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Donald Antrim & Karen Russell Receive MacArthur Genius Grants - Posted September 25, 2013
Authors Donald Antrim and Karen Russell were among the 24 creators and thinkers picked as MacArthur Fellows for 2013. These "genius grant" recipients will be the fir... [GalleyCat]

Donald Antrim & Karen Russell Receive MacArthur Genius Grants - Posted September 25, 2013
Authors Donald Antrim and Karen Russell were among the 24 creators and thinkers picked as MacArthur Fellows for 2013. These "genius grant" recipients will be the fir... [10,000 Words]

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]

Gary Shteyngart Gets Book Blurb Documentary - Posted January 4, 2013
Journalist Edward Champion has released "Shteyngart Blurbs," a short documentary looking at the life and book blurbs of Gary Shteyngart (along with the history of blurbs). We've embedded the complete film above, including cameos from some great writers, ... [GalleyCat]

Pizza Hut Book It! Nostalgia from Karen Russell - Posted June 27, 2012
The New Yorker recently ran a nostalgic essay by Swamplandia! author Karen Russell about Pizza Hut's Book It! reading program. Unfortunately, the article itself is subscription-only. ... [semanticweb.com]

Orion Book Award Finalists: Free Samples - Posted April 19, 2012
Snubbed by the Pulitzer Prize board, novelist Karen Russell has been named one of the five finalists for the Orion Book Award. ... [semanticweb.com]

No Pulitzer Prize for Fiction Awarded - Posted April 16, 2012
There was no Pulitzer Prize for fiction awarded this year. Train Dreams by Denis Johnson, Swamplandia! by Karen Russell and The Pale King by David Foster Wallace were all nominated. ... [semanticweb.com]

No Pulitzer Prize for Fiction Awarded - Posted April 16, 2012
There was no Pulitzer Prize for fiction awarded this year. Train Dreams by Denis Johnson, Swamplandia! by Karen Russell and The Pale King by David Foster Wallace were all nominated. ... [GalleyCat]

Free Samples of the Young Lions Fiction Award Finalists - Posted March 13, 2012
The New York Public Library has revealed the five finalists for the 2012 Young Lions Fiction Award, a $10,000 prize awarded each annually to a writer under 35-years-old. Follow the links below to read free samples of the books. ... [GalleyCat]

Swamplandia to Be Adapted for HBO - Posted October 20, 2011
HBO has approved a "half-hour comedy project" based on Karen Russell's critically acclaimed novel, Swamplandia. Producer Scott Rudin will lead the project. ... [GalleyCat]

New Yorker Releases "20 Under 40" List of Writers - Posted June 2, 2010
The literary world exhaled today as the New Yorker released its "20 Under 40" list of young (and envy-inducing) writers. The NY Times had the scoop: "there is an even number of men and women, a characteristic that ... [GalleyCat]

NBF Unveils 2009 "5 Under 35" List - Posted October 6, 2009
The National Book Foundation announced its annual "5 Under 35" honorees this week. Ceridwen Dovey for "Blood Kin" (Viking, 2008), chosen by Rachel Kushner. ... [GalleyCat]

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