Our round-up of articles of interest and key news affecting authors. In this week’s edition: MacArthur fellows announced, bookstores offer refuge from wildfires, and more...
Chris Jackson, vice president, publisher, and editor in chief of the OneWorld imprint at Penguin Random House, discusses how to turn diversity into reality.
“Copyright is among our country’s most important economic drivers, and creative industries have proven far more dependable job creators than the tech industries.”
San Francisco Chronicle
“Bookstores have stepped in to help those affected by the deadly Wine Country wildfires that have destroyed more than 1,500 structures, forced thousands from their homes and left many others without power.”
The MacArthur Foundation has announced the 24 recipients of the 2017 MacArthur Fellowship. Among the recipients are writers Jesmyn Ward and Viet Thanh Nguyen. The fellowship comes with a no-strings-attached $625,000 award, paid out over the course of 5 years.
“Madeleine Morley examines the print versus digital content battle over the last decade and discovers that digital and print actually compliment each other in a co-dependent relationship.”