Authors

How this woman spearheaded Amazon’s Kindle Vella platform by providing new opportunities for independent authors

Kindle Vella, Amazon’s latest self-publishing platform, provides readers and writers with … [+] opportunities to engage with each other. getty Virginia Milner, Senior Product Manager for Kindle Direct Publishing and Head of Kindle Vella, has changed the creative landscape for writers. In an ever-changing technological world, there are many platforms …

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Ed McClanahan, one of Kentucky’s most prominent writers, dies at 89

Ed mcclanahan Guy Mendes Ed McClanahan, a writer who turned a childhood in a small Kentucky town and his Californian adventures as a jolly prankster into a lasting and beloved literary career, died at home on Saturday, his family said. He was 89 years old. McClanahan, a short story master …

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Canada honors Handmaid’s Tale author Margaret Atwood and puts her on stamp

The award-winning writer has 50 works to her credit and has sold millions of books worldwide. Ottawa: Canada’s Postal Service on Thursday celebrated “The Handmaid’s Tale” author Margaret Atwood’s 60-year writing career by putting her image on a stamp. At a ceremony at a Toronto library, Ottawa-born Atwood reacted humorously …

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Citing apartheid, international writers support Sally Rooney boycott of Israel – Middle East Monitor

Seventy prominent writers, poets and playwrights from several continents signed a letter endorsing Sally Rooney’s boycott of Israel, describing it as “an exemplary response to the growing injustices inflicted on the Palestinians.” Major authors, including award-winning Irish authors Niamh Campbell and Kevin Barry; Rachel Kushner, Eileen Myles and Eliot Weinburger …

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Nationwide Author Steve Sheinkin Fallout Tour & Breakdown Workshop

Presented by: Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group and School Library JournalDate and time of the event: Tuesday, December 14, 2021 | 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. ET / 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. PT Calling all classes and libraries! Join the bestselling and award-winning author Steve sheinkin for a conversation on …

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For the author of ‘Wicked’, the door was always open to the Schenectady bookstore – The Daily Gazette

The first time Gregory Maguire visited The Open Door Bookstore & Gift Gallery on Jay Street in downtown Schenectady, he knew he was in a special place. “I was either in high school or freshman in college, and for a kid from Pine Hills to Albany, taking a trip to …

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The best Mac apps for writers and authors

The Mac comes with apps for writing notes, letters, and even books, but take the time to look further and there are great writing apps for every aspect of writing. Best writing apps for Mac You already have Pages on your Mac – and on your iPhone and iPad too …

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Over 7 science fiction and fantasy books by trans authors

Recognized as a time to raise visibility and address issues faced by community members, November 13-19 is Trans Awareness Week. As members of various nerd spaces, we understand the power of storytelling and storytelling. So, in honor of this week, we’ve put together a list of some of the many …

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Greek author wins prestigious European book award for best novel in Europe

Greek novelist Christos A. Chomenidis received the European Book Prize (The European Book Prize) for his novel ‘Niki’ (Victory) with congratulatory messages from Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and the Minister of Culture, among others. The European Book Prize, one of the most important distinctions in the field of literature, was …

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