International Dublin Literary Award

25 Jun 19
Elaine Howlin - Literary Blogger

Ok, it’s a big one this month. 16 books! One of them I received from Harper Collins and another I actually bought in May but as it was the only book I bought in May I decided to haul it now. Everything else I ordered from thebookshop.ie second-hand online store. 10 books for me and […]

25 Jun 19
The Wombwell Rainbow

Wombwell Rainbow Interviews I am honoured and privileged that the following writers local, national and international have agreed to be interviewed by me. I gave the writers two options: an emailed list of questions or a more fluid interview via messenger. The usual ground is covered about motivation, daily routines and work ethic, but some […]

22 Jun 19
Galaktika Poetike "ATUNIS"

Dr. Namita Laxmi Jagaddeb Dr. Namita Laxmi Jagaddeb, a native Bahada (Khandapada), Dist. Nayagarh (Odisha) holds a Master Degree, M.Phil & Ph.D in English from Berhampur University, Odisha. She has been serving as a lecturer in Deptt. of English,  Mahima Degree College, Bijapali, Jharsuguda, Odisha (India) since 1997. She writes poems in Odia and English […]

21 Jun 19
Indo Mithila Literaria

360 poems by 360 poets from 60 Countries List of 360 Contributing Poets A. D. Winans is a native award winning San Francisco poet and writer. He edited and published Second Coming Magazine /Press for 17 years. His work has been widely published world-wide and translated into nine languages. In 2006 he was awarded a […]

19 Jun 19
From The Recamier

We have no Saints to honor today, but on this date in 1812 An Act Declaring War between the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and the Dependencies Thereof and the United States of America and Their Territories was passed by the United States Congress and signed by United States President James Madison, thereby beginning the War […]

18 Jun 19
Ann Davis-Rowe

I continue to fight through the half-read pile on my nightstand, but also had two library holds come in recently (one after several months). They and this month’s book club selection all had a similarity with a book club book from last fall I never finished: fictional – or at least unnamed – locations. I […]

18 Jun 19
Welcome

click to enlarge Boone Rodriguez It’s the largest cash literary prize for an English-language book, and author Emily Ruskovich’s debut novel, Idaho, just won it. It’s the DUBLIN Literary Award, and the Idaho-raised writer is the fourth American to receive it. “I cannot express how grateful I am to be the recipient of this astonishingly […]

17 Jun 19
EU in UKRAINE

In 2018, the Lviv publishing house Astrolabe became Ukraine’s first publisher to win a grant of the Creative Europe programme for translation and printing of eight works of classical and modern European literature. These include works of Ancient Greece and the Middle Ages, which give Europeansan insight into their origins and thus help them better […]

16 Jun 19
File 770

(1) DUBLIN 2019 DEADLINE. Linda Deneroff, Dublin 2019 WSFS Business Meeting Secretary, broadcast the message that the deadline for submission of new business to this year’s business meeting is fast approaching: July 17. Pass the word to anyone else you believe is considering new business. (2) TEARS FOR FEARS. The Guardian’s Leo Benedictus has indifferent […]

15 Jun 19
Literary Hub

The American myths of westward expansion that just won’t die: Lauren Markham on two very different stories of Manifest Destiny. | Lit Hub The hero we need: Marjorie Liu on how Keanu Reeves is demolishing all our dumb stereotypes. | Lit Hub Dan Albert looks at the history and consequences of one of the great abuses of […]

15 Jun 19
Cascadia Magazine

Learn how to pitch nonfiction to Cascadia Mag, US senators call out BC mining practices, Portland fails to protect pedestrians, a protest in support of overdose prevention in Fraser Valley, Washington designates abalone for protection, Boise novelist Emily Ruskovich wins big prize & poetry by Joe Wilkins.

14 Jun 19
Viet Thanh Nguyen

Viet Thanh Nguyen is a Vietnamese-American author best known for his Pulitzer Prize winning book, The Sympathizer.   Early Life:  Nguyen related the tale of his early life in The New York Times.  His mother and father fled the communist regime of North Vietnam as teenagers in 1954, relocating to South Vietnam and leaving much of their […]

14 Jun 19
Welcome

click to enlarge Boone Rodriguez It’s the largest cash literary prize for an English-language book, and author Emily Ruskovich’s debut novel, Idaho, just won it. It’s the DUBLIN Literary Award, and the Idaho-raised writer is the fourth American to receive it. “I cannot express how grateful I am to be the recipient of this astonishingly […]

13 Jun 19
Literary Hub

Elliot Ackerman on visiting a refugee camp on the Syrian border after the story’s “gone elsewhere.” | Lit Hub Your Father’s Day book recommendations for dads who don’t read. (Or non-dads who do read! Books can do it all). | Lit Hub Sex, violence, and Jerry Lewis: Aleksandar Hemon on the preoccupations of his 10-year-old self. […]

13 Jun 19
Welcome

click to enlarge Boone Rodriguez It’s the largest cash literary prize for an English-language book, and author Emily Ruskovich’s debut novel, Idaho, just won it. It’s the DUBLIN Literary Award, and the Idaho-raised writer is the fourth American to receive it. “I cannot express how grateful I am to be the recipient of this astonishingly […]

13 Jun 19
File 770

(1) MCFARLAND ANNIVERSARY SALE. The late Fred Patten’s Furry Tales (finished in summer 2018) is available for preorder from McFarland Books. Fans will also be interested to discover that McFarland Books is celebrating their 40th anniversary by offering all their books at a 25% discount through June 30. Use the code — We’re turning 40, […]