Fresh off the controversy regarding the impending publication of Harper Lee’s novel Go Set a Watchman comes news that six handwritten letters by the author are being auctioned.
Piper Kerman, author of Orange is the New Black: My Year in a Women’s Prison, the memoir that inspired the hit show,
The Associated Press and a number of other outlets are reporting that writing instructor William Zinsser has passed away at the age of 92.
Longtime Slushpile favorite Steven Graham Jones has sold a new novel called Mongrels to Morrow. Looks like BJ Robbins of the BJ Robbins Literary Agency brokered the deal.
Here’s the kind of inside information that separates the truly knowledgeable insiders from the writers who just learn from Wikipedia.
Little more than two weeks after a widely circulated article on the fading of a genre, “Killing Conservative Books: The Shocking End of a Publishing Gold Rush that discussed “the gutting of the conservative book market”
The Food Network and other outlets churn out insufferable amounts of coverage devoted to barbecue in Texas, North Carolina, and Kansas City.
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