Tweeted literary news roundup 02/02/2011

Rumors swirl about impending Borders bankruptcy; WSJ sources predict 150-200 stores could close: http://mbist.ro/gkdOEE

Houston Writers Guild Conference on May 7 has five literary agents taking pitches. Learn more: http://tinyurl.com/486twm3

A former Apple designer has launched a digital book making company called Push Pop Press. http://at.pw.org/gHi9ES

“When a biographer loves his subject too much, a cautionary tale” http://slate.me/ea4Eq2 /

Share your story at @smithmag‘s (Twitter) 6-word memoir story slam on Feb. 14th & join some great readers: http://mbist.ro/gtA28T

Vaccine controversy heated up on Colbert http://huff.to/evhiu1

From: How Should a Person Be? http://bit.ly/eRY7KO

“I think young writers ought to be heretical.” – Derek Walcott http://tpr.ly/fGBABa

Need an agent? Writer’s Digest’s agent kit is here to help with 3 books, 20 interviews, a query critique, 3 webinars and more!http://ow.ly/3PaOS

The Poetry Foundation has published a helpful pamphlet titled “Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for Poetry”: http://at.pw.org/fGJYVF

The Strangeness of AWP: A Postmortem via Virginia Quarterly Review: http://bit.ly/bCybtu (last year)

A “novel” way to read a novel via Huffington Post: http://huff.to/e9CTjn

Check out the Tallahassee Book Festival & Writers Conference, March 18-20. Agents and editors in attendance: http://tinyurl.com/4tdujwh

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2 thoughts on “Tweeted literary news roundup 02/02/2011

  1. […] Literary News in Twitter-land Posted on February 2, 2011 by Pam Parker Having trouble keeping up with the must reads that fly by in Twitter-land about the literary world? Joseph Owens has solved your problem with his “Tweeted literary news roundup 02/02/2010 (via Category Thirteen)”He got the year wrong in his title but we all know he meant 2011, so he’s forgiven — he’s done our work for us and we bow to his hard work. Thanks for the literary news recap, Joe! A selected few snippets from his post follow. For the full roundup, visit Joe’s site. […]

  2. Pam Parker says:

    I just reposted this at my blog – love it! Thanks!

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