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  • AWP Exec Director Defends Kate Gale

    After taking down a column that ignited a new round of controversy regarding the Association of Writers & Writing Programs, Red Hen Press' Kate Gale issued an apology while AWP says it stands behind her.

  • HuffPo Article Stokes Claims of Discrimination Leveled Against AWP

    The article, by Red Hen Press founder Kate Gale, has incited existing concerns about discrimination and insufficient transparency at the Association of Writers & Writing Programs.

  • Lovecraft Speaker Rekindles Controversy

    Robert M. Price, one of the keynote speakers at the convocation held last week in Providence’s that marked the opening of NecronomiCon 2015, made some offhand remarks regarding terrorism and violence that rekindled the controversy over the racism of horror writer H.P. Lovecraft.

  • First Mississippi Book Fest Exceeds Expectations

    The inaugural Mississippi Book Festival, which featured authors John Grisham, Rick Bragg and Ellen Gilchrist, drew 3,500 to the state capitol grounds Aug. 22.

  • PW Audiobook Discussion Set for August 20

    The next PW breakfast discussion series will look at new developments in the fast-changing audiobook publishing industry. Set for Aug. 20 at the Penguin Random House building in New York City, the panel will feature Ana Maria Allessi, v-p digital innovation & publisher, HarperAudio; Esther Bochner, communications manager at Audible; Amanda D’Acierno, senior v-p and publisher, Penguin Random House Audio; and James Tonn, co-founder, v-p/acquisitions, Podium Publishing. For more information go here.

  • Oh, the Parties You'll Throw: Celebrating the New Dr. Seuss Book Across the Country

    Bookstores across the country threw parties to celebrate the release of the latest, never-before-seen Dr. Seuss picture book, 'What Pet Should I Get?'

  • NCIBA Hires New Executive Director

    Calvin Crosby has been named to succeed Hut Landon as executive director of the NCIBA.

  • South Carolina Cancels Book Festival

    After nearly 20 years of connecting authors and readers, the South Carolina Book Festival has been cancelled and will be replaced by smaller, statewide events.

  • Thriller Banquet Honors DeMille

    Nelson DeMille was crowned 2015’s ThrillerMaster at Saturday night’s 10th International Thriller Writers’ Banquet, held at Manhattan’s Grand Hyatt.

  • The Shoe Burnin’ Brings Southern Literature to the Stage

    The traveling production, started by a group of writers, fuses music and literature in a scripted show. After launching in 2013, the group has now spawned a short story collection and forged ties with SIBA.

  • ALA 2015: A Blockbuster San Francisco Conference

    Ask any librarian who was there and they will almost certainly agree: the 2015 American Library Association Annual Conference in San Francisco was one of the best ALA shows, maybe ever.

  • ALA 2015 in Photos

    Librarians, publishers, and other book enthusiasts gathered in San Francisco June 25–30; see our photos of some of the authors in attendance.

  • ALA 2015: All Our Coverage

    All of PW's coverage of the American Library Association 2015 Annual Conference in San Francisco.

  • ALA 2015: All Our Coverage

    Our complete coverage of 2015 ALA Annual Conference, including a survey of the main events; the speakers; the readings, discussions, and presentations; the panels, and more.

  • San Diego Comic-Con 2015: All Our Coverage

    Stay up to date on all the latest news about San Diego Comic-Con 2015 with Publishers Weekly—daily updates, podcasts and more. We'll have exclusive interviews, photos and all the rest of the action here.

  • San Diego Comic-Con 2015: The Librarians are Coming!

    Librarians—nerdrarians?—are no stranger to the SDCC pop culture extravaganza. The show has always provided a rich slate of programming and panels focused on the role of graphic novels in libraries and the classroom. But this year will take it to another level.

  • San Diego Comic-Con 2015: Is Comic-Con Too Big for Small Publishers?

    With Comic-Con International: San Diego (informally known as SDCC) a week away, its staff and comics publishers are grappling with critical questions about the value and location of the country’s largest comics and pop culture convention.

  • 2015 Lambda Literary Awards in Photos

    The 27th annual Lambda Literary Awards, held June 1, drew a record 550-plus attendees to the Great Hall at Cooper Union, in New York City.

  • The Battle to Save the New York Public Library

    At the end of 2014, after a groundswell of media attention and public protests, New York Public Library officials abandoned a controversial renovation dubbed the Central Library Plan.

  • All in the Family

    As libraries around the country continue to change, a national network of "Family Place" libraries is gaining traction.

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