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Publishing news tagged with #open letter


Weird, Funny, Delicious Books Wanted: A Conversation with Emma Ramadan, by Veronica Esposito

Interviews Veronica Esposito Emma Ramadan is a literary translator based in Providence, Rhode Island, where she is the co-owner of Riffraff, a bookstore and bar. She is the recipient of an NEA Translation Fellowship, a PEN/Heim grant, and a Fulbright... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2020-05-18 18:20:27 UTC ]
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PubWest to Amazon: Publishing Needs Your Help

PubWest has published an open letter to Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos asking him to support independent publishers by placing a moratorium on certain fees and by making books more of a priority for shipping as soon as possible. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Italy's AIE asks for delay on new discount limits

Over 200 publishers and publishing imprints in Italy’s Publishers Association (the Associazione Italiana Editori or AIE) have signed an open letter to the country’s government, asking it to delay the implementation of controversial new rules on book discounting, and citing the coronavirus... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-25 20:35:16 UTC ]
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Gaiman, Sparkes and Rowson sign letter against Hampshire library closures

Scores of authors including Neil Gaiman, Ali Sparkes, Pauline Rowson and Philip Hoare have signed an open letter to Hampshire County Council calling for it to ditch its "shameful" proposal to close 10 libraries. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-10 13:57:46 UTC ]
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Springer Nature points out problems with cOAlition S transformative journals plan

In an open letter sent today (Tuesday 17th December) to research funder consortium cOAlition S, Springer Nature has urged the coalition to make amendments to its proposed framework on transformative journals, currently out for consultation. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-16 23:07:57 UTC ]
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Macmillan CEO John Sargent: 'We're not Trying to Hurt Libraries'

In an open letter to librarians published this week, Macmillan CEO John Sargent struck a somewhat conciliatory note over the issue of embargoing e-books to libraries, but his message remains unchanged: library lending of e-books pose a problem. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Boris Johnson urged to support creative industries in open letter

Boris Johnson has been urged to support a second EU referendum rather than a no-deal Brexit in order to support the UK's creative industries and protect the sector's public investment, just hours after he was elected leader of the Conservative Party.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-23 11:05:44 UTC ]
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'We choose Europe': Pullman and Gaiman condemn Brexit in open letter

Almost 90 UK authors including Robert Harris, Neil Gaiman, John le Carré and Philip Pullman, have condemned Brexit in an open letter urging people to vote in tomorrow's European Parliament elections.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-22 12:21:59 UTC ]
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London Book Fair 2019: Four Questions for...Chad Post

What’s the state of the U.S. market for literature in translation? Ahead of the 2019 London Book Fair, PW caught up with Open Letter and Three Percent founder Chad Post to get a glimpse at where things stand. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-03-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Reflecting Realities: why so surprised? An open letter from a small press

In light of the Reflecting Realities report, Katrina Gutierrez explains how the industry can better support small presses working to increase representation in children's books. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-07-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How Much Do Writers Earn? Society of Authors and ALCS Present Talking Points to Publishers

Naming issues on which 'we are in almost complete alignment,' the UK's author-advocacy organization and revenue collection agency lay out talking points to the Publishers Association in an open letter. It's a new call 'to give everyone a bigger share of the pie." The post How Much Do Writers... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-07-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Atlantic Media is selling Quartz to Japan’s Uzabase for up to $110M

The digital media company founded in 2012 will now be part of a publicly traded Japanese firm. Atlantic Media has agreed to sell its business-and-tech news outlet Quartz to publicly traded Japanese firm Uzabase, in a deal worth between $75 million and $110 million. The deal is set to close... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2018-07-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Open letter on author earnings

The Society of Authors' Nicola Solomon and The Authors' Licensing & Collecting Society's Owen Atkinson pen a letter to the PA's Stephen Lotinga on author earnings. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-06-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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An open letter to Lionel Shriver

The 2016 cohort of WriteNow mentees react to Lionel Shriver's ‘When diversity meets uniformity’ Spectator column.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-06-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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An Open Letter to the London-centric Publishing Industry

The Northern Fiction Alliance proposes an eight-point plan to address the issue of regional diversity in publishing.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-04-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kenilworth Books takes fight for libraries to Theresa May

Staff at independent bookshop Kenilworth Books have written an open letter to Theresa May lamenting the "deep injustice" of libraries cuts, which they say are threatening the nation’s literacy. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-12-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Beware the special sale

In an open letter, chief executive of the Society of Authors Nicola Solomon urges publishers to adhere to a seven-step plan to ensure that special sales do not damage authors’ earnings or lead to a cannibalisation of full-price editions. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-07-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple, Microsoft and others urge Trump to keep Paris climate pact

Apple, Google, Facebook, Microsoft and 21 other companies today published an open letter to President Donald Trump, urging him to keep the US in the Paris Agreement to fight climate change for the good of the country's economy. The letter was posted... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2017-06-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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More than 140 authors urge Penguin Random House to undo break with unions

Open letter from writers including David Almond, Michael Rosen and Meg Rosoff calls on publisher to ‘reverse its decision to derecognise unions’Children’s authors David Almond, Michael Rosen and Meg Rosoff are among more than 140 writers, booksellers and librarians who have signed a letter... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2016-12-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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An open letter to Swindon Council

Author/illustrator and Swindon Libraries Patron Steve Antony pens an open letter in response to plans to close 10 of the borough's 15 libraries Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-12-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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