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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

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 ]
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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 ]
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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Opportunity knocks: how lockdown is opening doors for new creative talent

Aspiring writers and directors now have a rare chance to impress producers and publishers with time on their handsCameras have stopped rolling, book launches are postponed and actors are all “resting”. It looks as if nothing is moving in the world of entertainment and storytelling, yet from... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-04-18 13:05:09 UTC ]
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Reagan Arthur named as publisher of Knopf.

The smoke has been spotted at the corner of Broadway and 56th Street, and Reagan Arthur has been announced as the new publisher of Knopf. Amazingly, Arthur is only the fourth person to helm one of the most important publishing houses in America in its 105-year history, following an impressive... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-01-23 16:20:54 UTC ]
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Audible settles copyright lawsuit with publishers over audiobook captions

Seven publishers had sued the audiobook giant last July, claiming that its audio-to-text service Captions was unauthorisedAfter months of back and forth, Audible has settled in a copyright lawsuit with major publishers over its plan to introduce captions to their recordings, a proposal that the... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-01-15 14:00:06 UTC ]
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In no man’s land: anger as publisher puts book criticising army on hold

Penguin group rejects claim of censorship after halting publication of Simon Akam’s The Changing of the GuardAfter beating four other publishing houses in an auction, William Heinemann was in no doubt that The Changing of the Guard would more than reward the five-figure advance it paid to its... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-08-18 06:59:05 UTC ]
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The Very First Books Published by Some of Your Favorite Publishing Houses

One of the most interesting things about book publishing, as an industry, is the way imprints and publishing houses develop over time—shifting focus to keep up with public interest, taking on personalities along with personnel, changing hands ad nauseam and merging like no one’s watching.... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-08-15 09:36:09 UTC ]
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Faber & Faber: by Toby Faber review – the untold story of a publishing giant

They turned down Ulysses and Animal Farm, but still shaped 20th‑century literatureAll publishing houses have archives, but for anyone interested in 20th-century literature the archive of Faber & Faber is a fabled treasure house. This is the firm that was, as Toby Faber puts it, “midwife at... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-06-20 11:00:08 UTC ]
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Obituary: Michelle Lewy, 62

Michelle Lewy, who held executive spots at a number of publishing houses, died May 7. She was 62. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-13 04:00:00 UTC ]
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From Lena Dunham to Stormzy: the world of the celebrity book imprint

On the heels of the rapper’s deal with Random House, a look at the stars dipping their toes into publishing with imprints of their ownWith the launch of his new book imprint with publishing giant Random House, announced on Thursday via Instagram, the grime rapper Stormzy joined a growing list of... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2018-07-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Lithuania’s ‘Day of the Book Smugglers’ Comes to the UK Ahead of London Book Fair

Taking to the streets on Lithuania's annual 'Day of the Book Smugglers,' a team of fashionable book 'smugglers' delivered Lithuanian writings to agents' offices, publishing houses, and media newsrooms ahead of London Book Fair's Market Focus on the Baltics. The post Lithuania’s ‘Day of the Book... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-03-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Helsinki Literary Agency Authors Win Both the Finlandia Prize and the Junior Prize

The agency, formed by three publishing houses, this year has captured both the 'adult' Finlandia Prize and the junior prize in children's literature. The post Helsinki Literary Agency Authors Win Both the Finlandia Prize and the Junior Prize appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-12-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Indigo Eyes U.S. Expansion

The Canadian retailer Indigo Books & Music is in discussions to expand operations to the United States as early 2018, according to several high level executives at publishing houses in both Canada and the United States. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-07-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Diversity Survey Deadline Nears

The goal of the survey, which publisher Lee & Low created and is overseeing, is to gather statistics about the staff makeup of both publishing houses and review journals based on gender, race/ethnicity, sexual orientation, and disability. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-09-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Obituary: Liz Perle, 59

Perle, who served as publisher of William Morrow, among other top level positions across publishing houses, died August 20 at the age of 59, after living with breast cancer for more than eight years. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-08-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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DRM: A Model Of The Past?

In Germany, more and more publishing houses are abolishing hard DRM in favor of digital watermarks. Latest to follow the trend is Holtzbrinck. The post DRM: A Model Of The Past? appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-07-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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S&S Launches Pop Culture Site

Simon & Schuster imprint Touchstone has created Glommable, a site that will curate content from Internet personalities and authors from across publishing houses. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-07-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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