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Dog-eared and Dispatched: October 11, 2015

In this week’s industry roundup, Bella has become Beau, Jacob has become Julie, and Edward has become Edythe. But more importantly, we avoid discussing Stephanie Meyer to honor Svetlana Alexievich as the 2015 Nobel Prize in Literature winner, and conclude with footnotes on teen poets, Harry Potter, and Grace Jones. Ready? Set? Read!

October 11, 2015

“You’re a conductor of a tsunami of emotions and words.” A conversation with Domingo Martinez

I drove my car straight to the front steps, parked right in the emergency zone, figuring no one would mind at 3:00 a.m.: I had no idea what I was doing or where I was. A feeling of utter helplessness radiated down my limbs, and I’m sure, settled quite telegraphically on my features. I parked

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January 19, 2015

Dog-Eared and Dispatched

Dog-Eared and Dispatched

In this week’s rundown of the wild world of book culture, it’s all about the indies. We begin by giving an update on James Patterson’s million-dollar donation to indie bookstores. Next, we investigate BEA’s and ABA’s new programming for indie authors and bookstores, respectively. Finally, we discuss a last-minute controversy concerning AWP attendees as Seattle

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February 23, 2014

Dog-Eared and Dispatched: December 22, 2013

Dog-Eared and Dispatched

It’s nearly Christmas, literary citizens! And since we know all of you are busy visiting your local bookstores in search of the perfect gifts and stocking stuffers, we’ll try to keep today’s news update short and sweet. This week in the wild world of book culture, McSweeney’s founder Dave Eggers expresses concern over an increase

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December 22, 2013

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