Asking this year ‘if abuse and bigotry are anything but the norm,’ the annual VIDA Count for 2017 looks at how women are represented and reviewed in US literary publications.
US-based Authors Guild announced a series of traveling workshops for writers around the country and honored ‘VIDA: Women in Literary Arts’ with its most prestigious award.
Gore Vidal was our contemporary Montaigne, our Wilde, our Edmund Wilson. Many of his books will last, with the essays being among the most vital.
Indian publishing exec David Davidar’s tepid novel Ithaca offers little more than cliches for publishing insiders, but could serve as a 101 course for neophytes.
Ex-Penguin Canada President David Davidar will be focused on Aleph Book Company, a new publishing house headquartered in New Delhi, India.
by Edward Nawotka This past summer former president of Penguin Group Canada David Davidar was embroiled in a sex scandal that forced him to leave his job. Today comes the news that he’s just sold a fictional publishing tell-all to McClelland & Stewart in the fall of 2011. There have been several blasé exposes of life in publishing and the ones …
Now nearing its 10th year, the Amazon Literary Partnership has granted more than US$10 million to writer support organizations in the United States.
From Denmark, Spain, Sweden, the USA, France, and Norway, our rights roundup is primarily fiction, with its one nonfiction entry being in comics format, looking at historical women’s movements. A second theme in several this time: displacement and immigration.
Addressing world political issues through the creative industries’ perspectives, the international series of Hay Festival events has announced that its programming in Spain will feature issues of ‘coexistence, the future of Europe, and debates on gender.’
Following its deployment of a traveling team of workshop leaders, the Authors Guild opens a round of regional chapters. It also has just opened a new author-complaint resolution service in direct cooperation with Amazon.com.