Friday, April 08, 2016

The Roundup with PW

Beverly Cleary, on Turning 100
The Newbery and National Book Award–winning author will turn 100 on April 12. She spoke with us, in a rare interview, about her thoughts on the big day. more »

Lessons from Indie Poetry Presses: Poetry 2016
Here’s how six independent publishers make it work—and what the mainstream can learn from their efforts. (PW subscriber exclusive) more »

Shakespeare First Folio Discovered: A rare copy of the Bard's work holding 36 plays was found in Scotland, just in time for the quadricentennial.

Books To Help Explain the Panama Papers: Signature rounds up four titles that explain the importance of leaked documents and contextualize the biggest leak yet.

McEwan Clarifies Transgender Comments: The Man Booker winner said that a person's right to change genders “should be respected and celebrated.”

Writers Russians Don't Read: A new survey shows Russians mostly read the classics, and 'The Guardian' rounds up some more contemporary options.

Authors on Accepting Criticism: Six great writers offer classic advice on how to handle less than savory comments about your own creative work.


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