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Michael Taeckens

Literary publicity. 2019-2020 clients: @sarahmbroom @lsjamison @adriennebrodeur @paul_lisicky Mark Doty @ntrethewey @ayadakhtar. Co-founder @BroadsidePR

Joined on 26 August, 2008

http://www.broadsidepr.com

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I somehow missed that White Teeth was made into a UK TV series 17 years ago, but I’m watching it now and it is ✨GLORIOUS✨

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Replying to @lilyjmeyer: somehow i got to talk to nicole krauss and zeruya shalev about the infinite weirdnesses of politics x jewishness x writing,…

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Replying to @Thessaly: Some scans we did at @tmagazine of the first editions of the Japanese American books I wrote about in this weekend’s mag. Wou…

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Some scans we did at @tmagazine of the first editions of the Japanese American books I wrote about in this weekend’s mag. Would love it if ppl created more contemporary covers (no barbed wire maybe, less of the brushstroke style lettering) though they are fascinating artifacts.

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somehow i got to talk to nicole krauss and zeruya shalev about the infinite weirdnesses of politics x jewishness x writing, and it was, obviously, beyond fascinating @nprbooks @otherpress

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Replying to @CharlesFinch: Look at this and then consider that Leon Cooperman and Jeff Bezos and Bill Gates and Steven Schwarzman and @lloydblankfei

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Look at this and then consider that Leon Cooperman and Jeff Bezos and Bill Gates and Steven Schwarzman and @lloydblankfein and @MikeBloomberg feel as if they're under attack.

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Replying to @TomBeerBooks: About that dagger...

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About that dagger...

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My favorite video game is blocking the account of every single ad Twitter adds to my timeline

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Replying to @commonmag: Our 2019 Author Postcard Auction features @BuzzFeed, @nytimesbooks, and @TheAtlantic essayist and critic Maris Kreizman (@ma

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Replying to @sarahmbroom: Accompaniment: My Mother, Ivory Mae, makes an appearance in New York City.

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Left speechless by @mmpopkey’s TOPICS OF CONVERSATION

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This pigeon is very happy about the WEATHER

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Accompaniment: My Mother, Ivory Mae, makes an appearance in New York City.

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Replying to @C_Arreola: hello, I'm not writing a "best of 2019" list this year but I'm definitely still going to share my personal "best of 2019" li…

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hello, I'm not writing a "best of 2019" list this year but I'm definitely still going to share my personal "best of 2019" list with you anyway! can't wait to remember one or two or fifteen books I missed as soon I post this!

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Replying to @lsjamison: Could’ve written an entire book about my afternoon with the singularly brilliant Mary Gaitskill. Here is one chapter. https…

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Could’ve written an entire book about my afternoon with the singularly brilliant Mary Gaitskill. Here is one chapter.

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Our 2019 Author Postcard Auction features @BuzzFeed, @nytimesbooks, and @TheAtlantic essayist and critic Maris Kreizman (@mariskreizman). Bid on a personalized postcard from her here:

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Replying to @SchomburgCenter: Don’t miss “But Then You Read Morrison” on Sat., Nov. 16 at 12 PM. Our day-long read will present a range of artists a…

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-@lsjamison's essay, "Cult of the Literary Sad Woman," makes the cover of this Sunday's NY Times Book Review

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Replying to @commonmag: Looking to get in on the ground floor by declaring your fandom for one of the top up-and-coming novelists of 2019? Look no f…

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Replying to @BroadsidePR: -@time's "100 Must-Read Books of 2019" includes SIX Broadside PR titles! 🎉📚🍾🥳
@LailaLalami THE OTHER AMERICANS
@melindagat

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-@time's "100 Must-Read Books of 2019" includes SIX Broadside PR titles! 🎉📚🍾🥳
@LailaLalami THE OTHER AMERICANS
@melindagates THE MOMENT OF LIFT
@sarahmbroom THE YELLOW HOUSE
@AngieKimWriter MIRACLE CREEK
@ndennis_benn PATSY
@namwalien THE OLD DRIFT

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-@DrIbram recommends 21 books by black women, incl @sarahmbroom's "moving and intensely told" THE YELLOW HOUSE & works by @imaniperry @morganapple @ambassadorrice @JackieWoodson @BernardineEvari @tomi_adeyemi & more / @TheAtlantic

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Replying to @BroadsidePR: 🎉🎉🎉Congratulations to Broadsiders @LailaLalami & @ndennis_benn on making the 2020 Aspen Word Literary Prize longlist 🥂Prou…

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Don’t miss “But Then You Read Morrison” on Sat., Nov. 16 at 12 PM. Our day-long read will present a range of artists and scholars exploring #ToniMorrison through her novels, essays, speeches, and interviews. RSVP, #SchomburgCenter

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🎉🎉🎉Congratulations to Broadsiders @LailaLalami & @ndennis_benn on making the 2020 Aspen Word Literary Prize longlist 🥂Proud. @AspenWords #TheOtherAmericans #Patsy

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Replying to @katekilla: A little shout out to the publicists, who do so much to keep the publishing industry afloat, and who are often my colleagues…

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A little shout out to the publicists, who do so much to keep the publishing industry afloat, and who are often my colleagues in getting a book reviewed. A good publicist is GOLD.

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Looking to get in on the ground floor by declaring your fandom for one of the top up-and-coming novelists of 2019? Look no further: bidding is now open on a personalized postcard from Namwali Serpell @namwalien
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Quoted @Mantia

What‘s something that seems obvious within your profession, but the general public seems to misunderstand?

Literary publicists are therapists in disguise

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