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Jurgen Fauth
Jürgen Fauth, Ph.D., is a writer, editor, and translator. His novel Kino (Atticus, 2012) was called "an intoxicating Euro-brew" by Frederick Barthelme. In 2008, Jürgen co-founded the literary community Fictionaut. He lives with his wife, the writer Marcy Dermansky, and their daughter Nina. Jürgen offers developmental editing services for fiction and non-fiction manuscripts at

Entries by Jurgen Fauth

The Novelist's iPad: 10 Apps for Writers

(14) Comments | Posted May 2, 2013 | 7:41 AM


The iPad's many uses include turntable, toddler flypaper, and bird catapult. But when you couple it with an external keyboard, it turns into a surprisingly versatile writing machine. Most writers are easily distracted; trying out just one more app often sounds better than slogging...

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Transcend and Include: Fictionaut and the Future of the Literary Magazine

(0) Comments | Posted November 5, 2009 | 1:04 PM

The fear and uncertainty brought about by the "digital revolution" are no surprise: where there is revolution, the specter of the guillotine can't be far behind, and necks everywhere are worried about their future. However, it may be more productive to consider the changes roiling the publishing industry evolutionary...

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Why Anyone Can Publish On Fictionaut

(3) Comments | Posted October 8, 2009 | 8:19 AM

Last week, my partner Carson Baker and I launched Fictionaut, a new kind of literary community. Fictionaut offers all the tools of a social network, but the real focus is on the actual writing: any member can post fiction and poetry to the site. The most popular pieces appear...

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