Leading Ukrainian and Russian writers are trading barbs over the recent annexation of the Crimea by Russia and the evolving situation in Ukraine.
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This week’s #EtherIssue discussion will look at author Jonathan Emmett’s finding about boys’ reading and the gender balance in the industry.
Jeff Baron has penned a series of novels for kids that teaches the ins-and-outs of the Hollywood pitch. He talks to us about this rather curious and fun project.
Académie Balzac, a new literary TV reality show in France, is trying to succeed where others have failed by convincing authors to have sex in a swimming pool.
Italy’s Masterpiece TV reality show for writers failed to attract viewers, in part, because it didn’t account for the way writers empathize with others.
Are boys are being deterred from reading because the gatekeepers to children’s literature are mostly women, asks an author for The Times of London.
The ongoing Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival has become a major attraction for families and young readers in the region, and publishers are taking notice.
With backlist, you have to see what’s old that’s new or make it new again, says Ira Silverberg, who keynotes PP’s Monetizing the Backlist conference next Thursday.
Donna Tartt, Chimamanda Adichi, and Jhumpa Lahiri are among the finalists for The Bailey’s Women’s Prize for Fiction (formerly the Orange Prize) awarded June 4.
At the Observer, writers Tom Lamont and Robert Muchamore sat down to discuss a very important topic: Should celebrities stop writing children’s books?