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Irish TimesMargaret the First review: The life and times of 'Mad Madge' CavendishIrish TimesShe is not the first woman writer to be drawn to the duchess. ... In A Room of One's Own Woolf compares her to 17th-century English poet Lady Anne Winchilsea: “The harebrained, fantastical Margaret of Newcastle, her elder, but her contemporary ... [...]
Sat, Dec 10, 2016
AuthorlinkBestselling Author Warren Adler: Why I Went IndieAuthorlinkToday we bring you one of the America's most enduring authors, who's written across a range of genres from historical crime to drama and comedy. Best known for The War of the Roses, made into a film starring Michael Douglas and Kathleen Turner, he's ... [...]
Fri, Dec 09, 2016
Naija247newsOWERRI: A City of Griots by Chuks OluigboNaija247newsAs a testament to this, the theme of the 2014 ANA-Imo convention he organised – which was partly aimed at repositioning Imo as the nerve-centre of creative writing in Nigeria – was 'Contemporary Nigerian Poetry: The Poet and Speaking Truth to Power ... [...]
Fri, Dec 09, 2016
The SentryHumans of RMU: The international poetThe Sentry“There are more opportunities to publish your work—whether you're writing poetry, fiction, non-fiction or drama—than there ever have been because of the Internet,” Barry said. “The world has grown smaller, so writing communities worldwide, especially ... [...]
Fri, Dec 09, 2016
Books of the yearPhilippine StarI had been writing book reviews in the national papers since 1986, and he said they needed “young blood” in the group. My first book, Skin Voices Faces: Poems in English and Filipino, had just been published by Anvil as part of its Contemporary ... [...]
Fri, Dec 09, 2016
University Press of Kentucky author recognized by PEN America Literary AwardThe Lane Report9, 2016) — University Press of Kentucky (UPK) author Rion Amilcar Scott's first short story collection, “Insurrections: Stories,” has been named to the longlist for the PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize for Debut Fiction, a PEN America Literary Award. The ...and more [...]
Fri, Dec 09, 2016
Press of Atlantic CityAtlantic City oncologist spends free time writingPress of Atlantic CitySince retiring 10 years ago he has invested his time in a book store which "lost money every year" for four years; a collection of poetry assembled from his writings of more than 10 years; a steady stream of newspaper editorials explaining his common ...and more [...]
Fri, Dec 09, 2016
Phoenix New TimesFour Chambers Press to Debut New Issue at Valley Bar in Downtown PhoenixPhoenix New TimesThe journal features 61 works of poetry, short stories, and flash fiction from 45 authors. Nearly ... In addition to publishing annual journals, Four Chambers partners with local small businesses and art venues to produce limited-run special projects ... [...]
Fri, Dec 09, 2016
The AustralianHoliday reading: from Coetzee to Keneally, Winton and FerranteThe AustralianMy favourite nonfiction book — and indeed my book of the year — was one Peter Carey brought to my attention: The Return: Fathers, Sons and the Land In Between, by London-based Libyan novelist Hisham Matar. It's a complex, aching ... She is a writer ... [...]
Fri, Dec 09, 2016
Gifts and misses: publishers pick their books of 2016The GuardianThe book I wish I had published: Leonard Michaels' Sylvia (Daunt). This short semi-autobiographical novella, cleverly republished by Daunt, is an intense love story between a young aspiring writer and a beautiful but troubled young woman in 1960s New ... [...]
Fri, Dec 09, 2016
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