News by Christopher Shultz February 27, 2013
The man behind 'it' book 'Cloud Atlas' and his wife offer non-Japanese speakers an amazing story.
News by Dan Shewan
Former heavyweight boxing champion to publish revealing memoir through Blue Rider Press next summer.
News by Benoît Lelièvre September 19, 2012
West Memphis Three's Damien Echols tell his side of the story.
News by Kimberly Turner September 18, 2012
Just one day after Iranian extremists increase the reward for Salman Rushdie's death by $500,000, the 'Satanic Verses' author releases his 656-page account of his years in hiding.
UPDATED WITH WINNER -- Little Punk on the Prairie: Win A Copy of 'Ghost Dances' by Josh Garrett-DavisNews by Joshua Chaplinsky September 17, 2012
Win a copy of Josh Garrett-Davis' historical punk rock plains memoir, 'Ghost Dances: Proving Up on the Great Plains.'
Column by Bree Ogden
Navigating the rough terrain of today’s publishing industry shouldn’t be a solo event. This week in Ask the Agent I’ll explore and dissect a few of the industry’s mysteries, straight from the shoulder
Resurfacing: An Interview with Lidia Yuknavitch on Writing, Teaching, and Bringing Dark Secrets to LightJuly 25, 2012
Lidia Yuknavitch, author of 'The Chronology of Water' and 'Dora: A Headcase', talks about the progression from memoir to fiction and exploring the boundaries of self in a technological age.
News by Rob Hart June 12, 2012
Raymond Dolin of West Virginia is pretended he got shot in a drive-by. What a jerk!
Column by John Jarzemsky May 15, 2012
Has our obsession with "true stories" gotten out of hand, and what are the consequences for the worlds of fiction and non-fiction alike?
News by Hanna Brooks Olsen March 19, 2012
Which forces us to all ask the question: if Toni Morrison's life isn't interesting enough for a memoir, is anyone's?
News by Hanna Brooks Olsen February 16, 2012
After being acquitted of murder and being played by Hayden Panettiere, what else is left for Amanda Knox to do but get on with her life? Oh right. Sell the rights to her story for $4 million.
Column by Phil Jourdan February 15, 2012
A warning to writers eager to turn their lives into material for a book — you have responsibilities to those whose lives you exploit.
News by Rob Hart February 7, 2012
Quentin Rowan, aka QR Markham, was pilloried by the literary community after it was learned he plagiarized his debut novel. He told 'The New Yorker' he's working on a memoir to "clear things up."
Column by Jon Gingerich January 24, 2012
Of all the rules that apply to fiction writing, perhaps none is more misleading than the common, banal adage that you should “write what you know.”
Column by Cath Murphy January 10, 2012
A look at the most common literary fibs, and some of the worst offenders.
News by Brandon Tietz December 6, 2011
Amanda Knox, who was charged with murdering her college roommate back in 2007, is looking to sign a juicy book deal.
News by Joshua Chaplinsky November 16, 2011
Nick Flynn's "Another Bullshit Night In Suck City" finally comes to the silver screen.
Interview by Kasey Carpenter November 16, 2011
We sit down with Mark Richard to discuss his memoir, HOUSE OF PRAYER NO. 2; his screenwriting life, and the years that made him the man he is today.
News by Rob Hart November 7, 2011
During a speech in Kansas last week, George W. Bush said people were shocked to hear he was writing a memoir--because some people think he's illiterate
Column by Meredith Borders November 4, 2011
Carrie Fisher's latest memoir gives gossipy insight into the alien world of celebrity.
News by Brandon Tietz October 24, 2011
Former Guns N' Roses bassist Duff McKagan puts a heckler on lock at a recent book signing.
News by Rob Hart
Saddam Hussein's daughter is seeking a publisher for her father's memoirs, which she claims the Iraqi president wrote himself.
News by Brandon Tietz October 11, 2011
Father of singer/songwriter Amy Winehouse will have a memoir released next summer through HarperCollins.