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Nibbies on the Ether: The British Book Awards Online at 30

The next awards program to move online is the 'Nibbies,' set for June 29 with access available to readers as well as to book business players. The post Nibbies on the Ether: The British Book Awards Online at 30 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-06-22 09:40:01 UTC ]
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New Books From Italy: Launching an International Rights Sales Program

the Italian book business opens 'New Books from Italy' to promote contemporary titles, industry directories, and translation funding opportunities. The post New Books From Italy: Launching an International Rights Sales Program appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-06-11 13:55:15 UTC ]
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Workers Across Book Business Take Collective Action Against Racism

On June 8, a group of more than 1,100 workers across book and media industries, most of them junior staffers, will take a day off from work, donate a day's pay to one of a number of fundraisers, and use their time to engage in acts of service in an effort to protest the killings of George Floyd,... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-08 04:00:00 UTC ]
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How the Book Business Can, and Must, Build a New Future

A black author challenges publishing to be more daring in creating space for all writers. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-05 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Social Justice Resources for the Book Business

As protests against police violence and in support of marginalized communities continue nationwide, 'PW' has put together a list of social justice resources to aid members of the book business and others in their efforts. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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2020 (re)vision

With much of the book business still wrestling with the short-term impact of the coronavirus crisis, it may feel too soon to imagine what happens next. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-01 11:09:51 UTC ]
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CCNY’s Publishing Certificate Program Faces the Pandemic

Tthe Publishing Certificate Program at the City College of New York has recently found its graduates facing the same problem as everyone else in the book business: dwindling job prospects in an industry reeling from the impact of Covid-19. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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HC to Buy Egmont Book Groups in the U.K. Poland, and Germany

Under an agreement set to close April 30, HarperCollins will buy Egmont Books UK, Egmont’s book business in Poland, and the German unit Schneiderbuch. All three focus on the children's market. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-01 04:00:00 UTC ]
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The SUM of Metadata for Publishers

Are you in the book business? Are you trying to get your staff to understand metadata better? Try this game. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-27 04:00:00 UTC ]
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As Coronavirus Spreads, Publishers Struggle with When, and How, to Move Pub Dates

With the new coronavirus pandemic affecting every part of the book business, now is not a great time to be publishing a book, and many authors with titles scheduled for the coming months might be tempted to a new publication date. But for publishers, moving titles en masse will be tricky. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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The Coronavirus Continues to Disrupt the Book Business

For the second time in two weeks, the new coronavirus has forced the cancellation of a major international book publishing conference—and made clear to publishers that these issues aren't going anywhere for a while. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-13 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Coronavirus: The Brussels Book Fair Is Open for Business

Unlike many publishing trade shows, fairs, and festivals, the Brussels Book Fair has been able to start its run on time this week–with medical personnel on-site and a careful eye on the coronavirus. Editor’s note: A bright spot among so many stories of canceled and postponed publishing events,... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-03-06 16:30:49 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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Barnsley revisits old territory as Castle Howard launches Brideshead Festival

The Fourth Estate founder and former HarperCollins chief reveals plans for a June festival based around Evelyn Waugh’s iconic novel, and reflects on the evolution of the book business. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-12 12:31:36 UTC ]
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A Slow Year for Publishing Mergers and Acquisitions

B&N’s purchase by Elliott Adviors was the largest purchase in a quiet year for acquisitions in the book business. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-12-20 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Seeking and Finding: PW Talks to Joel Fotinos

With over four decades of experience in the book business, publisher of St. Martin's Essentials Joel Fotinos reflects on changes and growth in mind-body-spirit publishing and where the category is headed in the future. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-12-10 05:00:00 UTC ]
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FutureBook Live: On getting books to the top of the cultural agenda

The book business punches about its weight in terms of keeping the attention on books, but with today’s busy news agenda, the rise of social media, and other entertainment sectors, led by Netflix, what must the industry do to keep on top? Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-12 17:29:17 UTC ]
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Publishing Perspectives Talks: Executive Women on Pay and Bias in the Book Business

Amid what Amazon Publishing's Mikyla Bruder describes as 'the unconscious bias you're confronted with every day,' panelists call for equal pay for women. The post Publishing Perspectives Talks: Executive Women on Pay and Bias in the Book Business appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-10-18 04:27:59 UTC ]
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From Frankfurt: Hachette’s Clare Harington Bows Out

After more than four decades in the book business, Hachette UK’s group communications director Clare Harington will retire with a wide network of friends in the industry. The post From Frankfurt: Hachette’s Clare Harington Bows Out appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-10-17 08:05:26 UTC ]
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Russia’s Book Business Statistics Chief: Some Market Contraction

Industry output in Russia continues to slide, according to figures cited by the market's book chamber, even as book prices rise. The post Russia’s Book Business Statistics Chief: Some Market Contraction appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-10-02 03:20:55 UTC ]
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