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Morning Media Newsfeed: CBS Launches Web Service | Guardian Accuses Whisper of Tracking - Posted 5 days, 10 hours ago
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Morning Media Newsfeed: CBS Launches Web Service | Guardian Accuses Whisper of Tracking - Posted 5 days, 10 hours ago
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [FishbowlNY]

OR Books to Publish Anthology On Income Inequality in NYC - Posted October 3, 2014
OR Books will publish an anthology focusing on income inequality within New York City called Tales of Two Cities: The Best & Worst of Times in New York. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to Housing Works. How to Read a Novelist author John Freeman served as the edito... [GalleyCat]

Dave Eggers Has a New Book Coming Out in June - Posted April 16, 2014
National Book Award nominated author Dave Eggers has a surprise book coming out June 17th. The new book from Knopf is called Your Fathers, Where Are They? And the Prophets, Do They Live Forever? ... [GalleyCat]

Dave Eggers Says Writers Should Stand Up to NSA - Posted December 20, 2013
Author Dave Eggers has taken a strong stand against NSA spying and is encouraging writers not to be bullied by this survellience. In an opinion piece published in ... [GalleyCat]

How To Submit To The Best American Nonrequired Reading Series - Posted October 9, 2013
The Best American Nonrequired Reading is out this week, collecting "the country's best fiction, journalism, essays, comics, and humor" for readers of all ages. Below, we've collected all the information you need to submit your... [GalleyCat]

Author Dave Eggers Denies Plagiarism Claim By Former Facebook Employee Katherine Losse - Posted October 2, 2013
Author Dave Eggers denied an accusation by The Boy Kings author ... [AllFacebook]

Kate Upton Graces Cover of Vanity Fair's 100th Anniversary Issue - Posted September 3, 2013
Here's a 180 degree turn from this morning's tale of PTSD via modeling: Kate Upton gracing the cover of Vanity Fair's 100th anniversary issue. Upton was photographed by ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Kate Upton Graces Cover of Vanity Fair's 100th Anniversary Issue - Posted September 3, 2013
Here's a 180 degree turn from this morning's tale of PTSD via modeling: Kate Upton gracing the cover of Vanity Fair's 100th anniversary issue. Upton was photographed by ... [FishbowlNY]

Free Samples of the 2012 National Book Award Finalists - Posted October 10, 2012
Junot Diaz, Dave Eggers, and Louise Erdrich led the list of fiction finalists for the National Book Awards this year. Follow the links below to read free samples of the finalists in every category--who is your favorite? The finalists were announced ... [GalleyCat]

Barack Obama Salutes Ray Bradbury - Posted June 6, 2012
Ray Bradbury died today, but writers around the world are reflecting on this great author's legacy. President, science fiction fan and author Barack Obama ... [GalleyCat]

Dave Eggers Unveils His New Novel - Posted June 4, 2012
Dave Eggers will publish a new novel with McSweeney's at the end of the month. A Hologram For The King tells the story of an aging businessman's "last-ditch attempt to stave off foreclosure" and sell digital techn... [GalleyCat]

Occupy Oakland Gets Support from Authors - Posted October 28, 2011
More than 50 writers have signed a petition condemning "the violent crackdown on peaceful, nonviolent Occupy Oakland protesters" earlier this week. The document includes signatures from authors ... [GalleyCat]

Maurice Sendak Profiled by Dave Eggers - Posted July 29, 2011
On September 6th, Where the Wild Things Are author Maurice Sendak will release Bumble-Ardy. This picture book will be the first publication Sendak has written and illustrated completely on his own since Outside Over There (1981). Writer Dave Eggers ... [GalleyCat]

Kickstarter-Style Project Helps Students Pay for College - Posted July 14, 2011
Want to support students in your community? Explore ScholarMatch, a venture that helps donors contribute to the college tuition of promising young students. Here's more about the site: "ScholarMatch is a website and service whereby potential donors can learn more about scholars who n... [GalleyCat]

Bill Simmons' Grantland Launches, Replete With Obnoxious Subway Ads - Posted June 8, 2011
Unlike many around the Interwebz, we're not Bill Simmons haters. We read every column, think he's entertaining and we too enjoy... [FishbowlLA]

Details Emerge on Bill Simmons' Website - Posted April 28, 2011
Love him or hate him, Bill Simmons is a name writers know. And now that he is launching his own website - called Grantland - he's going to be even more prevalent than ever before. Before going further, if you're a hater, we s... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Details Emerge on Bill Simmons' Website - Posted April 28, 2011
Love him or hate him, Bill Simmons is a name writers know. And now that he is launching his own website - called Grantland - he's going to be even more prevalent than ever before. Before going further, if you're a hater, we s... [FishbowlNY]

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Announces Best American Series' Guest Editors - Posted February 15, 2011
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt has announced the seven guest editors for its Best American series. ... [semanticweb.com]

World Book Night to Give Away One Million Books - Posted December 6, 2010
On March 5, 2011, 20,000 givers will help donate one million books to U.K. readers for World Book Night. Jamie Byng, Canongate Books ma... [GalleyCat]

Dave Eggers Sketches the World Series - Posted October 29, 2010
Author Dave Eggers has been sketching and writing about the World Series this year for San Francisc... [GalleyCat]

Vendela Vida Explores The Lovers, The Believer, & Screenwriting - Posted July 21, 2010
As literary journals around the country struggle to update for the 21st Century, one founding co-editor at The Believer maintains a nearly exclusive print-focused strategy. Today's guest on the Morning Media Menu was Vendela Vida, author of ... [GalleyCat]

Andrew Wylie: eBook Deals 'Currently On Hold' - Posted June 28, 2010
In a long profile in the current issue of Harvard Magazine, agent Andrew Wylie revealed that eBook deals are "currently on hold across the board" at his famous agency, and cautioned publishers that he could ta... [GalleyCat]

Awards Honor Human Rights and Social Justice Reporting - Posted May 27, 2010
Contributed by Nick Massella On Wednesday May 26, the Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights and George Washington University's Global Media Institute announced the winners of the 42nd annual Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Awards and the 2010 Book Awards. The winning entries included diverse subjects such as human trafficking,... [FishbowlDC]

Literary Journal Namesake Timothy McSweeney Has Died - Posted February 9, 2010
Last month the namesake of the literary journal McSweeney's passed away at 67-years-old. In 1998, Dave Eggers named "Timothy McSweeney's Quarterly Concern" after an man who had se... [GalleyCat]

Novelist Vendela Vida Immortalized in Indie Rock Song - Posted January 14, 2010
While visiting one of his favorite music blogs, this GalleyCat editor uncovered a Dinosaur Feathers tune entitled "Vendela Vida." The song appeared to be named after Vendela Vida (pic... [GalleyCat]

Dave Eggers' Inflamatory Onion Interview - Posted January 6, 2010
You know that it's a slow news day (except for those at CES liveblogging, of course) when the biggest scandal to hit the Web since Monday is a Dave Eggers... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Dave Eggers' Inflamatory Onion Interview - Posted January 6, 2010
You know that it's a slow news day (except for those at CES liveblogging, of course) when the biggest scandal to hit the Web since Monday is a Dave Eggers... [FishbowlNY]

Sex and the 21st Century Male Writer - Posted January 4, 2010
Can contemporary male authors write a good sex scene? In a NY Times Book Review essay this weekend, cultural critic Katie Roiphe argued that male authors have lost their taste for steamy sex. Here's ... [GalleyCat]

Dave Eggers Hailed as "Slow Word " Pioneer - Posted December 30, 2009
This week Forbes published a manifesto calling for a "slow word" movement, pushing readers to change their habits to a more publishing-friendly model. The essay singled out ... [GalleyCat]

McSweeney's Launches Print Project, Panorama - Posted December 8, 2009
Our sister site Baynewser sat down recently to interview McSweeney's 's publisher ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

McSweeney's Launches Print Project, Panorama - Posted December 8, 2009
Our sister site Baynewser sat down recently to interview McSweeney's 's publisher ... [FishbowlNY]

Liveblogging the National Book Awards - Posted November 18, 2009
11:03 A photo of the four National Book Award winners for 2009, post-ceremony... 10:37 Colum McCann wins the National Book Award for Fiction for "Let the Great World Spin." "Stories are the purest form of engagement...American publishing is able to embrace the other... As ... [GalleyCat]

Where the Wild Things Ended Up at the Box Office - Posted October 28, 2009
As the Dave Eggers-scripted adaptation of Where the Wild Things Are hit theaters recently, blockbuster-watchers have been comparing the film's ticket sales to other adaptations of classi... [GalleyCat]

McSweeney's Launches iPhone App - Posted September 23, 2009
McSweeney's, the Dave Eggers-founded publishing outfit, has entered the smartphone age with a brand new iPhone and iPod Touch app that sells for $5.99 in the Apple App store. What do you think--in a world of free literary iPhone applications (from ... [GalleyCat]

NBF Will Celebrate Gore Vidal and Dave Eggers - Posted September 17, 2009
The National Book Foundation (NBF) announced that Gore Vidal will receive the 2009 Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters and Dave Eggers will receive the 2009 Literarian Award for Outstanding Service to the Am... [GalleyCat]

Dave Eggers Interview with New York Mag - Posted August 24, 2009
Go on and read the whole interview by Logan Hill...it's worth it. We like how Dave Eggers got the gig. It's every fanboy's ... [FishbowlLA]

Brief History of Authors vs. Critics - Posted July 1, 2009
Following yesterday's posts about authors confronting critics on the Internet, Salon.com writer Mary Elizabeth Williams published a fascinating history of the critic-bashing genre. ... [GalleyCat]

Mediabistro Blog-Family Roundup - Posted June 10, 2009
Craigslist's sevenues may reach $100 million this year- WebNewser New York Times draws ire for use of anonymous sources- ... [FishbowlLA]

Dave Eggers Completes Nonfiction Book about Hurricane Katrina - Posted June 10, 2009
Dave Eggers made literary headlines once again, breaking the news that his new nonfiction book, "Zeitoun," will come out next month--a story about how one Muslim-American family experienced Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans. Eggers discussed the book in a long interview at ... [GalleyCat]

Dave Eggers' 300-Page Storybook Adaptation - Posted June 9, 2009
When the live-action adaptation of Maurice Sendak's classic storybook, "Where the Wild Things Are," hits theaters in October, ... [GalleyCat]

Mediabistro Blog-Family Roundup - Posted June 5, 2009
Pimp your tweets- BayNewser ESPN The Magazine hopes to score with pay web site- FishbowlNY CNN's ... [FishbowlLA]

Dave Eggers Sends Soothing Mass Email - Posted June 5, 2009
As the Dave Eggers-penned film, "Away We Go" opens this weekend, the publisher and author made good on a promise to email anyone worried about the future of print. During... [GalleyCat]

Dave Eggers to Reassure Readers Personally about Print - Posted May 21, 2009
At an Authors Guild event in his honor, author and publisher Dave Eggers offered to email personally anyone worried about the future of newspapers, books, and the printed word. Book B... [GalleyCat]

Where the Wild Things Are Trailer Debuts - Posted March 26, 2009
If you are having trouble getting started this cloudy morning, then this trailer for Spike Jonze's new film, "Where the Wild Things Are," will undoubtedly help. Embedded copies are hard to find, but you can watch the trailer at ... [GalleyCat]

Ocean Explorer, Astronomer, Maestro Win 2009 TED Prizes - Posted October 16, 2008
Technology, Entertainment, Design (TED) looked to the ocean, the skies, and the concert hall in awarding its 2009 TED Prizes. The just-announced winners are ocean explorer Sylvia Earle, astronomer Jill Cornell Tarter,... [UnBeige]

Where the Wild Things Are: Maurice Sendak Turns 80 and the 92 St Y Celebrates - Posted September 16, 2008
Did you know yesterday was Maurice Sendak day? No? Well you are forgiven since it was actually the inaugural holiday, as proclaimed by City Council Speaker Christine Quinn at last ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Where the Wild Things Are: Maurice Sendak Turns 80 and the 92 St Y Celebrates - Posted September 16, 2008
Did you know yesterday was Maurice Sendak day? No? Well you are forgiven since it was actually the inaugural holiday, as proclaimed by City Council Speaker Christine Quinn at last ... [FishbowlNY]

826's Time Travel Mart Opens In LA - Posted December 18, 2007
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Eggers Youngest to Win Heinz Foundation Award - Posted September 12, 2007
Dave Eggers has become the youngest person ever to win one of the annual $250,000 awards from the Heinz Family Foundation, reports the Washington Post's Bob Thompson. Eggers won for his work with 826Valencia, the nonprofit writing and... [GalleyCat]

McSweeney's Design Tendency - Posted June 27, 2007
Deep within the archives of Print's Daily Heller (we love it, it's just so hard to get to it), we learn that McSweeney's... [UnBeige]

McSweeney's Out $130,000 - Posted June 12, 2007
Can you spot Dave $130,000? Critically-acclaimed books about child soldiers aside, it's a bad time to be Dave Eggers. McSweeney's, Eggers' acclaimed quarterly, just announced that they have lost $130,000 since their distributor, ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

McSweeney's Out $130,000 - Posted June 12, 2007
Can you spot Dave $130,000? Critically-acclaimed books about child soldiers aside, it's a bad time to be Dave Eggers. McSweeney's, Eggers' acclaimed quarterly, just announced that they have lost $130,000 since their distributor, ... [FishbowlNY]

Michiko Likes Fiction Again! - Posted May 8, 2007
A few months ago I did an impromptu search through the New York Times archives to find empirical evidence that lead book critic Michiko Kakutani has, indeed, developed a distaste for fiction. And for all of 2006, the only two novels she liked were Dana Spiotta's EAT THE DOCUMENT and Dave... [GalleyCat]

Ellies 2007: The Liveblog - Posted May 1, 2007
After winning in five of seven nominated categories, New York editor-in-chief Adam Moss juggles his way up to the winners' circle FishbowlNY will be liveblogging tonight's National Magazine Awards — the so-called Ellies — from the blingy confines of at Jazz @ Lincoln Center. Refresh FishbowlNY all night for the latest winners,... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Ellies 2007: The Liveblog - Posted May 1, 2007
After winning in five of seven nominated categories, New York editor-in-chief Adam Moss juggles his way up to the winners' circle FishbowlNY will be liveblogging tonight's National Magazine Awards — the so-called Ellies — from the blingy confines of at Jazz @ Lincoln Center. Refresh FishbowlNY all night for the latest winners,... [FishbowlNY]

Ellies 2007: Handicapping The Races - Posted May 1, 2007
New York's Adam Moss [left] and the New Yorker's David Remnick [right] flank Rolling Stone's Jann Wenner at the 2006 National Magazine Awards Counting down the hours to tonight's National Magazine Awards in New ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Ellies 2007: Handicapping The Races - Posted May 1, 2007
New York's Adam Moss [left] and the New Yorker's David Remnick [right] flank Rolling Stone's Jann Wenner at the 2006 National Magazine Awards Counting down the hours to tonight's National Magazine Awards in New ... [FishbowlNY]

Katherine Taylor Falls Into Chick Lit Bait Trap - Posted March 7, 2007
In reading debut novelist Katherine Taylor 's interview with the New York Observer's Spencer Morgan, I couldn't help but be reminded of the first time James Frey made headlines, long before any charges of fake writing and fabrication were levied his way. No, I'm t... [GalleyCat]

Today in AMS: PGW Conference Calls, Bankruptcy Court Hearings - Posted January 12, 2007
Publishers Lunch reports that Publishers Group West clients were explained in a conference call yesterday he details of the offer being formulated by Perseus Books Group, which has already secured distribution rights for Avalon Publishing Group and its imprints. The rough plan is for Perseus to pay 70 cents on the... [GalleyCat]

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