Newspaper guy turned author

Vince Vawter

Finding my voice. Telling my stories.

Vince Vawter

Finding my voice. Telling my stories.

 Newspaper guy turned author

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Four reasons I like the Japanese cover for COPYBOY
Four reasons I like the Japanese cover for COPYBOY

Designing book covers is an art that would appear uncomplicated at first glance, but look at it another way: how do you tell a 60,000-word story with one image?I just received four copies of the Japanese edition of COPYBOY from its publisher, Iwanami Shoten of Tokyo....

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The reason I’m giving away my books on writing
The reason I’m giving away my books on writing

I have donated my collection of books on writing to my local library. Why? We will get to that.The books were gathered over a period of 40 years or so. I didn’t publish my first novel until 2013, but I cannot recall a time I didn’t think about telling my stories on...

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The Watsons Go to Birmingham – #25
The Watsons Go to Birmingham – #25

When I was asked to write an essay for the 25th Anniversary Edition of "The Watsons Go to Birmingham – 1963," I jumped at the chance. I had met Christoper Paul Curtis in 2014 in Las Vegas at the Newbery Awards presented by the American Library Association. Here is my...

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