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February Lucky 7 last day!

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The last day of the month means that today is your last chance to get these Julia Alvarez e-books for only $1.99.  With such a short month, February has flown by!  But before it’s over,…

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Lucky 7 for February: All Julia Alvarez, All Month

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Celebrate Julia Alvarez’s extraordinary catalog of work─from poetry to essays to novels to memoir─by completing your library of her books, now available in e-book for all platforms, and all for just $1.99 apiece throughout February!…

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Julia Alvarez: An Interview with Mark Kurlansky

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In A Wedding in Haiti, Julia Alvarez takes us on a journey–a journey to Haiti, a journey to the joys and burdens of love, a journey beyond borders and between families.
“She is the ideal…

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April Poetry Roundup (and Giveaway!): 30 Favorite Poems

21 Comments April 30, 2012 • 21 Comments

In honor of this 30th day of National Poetry Month, we’ve listed 30 of our favorite poems of all time. This is by no means an exhaustive list of the best poems out there, but…

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Publication Day: A Wedding in Haiti by Julia Alvarez

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It’s spring and weddings abound.  Everyone I know has at least three wedding themed Pinterest boards, and my roommate just bought a Texan bridal magazine with more pages than War and Peace.  In a world…

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Happy Half-Birthday Megan!

3 Comments March 30, 2012 • 3 Comments

Or, These Are A Few of My Favorite Things, The Lit Mag Edition!
(Plus, An Awesome Giveaway. Who Doesn’t Love a Giveaway?!)
Happy spring, all! Or better yet, happy half-birthday to me! I promise I’m…

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Algonquin Authors Pick Their Favorite Books They’ve Read in 2011, Part 2

1 Comment December 7, 2011 • 1 Comment

Donia Bijan, author of Maman’s Homesick Pie
This was the year of displaced persons.
The Invisible Bridge, by Julie Orringer. The untold story of Hungarian Jews forced to flee as Europe’s tragedy unfolds, renders the…

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Julia Alvarez awarded Vermont Governor’s Award

No Comments November 8, 2011 • No Comments

Congratulations, Julia Alvarez!

We’re delighted to announce that Julia Alvarez is the recipient of the Vermont Governor’s Award for Excellence in the Arts.
Over the course of twenty years, Julia has published seven widely-acclaimed books…

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Algonquin Authors Pick Their Favorite Summer Reads: Part 1

No Comments August 17, 2011 • No Comments

Summer’s winding down, but we still have plenty of time left to cram in more summer reading, right? We recently asked our authors to tell us about their favorite summer reads, whether from recent memory…

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New in Paperback from Julia Alvarez

19 Comments April 5, 2011 • 19 Comments

On the heels of Julia Alvarez’s  electrifying interview with Edwidge Danticat for the Algonquin Book Club, and just in time for National Poetry Month, we’re excited to announce the paperback publication of  Julia Alvarez’s collection…

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