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NEA Opens Applications for $135 Million in Grants

The National Endowment for the Arts is now accepting applications for $135 million in grants tied to the American Rescue Program established by Congress in March. Grants start at $50,000 and the deadlines range between the end of July and late September. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-06-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Unit Sales Had Small Gain Last Week

Despite nonfiction sales being down in all major categories, unit sales of print books managed to eke out a 1.1% increase last week over the week ended June 20, 2020 in outlets that report to BookScan. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-06-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Skybound to Launch YA, Middle Grade Graphic Novel Imprint

Skybound Comet, a new imprint from Skybound Entertainment, will publish original graphic novels aimed at teens and middle grade readers. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-06-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Obituary: Patricia Reilly Giff

Prolific children's book author Patricia Reilly Giff died on June 22 at her home in Fairfield, Conn. She was 86. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-06-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Angela Y Davis signs five-book deal with Hamish Hamilton

Political activist, scholar and author Angela Y Davis is joining the Hamish Hamilton list, after signing a five-book deal with the publisher. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-06-24 01:55:20 UTC ]
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London’s ‘Author HQ’ Programming To Be Led by Bestseller Matt Haig

The digital edition of London Book Fair on June 29 features an eight-hour sequence of programming headlined by author Matt Haig. The post London’s ‘Author HQ’ Programming To Be Led by Bestseller Matt Haig appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-06-23 19:50:33 UTC ]
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Bookstat: Jewell maintains sparkle at the top

Lisa Jewell’s The Family Upstairs (Cornerstone) claimed a second week as the Bookstat number one, reigning for the week ending 19th June. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-06-23 18:06:32 UTC ]
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Judith Farr, scholar of Emily Dickinson and poet in her own right, dies at 85

A longtime Georgetown University professor, she published two seminal books about Dickinson, as well as a novel and poetry collection influenced by the belle of Amherst. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2021-06-23 07:17:52 UTC ]
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Carrying Unexpected Grief

Conversations about pregnancy and child loss are shifting, allowing for more transparency around the emotional, physical, and mental suffering that follows miscarriage, stillbirth, and infant death. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-06-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Baker Launches Publishing Incubator

Jon Baker, a literary scout who runs the firm Baker Literary Scouting, has created a summer-long program called the BLS Publishing Incubator that gives a work space in Jersey City to young people in publishing. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-06-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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HC Inks Deal with MLK Jr. Archives

HarperCollins has acquired world publishing rights to the archives of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The publisher said the collection features some of the "most historically important and vital literature in American history." Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-06-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Mango in Deal with National Baseball Hall of Fame

Mango Publishing has inked a deal with the National Baseball Hall of Fame to publish a series of books under the National Baseball Hall of Fame banner. Three books are set to be released this year, with plans calling for publication of two to three books annually. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-06-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Tbilisi International Book Festival Returns to Physical Production

With a full schedule of in-person events and activities, the 2021 Tbilisi International Book Festival in Georgia takes place this week, and attendee registration is now open. The post Tbilisi International Book Festival Returns to Physical Production appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. ... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-06-22 18:37:50 UTC ]
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Kazuo Ishiguro: ‘Some awful things have happened in the last year . . . but these are not uninteresting times’

The Nobel Prize winner talks about the pandemic, his novel “Klara and the Sun,” fatherhood and more. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2021-06-22 14:00:00 UTC ]
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In Joshua Henkin’s ‘Morningside Heights,’ a married couple copes with an unexpected illness

As with his previous novels, Henkin pays compassionate attention to modern human predicaments. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2021-06-22 12:00:00 UTC ]
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James Ellroy’s new novel is an unabashedly retro tale of Hollywood’s sordid side

“Widespread Panic,” a pulpy noir, features a cameo of ’50s stars, including Liz Taylor, James Dean and Liberace. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2021-06-22 12:00:00 UTC ]
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A Queer Indo-Guyanese Poet’s Postcolonial Memoir of His Search for Belonging

I first came to poet Rajiv Mohabir’s work through his cutting meditation on why he will never celebrate Indian Arrival Day, which Guyana celebrates on May 5th to commemorate the arrival of indentured Indian workers in the Caribbean. In the essay for the Asian American Writers Workshop’s The... Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

[ Electric Literature | 2021-06-22 11:00:00 UTC ]
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High five for The Thursday Murder Club at the top of the charts

Richard Osman's The Thursday Murder Club (Penguin) has scored a fifth week as the UK Official Top 50 number one, selling 29,953 copies.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-06-22 10:54:39 UTC ]
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Cheat Sheet: Nielsen studies show ‘light’ listeners make up nearly half of podcast audience

Nielsen's latest studies show the number of podcast listeners who tune in one to three times a month has grown 10% since 2018. The post Cheat Sheet: Nielsen studies show ‘light’ listeners make up nearly half of podcast audience appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at 'Digiday'

[ Digiday | 2021-06-22 04:01:00 UTC ]
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Traveling a Spiritual Path

As travel revives, publishers meet fresh interest in pilgrimages with new titles geared for journeys with an inspirational goal. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-06-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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