Friday, March 10, 2017

The Roundup with PW

Rick Bass Wins Story Prize
The author has been named the 13th winner of the Story Prize for his new and selected stories volume, 'For a Little While.'
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John Kerry to Publish Memoir With S&S
Former Secretary of State John Kerry will publish a memoir with Simon & Schuster.
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GCP to Publish Book By the Bush Daughters
Grand Central Publishing has acquired 'Sisters First' by Jenna Bush Hager and Barbara Pierce Bush, and will publish the book on October 24.
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Algonquin to Publish New Book By Dan Rather
Algonquin Books has acquired world rights to 'What Unites Us,' a book of essays on patriotism by journalist Dan Rather, to be published on November 7.
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Amazon's Next West Coast Bookstore: Amazon is bringing its brick-and-mortar bookstore experiment to Bellevue Square in Bellevue, Wash., later this year.

Ferrante Novels Head to TV: Italian director Saverio Costanzo has signed on to direct and to help write a 32-part series based on the Neapolitan novels by Elena Ferrante.

American Writers Museum to Open: A new home for celebrating American literary titans, titles and traditions takes root in Chicago.

Fighting the Literary Wage Gap: The gender imbalance issue is a hot one in the literary community—and supporting the translation of women writers is one way to work against it.

Literary Muses, Ranked: In honor of the 125th anniversary of the birth of Vita Sackville-West—poet, novelist, and muse for Virginia Woolf—a roundup of literary muses.


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