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Short Order: May 16, 2011

Publishers Weekly – 2011-05-11

A round-up of news from the cookbook world: 'Top Chef' Mike Isabella Gets a Cookbook Deal; Chronicle Joins iBookstore; 'Bon Appétit Desserts' for iPad.
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Fine condemns 'short-sighted' Durham library cuts

Former children's laureate Anne Fine has condemned plans to cut Durham library services,... | The Bookseller – 2012-02-07

Now and Then Jumps into Digital Short Pool

In early 2011, Amazon launched Kindle Singles, and among those who saw the potential of the short-form digital content model were Chandos Erwin, managing director of the digital agency Oatmeal Beach,... | Publishers Weekly – 2012-02-03

Digital-only short story trails Fforde novel

Random House has released the first direct-to-digital fiction title by bestselling author Katie... | The Bookseller – 2012-02-02

Canongate bags Gray short stories

Canongate is to publish the complete short stories of Lanark author Alasdair Gray, after... | The Bookseller – 2012-01-24

Niffenegger to write short story for Solaris

Author of The Time Traveller’s Wife Audrey Niffenegger is to write a short story for... | The Bookseller – 2012-01-24

Short story 'newspaper' hits bookshops

The team behind the successful book Change the World for a Fiver has launched a free newspaper... | The Bookseller – 2012-01-16

Are long and short form writing mutually exclusive?

In today’s publishing world, Twitter and the blogosphere are the new breeding grounds for many book authors, yet some writers express frustration when trying to strike a balance between the demands... | Poynter. – 2011-12-17

OUP hits 300 with Very Short Introductions

Oxford University Press will be releasing its 300th Very Short Introduction title in January 2012... | The Bookseller – 2011-12-16

BBC Short Story Award to accept global entries in 2012

The BBC's award for short fiction is to turn international for one year to celebrate the... | The Bookseller – 2011-12-09

Print Comes Up Short

Sales of print books fell 18.6% in the first nine months of 2011 in the major trade categories, according to figures reported to the Association of American Publishers. And although e-book sales... | Publishers Weekly – 2011-12-02

New digital short works series for Penguin

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Mon, 14/11/2011 - 08:22 Penguin is launching a digital series of exclusive short works called Penguin Shorts, releasing nine titles by authors... | The Bookseller – 2011-11-14

Peter James signs short stories deal

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Fri, 28/10/2011 - 10:36 Pan Macmillan has acquired a collection of short stories from bestselling crime and thriller writer Peter James, with... | The Bookseller – 2011-10-28

Waterstone's to publish short story prize anthology

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Fri, 28/10/2011 - 08:30 Waterstone's is set to publish a print and e-book anthology to celebrate the shortlist for the 2012 Sunday Times EFG Private Bank... | The Bookseller – 2011-10-28

First enhanced e-book from Short Books

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Mon, 24/10/2011 - 08:10 Short Books has produced its first enhanced e-book for the digital version of Birdwatching with your Eyes Closed (3rd November),... | The Bookseller – 2011-10-24

Bragg to judge Sunday Times short story prize

Publication Date: Mon, 26/09/2011 - 11:59 Broadcaster and author Melvyn Bragg is to join the judging panel for the Sunday Times EFG Private Bank Short Story Award for a second year in a row. Bragg... | The Bookseller – 2011-09-26

Society of Authors to hold Short Story Tweetathon

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Wed, 14/09/2011 - 08:55 Authors including Neil Gaiman and Ian Rankin will collaborate with the public in a short story "Tweetathon" organised by the... | The Bookseller – 2011-09-14

McGregor and Hyland on BBC National Short Story Award

Publication Date: Mon, 12/09/2011 - 08:45 Stories from Jon McGregor and M J Hyland have been shortlisted for the sixth BBC National Short Story Award, announced on Friday evening (9th September) on... | The Bookseller – 2011-09-12

Five picked for BBC National Short Story Award

Publication Date: Fri, 09/09/2011 - 19:30 Stories from Jon McGregor and M J Hyland have been shortlisted for the sixth BBC National Short Story Award, announced this evening (9th September) on BBC... | The Bookseller – 2011-09-09

SoA takes short story campaign to BBC chief

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 04/08/2011 - 09:20 The Society of Authors, the Writers' Guild of Great Britain and actors' union Equity have jointly sent letters to both BBC... | The Bookseller – 2011-08-04

BBC in partial short story u-turn

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Thu, 28/07/2011 - 08:37 BBC Radio 4 seems to have performed a partial u-turn on its decision to cut the number of short stories it airs from three to one... | The Bookseller – 2011-07-28

Society of Authors short story petition gains 5,000 signatures

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Wed, 27/07/2011 - 07:20 The Society of Authors' petition against the cuts to BBC Radio 4's short story programming has now amassed over 5,000... | The Bookseller – 2011-07-27

SoA urges BBC short story rethink

Written By: Katie Allen Publication Date: Tue, 19/07/2011 - 15:43 The Society of Authors has said it would be a "great shame" if the BBC goes ahead with its planned cuts to short story coverage on... | The Bookseller – 2011-07-19

Think short-term to stay ahead of digital change, publishers told

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Tue, 10/05/2011 - 16:07 Publishers should avoid locking themselves into any long term strategy, technology or partnerships in their digital publishing... | The Bookseller – 2011-05-10

Mantel on Sunday Times short story longlist

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Mon, 21/02/2011 - 08:40 Man Booker winner Hilary Mantel and Susan Hill are among the writers longlisted for the £30,000 Sunday Times EFG Private Bank... | The Bookseller – 2011-02-21

Amazon rolls out the first 'Kindle Singles,' short form e-books

By Tim Conneally, Betanews Wednesday, Web retailer Amazon launched its Kindle Singles line of literature designed specifically for consumption on e-readers. The works, priced between $1.00 and $3.00,... | Betanews – 2011-01-27

Shortfire Press launches with 99p e-short stories

Former HarperCollins editor Clare Hey has... | The Bookseller – 2011-01-13

Faber buys 'haunting, powerful' short story collection

Faber has acquired a debut collection of... | The Bookseller – 2011-01-04

New Zealand writer wins British short story prize

AP - New Zealand poet and novelist CK Stead was awarded a 25,000 ($37,250) prize for a short story Friday. | AP – 2010-03-26

New Zealand's C.K. Stead wins short story award

Reuters - New Zealand writer Christian Karlson Stead has won the Sunday Times EFG Private Bank short story award, competition organizers said on Friday. | Reuters – 2010-03-26

Asper Family on a Short List of Bidders for Canwest LP?

The Aspers are trying to get back into the newspaper business. The Globe and Mail is reporting the family has emerged as one of about six finalists on a shortlist of bidders for Canwest LP -- the... | Editor And Publisher – 2010-03-11

Author Mueenuddin wins Story Prize for short fiction

Reuters - Writer Daniyal Mueenuddin has won the Story Prize for short fiction for "In Other Rooms, Other Wonders," a compendium of eight interconnected short stories set in the 1980s amid feudal... | Reuters – 2010-03-04

Canon says still short of target in Oce bid

TOKYO/AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Japan's Canon Inc said it had acquired or been tendered 71 percent of Oce's shares in a takeover bid of the Dutch printer maker that closed Monday, short of its target of... | Reuters – 2010-03-02

Magazine to Run Previously Unpublished Short Story by Mark Twain

A previously unpublished short story by Samuel Langhorne Clemens, who wrote under the pen name of Mark Twain, will come out next week, nearly 99 years after his death. Twain's short story, "The... | The Online NewsHour – 2009-03-12

Tobias Wolff wins Story Prize for short fiction

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Author Tobias Wolff won the annual Story Prize for short fiction on Wednesday for "Our Story Begins," a compendium of some two dozen short stories including 10 never-before... | Reuters – 2009-03-04

London Lite and London Paper recycling deal falls short

The agreement on recycling free newspapers Westminster Council and two publishers is falling short of the local authority's targets. By Oliver Luft | Guardian – 2008-07-21

Tablet Magazine Experience Falls Short

As magazine newsstand sales continue to plummet, publishers and markets are coming around to digital magazine formats. Consumers, too, are gravitating to these digital versions, with a large... | Editor & Publisher – 2012-02-15

Times book critic likes short reads by journalists

The New York Times | GigaOM Kindle Singles are “probably the best reason to buy an e-reader in the first place,” writes Dwight Garner. He e-reads short books by journalists like John... | Poynter. – 2012-03-08

"Distinctive" short stories to Chatto

Chatto & Windus has acquired a collection of short stories by Nigerian author A Igoni Barrett... | The Bookseller – 2012-03-12

Toronto's Daniel Karasik wins CBC short story prize

Toronto-based playwright and actor Daniel Karasik has won the Grand Prize in the CBC short story contest for his work, Mine. | CBC – 2012-03-26

4 women on short list for Stephen Leacock Medal

Four funny Canadian women have made the short list for the Stephen Leacock Medal for Humour, an award that is usually dominated by men. | CBC – 2012-04-02

Johanna Skibsrud a finalist for short story prize

Johanna Skibsrud, the Giller-winner for her debut novel The Sentimentalists, is nominated for the Danuta Gleed Literary Award for her first short story collection. | CBC – 2012-05-09

Review of ‘The Last Natural’: New book on Nationals star Bryce Harper comes up short

In the fall of 2009, the Harper family of Las Vegas took a step that within less than a year proved of immense potential importance for the future of Major League Baseball in the nation’s... | The Washington Post – 2012-05-18

Lit Life: New guide to bustling London falls short of the gold standard

No city is beloved by everyone, and George Bernard Shaw was among those who never fell under the fabled sway of his adopted hometown: "London, when you have once seen it, is inconceivable, and the... | Chicago Tribune – 2012-06-23

Jubilee boost to sales short-lived, says BRC

June saw UK retail sales rising 1.4% year-on-year on a like-for-like basis, with sales up 3.5% on... | The Bookseller – 2012-07-10

New e-book short from King

Authors Stephen King and Stewart O’Nan are embarking on a new short fiction project to be... | The Bookseller – 2012-07-26

Atria Inks Co-Pub Deal with U.K.’s Short Books

Simon & Schuster’s Atria imprint has teamed up with British independent publisher Short Books to start a new imprint called Marble Arch Press. The imprint—the name refers to the famous London... | Publishers Weekly – 2012-07-27

Short Books teams up with S&S US

UK indie Short Books has teamed up with Simon & Schuster US imprint, Atria Books, to ... | The Bookseller – 2012-07-30

F. Scott Fitzgerald short story is published 66 years later

Fitzgerald's grandchildren found the story, 'Thank You for the Light,' among the author's papers. | The Christian Science Monitor – 2012-08-02

Michael Joseph to launch e-book short from Keyes

Michael Joseph is launching a digital campaign to support publication of The Mystery of Mercy... | The Bookseller – 2012-08-17

Man Booker Prize short­list announced

The short­list for Britain’s most prestigious literary award, the Man Booker Prize, was announced Tuesday in London. Last year, the judges were criticized for favoring books that were “merely”... | The Washington Post – 2012-09-11

Bulgarian author wins BBC short story award

Bulgarian author Miroslav Penkov has won the £15,000 BBC International Short Story Award,... | The Bookseller – 2012-10-03

Is a new 'Harry Potter' short film in the works?

'Harry Potter' cast members are reportedly filming a short movie that will be screened at the franchise's theme parks. What will the new film show? | The Christian Science Monitor – 2012-12-13

Short List for International Prize for Arabic Fiction Offers Surprises

The shortlist for the 2013 International Prize for Arabic Fiction includes titles that might surprise non-Arabic readers, offering insight into the Arab mind. | Publishing Perspectives – 2013-01-11

Vickers and Okereke shortlisted for Costa short story prize

Salley Vickers and Chiome Okereke are among the authors shortlisted for the Costa Short Story... | The Bookseller – 2013-01-24

Curtis Brown launches Jeffrey Archer Short Story Prize

Curtis Brown has teamed up with Kobo to launch a short story competition, to be judged by author... | The Bookseller – 2013-01-28

Short Books hits top spot with Fast Diet

Independent publisher Short Books has scored its first ever Official UK Top 50 number one. The... | The Bookseller – 2013-01-29

Sorry, the short story boom is bogus

The New York Times touts the Internet's role in reviving interest in short fiction. Too bad it's not true | Salon.com – 2013-02-21

Junot Diaz lands on shortlist for $45,000 British short story prize

Dominican American writer Junot Diaz is on the shortlist for the Sunday Times EFG Private Bank short story award. Dominican American writer Junot Diaz is on the shortlist for the Sunday Times EFG... | Los Angeles Times – 2013-02-26

Amazon's new imprints give opportunities to debut authors, short story writers

Amazon's Little A imprint will release novels, memoirs, and story collections, while Day One will focus on short stories and new writers. | The Christian Science Monitor – 2013-03-19

Short Books + Fast Books (and Diet) = Indie Publishing Success

With The Fast Diet, UK publisher Short Books has the biggest hit in its history. Co-founder Rebecca Nicolson reflects on why, and the role of independent publishers today. | Publishing Perspectives – 2013-03-22

Diaz wins Sunday Times Short Story Award

Pulitzer Prize-winner Junot Díaz has won the £30,000 Sunday Times Short Story Award... | The Bookseller – 2013-03-22

Toronto's Becky Blake wins CBC Short Story prize

Becky Blake, a Toronto writer who is working on her first novel, has won the CBC Short Story Prize. | CBC – 2013-03-26

Junot Diaz Wrote a Short Story Worth a New Mercedes

Junot Diaz's short story Miss Lora defeated a strong list of British writers to take home the £30,000 Sunday Times EFT Private Bank short story prize. | Publishing Perspectives – 2013-03-26

3 novelists who are keeping the short story alive and well

In college — before the smartphone; heck , before the cellphone — short stories were held up as the highest form of prose. Professors assigned us Ernest Hemingway, John Cheever, Flannery... | The Washington Post – 2013-04-03

Griffin Poetry Prize unveils 2013 short list

Canadian poets David W. McFadden, James Pollock and Ian Williams are competing for the lucrative Griffin Poetry Prize. | CBC – 2013-04-09

“A Short History of Nuclear Folly” is GBO’s Book of the Month for May

The German Book Office's May Book of the Month is Rudolf Herzog’s "A Short History of Nuclear Folly: Mad Scientists, Dithering Nazis, Lost Nukes, and Catastrophic Cover-Ups." | Publishing Perspectives – 2013-05-04

Short Books snaps up Iraq-set thriller

Short Books has acquired a thriller written by Justin Huggler, former foreign correspondent for... | The Bookseller – 2013-05-10

'Divergent' author Veronica Roth will pen four original short stories

Veronica Roth will release four short stories written from the point of view of 'Divergent' hero Four. The first will be released a month before the last book in the trilogy comes out. | The Christian Science Monitor – 2013-06-25

Frank Cottrell Boyce: 'We're in danger of being a society that has a short-term memory'

Olympics opening ceremony writer says celebrity magazines and reality shows only have 'macabre galvanic twitchings of some kind of ghostly memory of what a story should be'Author and screenwriter... | Guardian – 2013-07-03

Magazine publishes previously unreleased short story by Joseph Heller

"Almost Like Christmas," about a fight in an alleyway, comes out in The Strand Magazine | Salon.com – 2013-07-23

Soon, You Can Read a Short Story Stieg Larsson Wrote When He Was 17

Mysterious Press, an imprint of Grove Atlantic, announced Tuesday that it will publish an anthology of short stories by "Sweden’s most distinguished and best-loved crime writers." Among... | The Atlantic Wire – 2013-08-07

New Stieg Larsson short story will be included in a crime anthology

A story said to have been written by Larsson when he was 17 will be part of an anthology titled 'A Darker Shade of Sweden,' which will be released this February. | The Christian Science Monitor – 2013-08-09

Publishers will be able to use Amazon’s new ebook bundling feature for promotions as short as a day

Amazon's new Kindle MatchBook program will let publishers bundle print books with ebooks for very short periods -- even as short as a day. That could give reluctant publishers the incentive to try it. | GigaOM – 2013-09-04

'Labor Day' First Clip: Sweaty Kate Winslet, Josh Brolin Hold Us Over In Short Scene Before Trailer Arrives

We still have yet to see a trailer for "Labor Day," but now we're treated to the first clip from the Jason Reitman-directed drama. The short scene features a sweaty Adele Wheeler (Kate Winslet) and... | The Huffington Post – 2013-09-07

5 Secret Tips To Writing A Successful Short Story

From Writer's Relief staff: Every story has a beginning, middle, and end. But the secret to successfully getting a short story published is to add something special to your storytelling... | The Huffington Post – 2013-09-18

Jhumpa Lahiri comes up short in 'The Lowland'

Pulitzer winner Jhumpa Lahiri is a master of the short story, but in applying that crisp, neatly tied style to her second novel, she comes up with a flat, detached tale."A short story is like a... | Los Angeles Times – 2013-09-27

Trevor wins new short story writing award

Irish writer William Trevor has been named winner of the inaugural Charleston & Chichester... | The Bookseller – 2013-09-30

Sarah Hall wins BBC National Short Story Award

Sarah Hall has won the £15,000 BBC National Short Story Award with her story "Mrs Fox... | The Bookseller – 2013-10-08

Jennifer Lawrence's 'Glass Castle' Adaptation Hires 'Short Term 12' Director

When Jennifer Lawrence isn't stealing the trailer for "American Hustle," she's lining up a surfeit of major roles. The Oscar-winning actress is set to star in two films for "Hunger Games" director... | The Huffington Post – 2013-10-10

Alice Munro, master of the short story, wins Nobel Prize for literature

Alice Munro is the first Canadian writer to receive the prestigious $1.2 million award from the Swedish Academy since Saul Bellow, who left for the US as a boy and won in 1976. | The Christian Science Monitor – 2013-10-11

Nothing small about short story Nobel

The first Canadian winner, Alice Munro has published nothing but short stories in a 50-year career.     | The Sydney Morning Herald – 2013-10-11

Munro short story to be Waterstones exclusive

Profile is to republish a short story by Alice Munro, winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature, to... | The Bookseller – 2013-10-14

The Fifth Estate: soft on Assange, short on excitement

Benedict Cumberbatch's uncanny portrayal of the WikiLeaks founder aside, the most significant moments result from a few keystrokes on a laptop – as in reality The Fifth Estate (2013)Director: Bill... | Guardian – 2013-10-16

SEC charges character in 'The Big Short' with fraud

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. regulators on Friday charged a money manager made famous by Michael Lewis' book "The Big Short" with misleading investors on a complex structured product in 2006. | Reuters – 2013-10-19

UPDATE 1-SEC charges character in "The Big Short" with fraud

WASHINGTON, Oct 18 (Reuters) - U.S. regulators on Friday charged a money manager made famous by Michael Lewis' book "The Big Short" with misleading investors on a complex structured product in 2006. | Reuters – 2013-10-19

Lemony Snicket will release a short story collection

The collection, titled 'File Under 13,' is scheduled to be released this April. | The Christian Science Monitor – 2013-10-22

Jenna Jameson TV Interview Cut Short Over Bizarre Behavior & Slurred Words

Former porn star turned erotic novelist Jenna Jameson's live TV interview on "Good Day New York" was cut short on Monday because she was slurring her words and appeared as though she might have been... | The Huffington Post – 2013-10-22

New 'Harry Potter' Short Film, 'The OMEn Chronicles' Continues The Story 15 Years Later

12 years ago today, on Nov. 16, the film adaptation of "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" opened in theaters, starting an eight film series that would go on to gross more than $7 billion. It... | The Huffington Post – 2013-11-17

Short ebooks: don't let one bad experience ruin a literary phenomenon

Penelope Lively's recent short ebook for Penguin drew criticism for its brevity – but readers should not be put off the genre as a whole"Overpriced", "ridiculous", I feel cheated". Amazon reviewers... | The Guardian – 2013-11-17

These Classic Stories Are So Short, You Have No Excuse Not To Read Them

What's that? Your job leaves you with scarcely enough time or energy to cook occasional healthy meals, let alone lose yourself in a great book? We're sure you're busy, but we're incredulous,... | The Huffington Post – 2013-11-22

Jessica Chastain Catches Sneaky Texter Off Guard in Vogue's Short Film

Iconoclast director Matthew Frost has a flair for meshing style and humor, as seen in previous projects for Viva Vena, starring Lizzy Caplan and for Vogue, including a recent film that captured a... | Advertising Age – 2013-11-23

Ether for Authors: Can We Stop Short of Overstatement?

Our weekly round-up of web buzz from Porter Anderson looks at how easily exaggerated interpretations of publishing industry commentary can skew the debate. | Publishing Perspectives – 2013-11-26

This Black Friday, Repair, Don't Buy, Says Patagonia Short Film

As millions of people break off from Thanksgiving dinner or spend Black Friday searching for great deals, a short film from Patagonia invites you to celebrate what you already own -- the clothing... | Advertising Age – 2013-11-26

Russell Banks talks ‘A Permanent Member of the Family,’ his new collection of short stories

Russell Banks has been working exclusively on novels for the past 15 years, most recently “Lost Memory of Skin,” which was a finalist for the Pen/Faulkner Award. But this month, he has published... | The Washington Post – 2013-11-27

A Short History of Self-Help, The World’s Bestselling Genre

Today, self-help is a $1 billion annual business in the United States. It has been around for thousands of years, and it has been loved and hated for just as long. | Publishing Perspectives – 2013-11-29

Nicholas Delbanco's 'Art of Youth' studies talent cut short

Studying the output of Stephen Crane, Dora Carrington and George Gershwin, Nicholas Delbanco looks for commonalities among creative types who create great works at young ages, then die early. "There... | Los Angeles Times – 2013-11-28

Amazon launches short story imprint

Amazon Publishing has launched a new digital short story imprint in the US called StoryFront.... | The Bookseller – 2013-12-04

Facebook Admits Organic Reach Is Falling Short, Urges Marketers to Buy Ads

Facebook is being more blunt about the fact that marketers are going to have to pay for reach.If they haven't already, many marketers will soon see the organic reach of their posts on the social... | Advertising Age – 2013-12-05

These Amazing Classic Books Are So Short You Have No Excuse Not To Read Them

As Books Editors, we set aside more designated reading time than most people do. Still, even we are daunted by copies of The Goldfinch looming on our desks. Once we embark on a bulky book, will we... | The Huffington Post – 2013-12-07

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