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MICHAEL TAECKENS has worked in the publishing business since 1995. He is a cofounder of Broadside: Expert Literary PR (broadsidepr.com).

SAM Sacks grew up in Silver Spring, Maryland, studied literature at Tufts University, and received his MFA in creative writing at the University of Arizona in Tucson. In 2005 he moved to New York City and worked for years at various bookstores, including the Strand and Housing Works Bookstore, where he still can be found every Saturday volunteering. In 2007 he cofounded the online literary journal , which he edited for ten years, and today he is an editor at its sister site, . He started writing the Fiction Chronicle column for the when the paper inaugurated the weekend Books section in September 2010. His criticism has appeared in , the , the, the , , , and the ’s Page-Turner.

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