October 22, 2017

Chrystia Freeland takes top literary non-fiction Gelber Prize for Plutocrats

Chrystia Freeland takes top literary non-fiction Gelber Prize for Plutocrats
Freeland's book won over four other shortlisted entries: Iron Curtain: The Crushing of Eastern Europe 1944 -1956 by Anne Applebaum (Washington, DC, Poland); The Second Nuclear Age: Strategy, Danger, and the New Power Politics by Paul Bracken …
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Narrative Nonfiction: Five Must-Read Books
Sometimes the best stories are not the ones we make up, but the ones that make up our lives. Below, in no particular order, is a list of five of my favorite narrative nonfiction books — old and new. If you're looking for a good read, I encourage you …
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Gish Jen goes from novels to nonfiction
… Szymczak for the Boston Globe. Gish Jen, author of the new book, "Tiger Writing: Art, Culture, and the Interdependent Self." … In February, Jen made her nonfiction debut with “Tiger Writing,” an accessible work of scholarship that, without …
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AuthorStand.com Awards $1,000 Prize in First Annual Novel Contest; Good Morning, Magpie Wins Editors Choice

(PRWEB) March 01, 2012

Young author, Zachary Gilpin, takes home the coveted prize of Editors Choice in AuthorStands First Annual Novel Contest gaining free publicity and $ 1,000 for his novel Good Morning, Magpie.

Gilpins novel about a dove, a magpie and the world coming to an end adds to the growing list of Editors Choice winners on AuthorStand, an online community where aspiring authors post works to build readership and launch their writing careers.

When asked about receiving top honors, Gilpin said, For someone who got their start writing fanfics and serial flash fiction on the internet, that is a tremendous ego boost. Gilpin dishes about his novel and inspiration in his interview with AuthorStand founder Joe Niewierski.

Good Morning, Magpie and thousands of other novels and short stories, in a variety of genres, are available for download, most for free, on AuthorStand.com.

The AuthorStand First Annual Novel Contest kicked off in January 2011 and received nearly 150 qualifying entries in genres ranging from sci-fi, fantasy, crime, horror, humor and more.

To determine the first and second prize winners, the ratings given to each novel by members of the Authorstand community were combined with judges scores.

AuthorStand Founder Joe Niewierski says, The contest was a huge success in helping authors gain exposure for their work and were currently taking entries for our Second Annual Novel Contest which wraps up later this year.

About AuthorStand.com

AuthorStand.com is an online direct-from-the-author ebook community and marketplace where undiscovered authors get read, get feedback and start to build a following. Visit online at http://www.AuthorStand.com.