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Linkage: Arts funding, gender representation, and diversity

Writing Arts funding in style. “It’s rather shocking when, as an artist, people do value what you do.” The New York Film Academy looks at gender representation in film. Geena Davis’ two-step solution to making Hollywood less sexist on-screen. On … Continue reading

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Linkage: Pitching, diversity, and poetry apps

Criticism & Reviews Is literary criticism a dying art? Does it make sense to make that assertion in a review of a new collection of criticism? Magazines & Journals There’s a lot of advice floating about on how to pitch, … Continue reading

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Linkage: Chocolate, typefaces and time travel

Publishing & Publicity Want to sell more books? Research suggests infusing bookshops with the aroma of chocolate boosts sales. Perhaps this could be tried at book launches, too? Fond of a European typeface, but unsure how to say it? Fortunately,  … Continue reading

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Linkage: Publishing seasons, Stella and genius

Awards Alice Munro won the 2013 Trillium Book Award for her latest collection of short stories, Dear Life. Criticism & Reviews Natalize Zina Walschots reviews Chuck Klosterman’s I Wear The Black Hat. Alice Munro is a genius, Jared Bland explains. … Continue reading

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Linkage: Alice Munro, gendered covers and cancelled subscriptions

Criticism & Reviews Christian Lorentzen dismisses Alice Munro in the London Review of Books, and Kyle Minor rises to her defence, criticising the critic and his method of approach. Books & Writing Port Magazine recently published a cover featuring six … Continue reading

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Linkage: Scaring men, tech-savviness, and motherhood

Awards Congratulations to AM Homes, winner of the 2013 Women’s Prize for Fiction for May We Be Forgiven. Congratulations to Rachel Rose, winner of the 2013 Pat Lowther Memorial Award for Song and Spectacle, and to Gillian Savigny, winner of … Continue reading

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