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Writers Read: Creative Writing at UNC Chapel Hill

April 7, 2011 • 1 Comment

Last Tuesday, the Algonquin staff had the wonderful opportunity to attend two of our interns’ Honors Fiction Reading held on the University of North Carolina campus. Blog Intern Susannah Long and Editorial Intern Danny Nowell…

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November 9, 2010

Booksellers Rock! Nancy Olson, Quail Ridge Books

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Quail Ridge is the major independent bookstore in Raleigh, NC–hometown of David and Amy Sedaris. It was voted the Best Bookstore of the Year by Publishers Weekly about a decade ago, and rightly so–you can’t…

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October 22, 2010

Short Story Pick of the Month

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Danielle Evans‘s debut story collection, Before You Suffocate Your Own Fool Self, received tons of critical acclaim when it was published just a couple months ago–from the New York Times, People, O: The Oprah Magazine,…

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September 29, 2010

Hempel. Tower. Pories. Housing Works, 9/24

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This past Friday, September 24th, at New York City’s Housing Works, guest editor Amy Hempel, series editor Kathy Pories, and contributor Wells Tower gathered together to celebrate Algonquin’s 25th anniversary of NEW STORIES FROM THE…

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September 24, 2010

Celebrate 25 years at Housing Works Bookstore tonight!

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5 REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD ATTEND TONIGHT’S NEW STORIES FROM THE SOUTH READING AT HOUSING WORKS BOOKSTORE
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1. Award-winning author Amy Hempel may bring her dog.
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2. You may get the chance to…

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September 2, 2010

FIRST READING, FIRST DATE

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What was the first reading you ever went to? Tell us the author, book, and bookstore on our Facebook page (or, if you’re not a member of Facebook, here on our blog) and we’ll reward…

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August 19, 2010

AN INTERVIEW WITH AMY HEMPEL

11 Comments August 19, 2010 • 11 Comments

We’re huge Amy Hempel fans at Algonquin, so we’re especially thrilled that she’s the guest editor of this year’s 25th anniversary edition of NEW STORIES FROM THE SOUTH. To celebrate, today we’re giving away a…

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August 16, 2010

New Stories Week New Stories From The South 2010

4 Comments August 16, 2010 • 4 Comments

On August 17, Algonquin will publish its 25th volume of New Stories from the South, guest edited this year by short story master Amy Hempel. Hempel has selected 25 stories by 24 authors (yes, one…

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February 22, 2010

Big News: The New New Stories From the South

8 Comments February 22, 2010 • 8 Comments

Hey friends, we have good news: On August 17, Algonquin will publish its 25th volume of New Stories from the South! And the guest editor? None other than the amazing Amy Hempel. (Check out an…

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