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The UK’s £25,000 Royal Society Science Book Prize Names Its 2022 Shortlist

Five of the six titles on the UK's Royal Society Science Book Prize list are from independent publishers, two from Profile Books. The post The UK’s £25,000 Royal Society Science Book Prize Names Its 2022 Shortlist appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-09-27 08:47:37 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 Ever-Shifting Challenge of Promoting Literature in Translation

An industry roundtable, held at the Multipli Forti literary festival in New York on June 6, addressed how independent publishers can get works of translated literature to readers in an era marked by media saturation and increased dominance by major companies over the book business. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-06-09 04:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Notable: Joe Matthews

Since becoming CEO of Independent Publishers Group in January 2016, Joe Matthews has built it into a distributor for independent publishers that now has more than 1,000 clients in the U.S. and U.K., and has more than 400 employees and 150,000 SKUs. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-12-17 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Indie Publishers Embrace Success

Like the big trade publishers, many independent publishers had surprisingly good years last year—and they were particularly well-poised to quickly adapt to market conditions. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-08-20 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Carbon offsetting 'a viable solution' for independent publishers

Carbon offsetting is a viable solution for independent publishers wishing to improve their sustainability, Martin Klopstock, operations director at Kogan Page has told a London Book Fair seminar. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-06-21 20:21:54 UTC ]
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Frankfurter Buchmesse’s Juergen Boos: A ‘More Optimistic’ Outlook

Frankfurt Book Fair may be more focused than usual on independent publishers, as the new 'Workstations' meet needs for flexibility. The post Frankfurter Buchmesse’s Juergen Boos: A ‘More Optimistic’ Outlook appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-06-11 17:11:52 UTC ]
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Indie publishing 'crucial' for literary fiction writers, Roffey says

Independent publishers are "crucial and critical" for literary fiction writers, Costa-winning author Monique Roffey has said, enabling them to take risks no mainstream publisher would allow. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-05-11 11:27:01 UTC ]
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These bookstores are the best in the country at supporting indie lit.

In advance of Independent Bookstore Day on April 24, the Community of Literary Magazines & Presses has put together a map of 140 bookstores that give special support to independent publishers. The list, which was compiled by recommendations from CLMP members, isn’t exhaustive, of course, but... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-04-23 14:00:20 UTC ]
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Review of 2020: independent publishers

The BBC boost enjoyed by Sally Rooney’s Normal People helped Faber to post strong sales of both the young author’s titles, while Matt Haig’s books claimed three of the top six chart positions for Canongate. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-04 22:44:47 UTC ]
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Allegations of Wage Theft, Discrimination at Small Press Distribution

Small Press Distribution, one of the nation’s oldest distributors of independent publishers, is under fire in a widening dispute about labor conditions sparked by a former employee’s anonymous article on Medium. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-01-06 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Booker Prize Shortlist Highlights Debuts, Women, Indies

Six titles made the shortlist for this year's Booker Prize for Fiction, of which four are debuts. The list is also notably diverse, with four female finalists and four titles coming from independent publishers. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-09-15 04:00:00 UTC ]
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We are Bertrams' 'collateral damage', say indie publishers

Independent publishers have expressed their frustration at a lack of communication from Bertrams over unpaid bills, with some owed as much as £15,000.   Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-18 18:47:45 UTC ]
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Petition Asking Poetry Foundation for Millions Gains Support

A Change.org petition has garnered nearly 1,500 signatures asking the Poetry Foundation to dip into its deep pockets to support poets and independent publishers who are struggling economically because of the pandemic. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-29 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Craft, DIY, and Activity Books Buoy Publishers During Coronavirus

The coronavirus pandemic has disrupted all aspects of book publishing, from putting pressure on sales channels to changing the kinds of books consumers want. A number of independent publishers have pivoted to meet the demand for books in newly-popular categories and formats. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Small Press Distribution is asking for $100,000 to cover coronavirus-related losses.

Small Press Distribution, which has brought titles from hundreds of independent publishers to readers for more than 50 years, is in urgent need of financial help to keep from folding. A GoFundMe campaign is aiming to raise $100,000 to cover its next month of costs, including health care for its... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-04-21 15:11:21 UTC ]
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Resolute indies ramp up innovative schemes amid distribution disruption

Independent publishers are reinvigorating book subscriptions and launching new services, amid disruption to normal distribution. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-06 10:18:40 UTC ]
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Indie Publishers Adapting to Coronavirus Outbreak

The new coronavirus is causing unprecedented disruption for independent publishers, but despite those challenges more than half a dozen indies said this week that they were managing to make a somewhat smooth transition to remote work while rallying in support of independent booksellers. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-17 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Long-Term Relationships: Backlist Backbones 2019

Engaged fans and ongoing relevance keep the backlist going at independent publishers. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-06-14 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Indie Playlist Winners Announced

The Indie Playlist promotion, launched in April by a select group of independent publishers. has announced that Hannah Fenster and Emily Miller of The Bookshop in Baltimore were April's prize winners. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-06-07 04:00:00 UTC ]
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