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20 Writers To Watch From The Independent Publishing Community

Dzanc Books | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The recent 20 Under 40 list composed by The New Yorker contains twenty authors, who in the estimation of the staff of The New Yorker, are "fiction wri...

The Telegraph's List Of The 20 Best British Writers Under 40

Telegraph | Lorna Bradbury | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Given the fact that it has been nearly a decade since Granta's last "Best of Young British Novelists" list, we set ourselves the challenge of coming u...

How Old Can A 'Young Writer' Be?

The New York Times | SAM TANENHAUS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

IT may well be that the writers singled out by The New Yorker have already written lasting works. But it is a mistake to assume that because they are ...

The New Yorker's 20 Best Writers Under 40: What You Should Know About These Talented Young Authors (PHOTOS, POLL)

The Huffington Post | Caroline Eisenmann/Jessie Kunhardt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

This week's issue of The New Yorker includes a list that's been creating controversy all over the web -- the editors' choices for the 20 best fiction ...

The New Yorker On Picking The Top 20 Writers Under 40

The New Yorker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The habit of list-making can seem arbitrary or absurd, leaving the list-makers endlessly open to second-guessing (although to encourage such second-gu...

20 Best Writers Under 40 In 1970: More Successful Than Young Authors Today?

The Millions | Jeff Martin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The majority of these writers are in their mid-to-late 30's and are just now at the start of what we hope will be a long and fruitful career. But if y...

New Yorker Names 20 Best Writers Under 40

The New York Times | JULIE BOSMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The New Yorker has chosen its "20 Under 40" list of fiction writers worth watching, a group assembled by the magazine's editors in a lengthy, secretiv...

The New Yorker To Name 20 Best Authors Under 40

The New York Observer | Leon Neyfakh | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

On June 7, The New Yorker will publish a double fiction issue in which it will name 20 individuals under the age of 40 whom they believe to be the mos...

Sick of Sarah Palin's Book? Let's Talk About Writing And The Writers' Writer

The Huffington Post | Amy Hertz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

These last two weeks seem to be all about books by non-writers and we felt it was time to change the conversation. We asked writers--colleagues and fr...