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Agate Rolls Out Its Publishing Academy

Doug Seibold, founder of Agate Publishing, has begun marketing the Agate Publishing Academy, in order to provide an affordable online professional development program to aspiring publishers and book business veterans alike. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-04-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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At Sharjah’s Booksellers Conference: The ‘PublisHer Lounge’

The PublisHer program for women in the book business presents events for women at Sharjah's upcoming Booksellers Conference. The post At Sharjah’s Booksellers Conference: The ‘PublisHer Lounge’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2024-04-22 13:00:33 UTC ]
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Stephen Blake Mettee, Book Business Entrepreneur, Dies at 76

Stephen Blake Mettee died from a heart attack while snorkeling in the Galapagos Islands on November 18. A serial entrepreneur across many sectors, Mettee founded independent publisher Quill Driver Books in 1994 and Hummingbird Digital Media, a hybrid e-book distributing/retailing company, in 2015. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-02-05 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Beware the ‘botshit’: why generative AI is such a real and imminent threat to the way we live | André Spicer

Unless checks are put in place, citizens and voters may soon face AI-generated content that bears no relation to realityAndré Spicer is professor of organisational behaviour at the Bayes Business School at City, University of LondonDuring 2023, the shape of politics to come appeared in a video.... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2024-01-03 12:00:01 UTC ]
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Publishers Weekly’s 2024 Book Business Events Calendar

Our new Google calendar, to be updated throughout the year and to which readers can subscribe, keeps track of the dates of select trade shows, book fairs, and awards and prizes in 2024. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-01-02 05:00:00 UTC ]
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The Top 10 Book Business News Stories of 2023

The book business in 2023 in a nutshell: Amazon got hit with a federal antitrust lawsuit, Scholastic got mired in a censorship controversy, Simon & Schuster finally found a buyer, AI fever gripped the book business, and publishers stepped up to book bans. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-12-29 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Stephen Rubin, Prominent and Punchy Publisher, Dies at 81

Stephen Rubin, the outspoken and influential publishing executive whose publication of works by such authors as Dan Brown, John Grisham, and Michael Wolff made him a force in the book business over the past 40 years, died on October 13 in Manhattan. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-10-14 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Lit Agent Landscape Diversifies Some as Anxieties over Book Business Grow

The results of this year's Association of American Literary Agents biannual membership survey indicate that the agency sector of the book business is diversifying, but is still predominantly white, and issues including burnout and unequal pay remain. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-09-28 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Ruling Imminent on Motion to Dismiss Texas Book Rating Law

A second day of arguments was heard in federal court in Austin over a motion by a consortium of booksellers and book business organizations to block HB 900, Texas's controversial new book rating law. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-08-28 04:00:00 UTC ]
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How the National Braille Press Brings Books to Blind Readers

The Boston-based publisher—the only organization in the U.S. that publishes its own books by blind authors for blind readers—has been leading the way in improving access in the book business for nearly a century. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-07-21 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Fairs Boost Scholastic Results in Fiscal 2023

In a week filled with bad book business news and a down year for the children's book market, Scholastic nonetheless delivered a generally upbeat financial report for its latest fiscal year—thanks in no small part to the company's booming book fair business. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-07-20 04:00:00 UTC ]
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The History of Modern American Book Publishing—In Its Own Words

This fall, Running Press cofounder Buz Teacher will release 'Among Friends,' a book featuring more than 100 personal essays by people who had a hand in shaping the book business in America in the latter half of the 20th century. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-07-10 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Librarians, Publishers, Bookstores Join Lawsuit Over Arkansas Library ‘Obscenity’ Law

Book business advocacy organizations, including the Association of American Publishers, will join a federal lawsuit over a law recently signed into effect by Arkansas governor Sarah Huckabee Sanders that exposes librarians in the state to criminal liability for making allegedly “obscene” books... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-05-26 04:00:00 UTC ]
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U.S. Book Show: Human Connection Powers the Book Business

Editors and literary agents on the mechanics—and the emotions—behind the publishing business, what makes a bestseller, and how book bidding wars can cloud expectations. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-05-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
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The Book Business Needs to Be a Better LGBTQ Ally

Collective Book Studio founder and publisher Angela Engel urges the book community to stand firm against homophobia and transphobia. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-04-28 04:00:00 UTC ]
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NYU Takes On Yale Publishing Program

The five-day NYU Advanced Publishing Institute course for current mid-to senior-level book professionals will focus on the challenges facing publishers today, how to reach readers in new and effective ways, and the changing climate and culture of the book business. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-03-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Wattpad Builds a Book Business

A lot has happened since Wattpad announced in January 2019 that it was starting a print publishing division. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-03-10 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Zibby Books Makes Its Debut

Leading bookfluencer and budding book business entrepreneur Zibby Owens discusses the newly launched Zibby Books; her first bookstore, Zibby’s Bookshop, which will open in Santa Monica, Calif., this month; and more. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-02-10 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Poland Tells Publishers: VAT on Books Must Stay

Hobbled, as are other markets, by high production and shipping costs, Poland's book business learns that its taxation won't be eased. The post Poland Tells Publishers: VAT on Books Must Stay appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2023-01-26 05:09:26 UTC ]
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Literary Luminaries Debate Diversity, Publishing's Moral Obligations at PEN Town Hall

During a panel, "Do Publisher’s Have a Moral Obligation to Diversify American Literature?", authors Min Jin Lee, Chris Beha, Roxane Gay and publishing veteran Erroll McDonald weighed in on a central issue in the book business. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-12-16 05:00:00 UTC ]
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