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AWP 2014 – Day One

What an incredible day in Seattle! We’ve met so many brilliant and kind literary folk on the bookfair floor, and visited many of our friends at their panels. Here our some of our favorite tweets from AWP so far: “Sometimes our disguises are more revealing than we know.” (Robert Root in “The I or the...

AWP 2014

Last year at AWP we had the incredible opportunity to interview Jeanette Winterson, author of Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal? and Oranges Are Not The Only Fruit. What surprises are in store for us this year in Seattle? Find out by following our twitter feed! We will be tweeting LIVE from various...

‘How Authors Become Mega Brands’

Did you know that in 1887 Guy de Maupassant paid for a hot-air balloon, inscribed with the name of his latest short story, to fly over Paris? For centuries, authors have been branding themselves to gain publicity. Today, some of the world’s bestselling authors, such as James Patterson, actually write their novels with a team...

Revisit Issue 1.1, ‘Dangerous Territory’

By popular demand, here is our sampler of Broad Street 1.1, “Dangerous Territory,” featuring (among others!) Shalom Auslander, Chad Hunt, Paisley Rekdal, Susann Cokal, Tama Janowitz, and Robert Alter’s new translations of Yehuda Amichai.  

Contributor Susann Cokal Awarded Printz Honor.

Issue 1.1 Contributor Susann Cokal has been awarded a silver medal Honor from the American Library Association’s 2014 Printz Award series​ for her novel The Kingdom of Little Wounds. The Printzes  are selected annually for excellence in young adult literature, and the prize series is one of the highest honors for the genre. Read more about the novel and...