Tumblr Takes The Brooklyn Book Festival!
This Sunday, 9/21, hundreds of authors and plenty of your favorite publishers, bookstores, and librarians will be at the Brooklyn Book Festival. If you can be there, you totally should. But if not, our team of Tumblr Correspondents will be able to make you feel like you are with photos, gifs, drawings, quotes, writing tips, advice, reviews and more.
Follow this ace team at lastnightsreading, bookstalker, pith, yeahwrite, brooklynbook, jenhedonia, brooklynbrooke, and twentysomethingvagabond, or stick to books.tumblr.com where we’ll post their highlights all day long.
Are you coming too? Share your coverage with the #BKBF tag.
Hello, world! Welcome to the Penguin Tumblr. Very pleased to meet you.
This is your spot for vintage Penguin images, interviews with authors, notes from our editors, tours of the Penguin headquarters, jacket art designs and other miscellaneous book-talkery.
You can count on bad puns, beautiful books, classic literature, and plenty more.
Thank you for joining us here for our debutante ball. Feeling like this right now.
Big news, y’all!
September 7, 2014
Signed up for the 4th Annual Slice Conference earlier this year, along with a one-on-one with an agent, hoping to scare myself into typing to “THE END” this summer. Well, it worked! Thank you, sliceliterary, for bringing together some intensely interesting and interested writers for a welcoming conference!
As a bonus, I got a crash course in the wonderfulness of Tumblr from rachelfershleiser, inspiring me to drag my mildewed blogging cap out from under the sofa and stick a new feather in it. (It doesn’t hurt that I’ve long admired ceilck's weird and wonderful Tumblr from afar.)
Here’s a place for writerly blatherings that make non-writer Facebook friends roll their eyes, a place to display some little snippets that please me even if they’re not all that fleshed out, a place to share shameless pleasure in my own visions of the odd and the beautiful. Like Snoopy, Jack White, and a Love and Rockets superfemme all rolled into one, if such a thing could be put into words.
Hope to see you there!
This summer, The New York Public Library is celebrating the excitement and personal joy of reading with the #ireadeverywhere campaign. My contribution comes to you live from the Tumblr HQ ping pong table. Where are you reading this month? Show the world and use the #ireadeverywhere tag!
It’s a ghostly story of suspense involving a young dancer and a girls’ juvenile detention center—just think of it as “Orange Is the New Black Swan.” We can’t wait!
Big news! In one week we’ll be holding the first-ever books.tumblr.com cover reveal! Check back next Monday, August 4, for the exclusive debut of the cover for Nova Ren Suma’s new YA novel The Walls Around Us.
We’re hearing lots of great buzz about this new one from the author of Imaginary Girls and 17 & Gone. It’s a ghostly story of suspense involving a young dancer and a girls’ juvenile detention center—just think of it as “Orange Is the New Black Swan.”
Such Nantucket! So Elin Hilderbrand! Much summer!
Thanks Little, Brown!
Where to hang with Tumblr at BEA:
- Thursday 5/29, 7pm: Join Tumblr at Housing Works Bookstore Cafe to celebrate Book Expo America and three amazing writers.
- Saturday 5/31, 11:15am: Rachel Fershleiser interviews Celeste Ng, Courtney Collins, and Yelena Akhtiorskaya about the path to publication for a debut novelist.
- Saturday 5/31, 12:45pm: David Karp and Brandon Stanton in conversation at BookCon.
The Bellweather Rhapsody tarot cards are REEEAAAL and now I own some!!!