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Archives about M. F. Corwin

Dog-Eared and Dispatched: March 27, 2016

Author protests the intrusion of Death before writing is complete

As spring break winds to an end (and as writers and small publishers gear up for AWP this coming weekend), we take a look at some of the numbers from 2015 and delve into the state of book sales and digital publishing. We’ve also got some plump footnotes about butterflies, robot authors, unsold furniture, and

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March 27, 2016

Dog-Eared and Dispatched: December 6, 2015

criss-cross writing

As bookstores look forward to the holiday sales season, readers and media reflect on the past year, including the best books, the most overlooked books, and what makes a writer worth reading. It’s also the season of fundraisers, so if you haven’t already donated to or voted for Late Night Library Library, we’d love your

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December 6, 2015

Dog-Eared and Dispatched: November 8, 2015

We’re just waking up after a great day at Wordstock, and what do we find? Amazon is trying to sell books through a brick and mortar store. No, really. We’ve got more info on that as well as a handful of footnotes about binge-watching, academic publishing, and the National Book Awards. Ready? Set. Read!

November 8, 2015

Dog-Eared and Dispatched: June 7, 2015

Dog-Eared & Dispatched: June 7, 2015

It’s hot in Portland this weekend, but rather than wilting in the heat, we’re bringing you this week’s roundup of literary news – and it’s going to fire you up. We look at whether women are getting all the recognition they deserve from the literary establishment, what Ursula Le Guin has to say about publishing,

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June 7, 2015

Dog-Eared and Dispatched: May 3, 2015

Dog-Eared & Dispatched: May 5, 2015.

We hope that your pocketbook isn’t hurting too much after yesterday’s Independent Bookstore Day celebrations. We’ve got a wide-ranging selection of footnotes for you today, from authors disapproving of awards, to Amazon’s share prices, and why you should be reading more Anthony Trollope. We’ve also got a feature story about the press that might have

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May 3, 2015

Dog-Eared and Dispatched: April 19, 2015

Dog-Eared & Dispatched: April 19, 2015

A busy week this week, with crowded headlines for international literature, print sales, and the business of ebooks (pricing and price-fixing). We look first at the literary giants who died this week, take a quick look at how the Apple case is going, and round things off with footnotes on close reading, Amazon reviews, and

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April 19, 2015

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