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Write to roam: why armchair travelling is back in fashion

Reissued tales of classic journeys are being snapped up as Britons long for escape while having to stay at homeSome will go on a “great trudge” from the Hook of Holland to Istanbul. Others will explore the canyonlands of Utah or the mountains of Iran. But there is one idiosyncrasy they will all... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2021-07-04 07:30:15 UTC ]
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Beat Technology Is Developing Romania’s First Audiobook Program

Publishing houses in Romania are working together to produce the Echo audiobook subscription platform, a first in its market. The post Beat Technology Is Developing Romania’s First Audiobook Program appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-06-14 04:05:13 UTC ]
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Conservatives don’t want anti-Biden books. Should liberals be concerned?

Every time a Democratic president is in office, conservative publishing houses rush to capitalize on the opportunity, publishing political screeds against the president in the hopes of a best-seller. It’s a rule of thumb at this point—at least, until this year. According to The Atlantic,... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-06-04 17:03:56 UTC ]
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The Conservative Publishing Industry Has a Joe Biden Problem

Neither authors nor publishing houses have figured out how to turn the new president into a compelling villain. Continue reading at 'The Atlantic'

[ The Atlantic | 2021-06-02 09:00:00 UTC ]
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Republic of Consciousness prize shares £20,000 pot among longlist

Shola von Reinhold wins the award for small publishing houses with their novel LOTE, but financial reward split among 10 publishersThe Scottish author Shola von Reinhold has won the Republic of Consciousness prize for small presses for their “dazzling” queer debut novel LOTE. But the £20,000... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2021-05-19 12:17:35 UTC ]
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Pacing the Lion’s Path in Cuba: A Conversation with Carlos Manuel Álvarez, by Anderson Tepper

Interviews Carlos Manuel Álvarez’s debut novel, The Fallen—a withering portrait of a Cuban family with conflicting visions of their country and their roles within it—was published in June 2020 and has helped establish Álvarez as one of the leading... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2021-03-29 21:52:25 UTC ]
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Translating Fang Fang’s Wuhan Diary amid the Covid-19 Pandemic: A Conversation with Michael Berry, by King Yu

Interviews   Michael Berry is a professor of Asian languages and cultures and director of the Center for Chinese Studies at UCLA. He has published extensive works on addressing the richness and diversity of Chinese art and culture in sinophone... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2021-02-24 15:28:04 UTC ]
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What’s Left Unsaid: How Ismail Kadare Escaped Suppression but Embraced the Style It Taught Him, by Peter Constantine

Essay Photo by Tyler Quiring / Unsplash Ismail Kadare has a remarkable quality of saying a great deal and with much clarity, but in an elusive, oblique, and allegorical way. Peter Constantine situates Kadare’s work in the long history of the... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2021-02-18 14:09:58 UTC ]
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“Lusting after a Tart of Peacock Tongues”: A Conversation with Publisher Barbara Epler, by Veronica Esposito

Interviews Barbara Epler started working at New Directions after graduating from college in 1984, and she has been its president and publisher since 2011. In 2015 Poets & Writers awarded Epler their Editor’s Prize, and in 2016 Words Without Borders... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2021-01-11 14:39:22 UTC ]
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Indie ingenuity

The small press industry works on a shoestring. Departments of marketing, PR, editorial and design often do not exist and instead become merged into one, with a couple of freelancers. Small presses exist for the same reason that large publishing houses do - for the love of books and in the name... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-24 19:57:10 UTC ]
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Christian Publishers Grapple with Diversifying the Industry

PW speaks with evangelical publishing houses about the representation of people of color among both their staff and authors. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-11-11 05:00:00 UTC ]
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In New York, Simon & Schuster and HarperCollins Announce Diversity Roles

Two Big Five US publishing houses independently announce new directorial appointments focused on workplace diversity and inclusion. The post In New York, Simon & Schuster and HarperCollins Announce Diversity Roles appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-09-15 23:40:06 UTC ]
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Did a Revolution in Latin American Publishing Make One Hundred Years of Solitude the Success It Is Today?

When One Hundred Years of Solitude hit the market in 1967, the book industry in Spanish was booming. This situation was unimaginable for most writers and critics just a few years before. “How can literature exist,” writer Mario Vargas Llosa asked, “in countries where there are no publishing... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-09-11 08:48:47 UTC ]
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Beyond black books, we need human books

Last week I had the honour of being a panelist on a webinar about publishing values in 2020. I listened to the various publishers, both big and small, in the UK and abroad talk about the challenges and opportunities brought by the Black Lives Matter movement and the pandemic. Everyone is talking... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-17 11:16:02 UTC ]
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We don't need 'black' books. We need human books

Last week I had the honour of being a panelist on a webinar about publishing values in 2020. I listened to the various publishers, both big and small, in the UK and abroad talk about the challenges and opportunities brought by the Black Lives Matter movement and the pandemic. Everyone is talking... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-16 14:10:29 UTC ]
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Dear black publishers and creatives...

I have been writing children's books for over 10 years now. I have worked as an editor in children's publishing houses for 15. For the last 18 months, I have been mentoring writers and illustrators of colour, and doing my best to try and explain how publishing works. How to navigate this... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-26 10:43:21 UTC ]
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'Change is not happening fast enough': UK publishers promise to tackle inequality

Responding to the newly formed Black Writers’ Guild, all five of the biggest publishers say they will make more room for black authors and staffThe “big five” UK publishing houses have separately acknowledged that “change is not happening fast enough” and that they must do a lot more to address... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-06-17 12:45:22 UTC ]
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In Mexico, One Bookstore per 120,000 Inhabitants, by Elena Poniatowska

Cultural Cross Sections Elena Poniatowska In this column that originally appeared in La Jornada, Elena Poniatowska considers the role of editors and talks with Diego Rabasa, founder of publisher Sexto Piso. Already precarious, the pandemic lockdown has... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2020-06-03 21:05:48 UTC ]
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In Mexico, One Bookstore per 120,000 Inhabitants, by Elena Poniatowska

Pandemic Dispatches Elena Poniatowska In this column that originally appeared in La Jornada, Elena Poniatowska considers the role of editors and talks with Diego Rabasa, founder of publisher Sexto Piso. Already precarious, the pandemic lockdown has made... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2020-06-03 21:05:48 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #bookstore #publishing houses #bookseller #publishing world #publishing companies #independent bookstore #penguin random house #book price #publishing industry #bookstore chain #literary translator #random house #fernanda melchor #economic opportunity #exhibition spaces #marketing teams #medium term #cervantes winners #editorial program #press teams #advertising efforts #combining promotional #reduce costs #administrative expenses #public policies


Richard Charkin: Let’s Hear It for Book Rights Sales People Worldwide

'Rights departments of publishing houses invariably seem the poor relation of the sales team,' says Richard Charkin. The pandemic is a prompt to reconsider. The post Richard Charkin: Let’s Hear It for Book Rights Sales People Worldwide appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-04-24 14:43:14 UTC ]
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