ASFA Task Force to Tackle Sexual Misconduct Allegations

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ASFA Task Force to Tackle Sexual Misconduct Allegations

ASFA has created a task force to make a statement regarding the allegations of sexual misconduct by professors in Concordia's creative writing program. File Photo Tristan D'Amours. The Arts and Science Federation of Associations has created a task force to make a statement regarding the allegations
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Still time to book free tickets to Weston's first literary festival

The event features panel discussions and talks by authors. There will also be workshops on writing, blogging and creative writing. Poets and authors will also read excepts from Voices Along The Road, an anthology of poems and fiction exploring the experiences of children and refugees. A collection of
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Twitter For Android Testing New Share Button And Bookmarks Feature

The social media company really wanted to help publishers grow traffic and increase their following on Twitter. At launch, media organizations like Cracked, CBS Interactive, Gawker, Huffington Post, Hulu, TV Guide, as well as WordPress were some of the publishers that first used Twitter's new Tweet
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2019 Chevy Silverado 1500 vs 2019 Ram 1500 Specs Comparison

The all-new 2019 Chevy Silverado 1500 and the all-new 2019 Ram 1500 trucks made their world debuts at the 2018 Detroit Auto Show (NAIAS). They are the best sellers and bread winners for their respective manufacturers. There are also several common themes between them: offer more choice, offer
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Award-winning author visits TPS, kicks off writing workshop

Mr. Prue addressed sixth through eighth graders at Raymer Elementary School on Friday to kick off a Read for Literacy workshop series aimed at improving teenagers' creative writing skills. “I want them to understand that getting good at what you love is a worthwhile endeavor,” he said. “Hopefully
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Facebook to let users prioritize news sources

The shift is another signal of Facebook's ability — this time using the collective power of its more than 2 billion members worldwide — to play kingmaker with publishers. Many publishers have long relied on Facebook to reach audiences, and they largely reacted with disappointment when the company
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Is the email newsletter the long-term saviour of its paper parent?

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Is the email newsletter the long-term saviour of its paper parent?

How did that happen? This was a medium corrupted by the spam of Viagra sellers, “phishing” frauds from bogus Nigerian royalty and other junk that turned most inboxes into the electronic equivalent of a harbour clogged with plastic waste. Today the spam tide has been turned back and news publishers
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Steam Top Sellers week ending 21 January

This week's Steam Top sellers top ten looks a little different for a change but PlayerUnkown's Battlegrounds predictably holds the top spot this week. The big winner this week is the Early Access rogue-like deck building adventure Slay the Spire which has made had a solid start making second spot this
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Haunting, affecting account of war is now in Filipino

“I used the original memoir in my creative writing classes and it occurred to me that more people-including those for whom English remains a foreign language-need to read this,” Bustamante explained. “Breaking the Silence” is one of the lesser known versions of the Japanese role in our history, written
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Ivanka Trump 2017 Book Actually Lost Money For Her Publisher

The 2017 Ivanka Trump book Women Who Work is said to be losing money for Portfolio, a division of publishing giant Penguin. The Trump book, which Ivanka Trump said she wrote to empower women was published in May of 2017 and has seen disappointing sales, despite the fact that it got a boost
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Publishers clearing house lotto

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Publishers clearing house lotto

I mean if you understand. com. Play fun Games. If you have received a questionable win notification you may be asking Nov 8, 2017 For more information, see Top Ways to Win with PCH. All Rights Reserved. Now she's wondering what's the harm Publishers Clearing House / PCH. com Games; PCH.
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Why Hiring Sensitivity Readers Isn't Supporting Censorship

The systematic erasure and blockage of people of color from the publishing industry.” Publishers accept books featuring marginalized characters more often when the author themselves isn't part of that community. Clayton, who actively works as a sensitivity reader, has had difficulties selling novels due
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"traditional" publishers ever peruse

Before stating my inquiry, let me say; I am mindful of the need to use this forum to ask serious and germane questions in order to allow others the space to do the same. My interaction with this forum and those who've been good enough to offer their opinions, has always been positive. My question is this;
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Mother Nature always wins the battle of the blizzard

I have half a gutter hanging down from the roof over the garage, tire tracks rutted in the front lawn, and a hole the size of an aircraft carrier opened up on the property line of the yard. This is no small matter. The hole is like the ones you see on the program NOVA, where some prehistoric animal lived
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After Sexual Misconduct Allegations, Concordia Owes Some Apologies

Concordia President Alan Shepard refused to release details of the investigation of the alleged sexual misconduct in the unviersity's creative writing program. Photo Brian Lapuz. Since Mike Spry published a blog post on the toxic culture of the Creative Writing program at Concordia on Jan.
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Keira Knightley's 'Colette' Sells to Bleecker Street and 30West

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Keira Knightley's 'Colette' Sells to Bleecker Street and 30West

The film follows Knightley's Colette as she writes her loosely autobiographical Claudine novels, which become huge best-sellers in Paris, but begins increasingly frustrated since her domineering husband (Dominic West) takes authorial credit. Eventually she sets out on her own transgressive adventures
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Find your volunteer niche around Greater Victoria

Needs to be skilled in English, editing, creative writing, interviewing, photography, co-ordination, etc. University students are welcome. Background in newsletter writing is preferred. Contact Terry at 250-382-0283. Victoria Therapeutic Riding Association: seeking volunteer members to add to the overall
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Kendrick Lamar In Talks For New Publishing Deal Worth Between $20-$40 Million

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Kendrick Lamar In Talks For New Publishing Deal Worth Between $20-$40 Million

This probably goes without saying, but it's a pretty good time to be Kendrick Lamar right now. He's nominated for seven Grammy Awards (which will be handed out on January 28th), he's producing the upcoming Black Panther soundtrack, and his publishing deal with Warner/Chappell Music is about to
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It's a Lonely Job, But Writers Find Company

… writers I met,” she says. “Connecting with them was enormously helpful to my growth and my belief in myself as an author. It's encouraging to read work aloud to an audience, to discover its impact, or to see how much work you still have to do.” Chibbaro, whose next five-session writing course begins in
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George Elliott Clarke's modest proposal for a Ministry of Dreams

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George Elliott Clarke's modest proposal for a Ministry of Dreams

… from anthropology, creative writing, English, environmental sciences and law. The assembly recommended myriad improvements to the Constitution. I start with my own, which is admittedly, whimsical: the creation of a Ministry of Dreams to fund innovation, creativity and education in arts and sciences,
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Facebook's news feed changes upset apple cart for publishers

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Facebook's news feed changes upset apple cart for publishers

It is too early to quantify the impact on publishers and Facebook's own bottom line, but in many ways, some changes have already happened. In effect, the changes were flowing through Facebook's platform before the January announcement. Nielsen Digital Ratings Monthly data for November last year,
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Data shows solar energy really is a leading American job creator

What we've learned most of all from seven years of publishing the Census is that solar is a powerful driver of U.S. job growth. The solar jobs total has grown from 93,000 in 2010 to more than 260,000 six years later. These jobs pay higher than the national average, offer excellent opportunities for
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Why Facebook's news feed changes are bad news for democracy

For many news organisations this was a confirmation of what they had already been experiencing. Over the past three months, anecdotally some publishers tell me they have seen a steady drop off in Facebook referred traffic, some sites by more than 40%, making them wonder if this change had already
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Whit Taylor at CAB: Comic Arts Brooklyn 2017

ComicsVerse: Have you seen anything change in how self-publishing is done, the reception of self-published works? Whit Taylor: Sure, you know when I was starting off making comics, I don't know, I think the scene was a little bit smaller. Especially for like small press self-published stuff. I feel like there
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National 5 History Book – History of Scotland by BrightRed publishing

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National 5 History Book – History of Scotland by BrightRed publishing

National 5 History Educational Text Book – SCotland – BrightRed publishing Book in great condition.
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Why Fanfiction Needs The Appreciation It Deserves!

Plenty of different fanfictions use creative writing skills at a fairly advanced level. These writing skills are undoubtedly used in the creation of the given story, despite the fact that many writers may not have taken creative writing classes before. Whether this skill is characterization, plot, or even some other
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New book published on New England's most accomplished families

It profiles 10 Peabodys, who were greatly accomplished across the diverse fields of shipping, investment banking, philanthropy, public education, fine arts, literature, architecture, private education, the coal industry, military service, publishing, and politics including one of New Bedford's own. The stories
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Carol Stark: 'Post' good, but court decision should win best script

It evoked some cheers and even a few tears as the filmmakers showed The Washington Post's presses rolling after its publisher Katharine Graham made the decision to publish sections of the Pentagon Papers — the internal communications about the Vietnam War that had been stolen and copied by
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The selfish reason why this community editor wants you to see "The Post"

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The selfish reason why this community editor wants you to see "The Post"

It depicts newspaper publishers, editors and reporters as human beings, which is why I hope you see the movie. Like most Americans, the staff at The Post was shocked, angered and saddened when the Pentagon Papers revealed that several presidential administrations had lied to the public about the
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Gina Brillon performs at Mohegan Sun's Comix Comedy Club

Growing up in the Bronx, N.Y., Gina Brillon enjoyed the comedy of such stars as George Carlin. She also loved to watch Mel Brooks' movies, and pretty much anything else that was funny, that her parents allowed her to see. A stand-up comic since she was 17, she's also a huge Whoopi Goldberg fan.
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Hackensack Teacher's New Book Takes On American Divisiveness

HACKENSACK, N.J. — A new book written by Hackensack High School English teacher Christopher Ryan is aimed right at the heart of current … him theBookcast.com's first-ever “Book of Exceptional Quality” award as well as “Best New Voice (fiction)” honors from the Independent Book Publishers
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Do Norwegian academics who publish more earn higher salaries?

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Do Norwegian academics who publish more earn higher salaries?

In fact, when comparing non-publishing and publishing low-rank contract researchers, the results show that publishing researchers earned significantly less than what their non-publishing colleagues did. A weak correlation between high-quality publications and salary was found among associate
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