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- Clarence Page, "culture worrier"
Thu, 18 Sep 2014
This week Agate is publishing Clarence Page's career-spanning collection Culture Worrier: Reflections on Race, Politics and Social Change, and to mark the occasion we offer this Q&A with Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist. Keep your eyes and ears... more >>
- "Difference is not deviance"
Wed, 17 Sep 2014
A terrific interview with Charles M. Blow, the New York Times columnist whose new book, Fire Shut Up in My Bones, is just coming... more >>
- How to flourish in any role at work
Mon, 15 Sep 2014
Four simple tips, courtesy of the young entrepreneur Katrina Lake, as seen at the Tribune's Blue Sky business and innovation portal. I'm not always a fan of this kind of short, sweet professional advice, but these are admirably... more >>
- The employment economy for English and writing majors
Wed, 10 Sep 2014
This subject is broached in an appealingly world-weary essay at The Millions by Cathy Day, though it's compromised a bit (just a bit) by the little flash of sentiment at the end. Yes, the humanities are worth studying, devoting one's life to, etc.... more >>
- What we're looking for right now
Mon, 08 Sep 2014
Interested in submitting book ideas to Agate? Here are the things we're most interested in considering this fall: 1. For our Bolden imprint, which is devoted solely to African-American writers: memoirs, autobiographies, and biographies for our "Bolden... more >>