#diverse voices

Publishing news tagged with #diverse voices


BookExpo 2019: Polis Debuts Diverse Imprint, Agora Books

Last December, Polis Books founder and publisher Jason Pinter announced that the press would add a new imprint devoted to crime writers with diverse voices, Agora Books. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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The Primadonna Festival: yes, not why

Kit de Waal introduces the newly launched Primadonna Festival, a celebration of brilliant writing by brilliant women and diverse voices. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Middle Grade to dominate 'buzzy' Bologna Book Fair

Publishers are in the market for "funny" Middle Grade fiction and books with "pitchable" hooks and diverse voices, according to agents ahead of this year's Bologna Children's Book Fair. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-03-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fun, fantasy and feminism forecast for 2018

Editors and agents are predicting a continued focus on empowering female-led narratives and diverse voices in children’s and YA books in 2018. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-12-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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FutureBook’s 2017 Triple Threat: Big Asks and Diverse Voices

Leading questions and an extensive three-tracked structure frame the programming of this year's FutureBook conference from The Bookseller team in London. The post FutureBook’s 2017 Triple Threat: Big Asks and Diverse Voices appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-11-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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On eve of Costa awards, experts warn that top books prizes are harming fiction

The dominance of three honours in the UK can be prohibitively expensive for small publishers, and end up discouraging risk-taking on ‘difficult’ authorsCutting-edge British literary fiction risks being undermined by its growing reliance on a handful of powerful book prizes, a leading literary... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2017-01-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Canadian Publishing 2016: Indie Spirits

Canadian publishing remains robust, in large part due to the commitment and integrity of the country’s independent publishers, which offer titles from diverse voices on many subjects. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-09-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A shared ambition to bring forth more diverse voices

We'd like to build bridges between the writing development sector and the publishing industry, to address diversity and to build new readers for contemporary writing, writes Claire Malcolm of New Writing North. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-07-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Please don't air brush African teen fiction

Ellen Banda-Aaku has long battled with her African publishers to make her teen/YA books ‘suitable’ enough to print. Now she’s started to stand her ground for the sake of her teenager readers – and risks not being published at allPlus find out about #ProjectKala, a campaign to promote reading in... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-11-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Unpaid internships 'should be banned to build diversity in publishing'

Novelist Kerry Hudson is setting out ‘a provocation’ calling for wholesale change to encourage and reflect broader spectrum of voicesThe award-winning novelist Kerry Hudson is set to make a bold call for change in UK publishing, which she believes is failing “to reflect the extraordinary... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-07-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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