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How Indie Bookstore Revolution Books Raised $32,299 This Summer - Posted November 5, 2013
Revolution Books, a community driven indie bookstore, successfully raised more than their $30,000 fundraising goal over the summer, in a fight to keep its West 26th Street location in Manhattan. Their outreach efforts helped the store raise $32,299, and they raised it just before their deadline. To raise the money, the s... [AllTwitter]

How Indie Bookstore Revolution Books Raised $32,299 This Summer - Posted November 5, 2013
Revolution Books, a community driven indie bookstore, successfully raised more than their $30,000 fundraising goal over the summer, in a fight to keep its West 26th Street location in Manhattan. Their outreach efforts helped the store raise $32,299, and they raised it just before their deadline. To raise the money, the s... [GalleyCat]

Revolution Books Raising $30,000 To Keep Manhattan Location - Posted July 12, 2013
Revolution Books, a community driven indie bookstore, hopes to raise $30,000 by September 30th in a fight to keep its West 26th Street location in Manhattan. The store will host an an auth... [GalleyCat]

Claire Vaye Watkins Wins $20,000 Story Prize - Posted March 14, 2013
Debut author Claire Vaye Watkins won the $20,000 Story Prize for Battleborn, a short story collection that spanned from the California gold rush to contempora... [GalleyCat]

Claire Vaye Watkins Wins $20,000 Story Prize - Posted March 14, 2013
Author Claire Vaye Watkins won the $20,000 Story Prize for Battleborn, a short story collection that spanned from the California gold rush to contemporary tim... [semanticweb.com]

Granta Deconstructs Vogue Cover - Posted April 12, 2011
The cover of the upcoming issue of Granta deconstructs women's magazines like Vogue with with pink fonts, splashy headlines, and a connect-the-dots cover model. Granta 115: The F Word will "explore the ways in which feminism continues to inform, address and complicate" the power balance between men... [GalleyCat]

Algonquin Books Launches Book Club - Posted March 9, 2011
Algonquin Books has launched the Algonquin Books Club. The publisher has chosen twenty-five pape... [GalleyCat]

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]

Class of 2011 Revealed for TheGrio's 100: History Makers in the Making - Posted February 1, 2011
TheGrio kicked off Black History Month by revealing the 2011 class of TheGrio's 100: History Makers in the Making... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Dayton Literary Peace Prize Open for Submissions - Posted January 25, 2010
Submissions are now being accepted for the fifth annual Dayton Literary Peace Prize. The award carries a $10,000 honorarium and has an illustrious group of winners, including Richard Bausch, ... [GalleyCat]

Edwidge Danticat on the Earthquake in Haiti - Posted January 13, 2010
In a NPR interview, author Edwidge Danticat worried about her family in Haiti following a massive earthquake yesterday, stressing the need for in... [GalleyCat]

Soho Press Co-Founder Laura Hruska Has Died - Posted January 12, 2010
Soho Press co-founder and EIC Laura Hruska passed away this weekend at 74-years-old. Hruska helped found the press in 1986, and it has now grown into a publisher that releases between 60 and 80 titles every year. During her long career, she supported ... [GalleyCat]

Bronwen Hruska Named Publisher of Soho Press - Posted December 10, 2009
Today Soho Press named Bronwen Hruska publisher of the press. Her mother, publisher and co-founder Laura Hruska, will remain editor-and-chief of the press. Bronwen Hruska has worked as an associate publisher at the ... [GalleyCat]

GalleyCatnip: Edwidge Danticat Will Miss the Oprah Winfrey Show - Posted November 20, 2009
For your weekend reading pleasure, here some publishing news briefs... Oprah Winfrey announced today that she will end her popular show in 2011, closing the televised side of the most influential book club in America. Autho... [GalleyCat]

Journalists Among Those Honored By MacArthur Foundation's "Genius Grants" - Posted September 22, 2009
A photojournalist and an investigative reporter are among the 24 MacArthur Fellows awarded $500,000 in "no strings attached" funding over the next five years. Earlier today, the John D. & Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation announced its 2009 fellows -- a li... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Journalists Among Those Honored By MacArthur Foundation's "Genius Grants" - Posted September 22, 2009
A photojournalist and an investigative reporter are among the 24 MacArthur Fellows awarded $500,000 in "no strings attached" funding over the next five years. Earlier today, the John D. & Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation announced its 2009 fellows -- a li... [FishbowlNY]

MacArthur Foundation to Announce $500,000 "Genius Grant" Winners - Posted September 22, 2009
Today the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation celebrates 24 creative individuals who will receive one of the Foundation's annual $500,000 awards--the famous "genius grants." Three writers were included among the winners: author ... [GalleyCat]

Edwidge Danticat and Salman Rushdie Headline PEN World Voices Festival - Posted April 30, 2009
Earlier this spring, Salman Rushdie bemoaned America's "paucity" of translated works, but the PEN World Voices Festival's headline reading featured writers ... [GalleyCat]

Mary Gordon Wins Story Prize 2006 - Posted March 1, 2007
Where there are literary awards, there is the Tishman Auditorium at the New School. And while the place wasn't filled to full capacity, an enthusiastic crowd showed up for yesterday's awards night, giving equal weight to bestowing its goblet prize and $20,000 cheque to winner Mary Gordon (for THE STORIES OF... [GalleyCat]

The Story Prize Names its Finalists - Posted January 12, 2007
Fiction collections by authors Mary Gordon, Rick Bass and George Saunders have been named finalists for the third annual Story Prize, given to the year's outstanding book of short fiction. Bass was nominated for THE LIVES OF ROCKS (Houghton Mifflin), Gordon for THE STORIES OF MARY GORDON (Panthe... [GalleyCat]

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