Writers are under increasing pressure to spend their own money while promoting their books, even if their book is published by a Big Four publishing house.
For Application Week, Catapult staffers share some of their old cover letters in hopes of providing insight into applying for positions in the writing world.
For our Application Week series, Hannah Bae writes about applying to and attending writing residencies as a person of color—along with tips from about ten other writers who identify as BIPOC.
While the systems and processes for how libraries acquire books differ from library to library, writers should know and should care about how public libraries purchase books.
Every nonfiction book should go through this vetting, and every author should have this experience.
Was I being selfish and foolish by spending seven years composing the book I wanted to read, without considering why someone other than me might care?
A librarian shares a step-by-step guide on how writers can grow their audience and promote their books by pitching a talk to their local library—and beyond.
“This article ended up being one of my favorite assignments ever—and all from a little bit of shameless public thirsting on Twitter.”
Over the last four years I have evaluated more than one thousand short stories.