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How Has Twitter Shaped Storytelling? - Posted October 18, 2013
Andrew Fitzgerald, a member of Twitter's news and journalism partnerships team, gave a TED Talk called "Adventures in Twitter Fiction." We've embedded the video above-have you ever shared a short story on Twit... [GalleyCat]

How Has Twitter Shaped Storytelling? - Posted October 18, 2013
Andrew Fitzgerald, a member of Twitter's news and journalism partnerships team, gave a TED Talk called "Adventures in Twitter Fiction." We've embedded the video above-have you ever shared a short story on Twit... [semanticweb.com]

How Has Twitter Shaped Storytelling? - Posted October 18, 2013
Andrew Fitzgerald, a member of Twitter's news and journalism partnerships team, gave a TED Talk called "Adventures in Twitter Fiction." We've embedded the video above-have you ever shared a short story on Twit... [AllTwitter]

Jason Rekulak Named Quirk Books Publisher - Posted May 10, 2013
Jason Rekulak has been promoted to publisher and vice president of Quirk Books. In addition, Brett Cohen has been promoted to president at Quirk Books and David Borgenicht will take the role of Quirk Productions CEO. Rekulak acquired and edited many ... [GalleyCat]

Jason Rekulak Named Quirk Books Publisher - Posted May 10, 2013
Jason Rekulak has been promoted to publisher of Quirk Books. In addition, Brett Cohen has been promoted to president at Quirk Books and David Borgenicht will take the role of Quirk Productions CEO. Rekulak acquired and edited many of the house's bestse... [AllTwitter]

Help 15 Authors Finish a Short Story on Goodreads - Posted May 7, 2013
Ever wish you could help your favorite novelist finish writing a story? Over at Goodreads, a team of authors played a game of exquisite corpse and wrote part of a short story together. Participating... [GalleyCat]

Stephen Colbert Starts 'cOlbert's Book Club' with 'The Great Gatsby' - Posted May 7, 2013
The Colbert Report host Stephen Colbert plans to launch "cOlbert's Book Club." For the first installment of this humorous "rip off" of Oprah Winfrey's book club, Colbert plans to discuss The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald. Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Jennifer Egan... [GalleyCat]

Why Do You Write? - Posted February 1, 2013
Why do you write? Author Meredith Maran asked 20 great writers that question, collecting their replies in her new collection, Why We Write: 20 Acclaimed Authors on How and Why They Do What They Do. On the Morning Media Menu today, Maran shared writing advice ... [GalleyCat]

Stephen King Leads List of Hollywood's Most Powerful Authors - Posted November 28, 2012
The Hollywood Reporter has picked the top 25 Most Powerful Authors in Hollywood. The top five writers on the list are all literary band names. Stephen King, El... [semanticweb.com]

Stephen King Leads List of Hollywood's Most Powerful Authors - Posted November 28, 2012
The Hollywood Reporter has picked the top 25 Most Powerful Authors in Hollywood. The top five writers on the list are all literary band names. Stephen King, El... [GalleyCat]

NaNoWriMo Camp & Les Miserables Trailer: Top Stories of the Week - Posted June 1, 2012
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Jennifer Egan to Publish Sci-Fi Story on Twitter - Posted May 24, 2012
Novelist Jennifer Egan will publish a complete science fiction story on The New Yorker's Page-Turner Twitter feed over the next few nights. The New York Observer... [GalleyCat]

The New Yorker to Tweet Entire Short Story - Posted May 24, 2012
Long form writing has found all sorts of outlets in our digital world of tweeting and blogging. There are curators like Longform and Pocket, Kindle Singles for novellas and non-fiction exploration,... [TVSpy]

'Writers in Support of the Occupy Movement' Petition Counts 800+ Signatures - Posted October 17, 2011
So far, more than 800 writers have signed a new Writers in Support of the Occupy Movement petition. The petition is composed of a single sentence: "We, the under... [semanticweb.com]

'Writers in Support of the Occupy Movement' Petition Counts 200+ Signatures - Posted October 14, 2011
So far, 224 writers have signed a new Writers in Support of the Occupy Movement petition. What do you think? The petition is composed of a single sentence: "We, ... [GalleyCat]

Knopf & Doubleday Join Spotify - Posted October 11, 2011
Both Knopf and Doubleday and have joined Spotify, building hand-picked music lists for their authors. The site includes a number of playlists, including mixes from ... [GalleyCat]

Jennifer Egan Publishes New Short Story Disguised as List - Posted July 26, 2011
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Goodreads Partners with First Book to Fight Illiteracy - Posted July 8, 2011
Goodreads has partnered with First Book, a charity group whose mission is to make sure children who reside in low-income communities are able to have access to books. Together, these two organizations will be fighting illiteracy using the Goodread... [GalleyCat]

Jeff Howe Relaunches One Book, One Twitter as 1book140 - Posted May 25, 2011
Jeff Howe has partnered with The Atlantic to relaunch the online book club, One Book, One Twitter. Howe explained in ... [GalleyCat]

Deirdre Foley-Mendelssohn Joins The Paris Review - Posted May 16, 2011
Deirdre Foley-Mendelssohn will join The Paris Review as senior editor. According to a post at The Paris Review, current web editor Thessaly La Force is leavin... [GalleyCat]

Jennifer Egan Among LA Times Book Prize Winners - Posted May 2, 2011
The LA Times announced the winners of its 2010 Book Prize over the weekend. Included among the winners was author Jennifer Egan, who spoke critically about the Times earlier this month in an intervie... [FishbowlLA]

HBO To Adapt Jennifer Egan's A Visit from the Goon Squad - Posted April 21, 2011
Jennifer Egan's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel A Visit from the Goon Squad will be adapted into a TV series by HBO. International Creative Management negotiated the deal. Michael London and Jocelyn Hays Simpson will... [GalleyCat]

Jennifer Egan Wins 2011 Tournament of Books - Posted April 4, 2011
Today A Visit From the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan has won the 2011 Tournament of Books at The Morning News--a round robin competition that pits books against books every March. A team of literary judges decided each round of the competition, and all... [semanticweb.com]

Jennifer Egan Wins 2011 Tournament of Books - Posted April 4, 2011
Today A Visit From the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan has won the 2011 Tournament of Books at The Morning News--a round robin competition that pits books against books every March. A team of literary judges decided each round of the competition, and all... [GalleyCat]

LA Times Called Out by Readers for Sexist Photo Flap - Posted March 16, 2011
Last week, the National Book Critics Circle awarded "A Visit From the Goon Squad" by novelist Jennifer Egan its highly-touted prize for fiction. It was... [FishbowlLA]

National Book Critics Circle Award Winners Revealed - Posted March 11, 2011
Tonight the National Book Critics Circle (NBCC) unveiled the winners of their annual awards at a New York City ceremony. The complete list of winners follows below. ... [GalleyCat]

Free Book Samples of 2011 PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction Nominees - Posted March 2, 2011
Today the PEN/Faulkner Foundation revealed the 2011 PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction nominees. Below, we've creat... [GalleyCat]

Most Of Time Magazine's Top Books Of 2010 Available As eBooks - Posted December 9, 2010
Time Magazine released its Top 10 book lists for 2010 and the good news for eBook fans is that ninety percent of the titles have an eBook edition. The only picks that didn't have an eBook edition were fiction titles Lord of Misrule by ... [AppNewser]

Ron Charles Reviews 5 Fiction Books in 5 Minutes - Posted November 10, 2010
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Authors Go On "Wordstrike" Against Arizona Immigration Law - Posted July 30, 2010
The Asian American Writers' Workshop is boycotting the controversial new immigration law in Arizona through an initiative called Wordstrike. The effort calls authors to boycott the state of Arizona until it revokes the SB1070 immigration law, which went into effect yesterday. ... [AppNewser]

BEA 2010: GalleyCat Strikes Back - Posted May 26, 2010
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Jennifer Egan Explores PowerPoint Fiction - Posted May 26, 2010
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