Posts tagged PW
An open letter to Jim Milliot at Publishers Weekly
June 11, 2013 | 12:37 pm
Dear Jim, When I wrote to you the other day by email with a brief note asking if Publishers Weekly might want to link to the recent news on NPR and at the Christian Science Monitor in the U.S., and in The Guardian and the Financial Times in London, about a new literary genre called "cli-fi", you replied with a terse note sent from your iPhone that read: "not interested." Jim, you seem like a very likable fellow. You're editorial director of PW, the most prestigious print magazine in the book trade industry. I've been a PW reader since I was in college....
Philadelphia Weekly’s first e-book is a harrowing look at life after sexual abuse
November 22, 2012 | 9:52 am
Aside from the fact that the majority of them seem to be (sadly) going the way of the Dodo, alternative newsweeklies aren't exactly known for being publishers of e-books. The independently-owned Philadelphia Weekly, however, has just published its very first official e-book; it was collaborated and edited by PW senior editor Nina Hoffmann, and her husband, Joel Hoffmann. (Disclosure: TeleRead editor Dan Eldridge previously worked as a part-time copy editor and a contributing freelance writer for PW.) Titled The Survivors Project: Telling the Truth About Life After Sexual Abuse, the book is a collection of more than 50 personal essays written by...