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“Phenomenal” woman Meena Harris makes the leap from t-shirt branding to book publishing

Phenomenal Media, a company launched by Kamala Harris’ niece that celebrates underrepresented women, is debuting a new partnership with Hachette Books. In 2016, Meena Harris started designing statement t-shirts that quite literally made a statement. Her most famous one read “Phenomenal Woman,”... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2023-01-24 08:00:00 UTC ]
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Lit Hub Daily: January 13, 2023

The Lying Life of Adults, Dune: Part Two, The Color Purple, and more of the literary film and TV premiering in 2023. | Lit Hub Film & TV “Professional relationships as close and supportive as that between Caro and Gottlieb have always been rare, in book publishing as everywhere else, and... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2023-01-13 11:30:29 UTC ]
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UTA Buys Fletcher & Company

The Hollywood talent agency is further expanding its presence in book publishing with the acquisition of the independent literary agency Fletcher & Co. After buying U.K.-based agency Curtis Brown in June 2022, the acquisition will see UTA add 12 full-time staffers to its publishing division. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-01-04 05:00:00 UTC ]
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The 16 best books ‘Fast Company’ staffers read in 2022

Looking for a few more good reads before the new year? Here are some recommendations from the ‘Fast Company’ team. While 2021 was a banner year in book publishing, 2022 had its own remarkable moments. Travel book sales started bouncing back as people made vacation plans again, romance reached a... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2022-12-18 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Scholastic Posts Second-Quarter Double-Digit Gains in Sales and Earnings

A 19% increase in Scholastic's children's book publishing and distribution segment drove total sales up 12% in the second quarter, while operating income rose 20%. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-12-16 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Harlequin Teams Up With Audio Up to Adapt 52 Romance Titles Into Scripted Podcasts

Audio production company Audio Up Media and book publishing house Harlequin Enterprises are teaming up to adapt 52 of the publisher's romance titles into scripted podcast series, with an eye to also turn these into--more highly monetizable--TV series. Audio Up, also home to mental health and... Continue reading at 'AdWeek'

[ AdWeek | 2022-12-06 12:42:46 UTC ]
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New Report Finds NYC Publishing, Bookselling Jobs Fell Between 2010 and 2020

In a report designed to measure the economic impact of NYC's various publishing segments, the first-of-its-kind study found that the number of book publishing jobs dipped 1.7% between 2010 and 2020, while bookselling jobs tumbled 37.1%. The average book publishing salary was $119,000, compared... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-12-01 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Astra House Shuts Its Literary Magazine

After publishing two issues, 'Astra Magazine' will shut down by the end of the year. The closure, the president of parent company Astra House Publishing said, will allow the company to focus on its book publishing business. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-11-29 05:00:00 UTC ]
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How to Use the 'PW' Book Publishing Startups Database

Instructions for using the online spreadsheet that accompanies our Book Publishing Startups in the U.S. 2022 report. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-11-18 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Why Vox Media’s Eater Is Entering the Book Publishing Business

The online city guide and dining resource is partnering with Abrams on an Eater-branded series of cookbooks and city guides, which will release starting next year. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-11-08 05:00:00 UTC ]
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The Guardian view on the book publishing industry: no one size fits all | Editorial

The failure of a recent bid to merge two large publishing companies shines a light on a central issue of cultural powerDespite a rise in self-publishing, commercial publishers are still the main gatekeepers of what arrives on our bookshelves. As such, they have great cultural and – if a book... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2022-11-04 18:25:28 UTC ]
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Judge blocks Penguin Random House takeover of Simon & Schuster

Biden administration receives a clear victory, with the judge ruling the blockbuster merger would diminish competition in book publishing. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2022-11-01 00:51:06 UTC ]
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PW Star Watch 2022: Publishing’s Brightest

Our annual celebration of the rising stars of book publishing features profiles of 36 honorees and five finalists. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-10-28 04:00:00 UTC ]
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In Praise of TK: Why the Handy Shorthand Has a Surprising Emotional Hold on Me

“Sorry to interrupt, what does TK mean?” I hear a puzzled voice ask the presenter of the video call I’m in. Having spent the past decade working in book publishing I almost unmute myself to shout out the answer, but as I’m brand new to the company I wait for the presenter to politely reply. […] Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-09-29 08:54:20 UTC ]
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PubWest Boot Camp Focuses on Early-Career Networking

Three graduates of the Denver Publishing Institute described their journey in landing jobs in book publishing. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-09-29 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishing Veteran Gretchen Young Launching Regalo Press at Post Hill Press

Young, a former v-p and executive editor at Grand Central, says the new standalone imprint will integrate philanthropy into the book publishing business. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-09-28 04:00:00 UTC ]
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The PRH Trial Has Revealed a Barely Hidden Scorn for Independent Publishers

Over the past two weeks, writers and publishing professionals have been riveted by coverage of the trial in which the U.S. Department of Justice is attempting to block Penguin Random House’s purchase of Big Five rival Simon & Schuster. As a member of the independent book publishing... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-08-18 08:54:18 UTC ]
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The Great Nerdification

The crossover between tabletop gaming, comics, and book publishing is intensifying. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-08-12 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Antitrust trial puts book publishing industry in the dock

The Justice Department’s legal effort to block the merger of book publishing giants Penguin Random House and Simon & Schuster is more than just a showcase for the Biden administration’s tougher approach to corporate consolidation Continue reading at 'ABC News'

[ ABC News | 2022-08-06 14:26:56 UTC ]
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Finding a Place for Disability in Publishing

Too much work, too little money, and career decisions made in response to health care precarity: this is the reality of people with disabilities in book publishing. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-07-08 04:00:00 UTC ]
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