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Author: Dylan Kinnett

Litblog Roundup

No, it’s the litblog roundup. No, really. Litblog Roundup is a bi-weekly overview of topics, trends and highlights from the literary Internet. No, totally. You should check it out.

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Litblog Roundup

Litblog Roundup is a bi-weekly overview of topics, trends and highlights from the literary Internet. In this roundup: there’s a push for a better critical vocabulary to use when we talk about books, reading and writing.

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Litblog Roundup

Litblog Roundup is a bi-weekly overview of topics, trends and highlights from the literary Internet. In this roundup: more rediscovered stories, interesting marginalia, broken typewriters and more.

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Litblog Roundup

Litblog Roundup is a bi-weekly overview of topics, trends and highlights from the literary Internet. In this roundup: a new novel from Harper Lee, the upcoming launch of the Lit Hub website, why Americans don’t read foreign fiction, the killing of the creative class, and more.

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Litblog Roundup

Photo by Wolfgang Lonien Litblog Roundup is a bi-weekly overview of topics, trends and highlights from the literary Internet. Follow the Money One of the most popular topics of conversation in the literary Internet recently has been a post on Salon entitled, “‘Sponsored’ by my husband: Why it’s a problem that writers never talk about where their money comes from.” There are long threads comment threads about it on Reddit, Metafilter and The Passive Voice. A Place to Make Poetry Does it help to understand the working conditions of a writer? Does it change the meaning or value of...

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Litblog Roundup

Litblog Roundup is a bi-weekly overview of topics, trends and highlights from the literary Internet. Foreword Author Kelly Corrigan is the new host of a series on Medium called Foreword. A recent interview describes the series. “Plenty of other programs, from ‘The Daily Show’ to NPR’s ‘Fresh Air,’ feature writers, but ‘Foreword’ is different—the writers in the series talk about everything but their craft. ‘It cannot be just another stop on their book tour,’ Corrigan said by phone. ‘This is like if Comedy Central was crossed with TED talks—and they served drinks.'” The series has a blog and a...

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Litblog Roundup

Hello, I’m Dylan Kinnett. For years, I’ve been an avid reader of literary blogs. They’re known in some circles as “litblogs.” You could say that I am a collector of litblogs. Starting with bookmarks in my browser, then moving on through a series of RSS feed readers, I’ve collected a list of hundreds, perhaps even a thousand different litblogs: popular blogs, obscure ones, blogs that update daily, or almost never. I skim, browse, and read through them whenever I get the chance. Every other week, here on realpants.com, I’ll post some highlights from the world of literary blogs. It...

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