaim her high school sweetheart.

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Irishman McCann Wins €100,000 Dublin IMPAC Award

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

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#BEA11: “What’s Next?” A Chance Encounter with Jan Brett

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 […]

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“What we have loved, others will love…”: Lisa Tucker on an Author’s Career Arc

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 […]

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