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Josh Brolin, David Chang, & Bob Powers Get Booked

Here are some literary events to pencil in your calendar. 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.

Oscar-nominated actor Josh Brolin will headline a conversation event with memoir writer Colin Broderick. See them on Tuesday, May 14th at Barnes & Noble (Tribeca branch) starting 7:00 p.m. (New York, NY)

Two chefs, David Chang and The River Cottage Year author Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall, will appear for a discussion event. Hear them on Tuesday, May 14th at The Strand starting 7:00 p.m. (New York, NY)

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The Art of the Book Review

The Art of the Book ReviewStarting August 4, learn how to get paid to write reviews that will influence the publishing landscape! Taught by a Publishers Weekly book critic, you'll learn how to recommend a book to its audience, write reviews of varying lengths, tailor a review to a specific publication and more! You'll leave this course with two original reviews and a list of paying markets for book reviews. Register now! 

McSweeney’s Launches Food & Children’s Books Imprints

mcsweeneys-logo.pngMcSweeney’s will launch two new imprints focused on food writing and children’s books.

According to The Bay Citizen, McSweeney’s McMullens will start with 10 children’s books this year–with four titles planned for release in May. Editor and art director Brian McMullen (the imprint’s namesake) will oversee editing, art direction, and production. McMullen explained that the books will bear this logo: “The McSweeney’s McMullens will find and publish great books — new and old — for individuals and families of all kinds.”

The food imprint, which has not yet been named, will deliver two to four titles this year. Co-publisher Chris Ying told Publisher’s Weekly: “We’re trying to make something that appeals not only to foodies, but to readers who appreciate good writing and art in general.” Ying said readers loved the food section in McSweeney’s one-issue newspaper,  San Fransisco Panorama.

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