Hillary Clinton Archive

Round-Up: Whiting Foundation, 5 Under 35, and Hillary Clinton

From new grants for magazines to the release of Hillary Clinton's What Happened, we collected the latest literary news.

Round-Up: Hillary Clinton, Michiko Kakutani, and Game of Thrones

Author: | Categories: Round-Up No comments
From Hillary Clinton’s upcoming political memoir about the 2016 campaign to a promise of a new book or two from George RR Martin, here’s the latest in literary news.

Round-Up: Hillary Clinton, Fox Chapel Publishing, and Warren Buffett

Author: | Categories: Round-Up No comments
From Hillary Clinton's deal with Simon & Schuster to Warren Buffett's life-changing read, here's the latest literary news.

Trump’s Words Helped Him Win—And That’s Troubling

Author: | Categories: Uncategorized No comments
The effects of this year’s presidential election, exhausting and exhaustive as it was, will reverberate locally, nationally and globally for decades. This is true of all presidential elections, but the contrast between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton could not have been more pronounced.

What Would Orwell Make of This Election?

Author: | Categories: Reading No comments
Orwellian. The word has become a catch-all describing an invisible yet ubiquitous bureaucracy whose tentacles influence every corner of citizens’ lives. Conservatives and liberals use the term with disgust. Would that it meant something else, if only because it identifies the author with his best-known—if not best—work, 1984, while

Which Candidate Will Write the Theme for the 2016 Election?

Author: | Categories: Writing No comments
Political campaigns, like novels, have a beginning, middle, and end. Hard as it may be to believe, we are still in Act Two of the story that will come to be the 2016 presidential election. Act One is comprised of everything that happens in an election prior to the

The 2016 Campaign Trumps Any Novelist’s Imagination

Author: | Categories: Reading No comments
  Compared to the rest of the world, presidential campaigns in the United States are long. They weren’t always such—once upon a time they were Hemingway-long, but now they are Tolstoy long. When you live in a state with a primary or caucus, outlasting the endless stream of political

How Political Campaigns Are Like Novels

Author: | Categories: Series No comments
By this point in a presidential campaign, a candidate and his or her handlers have, like any good writer, spent dozens if not hundreds of hours fine-tuning their story. A candidate’s story has all the key elements of a novel: a hero (the candidate him/herself), the plot (the candidate’s

The Ploughshares Round-Down: That Time A Famous Author Failed And Blamed Ebooks

Author: | Categories: Publishing 1 Comment
Last year, I was talking to a romance novelist who self-publishes her books. She had decided to go this route after submitting a manuscript directly to Harlequin and not hearing back from them for months. What forced her hand was that she had kids, she had been working part-time,