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Adam Silvera | 'For me the story has always been about the journey and not the destination'

Thirty-year-old Bronx-born Adam Silvera is one of the leading figures in Young Adult fiction, focusing as he does on gay-themed stories. His first book More Happy Than Not was published in 2015 by Soho Teen and his second, History is All You Left Me, also became a big success. But it’s his tale... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-04-30 18:33:33 UTC ]
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Return of bookshops and live events will be industry 'landmark'

The reopening of bookshops and potential return of live events in the summer will be a “huge landmark” for the industry, leading figures say, as they weigh up the implications of the government's roadmap out of lockdown. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-03-01 16:16:51 UTC ]
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Trade figures say campaign needed to promote the value of books and reading

Leading figures have urged the publishing industry to pool its data and money to create a cross-industry campaign about the value of books and reading.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-06-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ukraine publishers speak out against ban on Russian books

Latest skirmish in conflict with hostile neighbour will threaten domestic book trade, say leading figures from the industryUkrainian publishers have reacted angrily to their government’s ban on importing books from Russia, claiming it will create a black market and damage the domestic... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2017-02-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'YA débutants are finding it harder to break through into the mainstream'

Publishers are failing to take on début Young Adult writers and are instead concentrating on established UK YA writers and US imports, according to some leading figures in the industry. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-11-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Implications of Brexit for the UK Academic Market

Threats and opportunities were considered by leading figures from academic publishing at Thursday’s panel discussion on Brexit. The post The Implications of Brexit for the UK Academic Market appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-10-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publisher Matthew Evans, former Faber and Faber boss, dies aged 74

Evans was one of the literary scene’s leading figures for decades, working with writers including Ted Hughes and Hanif Kureishi Matthew Evans, one of the most important figures in British publishing and the man who led Faber and Faber for several decades, has died aged 74.Evans, or Baron Evans... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2016-07-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How do we stop UK publishing being so posh, white and male?

The absence of any black, Asian or minority ethnic writers on next year’s World Book Night list provoked an outcry and a Twitterstorm. We asked writers and leading figures within the industry what can be done to encourage greater diversity in British publishingLatest work: Meatspace (Friday... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-12-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Watch Videos from Thursday at the Frankfurt Book Fair

Watch our Frankfurt Book Fair video interviews with Peter Usborne (Usborne Books), Bob Campbell (Wiley), Jamie Byng (Canongate), Richard Nash (Small Demons), and other leading figures in the publishing industry. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-10-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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