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Granta Celebrates Authors Vanessa Manko & Judy Chicurel - Posted May 3, 2013
[caption id="attachment_69803" align="alignright" width="300"] Vanessa Manko (left), Susan Minot (center), and Salman Rushdie (right)[/caption] Vanessa Manko and Judy Chicurel, two authors featured in a recent issue of Granta, have signed book deals with Penguin. To toast these two autho... [GalleyCat]

Granta To Close Its New York City Office - Posted May 2, 2013
GalleyCat has learned that Granta will close its office in New York City. We have also heard that deputy editor Ellah Allfrey and art director Michael Salu have both resigned. Associate editor Patrick Ryan will also be leaving. We've reached o... [semanticweb.com]

Granta To Close Its New York City Office - Posted May 2, 2013
GalleyCat has learned that Granta will close its office in New York City. We have also heard that deputy editor Ellah Allfrey and art director Michael Salu have both resigned. Associate editor Patrick Ryan will also be leaving. We've reached o... [GalleyCat]

John Freeman Leaving Granta - Posted April 24, 2013
Editor John Freeman is leaving Granta after five years at the literary journal. He served as editor for the last four years, creating ten foreign language editions of the journal around the world. The journal will launch in Turkey and China this week, with editions in Port... [GalleyCat]

Free Samples of the Best of Young British Novelists - Posted April 15, 2013
For the first time in ten years, Granta has revealed its list of the Best of Young British Novelists. Below, we've linked to free samples of all 20 novelists. The winners were chosen from among 150 novelists by a panel of judges: John Freeman, Ellah Allfrey, Romes... [GalleyCat]

Granta Picks the Best Young Brazilian Novelists - Posted July 10, 2012
Cristhiano Aguiar, Javier Arancibia Contreras, Carol Bensimon and Miguel del Castillo are among Granta and Granta em portugu s' new list of the ... [GalleyCat]

Asian American Writers Workshop Launches Page Turner Literary Festival - Posted October 25, 2011
The Asian American Writers Workshop is celebrating its 20th anniversary by hosting the third annual Page Turner literary festival. The all-day event will take place on Saturday, October 29th at Brooklyn's powerHouse Arena. Follow this link to view the full schedule. ... [GalleyCat]

Granta Unveils Kindle Edition - Posted January 31, 2011
Granta editor John Freeman unveiled a Kindle edition of the literary journal in a blog post today. Here's ... [GalleyCat]

Granta Opens Subscription-Only Online Archive - Posted July 20, 2010
Last week the literary journal Granta opened an online archive containing all 110 past issues of the magazine. The subscription-only online archive is available for the one-year price of £12.99, approximately $20. Collecting all the issues since the 1979 debut of the journal, the archive features early work from wr... [GalleyCat]

Mark Doty on Sex, Smartphones, and Poetry in a Digital Age - Posted April 15, 2010
In the video embedded above, Granta create... [GalleyCat]

On The Menu: Examining E-Mail With John Freeman - Posted October 12, 2009
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On The Menu: Examining E-Mail With John Freeman - Posted October 12, 2009
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Granta Heads to Chicago - Posted September 21, 2009
"The trick now is to make literature seem urgent," Granta Acting Editor John Freeman told a packed crowd at the Brooklyn Book fair earlier this month. In a new Chicago-themed issue, the UK-founded journal has built a literary monum... [GalleyCat]

Ellah Allfrey Named Deputy Editor at Granta - Posted July 20, 2009
The literary journal Granta has appointed Ellah Allfrey as deputy editor. Earlier this year, editor Alex Clark stepped down, making ... [GalleyCat]

Authors' Favorite Status Galleys - Posted July 17, 2009
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Salman Rushdie's Dinner with Thomas Pynchon - Posted July 17, 2009
Last night a crowd of literature lovers filled up Three Lives & Co. bookstore and spilled into the West Village street for a literary block party--celebrating the release of G... [GalleyCat]

David Graham Departs at Granta Publications - Posted June 10, 2009
David Graham stepped down as managing director of Granta Publications and Portobello Books, Bookseller reports. Graham joined the company in 2006, leaving Canongate Books in a move the ... [GalleyCat]

American Readers: Rising Up or Fading Out? - Posted June 1, 2009
On Friday afternoon, American readers were praised, teased, and celebrated during a lively BEA panel discussion moderated by Granta's newly-appointed acting editor, John Freeman.... [GalleyCat]

Granta Editor Departs - Posted May 28, 2009
The literary journal Granta announced that Editor Alex Clark has departed. American Editor John Freeman was appointed Acting Editor, assuming that post immediately, the Board of Granta Magazine announced tod... [GalleyCat]

Emily Cook Joins Granta as Advertising Director - Posted March 24, 2009
The literary journal Granta has hired Emily Cook as US Advertising Director, bringing one of Publishers Weekly's featured "50 Under 40" pu... [GalleyCat]

Dateline LBF: Making Global Sense of it - Posted April 18, 2007
<img src="http://graphics8.nytimes.com/images/2007/04/18/arts/18fair_CA1.600.jpg" width=400 height=213) The New York Times' Alan Riding has been at LBF all week and seems, at least for the purposes of this article, to have a golly-gee approach to the trade show that's less about celebrating books, he says, and more about "the art of the deal." And even... [GalleyCat]

And the NBCC Awards Go To... - Posted March 9, 2007
While NBCC Board member Rebecca Skloot liveblogged the awards, Ron and I sat through a somewhat speedy ceremony emceed by president John Freeman and highlighted by Mary Gordon's glowing retrospective and tribute (accompanied by retro Jill Krementz photography) to Sandrof winner John Leonard, fol... [GalleyCat]

Meet your Granta Best of Young American Novelists - Posted March 2, 2007
Granta announced its second-ever list of Best of Young American Novelists, comprised of 21 American-based authors aged 35 and under. And what's immediately apparent, just as with the first list published back in 1996, is how many of them, um, haven't published novels yet. Which isn't to say it isn't a... [GalleyCat]

AP Says Goodbye to Book Review Package - Posted February 5, 2007
After getting a tip from a publicist at an unnamed publishing house, Editor and Publisher confirmed with the Associated Press that they have terminated their book review package, which featured reviews and book news from Ron Berthel and Bruce DaSilva. "This is a sad turn of events for book reviews. AP... [GalleyCat]

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