Tag Archives: Independent presses

A day of celebration for small presses

The winners of the Pulitzer Prize were announced this week. The prize for poetry goes to Tyehimba Jess for the book, Olio. The book is described as astoundingly innovative, combining poems, songs, historical facts, fiction, interviews and tables to create … Continue reading

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Five things I learned at the Association of Writers and Writing Programs Conference in Washington, D.C.

Last week I attended the Association of Writers and Writing Programs Conference, better known as AWP. It is the largest literary conference in North America. This year it was held at the convention center in Washington, D.C., and hosted 550 … Continue reading

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Support local bookstores before it’s too late!

I was looking forward to reading my monthly e-newsletter from Bestsellers CafĂ©, the bookstore/coffee shop in Medford, Massachusetts. I always like to see what books they recommend and the listing of upcoming author and live music events. However, I was … Continue reading

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