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Create a Genie for Chance to Win $100 Local Bookstore Gift Certificate

To promote G. Willow Wilson’s debut novel Alif the Unseen, Grove/Atlantic has a new “Create-a-Genie” contest, inviting artists, photographers and other digital creators to imagine a mythical jinn.

Here’s more about the contest: “Click on “The Five Types of Jinn” to learn about the five different species of jinn that appear in the book, and have a look at illustrator Lisa Brown’s beautiful depictions of each jinn for inspiration. Then pick your favorite jinn and show us your original vision for how it looks. We’ll accept drawings, paintings, collages, photos, just about anything you can send digitally! E-mail your entry to aliftheunseen@gmail.com.”

The winner will get a $100 gift certificate for a local bookstore, a copy of the novel and piece of art from Willow’s graphic novel Cairo. Two other winners will get a signed copy of Alif the Unseen. The contest closes at 11:59 p.m. EST on Monday, August 13.

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Nonfiction Book Proposal

Nonfiction Book ProposalStarting September 4,work with a literary agent to complete a full proposal that wins an agent and a contract! Ryan Harbage from The Fischer-Harbage Agency, Inc. will teach you how to convey your idea in a winning book proposal format, write your proposal letter, understand the nuts and bolts of the nonfiction book industry, and more. Register now! 

Lev Grossman & Indie Lit Mags Get Booked

Here are some literary events to jump-start your 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.

Writers G. Willow Wilson and Lev Grossman will be appearing at the powerHouse arena. See them on Tuesday, July 17th from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. (Brooklyn, NY)

The powerHouse Arena will be hosting “A Night with Brooklyn Indie Lit Mags.” Join in on Wednesday, July 19th from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. (Brooklyn, NY)

The “How I Learned…” reading series is sponsoring a storytelling event called “STORYTIMES.” Check it out on Thursday, July 19th at the Happy Ending Lounge starting 7 p.m. (New York, NY)

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