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GalleyCat Goes to the Dogs

New American Library senior editor Kristen Weber sent us a picture of her 16-month-old pug, Sampson. “All he wants to do is follow me all over our apartment,” she reports. “He waits for me to sit down so he can curl up next to me. Of course, it is hard to edit when he’s next to me—he just wants to nibble on the pages.”

Author Alison Pace knows a lot about pugs—her Zoe was one of last summer’s featured dogs—but this year she sent us a picture of Carlie, the inspiration for a character in her latest novel, Through Thick and Thin, and the thinly-disguised star of the in-progress Things to Do in the City With Your Dog. I certainly hope we get to see Carlie at Alison’s book party next month!

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Remember, if you’re a writer or publishing industry pro with a cat or a dog, preferably one who’s acting all literary, tell us his or her story, and they might be the star of a future GalleyCat item!

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