Friday, May 14, 2010

Contested Will by James Shapiro

James Shapiro, 1599: A Year in the Life of William Shakespeare, is the first heavyweight Shakespeare scholar to devote an entire book to the authorship issue. Read my take on Shapiro's book at The Marlowe-Shakespeare Connection.

Daryl Pinksen

Friday, January 22, 2010

The Telegram: Local Author wins international award


By Ashley Fitzpatrick

St. John's-based author Daryl Pinksen has been named the Grand Prize Winner of the 2009 Writer's Digest International Self-Published Book Awards.

(Read the full story here. . . )

Thursday, December 17, 2009

Interview on CBC Radio


Who really wrote some of William Shakespeare's plays? A local author has won an international award for his book on that topic... and he dropped by the studio to talk about it. (Jeff Gilhooly with Daryl Pinksen)

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Right click to Download Dec. 14, 2009_Marlowe's Ghost [mp3 file: runs 10:02]

Sunday, December 13, 2009

2008 Writer's Digest International Self-Published Book Awards

Marlowe's Ghost has been chosen as the Grand Prize Winner of the 17th Annual Writer's Digest International Self-Published Book Awards, beating out over 2000 other entries. A feature article will appear in the April 2010 print edition of Writer's Digest, with a longer article featured online.

ONE GRAND PRIZE WINNER will be awarded $3,000 cash and promotion in Writer's Digest and Publishers Weekly. The editors of Writer'sDigest will endorse and submit 10 copies of the Grand Prize-Winning book to major review houses such as The New York Times and The Washington Post. In addition, Book Marketing Works, LLC will provide a one-year membership in Publishers Marketing Association, guaranteed acceptance in a special-sales catalog providing national representation through 5000 salespeople selling to non-bookstore markets, guaranteed acceptance by Atlas Books (a top distributor to wholesalers, chains, independents and online retailers) and six hours of book shepherding from Poynter Book Shepherd Ellen Reid.

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