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Should You Do a Book Tour On Your Own Dime?

Holly Robinson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Books
Holly Robinson

We writers quake in our slippers at the thought of actually having to get dressed and emerge from behind our laptop shields. Whether we're indie or tr...

The AWP Conference in Boston: Where Writers Swim Like Fish

Holly Robinson | Posted 05.08.2013 | Books
Holly Robinson

Over 11,000 writers, editors, and publishers turned out this year for the Association of Writers and Writing Programs' Conference, making it one of the biggest literary hootenannies for anyone with a passion for putting words on the page.

Science and Math With an 'Edge' -- Learning Is Best When It's Messy and Unpredictable

Larry Bock | Posted 05.28.2012 | Books
Larry Bock

Science has suffered too long from a public-relations problem perpetuated by images of nerdy researchers in white coats spouting boring formulas and theories. If we are to excite and inspire kids in science we have to explore new and creative interactive approaches.

The Guadalajara Book Fair

Michael Kaiser | Posted 06.11.2011 | Arts
Michael Kaiser

The Mexican arts world is in desperate need of his optimism. At a time when Mexico's performing and visual artists are taking their rightful place in theaters and galleries across the globe, the institutions at home are not thriving.

Does The UAE Have A Superior Publishing Model?

publishingperspectives.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

These awards are another example of just how much the SIBF is reaching out to western publishers, backed, as always, by Sheik Sultan Al Qasimi, whose ...

U.S.'s Largest Book Festival Moves Across Town

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Last year, more than 140,000 attended the Festival of Books, the nation's largest public literary festival, along with 400 authors, hundreds of bookse...

Guardian Hay Festival Begins Today; Nick Clegg Among Speakers

The Guardian | Charlotte Higgins, Chief Arts Writer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Clegg will appear with the human rights barrister and author Philippe Sands. The conversation is likely to range widely and robustly over the possibil...

Scholastic Has Problems With Gay Characters

Christian Science Monitor | Marjorie Kehe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Would a book with a pair of gay characters appear at Scholastic's book fairs? If not, there was angry talk of a boycott. And if so, well, there is als...

Miami Book Fair Going Strong This Week

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

All this week, Miami is celebrating the world of literature with its annual Book Fair. Running from November 8 - 15 and open to the public for a small...

China Is Guest Of Honor At Frankfurt Book Fair

AP | MELISSA EDDY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

BERLIN — Organizers of the Frankfurt Book Fair worked for 15 years to secure China as the guest of honor at their five-day showcase of global tr...

Want To Sell Books? Start Gathering Fans

Richard Nash | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Richard Nash

That pain in our foot? It's not outsiders stomping on it, it's us, shooting ourselves.