MJedit, Jürgen and Marcy Dermansky’s developmental editing services for writers, just launched its Facebook page. Like it for regular updates related to all things writing and editing. Of course we also have a twitter feed, @mjedit.
After the April event at KGB Bar, Behind the Book asked me to write a guest post for their blog about reading with Mark Leyner, whose books I used to carry around in my trunk. You can read “On the Road with Mark Leyner” at the Behind the Book blog: I made a great many [...]
Now, this is good news: Atticus Books, an independent press specializing in genre-busting literary fiction, will publish my novel Kino in the spring of 2012. Kino is the story of a visionary director’s tragic life and his granddaughter’s quest to redeem him. Frederick Barthelme has called the book “an intoxicating Euro-brew, an exhilarating roadster ride through history [...]
The German Book Office NY has been producing videos for the books on its rights list — books suitable for the American market that are available for translation into English. I was happy to recommend Madalyn, a lovely short novel by Michael Köhlmeier. You can see videos for the other books at the list at [...]
Last Saturday, I had the great pleasure of participating in the first Book Camp New York, an “unconference” attended by the best & brightest in publishing. Here are a few articles about the event: A Gathering of the Minds at The Outlet I Went to Book Camp NY And All I Got Was This Story [...]
Marcy’s second novel Bad Marie is coming out on June 22 and I couldn’t be any more excited or proud. Here’s some news: Famous writers love it “Sinful in all the right ways, delicate, seditious, and deliciously evil.” — Frederick Barthelme “A naughty pleasure, a philosophical romp, heady hedonism: what could be better?” — Antonya [...]
We’re proud to present the April issue of the Mississippi Review Web, dedicated to fiction inspired by the movies. Check it out at MississippiReview.com or go straight to the pdf download. Featuring: Brandon Scott Gorrell: Godzilla Colin Bassett: Dance Party, U.S.A. Emma Garman: Talking with Françoise Sagan John Minichillo: Nearly Here Katherine A. Gleason: Fred [...]
None of the movies I saw this week thrilled as much as the conclusion to the first part of T. H. White’s The Once and Future King. After 200 pages of young Wart’s education, we finally get to the part about the sword in the stone. It’s Merlyn’s final lesson, presented in a hallucinatory passage [...]