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Hidden labour

Emotional labour is hardly a new concept, but surprisingly there hasn’t yet been a study of this form of work in the book industry - despite the fact that anyone who spends much time on publishing Twitter (shout out to Publishing Tea) knows that many employees struggle with overwork, underpay,... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-10-14 05:20:57 UTC ]
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Martin made BIC Green Supply Chain Committee chair

Elsevier's Rachel Martin has been appointed chair of Book Industry Communication's (BIC) recently created Green Supply Chain Committee, as it launches a new work plan to make the supply chain greener and more sustainable. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-10-11 09:51:00 UTC ]
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10 years of the Stella: how Australia’s women’s writing prize changed a nation’s literature

Publishers speak of the profound effect the prize has had on Australia’s book industry in the decade since its establishmentOn International Women’s Day in 2011, a group of Australian women writers and editors appeared at a literary salon and spoke about their frustration at the male-dominated... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2021-10-07 01:56:57 UTC ]
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AAP StatShot: US Industry Up 18.1 Percent, January to June, Year to Date

Total revenues year-to-date January-to-June revenues across all categories in the US book industry came in at US$6.3 billion. The post AAP StatShot: US Industry Up 18.1 Percent, January to June, Year to Date appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-08-24 15:00:26 UTC ]
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Book industry figures condemn abuse of Clanchy critics in open letter

An open letter, signed by more than 150 figures from the book industry, has condemned the abuse suffered by Monisha Rajesh, Professor Sunny Singh and Chimene Suleyman following their criticisms of Kate Clanchy.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-11 17:31:27 UTC ]
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The Binc Foundation: 25 Years of Supporting Booksellers

As it celebrates its 25th anniversary, the Book Industry Charitable Foundation has never had a bigger part to play in supporting booksellers and comics stores Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-08-06 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Introducing the Binc Foundation Team

Introducing everyone you need to know at the Book Industry Charitable Foundation. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-08-06 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors Guild Diversity Webinar Asks: Can Book Publishing Change?

The Authors Guild's virtual panel "Centering Black Voices: Short-Term Progress or Sustainable Change?," held on July 27, offered a wide-ranging examination of the history and potential of the book industry’s continuing struggle to address diversity. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-07-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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AAP’s StatShot: US Publishing Up 11.1 Percent in May

The monthly report from the Association of American Publishers sees the United States' book industry up 23.4 percent year-to-date. The post AAP’s StatShot: US Publishing Up 11.1 Percent in May appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-07-21 21:23:01 UTC ]
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High Costs, Services Disruptions Plague Book Biz Supply Chain

Truck driver shortages, widespread port congestion, and skyrocketing container costs are among the biggest challenges facing the book industry supply chain for the rest of the year and into 2022, panelists on a July 6 BISG webinar looking at freight and shipping issues agreed. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-07-07 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Trade should not assume pandemic success will continue, LBF hears

Booksellers and publishers should not assume that the growth in the book industry seen throughout the pandemic will continue, the London Book Fair has heard.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-07-01 14:45:12 UTC ]
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Binc Gives $1.1 Million to Bookstores, Comic Shops

The Book Industry Charitable Foundation has announced that its Survive to Thrive grant program will award a total of $1.1 million to 115 bookstores and comic shops: 99 stores will receive $10,000 and 16 will receive $7,500. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-06-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Abu Dhabi International Book Fair Expands Translation Grants for Exhibitors

Organizers have expanded the 'Spotlight on Rights' translation grants in 2021 in support for the book industry. The post Abu Dhabi International Book Fair Expands Translation Grants for Exhibitors appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-05-21 13:30:25 UTC ]
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Fail again, fail better

Here is a call for those of us involved in writing - and perhaps in all sectors of the book industry - to speak openly about failure and its ubiquity. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-05-14 04:02:04 UTC ]
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BISG Annual Meeting Examines Sustainability on a Number of Levels

The Book Industry Study Group's annual meeting focused on issues around book publishing’s impact on the environment, the continuing effect of the pandemic on the supply chain, and the industry’s response, examined under the theme of “Publishing for a Sustainable Future.” Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-27 04:00:00 UTC ]
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US Book Industry Charitable Foundation Raises $1 Million for Bookstores

Ingram Content Group seeds Binc's 'Survive to Thrive' bookstore grant program, with additional major support from publishers and Bookshop.org. The post US Book Industry Charitable Foundation Raises $1 Million for Bookstores appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-04-01 14:26:57 UTC ]
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Columbia, Howard University to Launch Black Studies Book Series, Diversity Program

Columbia University Press, in collaboration with Howard University and Columbia University, is launching a new Black studies book series, with plans to also recruit and train students for the book industry. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-03-03 05:00:00 UTC ]
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According to data, Black and Latinx Millennials are keeping the book industry alive.

Surprisingly, despite the heavy toll taken by the COVID-19 pandemic on brick and mortar bookstores (especially independent brick and mortar bookstores) nationwide, US book sales actually increased by 8 percent in 2020. What demographic is responsible for keeping the industry alive and thriving... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-02-23 19:04:39 UTC ]
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Open letter calls for publishing boycott of Trump administration memoirs

More than 500 book industry professionals have added their names to a call for publishers not to sign up veterans of the departing president’s governmentFive-hundred American authors and literary professionals have signed a letter calling on US publishers not to sign book deals with members of... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2021-01-19 16:25:50 UTC ]
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Here are some awesome literary organizations to support this #GivingTuesday.

Now that you’ve purchased new house slippers, a floor lamp, and an air fryer at slight discounts (anyone else? just me?), why not consider donating a few dollars to these very worthy literary organizations, nonprofits, and volunteer-run bookshops? * ORGANIZATIONS Book Industry Charitable... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-12-01 19:39:08 UTC ]
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