13 Authors Who Worked in Bookstores | Book Riot

Did you know that both David Mitchell and Sarah Waters are former booksellers, according to The Guardian? If you’ve read Just Kids, you already know that Patti Smith used to work (and occasionally sleep) at Brentano’s. There’s a long tradition of booksellers writing their novels during their lunch breaks, and writers seeking out jobs in bookstores, and current publications are no exception. Here are 13 authors who have slung books for a living — some of whom still do!

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13 Authors Who Worked in Bookstores | Book Riot

Panels on Panels: Hexed #4

In Panels on Panels, we tackle the most basic and complicated part of comics storytelling. Too often, comics criticism and analysis focus solely on story and words. Panels on Panels strives to pick apart what works, what doesn’t work, and what excites us about the collaborative art of sequential storytelling.

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Panels on Panels: Hexed #4

Geeky Feminism at Housing Works

Monday, February 23, 2015 at 7:00pm

Come celebrate Geek Week at Housing Works Bookstore Cafe with this panel of authors, bloggers, journalists, and all around smart women as they talk about feminism as it relates to all things geek.

Featuring:
Nora Jemisin (The Inheritance Trilogy)
Diana Pho (Beyond Victoriana)
Emily Asher-Perrin (Tor.com)
Alena Graedon (The Word Exchange)
Jenn Northington (Book Riot)
Cici James (Singularity & Co.)
moderated by Amanda Hess (Slate.com)

Geeky Feminism at Housing Works