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UK’s Oral Storytelling Renaissance Spans Clubs, Books

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Curators of oral storytelling series in the UK discuss how the form is a reaction to our increasingly digital world — and how it intersects with publishing.

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Harmony Ink Press: Reaching Out to LGBTQ+ Youth

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Harmony Ink Press’s Anne Regan discusses the publisher’s move into LGBTQ+ YA books, the reaction from readers, parents and teachers, and the publisher’s plans for the future.

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Literary Agent Q&A: Marleen Seegers, USA

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Marleen Seegers, co-founder of the 2 Seas Agency in California, talks about the challenge of building a literary agency brand, hot territories for foreign rights, and digital-first books in translation.

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The Publishing Education of a Jersey Girl

Pizza Meant to Be

Lauren Pizza, the quintessential Jersey Girl, turned around a memoir in four months, with boundless energy, the help of SkyHorse Publishing and a few psychics.

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Man Booker Shortlist Features 3 Brits, 2 Americans, 1 Aussie

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Three Brits, two Americans, one Aussie make the cut for this year’s Man Booker Prize shortlist, the first year non-Commonwealth authors have been eligible.

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Why Don’t Publishers Fact Check Memoirs More Closely?

The author's claim to  having been a child prostitute turned out to be bogus.

Writing for The Atlantic, Kate Newman wonders why memoirs aren’t fact-checked more closely and questions whether a lack of resources is really to blame.

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September’s Top Reviews of Self-published Books from BlueInk Review

The darkest side of Saturn

Our monthly selection of reviews from BlueInk Review, a service which reviews self-published books, stars a novel about a doomsday Cassandra and a guide to overcoming concussions without drugs.

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Why So Few US Translations of South Asian Lit? (Continued)

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At Asymptote, Mahmud Rahman discusses why South Asian literary translation is hamstrung by a lack of institutional support and a dearth of competent translators.

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Neal Pollack Speaks Out in Defense of Amazon

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In an article on Slate called In Defense of Amazon, author Neal Pollack thanks the much criticized company for resuscitating his career, arguing Amazon is a lifeline for writers.

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New Zealand, Indian Publishers Go Global Via Ingram POD

David Ellis, Publisher, NZCER Press

NZCER Press of New Zealand and Knowledge World Publishers of India discuss how they employed Ingram’s Lightning Source POD service to reach new markets abroad.

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