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From Good to Great: What Editors Do for Authors

Karen Dionne | Posted 08.31.2013 | Books
Karen Dionne

In all the talk about self-publishing, one thing you don't often hear discussed is the role of editors. I'm not talking about the editor an author might hire to vet their work prior to publishing it themselves; I'm talking about editors at major publishing houses.

Founder Of Publishing Firm Behind Bestsellers, Calendars Dies

AP | Posted 06.08.2013 | Books

NEW YORK -- Peter Workman, the founder of a publishing company known for such best-sellers as "What to Expect When You're Expecting," died Sunday. He ...

33 Literary Twitter Feeds To Follow

Poets & Writers | By Staff | Posted 08.16.2011 | Books

There is a seemingly endless number of feeds and folks to follow on Twitter, but if you're interested in engaging, entertaining tweets that will keep ...

Love, Loss, and Mystery in Caroline Leavitt's New Novel, Pictures of You

Holly Cara Price | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Holly Cara Price

Caroline Leavitt's ninth novel, Pictures of You (Algonquin Books), drew me into the fractured and lonely lives of two strong women who are about to co...