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Michael Harris, 2014 Canada Council laureate - Governor General's Literary Awards

Michael Harris, 2014 Canada Council laureate – Governor General's Literary Awards

Please like this video and subscribe to support the arts in Canada. Michael Harris is a 2014 winner of the Governor General’s Literary Awards for “The End of Absence: Reclaiming What We’ve Lost in a World of Constant Connection” (category: Non-fiction) The Canada Council for the Arts funds, administers and promotes the Governor General’s Literary Awards, Canada’s oldest and most prestigious literary awards program with a total value of $450,000…. Read Article →

Andrée A. Michaud, 2014 Canada Council laureate - Governor General's Literary Awards

Andrée A. Michaud, 2014 Canada Council laureate – Governor General's Literary Awards

Please like this video and subscribe to support the arts in Canada. Andrée A. Michaud is a 2014 winner of the Governor General’s Literary Awards for “Bondrée” (category: Fiction) The Canada Council for the Arts funds, administers and promotes the Governor General’s Literary Awards, Canada’s oldest and most prestigious literary awards program with a total value of $450,000. This year’s best books The Canada Council for the Arts is a… Read Article →

Ylva Author Panel Discussion #2 - Women of Color in Lesbian Fiction

Ylva Author Panel Discussion #2 – Women of Color in Lesbian Fiction

We’re a small publisher focusing on lesbian fiction and women’s literature. We publish German and English novels and short stories. hi everybody my name is Andy Marquette and I am moderating this panel that we have assembled a group of authors to discuss the inclusion of women of color and fiction in general and lesbian fiction specifically we are going to conduct an open thoughtful respectful conversation our goal is… Read Article →

Author and editor Susannah McFarlane Talks about the Stuff Happens book series

Author and editor Susannah McFarlane Talks about the Stuff Happens book series

Stuff happens sometimes. Everyday stuff. At school, at home, with sport, with mates. Stuff Happens is a contemporary reflected-reality fiction series for young boys aged 7 to 10 years old. Each book tells the story of an incident of emotional importance to one of the boys in a fictional primary-school class. The stories, written by some of Australia’s finest writers, make great reads and an important contribution to the emotional… Read Article →

Motivating the Unmotivated - 10 Ways to Get Your Students to DO Something by Ken Wilson

Motivating the Unmotivated – 10 Ways to Get Your Students to DO Something by Ken Wilson

Ken Wilson is an ELT author and trainer. His most recent course material includes Smart Choice, an American English course for young adults published by OUP, and You and Me, a six-level primary course for Indonesia. He is also one of the team of authors who wrote the New Standard English, a course for China which takes learners from primary to college level, which was co-published by Macmillan UK and… Read Article →

Author Siba Shakib on “How Religion and Tradition Determine Lives of Women and Girls"

Author Siba Shakib on “How Religion and Tradition Determine Lives of Women and Girls"

Author Siba Shakib on “How Religion and Tradition Determine Lives of Women and Girls” Women, Religion and Religious-Right Panel Chair: Julie Bindel Panellists: Horia Mosadiq (“Religious Fundamentalism and its Impact on Women and Girls in Afghanistan”), Nira Yuval-Davis (“The Role of Religion in the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict and its Effects on the Position of Women”), Siba Shakib (“How Religion and Tradition Determine the Lives of Wom and Girls and Education as… Read Article →

Lydia Maria Child 1st Female Abolitionist Writer and Editor

Lydia Maria Child 1st Female Abolitionist Writer and Editor

Lydia Maria Child, a Quaker born abolitionist made fame in 1802 with her publication of “An Appeal in Favor of the Class of Americans called Africans”. This caused her to have many enemies in Boston Aristocracy as it was directed at Boston especially a chapter entitled “Prejudice Against People of Color”. The she was blacklisted by Harvard University. Later she became editor of the weekly newspaper of American Anti-Slavery Society…. Read Article →

Paulo Coelho: The Secret of The Alchemist's Success | SuperSoul Sunday | Oprah Winfrey Network

Paulo Coelho: The Secret of The Alchemist's Success | SuperSoul Sunday | Oprah Winfrey Network

More than a worldwide best-seller, Paulo Coelho’s The Alchemist is a true phenomenon. When it was first published in 1988, it sold only a handful of copies, but 25 years later the book has sold 65 million copies, has been translated into 80 different languages and has been on the New York Times best-seller list for more than 300 weeks.Oprah, who is conducting Paulo’s first interview on American television, says… Read Article →

Elsevier authors, Drs. Humphry Rang and Graeme Henderson, at EB 3013

Elsevier authors, Drs. Humphry Rang and Graeme Henderson, at EB 3013

Drs. Humphry Rang and Graeme Henderson discuss their book “Rang & Dale’s Pharmacology, 7th Edition.” To learn more about this title, please visit To learn more about Dr. Rang, please visit I'm Humphrey rang i'm an emeritus retired professor of Pharmacology in leicester college london I'm Graeme Henderson I'm professor of pharmacology of the University of Bristol my old tutor Heights shield whom I mentioned before had been for good… Read Article →

Gabrielle Glaser Author, as seen on Katie Couric: Why Women Drink,  & Non 12 Step Alternatives

Gabrielle Glaser Author, as seen on Katie Couric: Why Women Drink, & Non 12 Step Alternatives

Why Women Drink – And How They Can Regain Control Her Best-Kept Secret investigates the reasons behind the epidemic of female drinking in this country, our strange national history with alcohol, and the many ways in which women can get better. Her Best-Kept Secret reveals how women are questioning the efficacy – and safety – of the most common prescription for alcohol abuse, Alcoholics Anonymous. Most importantly, it provides clear,… Read Article →

SOMEONE IS WATCHING by Best Selling Author, Joy Fielding

SOMEONE IS WATCHING by Best Selling Author, Joy Fielding

Random House – 2015 Inspired by the voyeuristic suspense of Rear Window, the New York Times bestselling author of Shadow Creek and See Jane Run, Joy Fielding, tells the pulse-pounding story of a woman caught in a dangerous web of deceit. Visit the website to read a sample chapter: Bailey had it all but when she was attacked her life changed forever from best-selling author Joey fielding comes a psychological… Read Article →

Kirkus TV Interview with Best-Selling Author Anthony Doerr

Kirkus TV Interview with Best-Selling Author Anthony Doerr

Anthony Doerr’s novel ALL THE LIGHT WE CANNOT SEE has been one of this summer’s big hits. We talk to Anthony about creating his tender new novel. Click here to read the Kirkus review for ALL THE LIGHT WE CANNOT SEE: Click here to browse Kirkus TV episodes: Click here to see other books by Anthony Doerr: Doerr’s ALL THE LIGHT WE CANNOT SEE was mentioned in, “A Note from… Read Article →

Bestselling Author Steve Berry on the Power of Collaboration for Authors

Bestselling Author Steve Berry on the Power of Collaboration for Authors

In the interview above, Steve talks with Astral Road Media founder Rich Fahle about how important collaboration and support from other writers has been to his own career, as well as the power of writer organizations like the International Thriller Writers organization, sponsor of the annual ThrillerFest conference. I'd like this little camaraderie that happens within the mystery thriller genre I know that James Rollins is using some of your… Read Article →

Jon Gordon - Best-Selling Author, Motivational Speaker

Jon Gordon – Best-Selling Author, Motivational Speaker

Jon Gordon’s best-selling books and talks have inspired readers and audiences around the world. His principles have been put to the test by numerous NFL, NBA, MLB coaches and teams, Fortune 500 companies, school districts, hospitals and non-profits. He is the author of numerous books including The Wall Street Journal bestseller The Energy Bus, Soup, The No Complaining Rule, Training Camp, and The Carpenter. Jon and his tips have been… Read Article →

Movie Cameos by the Authors of the Books

Movie Cameos by the Authors of the Books

Kathryn Stockett In the 2011 film “The Help,” author Kathryn Stockett makes a brief appearance during a Junior League meeting scene. With her beehive hairstyle and classy strings of pearls, she blends in well with the other women of 1960s Southern society. Stephenie Meyer In the first movie of the “Twilight” franchise, author Stephenie Meyer makes a nearly unnoticeable cameo. If you watch closely, you will notice her sitting with… Read Article →

Hir Symposium—Moderated by Author Taylor Mac—Playwrights Horizons—New York—Nov 2, 2015

Hir Symposium—Moderated by Author Taylor Mac—Playwrights Horizons—New York—Nov 2, 2015

Playwrights Horizons in New York City presents the Hir Symposium moderated by Hir playwright Taylor Mac livestreaming on the global, commons based peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Monday, November 2 at 4pm PST (San Francisco) / 6pm CST (Chicago) / 7pm EST (New York). In Twitter, follow @PHnyc, @howlroundtv—and use hashtag #howlround. Featuring Glenn M. Smulyan (My Wife’s Ass, The Lily’s Revenge) Glenn M. Smulyan MPS, LCAT-P is… Read Article →