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Writers Read: Creative Writing at UNC Chapel Hill

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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Booksellers Rock! Nancy Olson, Quail Ridge Books

3 Comments 3 Comments 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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Short Story Pick of the Month

No Comments No Comments 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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Hempel. Tower. Pories. Housing Works, 9/24

1 Comment 1 Comment 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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Celebrate 25 years at Housing Works Bookstore tonight!

No Comments No Comments 5 REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD ATTEND TONIGHT’S NEW STORIES FROM THE SOUTH READING AT HOUSING WORKS BOOKSTORE . 1. Award-winning author Amy Hempel may bring her dog. . 2. You may get the chance to…

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FIRST READING, FIRST DATE

8 Comments 8 Comments 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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AN INTERVIEW WITH AMY HEMPEL

11 Comments 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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New Stories Week New Stories From The South 2010

4 Comments 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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Big News: The New New Stories From the South

12 Comments 12 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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