A new anthology co-published by a Brooklyn-based nonprofit and a neighboring small press is being billed as the first book to spotlight contemporary poetry written specifically by poets from, or living in, the New York City borough.
The conference is fast approaching and there have been a few late additions to the stellar lineup of presenters sharing new and disruptive business ideas from the tech industry.
After a month of voting, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s acclaimed novel was picked as the winner in the One Book, One New York program. The program promotes the reading of a single work by residents in all five boroughs of the city.
President Trump's budget proposal for fiscal 2018 calls for completely eliminating funding for the NEA and NEH as well as a number of other domestic programs. The LitNet arts coalition called the NEA proposal "an assault on free expression."
The elimination of the NEA, which is proposed in President Trump's just-released budget plan, could have a severe ripple effect on independent publishing, as hundreds of small presses depend on funding from the NEA to stay afloat.
In partnership with the Book Industry Charitable Foundation, AdventureKEEN will give 100% of the profits from the sales of its books at independent bookstores, this June, to booksellers in need.
John Parsley, formerly v-p and executive editor at Little Brown, has been named v-p and editor-in-chief of Dutton. Berkley executive editor Brent Howard and the Caliber line will also move to Dutton.
Lindsey Pollak turned her love of advising young people into a career as a super-powered speaker and consultant on millennials in the workforce.
Following the latest executive order on immigration issued by President Donald J. Trump, a growing list of authors have committed to participating in #Read4Refugees, a read-in dedicated to raising awareness of, and funding to combat, refugee issues.
At the AAP's annual meeting held yesterday in New York City, Barnes & Noble CEO Len Riggio repeated statements he made last week about the retailer, saying the company must focus on restoring sales growth.