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Publishers should emphasise 'joyful' qualities of diverse books, Levine says

Publishers “should stop thinking about BAME talent as fulfilling a school requirement” and “should emphasise the joyful and literary qualities" of diverse books, Arthur Levine, founder of the independent publisher Levine Querido, has said. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-22 04:07:18 UTC ]
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Pinter & Martin acquires birthing guide for Black women

Independent publisher Pinter & Martin has snapped up Kimberly Seals Allers' "positive, empowering" birthing guide for Black mothers. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-24 08:31:58 UTC ]
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Milkweed Editions Announces Disability-Focused Literary Series

Minnesota-based independent publisher Milkweed Editions will launch a series of books centered on neurodivergence and what the publisher calls “different ways of languaging” next year. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-08-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Hachette Book Group to acquire Workman Publishing for $240m

Hachette Book Group has announced that it is to acquire Workman Publishing, an independent publisher in the US, for $240m (£174m). Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-17 21:02:19 UTC ]
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Richard Charkin: Notes From a Small Publisher in London

Totting up the pros and cons of being an independent publisher, Richard Charkin assesses Mensch Publishing on its third anniversary. The post Richard Charkin: Notes From a Small Publisher in London appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-08-12 17:07:48 UTC ]
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OWN IT! lands Godfrey's 'intoxicating' debut novel

Independent publisher OWN IT! is to publish Sean Godfrey's "magnetic" coming of age debut novel, A Brown Girl in the Ring. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-07 10:14:24 UTC ]
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Influx Press launches first novel prize for Black British women with Black Ballad

Independent publisher Influx Press is launching a new fiction prize for Black British women, in partnership with lifestyle platform Black Ballad. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-07-27 19:32:32 UTC ]
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Black Spot joins forces with Black Crow PR

Independent publisher Black Spot Books has partnered with genre specialist PR and marketing agency Black Crow, as it announces its upcoming list.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-07-07 23:54:34 UTC ]
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Audacity branded 'possible spyware' after controversial privacy policy update

Popular open source audio editor Audacity has become rather more familiar with controversy recently than it is probably comfortable with. Concerns built up following the software's acquisition by Muse Group and subsequent changes to telemetry and privacy settings. With the latest changes to its... Continue reading at 'Betanews'

[ Betanews | 2021-07-05 09:03:53 UTC ]
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Joffe Books launches crime writing prize with Koomson and Yearwood

Independent publisher Joffe Books is partnering with author Dorothy Koomson and literary agent Susan Yearwood to launch a writing prize for unagented crime writers of colour. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-04-30 23:20:48 UTC ]
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Report publication: Publishing Sector in Ukraine

Exploring the Ukrainian publishing sectorThe British Council, with support from the Ukrainian Book Institute, commissioned the research which was undertaken by Emma Shercliff from February to October 2020, with the aim of exploring the Ukrainian publishing sector in more detail, and finding ways... Continue reading at 'British Council global'

[ British Council global | 2021-03-29 15:27:40 UTC ]
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Laugh, Learn, Captivate: Spotlight on Little Genius Books

Launching in April, Little Genius Books is an independent publisher of children’s books that will offer a diverse range of board books, picture books, activity books, nonfiction, novelty books, and more. (Sponsored) Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-03-26 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Child's Play picks up two more from Romani author Richard O’Neill

Independent publisher Child's Play will publish two more picture books by Romani author Richard O’Neill, as part of his Romani Tales series.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-06 20:26:51 UTC ]
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2020: an indie publisher's A-Z

As a new independent publisher launching our first list in 2020, here at BAD PRESS iNK the year has been, well let’s just go with… a learning experience. So what have we learnt? In fact we’ve learnt a whole alphabet full: A is for Authors, and a need to recruit hustlers up for the sales... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-29 01:23:40 UTC ]
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Penned in the Margins bags Acts of Resistance

Independent publisher Penned in the Margins has acquired an "inspirational" creative non-fiction book by writer and arts professional Amber Massie-Blomfield. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-21 22:14:34 UTC ]
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'I've never felt less festive': the art of writing Christmas novels, 365 days a year

Drinking sherry, bingeing Downton Abbey ... how authors keep up the spirit of the season, even when writing during heatwaves and a nightmarish ChristmasChristmas novels are not a new phenomenon. Charles Dickens sold out of his first print run of A Christmas Carol in days in December 1843, while... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-12-17 15:22:04 UTC ]
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'It’s been a rollercoaster': how indie publishers survived - and thrived - in 2020

When lockdown came in March, many small presses feared they would go out of business. But then came an outpouring of support from the publicThe best books from indie publishers in 2020Six months ago, independent publishers Jacaranda and Knights Of were warning publicly that their income had... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-12-16 08:00:30 UTC ]
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Rachel Piercey & Freya Hartas | 'We wanted the seasons to be accurately represented'

Poetry and woodland creatures, along with a dose of nostalgia and a nod to Jill Barklem’s Brambly Hedge books, all feature in the big search-and-find spring release from the new independent publisher Magic Cat, which brought together poet Rachel Piercey (above right) and illustrator Freya Hartas... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-03 15:11:53 UTC ]
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Casagrande joins Comma Press as editor-at-large

Journalist and translator Orsola Casagrande has joined independent publisher Comma Press as editor-at-large. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-24 19:39:58 UTC ]
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Jacaranda launches online book festival

Independent publisher and bookseller Jacaranda is to launch an online book festival in December, celebrating a new wave of black British authors.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-05 08:45:44 UTC ]
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