Friday, March 04, 2016

The Roundup with PW

Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award Goes to Ross Gay
Gay won Claremont Graduate University’s $100,000 Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award for his book ‘Catalog of Unabashed Gratitude.’ »

Jessica Ahlberg Adds to a
Creative Family Legacy

For lovers of literature, there is something inherently gratifying when book-making talent is passed down from one generation in a family to another. One recipient of a double creative inheritance is Jessica Ahlberg, daughter of author Allan Ahlberg and illustrator Janet Ahlberg, who created 37 books together (including Each Peach Pear Plum and The Jolly Postman). This month, Jessica opens a new chapter in her own publishing career with the release of her first solo picture-book venture, Fairy Tales for Mr. Barker: A Peek-Through Story. Read on for details. more

Three Hong Kong Booksellers to be Freed: Chinese authorities said that three of the missing booksellers will be freed on bail in a matter of days.

A Guide to Writer's Journals: Find out which writer's journals are worth reading, including those of Virginia Woolf, Dawn Powell, and more.

Six Surprises for Writers: A writer shares the most surprising things she has learned along her career, such as "book tours are a thing of the past."

Foreign Covers for a Classic Book: Check out the covers of 24 different translations of J.D. Salinger’s ‘Catcher in the Rye.’

More Marvel Adult Coloring Books Coming: Marvel Comics announced plans for new ‘Color Your Own’ books: ‘Women of Power,’ ‘Doctor Strange,’ and ‘Star Wars.’

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