Date My CWP

Even if you have no interest in the Columbia-NYU dating site, Date My School, do consider the treck down to NYU for their Creative Writing Program’s fantastic reading series.  Some great events upcoming this month include Jonathan Safran Foer, a New Yorker 20 under 40 writer, Julie Orringer, and Interviews by the Paris Review with Jonathan Galassi, Janet Malcolm, Lorrie Moore, Gary Shteygart, and Gay Talese.  Most events are free and open to the public, though some require a reservation; see more information here.

Learn more about Digital Publishing

With The Digital Reader Blog.  Here blogger writes about why to avoid the ‘first one’ writing contest by new digital publishers First One.

Writer’s Market

Called the “Freelance writer’s bible” check out:

Interested in being a Literary Agent?

Read this: The Agent’s Role in Today’s Digital Book World | Digital Book World.

More Than Memoir: on our campus

Read in the New York Magazine about how James Frey, author of the highly controversial memoir “A Million Little Pieces” came to speak to a columbia writing class about truth in memoir.  Then follow up with the next post…