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Events

2013–14 Reading Calendar

2014 Summer Writers Conference, featuring Jason Mott

 

News & Accolades

New books for Sarah Messer & Malena Mörling!

MFA alumna ('07) & UNCW professor Hannah Dela Cruz Abrams wins prestigious Whiting Writers' Award!

Department of Creative Writing a love of place UNC-TV notable

Spring 2014 Visiting Writers: A. Van Jordan & Hope Edelman

Books published by our students and alumni

The Coast Line Winter 2014: Newsletter of the Department of Creative Writing

April Accolades

Archive

 

Our Journals & Imprint

Chautauqua (submit)

Ecotone (submit)

Lookout Books

 

Aspiring Writers

Editorial Freelancing

Find an Agent

Publish Your Book

Writers Groups

-Options for Creative Writing at UNCW

 

Lookout at National Book Awards


Our Imprints

We seek to publish distinct literary journals and books that

  1. engage the world and create beauty
  2. contribute to the variety and diversity of cultural expression
  3. make a humane impact on society


Founded by Publishing Laboratory director Emily Smith, literary imprint
Lookout Books
pledges to seek out works by emerging and historically underrepresented voices, as well as overlooked gems by established writers. In a publishing landscape increasingly indifferent to literary innovation, Lookout offers a haven for books that matter.

The imprint officially launched in January 2011 with Edith Pearlman’s Binocular Vision: New and Selected Stories, which was extolled on the cover of the New York Times Book Review. Binocular Vision went on to be nominated for the National Book Award, the Story Prize, and the Los Angeles Times Book Prize; in addition to those honors, Pearlman’s collection won the National Book Critics Circle Award, the PEN/Malamud Award, and the Edward Lewis Wallant Award. Now in its seventh U.S. printing, it has so far been translated into Italian, Swedish, Chinese, and Japanese, and received enthusiastic reviews from, in addition to the NYRBR, the LA Times, the Boston Globe, the Washington Post, the Chicago Tribune, Christian Science
Monitor
, Booklist, Publishers Weekly, and the Rumpus.

 


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