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MJ brings Pavesi's debut to life with Zoom murder mystery

Michael Joseph is building anticipation for Alex Pavesi's debut Eight Detectives with a series of innovative Zoom-hosted murder mysteries for retailers, literary festivals, journalists and bloggers.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-28 00:05:23 UTC ]
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Making a living as a comic book artist

I draw, write, speak about, teach, facilitate and organise events about comics. After graduating with a degree in Social Anthropology from the University of Sussex, I attended art college and worked as a freelance illustrator. In 2008, I began to incorporate comics into my practice. I also... Continue reading at 'British Council global'

[ British Council global | 2020-03-11 13:11:13 UTC ]
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Vouching for Lit Fest Vouchers

An assistant professor of publishing says vouchers are the best way for literary festivals to sell books. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-08-02 04:00:00 UTC ]
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CWA creates festival liaison role

The Crime Writers' Association has created the role of festival liaison officer to strengthen the links between crime writers and literary festivals. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Opening doors

Author Catherine Murphy discusses how literary festivals and book events can accommodate disabled attendees. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-09-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Diversity in publishing – still hideously middle-class and white?

Two years ago, we called publishers to account for the glaring lack of diversity in the industry. Pledges were made and initiatives set up. Have things improved?Find out about the new projects to encourage inclusivity in the book businessIn December 2015, British publishing stood accused of... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2017-12-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book festivals around the world – books podcast

We drop in on Lahore, track Jean Rhys back to the Caribbean and tackle the troubling issue of payments to authors appearing at the UK’s 350 literary jamboreesAs the season for literary festivals in the UK hits its peak, we head for Trinidad, where we put Jean Rhys’s Wide Sargasso Sea under the... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2016-05-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Festival format hampers diversity, says McGregor

The format of literary festivals, which “privileges those from a specific cultural and educational background”, is hampering diversity, author Jon McGregor argued yesterday at the Cambridge Literary Festival. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-12-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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European and Arabic Literary Stars Shine Bright in New York

Three literary festivals took place this November in New York City: Editions/Artists’ Book Fair, New Literature from Europe Festival and the Festival Albertine. The post European and Arabic Literary Stars Shine Bright in New York appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-11-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Blackwell’s to increase its focus on festivals

Literary festivals are growing in importance for retailer Blackwell’s, with the company actively seeking to establish partnerships with the sector. Zool Verjee, Blackwell’s sales development manager, told The Bookseller the chain had enjoyed sales growth of 15% year on year after partnering... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-05-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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CNL makes a stand on event fees

The French National Book Centre (Centre National du Livre, CNL) will cut subsidies for the 90-plus book fairs and literary festivals it supports next year if organisers do not agree to pay authors for giving talks and participating in debates.  Meetings are being held with organisers, none of... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-05-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #pay authors #literary festivals #book fairs