Author: jasonboog

The Ravens Revisited

Throughout the Great Depression, the Raven Poetry Circle sold poems in Washington Square Park and hosted readings in their apartments. In honor of that band of scrappy poets, we’ve put together a virtual reading with writers from around the country. You can watch the first installment below, and you can sign up for the next […]

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The Deep End

I’m proud to say you can now pre-order my new book, The Deep End: The Literary Scene in the Great Depression and Today. I’ve worked on this project for the last ten years, exploring the different ways writers survived the Great Depression. Here’s more from the OR Books catalog: “It’s tough being an author these […]

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Artificial Intelligence & Writing

Can you imagine was it like to hear a synthesizer for the first time? To be one of the first musicians to make music with this technology that has changed the way we think about composition and sound? Writers have a similar opportunity right now — to be among the first to experiment with remarkable […]

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Publishers Weekly Stories

I am the West Coast correspondent for Publishers Weekly, and I like to share my stories on this page… Formerly Self-Published Italian Author Lands Netflix Series 27-year-old Antonio Dikele Distefano is the child of Angolan immigrants, and his formerly self-published novels explore the lives the children of immigrants. “I show Italian kids that there is […]

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Free Born Reading Newsletter

In Born Reading: Bringing Up Bookworms in a Digital Age, I share hundreds of books and apps that parents can use with kids. Now that the book is published, I still find great new apps and books every week. To keep parents and kids informed, I launched a free newsletter for parents. Follow the link below to […]

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