Index to The One-Hour MFA

Index to The One-Hour MFA

Here is the index to Michael Kimball’s amazing book, a collection of essays about how to write fiction. He makes tons of references to great writers, past and present. See anyone you love in the list below? (Order the book here or read the essays free at our...

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Joe Young on Matt Cook at Real Pants

Joe Young on Matt Cook at Real Pants

Thanks to Joseph Young for writing about Matt Cook's new book for Real Pants. Matt's book, Irksome Particulars, will be out later this month, and as Joe notes, you can order it now and ask for any other PGP book and I'll throw it in. Just place the order for Irksome...

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Bomer Baby Deal

Bomer Baby Deal

While supplies last—and we got a lot of 'em—we'll send you a copy of Paula Bomer's first story collection, Baby (Word Riot, 2010), totally free! “These stories bleed, yes, but that’s because they brawl.” —Sam Lipsyte, author of The Ask “Anything she writes, I want...

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Donate to Writers in Baltimore Schools

Donate to Writers in Baltimore Schools

Thank you for donating to Writers in Baltimore Schools. Maybe you can't make it to TOAST, but your generosity can't be denied. To say thanks, I'd like to send you a Publishing Genius book. Simply drop me a line at adam -at- publishinggenius.com with your address and...

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Publishing Genius at AWP 2017

Recently I wrote an AWP "How-To" over at Real Pants---good, practical advice on how to get the most out of that massive, overwhelming conference for writers. Until a couple weeks ago, I wasn't even going to attend this year. It would have been my first time missing in...

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Hot off the press again, Pee On Water

Hot off the press again, Pee On Water

Check it: Though alien to the world’s ancient past, young blood runs similar circles. All those bones are born from four grandparents. Baby teeth and baby teeth all down the line. Jackets didn’t used to zip up. There wasn’t a single door. That's how Rachel Glaser's...

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Editing with Paula Bomer (A Book Is Born #2)

Editing with Paula Bomer (A Book Is Born #2)

Welcome back to "A Book Is Born," Publishing Genius's series on the process of putting out our next book, which is a collection of essays by Paula Bomer. In my last email, from January 3, I introduced this series. Now I should introduce Paula Bomer a bit more! Pleased...

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A Book Is Born #1

A Book Is Born #1

And now every other week we’re going to send you one of these emails, letting you know how things are going. On January 17th I’ll tell you about the editing process, and after that we’ll unveil some book design options. Lots more, too—along the way we’ll talk to Paula herself, the printer, our distributor. Basically the whole gang at the sausage plant is waiting to say hello.

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