Posts Tagged ‘authors’

The Protagonist: Local Poet Alexander Norelli Says Be a Shameless Entrepreneur

Written by Alissa Fleck on . Posted in NY Press Exclusive

Self-publishing is not a “low-brow thing,” but a “way to get your ideas into the world” In my last column, I featured a group of poets trying to kickstart their way to literary benevolence by way of crowd-funding platform Kickstarter. No sooner had I published my column than I heard of a local poet and [&hellip
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The Protagonist: The Literary Losers (So You Wanted to Be an Author?)

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A new age of equality is upon us, “losers,” and it’s time to start winning. The Internet has for a long time been a great place for people to vent their literary frustrations, along with any other complaint they might have about anything. There’s perhaps no better platform for this than Tumblr. The English Grad [&hellip
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Family Doctor: Luis Jaramillo on His New Book & Writerly Depression

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Doctor's Wife By Jeff Vasishta After thirteen years teaching at the New School, Luis Jaramillo has helped his fair share of students get book deals. Now, with The Doctor’s Wife (Dzank), the Fort Greene, Brooklyn resident, who lives with his boyfriend of eleven years, has released his own. During an interview at his Greenwich Village office, Jaramillo, [&hellip
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The Protagonist: So….How’s That Novel Coming Along?

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Photo Courtesy of Wiki Commons The blustery winter months are fast approaching, days are getting shorter and mulled wine, fireplaces and Snuggies (a safe distance from those fireplaces) are starting to sound pretty good, just about all the time. It’s the perfect time of year to hunker down with a trashy novel, tucked discreetly behind that Snuggie. So how’s that [&hellip
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