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Man Booker International Prize 2015 Finalist’s List Announced

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Authors representing 10 countries — 6 countries for the first time — are included on the shortlist for the Man Booker International Prize.

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Austrian Literature in Translation: Asymptote Speaks With Ariande Press

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At Asymptote, Eve Richter interviewed Karl Johns, founding editor of Ariadne Press, which has been publishing Austrian literature in translation since 1998.

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5 Ways to Cut the Cost of a Professional Editor

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Jim Dempsey of Novel Gazing describes five easy fixes for authors who want to save money on professional editing services.

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Deep Vellum’s “Texas” Takes Typographical Translation Award

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The winner of the 2014 Typographical Era Translation Award is ‘Texas: The Great Theft’ by Carmen Boulossa, the first book from Deep Vellum Publishing.

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Lithuanian Literature: Still Waiting to Be Discovered

Bestselling YA novelist-Andrius-Tapinas plugs "DAy of the Plague" at the Alma-Littera stand.

For many in Lithuania, there is the sense their literature is still waiting to be discovered by the world, though there are several authors of distinction.

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African Publishing Through African Eyes

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Moses Kilolo of the African writers’ collective, Jalada Collective, is at the epicenter of African publishing and literature written for African readers

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“We’re All Exploited Here”: On Paying Writers and Editors

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How much do writers get paid for their work? You might be surprised to learn that it is often more than the editors who make that work possible.

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Teenager’s 10 Steps To Become Successfully Self-Published

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Aaron Ozee, a prolific 18-year-old self published poet, offers his sometimes unorthodox methodology for becoming a bestselling author.

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The Lontar Foundation Publishes Modern Indonesian Classics

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Popmatters discusses the Modern Library of Indonesia series, published since 2010, by the Lontar Foundation, as well as the organization behind the books.

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Why Writers Need to Know the Publishing Business

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Publisher Deborah Emin argues that as publishing professionals, we should want writers to understand each stage of the process: how they are acquired, marketed and sold.

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