Readers of Slushpile undoubtedly know my affinity for Pat Walsh’s 78 Reasons Why Your Book May Never Be Published and 14 Reasons Why It Just Might.
There’s a great new issue of The Oxford American on newsstands now. The issue focuses on Southern food and it’s place in the culture of the region.
Esteemed member of The Velvet, friend of Slushpile, and dedicated writer and publishing observer, Logan Chance Rapp has gotten a summer job most of us would envy.
I haven’t really been able to spend a whole lot of time checking out this blog just yet, but it looks really good so far.
I’m a bit of an architecture buff and I ran across this book last night that looked really cool…
Dave Taylor is a computer whiz who answers questions about techie matters such as shell script programming, Unix topics, Linux techniques,
More on this later, but the short news is that Evan Hunter, best known for his books written under the name Ed McBain,
Terrible news about the tragic events in London. It’s kind of a numb shock and horror so it’s hard to think of what to say except that our hearts and prayers and thoughts go out to the victims,
Cynthia Shearer is an amazingly kind woman, whose generosity is suprassed only by her writing talent. Author of the 1995 novel Wonder Book of Air,
Publishers Lunch picked up a report out of Albany, New York about a thieving, bottom-feeding, scum “agent” and “publisher.” The Times-Union reported yesterday that Martha Ivery,
The New York Times has an interesting article on what happens when two book covers have similar, or even identical,
Earlier this year, Publishers Weekly mentioned five books that were contenders to the Da Vinci throne. One of those titles was The Third Translation by Matt Bondurant.
Seems Playboy is looking to hire an experienced writer/editor to serve as the magazine’s Literary Editor. This role is responsible for “attracting and working with fiction and non-fiction authors and literary agents,