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The Book Biz Tries to Avoid Supply Chain Disruptions

Shortages of truck drivers and trailers, congestion at ports, and escalating transportation costs have put more pressure on the supply chain than any time in recent memory. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-09-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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The State of the Book Biz as Seen from PubWest

More than 200 people registered for the virtual PubWest conference, which concluded yesterday with a panel on the state of the industry with publishers from Drawn & Quarterly, Microcosm Publishing, and Soho Publishing. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-02-05 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Biz Saw Little M&A in 2020, with Some Big Exceptions

Economic uncertainty limited merger and acquisition activity in the book business last year, but there were still a number of significant transactions, including Penguin Random House's planned purchase of Simon & Schuster Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-01-15 05:00:00 UTC ]
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2020 In the Book Biz Was a Year Unlike Any Other

The combination of the pandemic and demands for social justice led to widespread changes in publishing in 2020. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-12-31 05:00:00 UTC ]
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A Shout-Out to Tech from the Book Biz

Bill Kasdorf wants to thank the tech industry for helping publishing get through the pandemic. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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How the Book Biz Is Coping with the Coronavirus

The rapid spread of the Covid-19 pandemic has forced every part of the book industry to make adjustments. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-20 04:00:00 UTC ]
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The Dial Press Is Driven by the Heart

Dial has proven a venerable example of survival among the fickleness of the book biz. Now, under editorial director Whitney Frick, the press is entering a new stage of life nearly a century after it was founded. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-20 04:00:00 UTC ]
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For China's Book Biz Right Now, There's Nothing to Do But Work and Wait

An editor at a Beijing-based publisher describes the Chinese book business in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-06 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Remembering Toni Morrison, Editor

A journalist recounts her conversations with the legendary literary figure on her time working in the book biz. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-08-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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AAP, UNCF Partner to Improve Diversity Hiring in Book Biz

The AAP, working with the United Negro College Fund, is offering paid summer internships in the book industry to African American students at Historical Black Colleges and Universities. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-01-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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AWP 2015: Publishing Pros Point Toward Careers in the Book Biz for M.F.A. Grads

A group of publishing professionals from Riverhead, Graywolf, the National Book Foundation, and Coffee House Press, talked to AWP attendees about the promises and pitfalls of pursuing a career in publishing in a panel sponsored by PW. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-04-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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