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Visiting writer Richard Babcock, an acknowledged techno-phobe, has nonetheless made several successful forays into digital publishing. This month he releases “Autopsy: A Love Story,” through Kindle Singles. Join this Amazon best-selling author as he reads from his new work and answers your questions about writing and publishing across digital and print platforms.

Time: 5 p.m.

Date: Tuesday, January 27

Location: Poetter Hall, room 204, Savannah

Babcock started out in print. He published his first novel (Martha Calhoun) with Random House in 1988 and his second (Bow’s Boy) with Scribner in 2002. In 2011, shortly after stepping down as longtime editor of Chicago magazine, he published “My Wife’s Story,” with Kindle Singles. The book quickly hopped to the top of the Kindle Singles best-seller list, elbowing aside a short story by Stephen King. The next year, another Babcock short story, “Ah, Rat,” also made the Kindle Singles best-seller list. Later that year, Babcock published his third novel, Are You Happy Now?, as an eBook with Amazon’s Little A publishing arm.


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