InsideMobileApps InsideSocialGames 10,000 Words FishbowlNY FishbowlDC LostRemote TVNewser TVSpy AgencySpy PRNewser MediaJobsDaily UnBeige

10 Great Writers Over 80: Listmania Continues

paulafox.pngFed up with the hype surrounding The New Yorker‘s “20 Under 40″ list, Ward Six has released a “10 Over 80” list. The excellent collection rewards writers for “kicking a** for longer than we have been alive.”

Here’s an excerpt, including two under-appreciated authors: “PAULA FOX [pictured, via]: I read Desperate Characters in the mid-nineties because Jonathan Franzen wrote about finding it at Yaddo and how it’s a perfect short novel. It is. She’s had an interesting life and has written two memoirs. Also, the daughter she gave up for adoption gave birth to Courtney Love. WILLIAM GASS: “In the Heart of the Heart of the Country” is a collection of five strange and linguistically brilliant short stories.”

Just like the New Yorker list, we are sure there are more writers to include on the list. Add your favorite writers over 80-years-old in the comments section. Via Maud Newton & The Awl)

Mediabistro Course

Content Marketing 101

Content Marketing 101Starting September 8, get hands-on content marketing training in Content Marketing 101! Through a series of webcasts, content and marketing experts will teach you the best practices for creating, distributing and measuring the results of your brand's content, including how to develop a content marketing plan, become a content marketer, and more. Register now!