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Literary Community Speaks Out Against the Attacks on 'Charlie Hebdo' - Posted January 8, 2015
The Satanic Verses novelist Salman Rushdie has issued a statement about the attacks on the Paris-based offices of the Charlie Hebdo newspaper. It was ... [AllTwitter]

James Franco, Teju Cole, & Salman Rushdie Get Booked - Posted December 8, 2014
Here are some literary events to pencil in your calendar this week. To get your event posted on our calendar, visit our Facebook Your Literary Event page. Please post your event at least one week prior to its date. Actor ... [AllTwitter]

Jennifer Weiner to Jonathan Franzen: Twitter Isn't Evil and All Writers Are 'Self-Promoters' - Posted September 20, 2013
How do we classify a popular novelist's Twitter feed: is it marketing? personal branding? public relations? It's a bit of a grey area. But, as Jennifer Weiner so politely told Jonathan Franzen this week, social media is a necessary tool for... [FishbowlDC]

Facebook Tests Paid Celebrity Messaging In The U.K. - Posted April 8, 2013
Much to many users' chagrins, Facebook is testing a service that forces users to pay $1 to message people to whom they aren't connected. It'll ... [AllFacebook]

Bill Maher Conservative Panelist: 'I Made the Mistake of Replying with Facts' - Posted September 27, 2012
What's it like being the "token Conservative" on that raucous Friday free-for-all known as HBO's Real Time with Bill Maher? After last week's show, San Diego radio host and columnist Roger Hedgecock has shared his experience. ... [FishbowlLA]

Salman Rushdie's Facebook Feud (in Tweets) - Posted November 16, 2011
Well, here's a tidbit of social media celebrity gossip for you: Salman Rushdie--yes, the Salman Rushdie-- is upset with Facebook, and he's taken to Twitter to get things straightened out. According to Gothamist, "the whole thing started when, two days ago, Facebook decided to cancel Rushdie's account because they didn't believe... [10,000 Words]

Salman Rushdie's Facebook Feud (in Tweets) - Posted November 16, 2011
Well, here's a tidbit of social media celebrity gossip for you: Salman Rushdie--yes, the Salman Rushdie-- is upset with Facebook, and he's taken to Twitter to get things straightened out. According to Gothamist, "the whole thing started when, two days ago, Facebook decided to cancel Rushdie's account because they didn't believe... [AllTwitter]

Monday Odds and Ends - Posted November 14, 2011
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'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]

Salman Rushdie Is Now On Twitter (Tweeting From @SalmanRushdie1) - Posted September 21, 2011
Here's a perfect lesson in what can happen if you put social media off for too long: the man who won the Booker Prize for his political novel Midnight's Children, Salman Rushdie, has had to settle for a verified account at @SalmanRush... [AllTwitter]

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. ... [PRNewser]

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. ... [Inside Mobile Apps]

Stick a Fork in It: Rushdie/Lakshmi Marriage Done - Posted July 2, 2007
Salman Rushdie and his wife, Padma Lakshmi are divorcing. He just got knighted amid the usual death threats, and she's back on Top Chef... [FishbowlLA]

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