- We’re beyond stoked at the reviews coming in for Barbara Sibbald’s The Museum of Possibilities. This review in Foreword Reviews calls it “a brilliant example of the versatility and vast potential of the short story form.”
- All you writers out there know that submitting your manuscript is hard. Getting it noticed is even harder. Open Book has five tips to help you stand out in the slush pile.
- I am positively fascinated (and sort of horrified) by this tiny publishing house in Iceland that only prints books during a full moon … and burns the ones that don’t sell! How’s that for originality?
- Bruce Whiteman remembers Doug Jones with a smart and insightful review of The Essential D. G. Jones in Canadian Notes & Queries.
- And how about this: sometimes people look down upon genre fiction for being a low-brow form of literature. Not so! Here’s how the owner of a bookshop dedicated to mysteries raised the profile of the genre.
Thanks for joining us this week for the PQ Weekly Roundup. My apologies for skipping last week’s roundup due to BookExpo—hope you didn’t miss me too much! Now, if you’re in the Chicago area this weekend, stop by and visit me at the Printers Row Lit Fest!