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Dzanc Book Launches rEprint Series

Courtesy of Publishing Perspectives:  Indy publisher Dzanc Books has launched “rEprint,” a new series of books dedicated to “rescuing lost works of literary excellence from the threat of oblivion.” Dzanc co-founder Steven Gillis said, ““Why limit ourselves to just putting out a handful of print books each year? I wondered. So we had the idea—why not […]

$0.99 e-Books and the Allure of “Free!”

The cyber-waves have been buzzin’ this week with book-industry professionals examining the rise of the steeply discounted e-book and what exactly that means for publishing in general. Check out these articles to key into the conversation… and then share your thoughts! What’s the Problem with Free? by Kristen Lamb Ebooks Encourage Authors To Stare At […]

The Inevitable Sh*t Agents and Editors Say

Check out 2011 Fall Conference faculty member and literary agent Michelle Brower as she stars in this hilarious new video, “The Inevitable Sh*t Agents and Editors Say”:

Happy Trails to Kate Douglas Torrey

UNC Press Director Kate Douglas Torrey will retire this summer after twenty-three years with the publishing house–the past twenty spent as Director. Here’s the full press release from UNC Press. According to the Raleigh News & Observer, Ms. Torrey was the first female director of UNC Press. During her tenure, the institution won four Bancroft Prizes from […]

Boom, boom

I have links to two articles I want y’all to read; each of them is, in its own way, such a bombshell about the craft and business of writing in today’s book world that I hardly know what to say. (What, you ask?  No clever comment, witty set-up, deplorable pun with which to frame these […]