By Dennis Abrams CHAPEL HILL: Algonquin Books, the publisher known for nurturing such talented southern writers as Lee Smith and Kaye Gibbons, and for publishing best-sellers such as Water for Elephants and Last Child in the Woods has announced the launch of a young reader program, focusing on YA and middle grade fiction. Elise Howard, the former HarperCollins senior v-p …
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