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Going Away Megan

May 18, 2012 • 7 Comments

 
Going Away Megan
An epic told through Algonquin jackets and poorly-executed Photoshop
 
Today is our beloved publicist and dear friend Megan Fishmann’s last day at Algonquin. She will soon be moving…
 

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The Return to the Nest Syndrome

1 Comment March 22, 2012 • 1 Comment

Growing up is terrifying. No one told me when I was a wee young thing that once I hit 21, gone would be the days of sleeping past noon, purchasing frivolous items at the local…

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The Writer-Groupie Experiment

1 Comment March 16, 2012 • 1 Comment

Algonquin Publicist Megan Fishmann, a fabulous writer in her own right, shares her thoughts on meeting famous authors. (This article originally appeared in The Hairpin–a portion of it is below.)
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Growing up in Los…

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Happy Birthday, Megan!

6 Comments September 30, 2011 • 6 Comments

Being the narcissist that I am, most people know I enjoy nothing more than talking about myself. I like to discuss my weird violent bug dreams, the $9.00 organic boxed wine sold at Whole Foods…

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Goodbye, Sarah Rose

7 Comments September 23, 2011 • 7 Comments

This isn’t goodbye, this is only farewell
I’m having a hard time writing this. In a few short days, Sarah Rose Nordgren–Algonquin’s beloved publicity assistant and one of my closest friends–will be leaving us to…

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Algonquin Night: An Evening with Heidi Durrow

2 Comments January 10, 2011 • 2 Comments

We’re big fans of the Triangle’s newest independent bookstore, Flyleaf Books, conveniently located a mere seven minutes from our office. On more than once lunch break, I’ve slipped out of the office to peruse their…

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November 17, 2010

Like My Jacket? Paperback versus Hardback

13 Comments November 17, 2010 • 13 Comments

This month marks the publication of the beautiful paperback edition of Lauren Grodstein’s critically acclaimed novel A FRIEND OF THE FAMILY, an Algonquin staff favorite. Lauren’s suburban tragedy charts a father’s fall from grace as…

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October 15, 2010

Detroit Diary The GLIBA trade show

6 Comments October 15, 2010 • 6 Comments

DETROIT DIARY
Morning BBQ, Bookstores in Airports, & Red Cowboy Boots:
Life on the road at GLIBA’s trade show
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Monday, October 7th, 10:48am:

On Friday, Algonquin has me all set to board a plane…

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September 30, 2010

Happy Birthday Megan! A Few of My Favorite Things

18 Comments September 30, 2010 • 18 Comments

In honor of my recent arrival at Algonquin (and, let’s be honest, my birthday  week), Algonquin has been nice enough to let me cap off the month by sharing a few of my favorite things.…

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