The amazing Chuck Adams accepted the Editor’s Award at Poet & Writers’ In Celebration of Writers dinner earlier this week in New York City.  He says he’s not a writer, but we feel certain you will find his acceptance speech as spot-on and lovely as we do. Here’s the text of from Monday night’s dinner:Continue reading

Congratulations to our very own Chuck Adams, who is being honored tonight with the Editor’s Award at Poets & Writers’ annual dinner, In Celebration of Writers! Despite Chuck’s protests otherwise, there isn’t a more deserving editor around. A gentleman and a scholar, Chuck brings a keen eye and a kind heart to every project. HeContinue reading

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 with Algonquin—including the national bestsellers How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents and In the Time of the Butterflies. SheContinue reading

Robert Morgan’s engrossing saga of the Westward Expansion, Lions of the West, is now available at your local bookstore. (Excerpt below.) Grab a copy today, pour yourself a mug of tea, and watch American history come to life in Morgan’s skilled hands. Morgan is the author of the national bestsellers Gap Creek, an Oprah BookContinue reading

I generally don’t consider a bug that eats a plant to be wicked. Plants are, after all, the food supply for many insects; I’m hardly going to blame them for eating their dinner. No, a wicked bug is one that has caused catastrophic, widespread suffering, or inflicted pain and disease and misery on us. MowingContinue reading