#genre fiction

Publishing news tagged with #genre fiction


Dead Ink and Influx launch collaborative imprint

Independent publishers Dead Ink and Influx are launching an imprint, called New Ruins, focused on books that "defy the conventions" of literary and genre fiction.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-05 22:40:32 UTC ]
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Genre Fiction Is Finding a Place At Indie Bookstores

Indie bookstores aren't known for stocking a wide assortment of genre fiction titles, but booksellers are finding that it's time for that to change. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-01-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frank Tallis | 'We deal with romance most frequently as comedy rather than high tragedy'

The writer of genre fiction further mines his clinical psychologist training in an illuminating turn to non-fiction.   Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-05-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Victor Gollancz legacy

Orion's Jon Wood responds to comments in Liz Thomson's obituary for Livia Gollancz and "snobbery" towards genre fiction. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-05-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Guardian view on literary fiction: in need of support | Editorial

Stories should come from all parts of society – not just from the well heeled and the middle classLiterary fiction, you might think, is in wonderful health. Book festivals, from Edinburgh and Wigtown in Scotland, to Hay-on-Wye in Wales, to Cheltenham and Bath in England, are flourishing. There... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2017-12-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New Saturday spot for Radio 4's 'Meet the Author'

Genre fiction, non-fiction and books which "are causing a stir, a story in the book world" will all be candidates for the new "Meet the Author" interview series, now conducted by veteran broadcaster James Naughtie who has replaced Nick Higham. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-03-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Gilbert Hernandez remakes his graphic reputation

Gilbert Hernandez's quartet of 2013 graphic novels 'The Children of Palomar,' 'Marble Season,' 'Julio's Day' and 'Maria M.' offer glimpses of a richly constructed world. There are certain things art-comics creators are generally expected to do: Find a tone and stick to it, concentrate their... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2013-12-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Genre Fiction and Digital Publishing: A Marriage Made in Heaven

The continuing growth of digital publishing has put even more energy into the flourishing genres of SF, fantasy, mystery and romance publishing, says Wired. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-07-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Why Big Publishers Think Genre Fiction Like Sci-Fi Is the Future of E-Books

The future of book publishing is increasingly digital -- and increasingly tilted towards genre fiction.     Continue reading at 'Wired'

[ Wired | 2013-06-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Penguin USA sets up home in BookCountry for slush-pile

Written By: Bookseller Staff Publication Date: Wed, 27/04/2011 - 08:40 Penguin USA is to launch a community website for genre writers called Book Country (bookcountry.com). The site began a public beta test this week and describes itself as "a place where readers and writers of genre fiction... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-04-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BBC defends genre fiction coverage

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Wed, 20/04/2011 - 09:45 The BBC is broadcasting an item on “The Culture Show” about science fiction next month, in the wake of a row about the broadcaster’s approach to genre fiction. read more Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-04-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Genre authors attack "sneering" World Book Night coverage

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Mon, 18/04/2011 - 09:19 Authors including Iain M Banks and Michael Moorcock have written to the BBC's director general Mark Thompson, attacking the treatment of genre fiction in its recent World Book Night coverage. In total 85 authors, across the... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-04-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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