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Though novelists who are also doctors (Chekhov, Maugham, Vincent Lam) get the most attention, there have been a few creative writers who have occupied lofty positions in the business world, too. Criminally underrated novelist Henry ... Read More »

May 20, 2009 | Filed under: Authors


The Calgary Herald looks at Knopf Canada's New Face of Fiction program, which this year includes Jessica Grant's Come, Thou Tortoise. (Grant is an erstwhile Calgarian, having earned a creative writing degree from the university ... Read More »

April 2, 2009 | Filed under: Book news


Inspired by a recent documentary called Helvetica, about the now-ubiquitous 50-year-old font, Slate asked a bunch of prominent authors to tell them what fonts they compose in, and why. Not one of the authors named ... Read More »

May 25, 2007 | Filed under: Authors


Bookninja has posted a lengthy conversation between authors (and good friends) Lynn Coady and Christy Ann Conlin, in which they debate the pros and cons of writing about a place you've never lived in yourself. ... Read More »

April 27, 2007 | Filed under: Authors


This past Sunday, Book Television started airing its reality series, 3-Day Novel Contest. Indigo and Book Television teamed up to produce the eight-part program, which follows 12 contestants as they live and write for the ... Read More »

February 7, 2007 | Filed under: Events