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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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Saraband launches 'food bank book bundles' for Trussell Trust

Manchester-based independent publisher Saraband is to launch "food bank book bundles" as part of their online shop, in partnership with the Trussell Trust. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-04 02:51:37 UTC ]
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Knights Of scores two middle-grade novels from Kelly Yang

Independent publisher Knights Of has acquired Front Desk and Three Keys, the first two middle-grade novels in the Front Desk series by US author Kelly Yang. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-26 14:02:24 UTC ]
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Molly Stern Launches Zando

Former Crown publisher Molly Stern has returned to book publishing as the founder of Zando, an independent publisher that will develop its own list as well as partner with “influential people, platforms and institutions to acquire and publish new titles under their own imprints." Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-10-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Swerving to Arrive at Truth: On Louise Glück as My Teacher, by Ani Gjika

Essay Detail from Glück’s letter to the author / Courtesy of the author In a tribute to her teacher being named the 2020 laureate of the Nobel Prize in Literature, a past protégée offers a glimpse into Glück’s renowned generosity in the classroom... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2020-10-13 13:28:55 UTC ]
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Angry Robot picks up third title from Johnston

Independent publisher Angry Robot has acquired a third title from Cameron Johnston, The Maleficent Seven. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-02 08:15:56 UTC ]
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Emerald named Independent Publisher of the Year at IPG Awards

Emerald Publishing has been named Independent Publisher of the Year as well as Academic and Professional Publisher of the Year at the 2020 Independent Publishers Guild Awards.   Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-23 08:00:35 UTC ]
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Angry Robot extends Black Voices Matter open submissions window

Independent publisher Angry Robot Books has extended indefinitely its open submission window for sci-fi and fantasy novels by black authors, following a positive response to the initiative.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-24 03:52:28 UTC ]
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Cullen to spearhead new paperback imprint Canelo Crime

Independent publisher Canelo is launching a new crime fiction imprint, Canelo Crime, this September, and has promoted Louise Cullen as publishing director to oversee the list.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-05 21:08:39 UTC ]
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Profile Books joins Facebook boycott

Independent publisher Profile Books, including imprints Serpent’s Tail, Viper Books and Souvenir Press, has joined the global Facebook advertising boycott led by by the advocacy group Stop Hate for Profit, withdrawing all Facebook and Instagram advertising with immediate effect. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-04 21:25:31 UTC ]
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An author bought his own book to get higher on bestseller lists. Is that fair?

Author Mark Dawson has attracted criticism after bulk buying his own book gave him a high chart position. But that isn’t breaking any rulesFor any author, being able to describe yourself as a bona fide bestseller is key to conferring your career with a certain gravitas – and will often bring you... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-07-20 15:59:35 UTC ]
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Mark Wheeller's plays find new home at Salamander Street

Salamander Street, an independent publisher based in Bristol, has acquired the backlist of plays by Mark Wheeller.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-11 14:38:17 UTC ]
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Stanley Johnson lands book deal to republish virus thriller

The Virus, first published in 1982, will be reissued this summer after the PM’s father shrugged off accusations of cashing in on the coronavirus crisisA long out-of-print novel about a deadly virus by Stanley Johnson, the father of UK prime minister Boris Johnson, is to be reissued this summer,... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-05-11 14:45:10 UTC ]
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