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A Home for Asian American Authors

Third State Books, a new San Francisco–based publishing house from industry veteran Charles Kim and digital marketing executive Stephanie Lim, focuses exclusively on publishing Asian American and Pacific Islander voices and stories. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-01-20 05:00:00 UTC ]
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France’s Editis Has Opened a New African Publishing House

Awaiting news of a buyer, Vivendi's Editis in Paris continues rolling out new local-focus presses in Québec and Africa, this time in Senegal. The post France’s Editis Has Opened a New African Publishing House appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2023-01-09 14:27:09 UTC ]
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PW 2022 Notable: Bodour Al Qasimi

Bodour Al Qasimi, who is from Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates, has been the Arab world’s unofficial publishing ambassador since she came on the international publishing scene in 2007, after launching the Arabic-language children’s publishing house Kalimat. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-12-16 05:00:00 UTC ]
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US judge blocks $2.2bn Penguin Random House merger

Justice department argued the melding of the publishing house with Simon & Schuster would harm competition and authors’ payA US judge has blocked the $2.2bn planned merger of Penguin Random House, the world’s largest book publisher, with rival Simon & Schuster.Judge Florence Pan of the... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2022-11-01 00:30:18 UTC ]
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At Frankfurt, Sharjah’s Rights Connection Awards Name First Shortlist

The new Connection Awards honor rights professionals in two categories: at a publishing house and at a translation rights agency. The post At Frankfurt, Sharjah’s Rights Connection Awards Name First Shortlist appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-10-24 17:32:29 UTC ]
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Jane Katjavivi obituary

My friend Jane Katjavivi, who has died aged 69 after a short bout of ill-health, dedicated her life to Namibia. She and I first met in the 1970s when we were both working in the London office of the South West Africa People’s Organisation (Swapo), the liberation movement fighting to end South... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2022-09-19 19:11:37 UTC ]
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Onward and Upward at Amplify Publishing Group

With new investments and leadership, the hybrid publishing house and its many imprints are primed for growth and success. (Sponsored) Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-09-11 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Albert Whitman's Joseph Campbell Dies at 52

Albert Whitman business director Joseph Campbell, who spent his entire career at the Chicagoland children's publishing house, died on August 5. He was 52 years old. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-08-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Astra Publishing House Acquires DAW Books

Astra Publishing House has acquired DAW Books, bringing a list of 2,000 science fiction and fantasy titles to the burgeoning New York–based, Chinese-owned publisher. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-07-13 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Life As a Book Publisher in Wartime Ukraine

Vivat, where I work as a publicity manager, is one of the largest publishers in Ukraine. In pre-war times, it published more than 400 new books each year, and the rights to its books were sold to more than 24 countries in the world. The publishing house has 117 employees, who are now scattered... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-05-12 08:55:26 UTC ]
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What Goes Into a Book’s Appearance?

If you've ever wondered what goes into a book's appearance, a publishing house insider details the process. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2022-05-04 10:39:00 UTC ]
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After publisher pulls book by white professor on 'trap feminism,' founder speaks out

A Christian publishing house pulled a book after an online backlash questioned why a white academic was discussing Black feminism. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2022-04-19 22:03:35 UTC ]
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Publishing House of Horrors: Spotlight on Stygian Sky Media

With an ever-expanding list of titles, genres, authors, and imprints, the indie publisher is giving writers a path to success and an alternative to larger, more traditional houses. (Sponsored) Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-04-19 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Stop moaning about sensitivity readers – if there was diversity in publishing we wouldn’t need them | Juno Dawson

Since 2011, all my book editors have been white. Why wouldn’t I want another perspective on the characters I invent?Until a few years ago, only publishing industry insiders would have understood the role of the sensitivity reader. Then came American Dirt. The Jeanine Cummins novel sold to a US... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2022-03-08 09:00:06 UTC ]
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Take a look at the beautiful cover—and partial contributor list—for Astra Quarterly’s first issue.

Last February, Astra Publishing House announced their new literary magazine, Astra Quarterly, billed as “the international magazine of literature.” Helmed by Nadja Spiegelman, former online editor of The Paris Review and author of I’m Supposed to Protect You from All This, Astra Quarterly is... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-03-03 16:27:33 UTC ]
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Dark Horse Media Acquired by the Embracer Group

Dark Horse Media, an independent comics publishing house and entertainment media company, has been acquired by the Embracer Group, a Swedish videogame development company. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-12-22 05:00:00 UTC ]
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1968 signs first English translation of Becker-Ho's 'immensely important' work

Radical left publishing house 1968 Press has signed the first English translation of Alice Becker-Ho’s “immensely important” The First Ghetto. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-12-13 18:56:30 UTC ]
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Lebanese publishing house named Prix Voltaire Laureate

Lebanese publishing house Dar Al Jadeed has been named the 2021 International Publishers Association (IPA) Prix Voltaire Laureate, for its "inspirational" bravery in upholding the freedom to publish and promoting freedom of expression. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-21 22:21:31 UTC ]
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Guatemala's F&G Editores Wins AAP International Freedom to Publish Award

Guatemala's F&G Editores publishing house has won the 2021 Association of American Publishers International Freedom to Publish | Jeri Laber Award. The publisher's founder, Raúl Figueroa Sarti, and his colleagues have been threatened with censure and worse by the Guatemalan government and... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-11-17 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Ulverscroft signs library distribution deal with Verve

Ulverscroft has signed an exclusive library distribution deal with publishing house Verve Books, the sister company to Oldcastle Books.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-15 20:35:31 UTC ]
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