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Author C.J. Daugherty on Adapting Books for the Web

Author CJ Daugherty discusses the release Night School the Web Series based on her bestselling YA novels — the first of its kind in the UK.

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Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani: Who Are African Books For?

Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani

Author Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani questions the power Western publishers have to dictate the way African books are presented to and read by the world.

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Finding a New Way to Bring Shakespeare to YA Readers

Dennis Abrams

Dennis Abrams is using Pentian to crowdfund the publication of his new YA series on Shakespeare, based on his Publishing Perspectives reading group

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On the “Rediscovery” of Novelist John Williams

Stoner Square

The Los Angeles Review of Books looks at the rediscovery of the novelist John Williams, whose book, Stoner, has become a surprise global bestseller.

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Why Copyright Needs to Be Defended

Robert Levine is the author of Free Ride

Robert Levine, author of Free Ride, explores how copyright law is and is not serving authors and consumers in today’s Internet-dominated marketplace.

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Ursula K. Le Guin on Profiteers vs. Publishers

Ursula K. Le Guin

On winning the 2014 Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters, Ursula K. Le Guin called on authors to remember the art of writing, not just the commercial value.

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Int’l Voices, NBA Authors Star at Miami Book Fair

German author Daniel Kehlmann at the Miami Book Fair

The Miami Book Fair featured numerous international voices — from Haiti to Germany — as well as all of the 2014 National Book Award winners and finalists.

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Kobo Sees Opportunities for Self-publishing in Europe

Camille Mofidi of Kobo

Camille Mofidi of Kobo Writing Life explains how the platform is helping writers in France, Germany and Italy leverage self-publishing opportunities.

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National Readathon Day on January 24th!

National Readathon Day

National Readathon Day encourages readers to sit with a book on Saturday, January 24th to help raise money for literacy efforts in the United States.

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Hollywood L.I.T.: Taking Your Story to the Silver Screen

HLIT 2014 headliner Anthony McCarten

At the Hollywood L.I.T. Retreat producers, filmmakers and more shared inspiration for building a career and getting your story to the silver screen.

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