More literary authors, from David Mitchell to Jennifer Egan, are experimenting with Twitter fiction, a form that mimics both poetry and serialization.
At the recent Shubbak Festival in London, Arab writers discussed their rising influence in the West, and whether to write and publish in English or French.
At the Slice Literary Writers Conference, a roster of NYC’s top publishing professionals shared best practices on writing and community building.
At Slice’s Literary Writers Conference panelists shared ten tips to help writers get to the most important work at hand: the writing itself.
Paul Willetts, author of Rendezvous at the Russian Tea Rooms, says that making a high-quality book trailer is often as challenging as making a movie.
Picador designer Justine Anweiler wrote about how she went about creating the cover for the UK edition of Lucia Berlin’s novel, A Manual for Cleaning Women.
With more than two million copies in print, Japanese comedian Naoki Matayoshi’s novel Spark is on track to be the bestselling Akutagawa Prize-winner ever.
Icelandic author Bryndis Bjorgvinsdottir’s Facebook initiative urging Iceland to accept Syrian refugees has prompted similar campaigns across the globe.
After Michael Derrick Hudson adopted an Asian pseudonym, he landed a poem in the ‘Best American Poetry’ anthology, prompting anger, recrimination and debate.
Spanish author Enrique Vila-Matas has been awarded the 2015 Romance Languages Prize by the Guadalajara Book Fair (FIL) worth $150,000.