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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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Indies dominate Wellcome Book Prize shortlist

Independent publishers take up more than half of the Wellcome Book Prize shortlist with Canongate, Oneworld, CB Editions and the Text Publishing company all vying for the £30,000 award. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Indie publishers and bookshop join forces for homeless charity

Independent publishers have joined forces with a Hackney bookshop for a charity event in aid of helping the homeless.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: Europa Editions’ New Imprint; Chicago Press Buys Council Oak

Winter moves among independent publishers: Nonfiction works are the focus in Europa Compass, and Chicago Review Press buys Oklahoma's Council Oak Books. The post Industry Notes: Europa Editions’ New Imprint; Chicago Press Buys Council Oak appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-01-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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British Book Awards Expanded for 2019 in Children’s Books, Small Presses

The annual British Book Awards, with winners to be announced May 13, are widening their recognition of independent publishers and of nonfiction and illustrated work in children's books. The post British Book Awards Expanded for 2019 in Children’s Books, Small Presses appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-12-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘WomenList’ from Paris-Based International Alliance of Independent Publishers

As politics and publishing collide this year, the International Alliance of Independent Publishers' is organizing a WomenList exhibition of 30 titles on feminism and women. The post ‘WomenList’ from Paris-Based International Alliance of Independent Publishers appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-10-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PublishDrive Starts Subscription Model

PublishDrive, a global ebook distribution platform for authors and independent publishers, has introduced a new subscription pricing option allowing authors to pay a flat fee. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-10-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Indies dominate PBS winter selections

The Poetry Book Society's Winter Selections have been dominated by independent publishers "for the first time ever", while the "prestigious" Winter Choice has been awarded to Raymond Antrobus, published by Penned in the Margins. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-09-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Nurturing the literary landscape

Benedicte Page reflects on the current status of literary fiction and the role of independent publishers in the book industry. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-08-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Indies overcome trade challenges through new routes

Independent publishers are increasing their focus on events, social media and developing a strong identity through their output to boost sales and build communities of readers, a range of indies have told The Bookseller. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-08-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ben LeRoy Named Executive Director of IPC

The Independent Publishers Caucus has taken another step in its effort to become an advocacy group for independent publishers, naming former Tyrus Books publisher Ben LeRoy as its first executive director. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-08-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Liebeskind and Verlag Antje Kunstmann: Independent Publishers in a Shifting German Marketplace

Two independent publishers in Germany talk about how they are preserving their literary lists as the market shifts toward commercial titles and other forms of entertainment. The post Liebeskind and Verlag Antje Kunstmann: Independent Publishers in a Shifting German Marketplace appeared first on... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-06-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘Tehran Book Fair Uncensored’ Adds an Anthology of Writings Forbidden in Iran

The third year of the International Alliance of Independent Publishers' Tehran Book Fair Uncensored program includes an anthology of writings censored in Iran but not yet published outside the country. The post ‘Tehran Book Fair Uncensored’ Adds an Anthology of Writings Forbidden in Iran... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-05-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Colombia’s ’49 Libros’ Collective: Independent Publishers at Work

In Colombia, the seven independent publishers of 49 Libros and their shared distribution company Huracán have had a new day in the sun at the Bogotá International Book Fair’s new small-press pavilion. By Andrés Delgado Darnalt | @andeldar ‘To Reach Our Markets Strategically’ s the Bogotá... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-05-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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