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Bärbel Becker’s Frankfurt Event Picks: International Publishing

Bärbel Becker’s selection of events at the 2020 Frankfurt Book Fair, ranging from rights presentations to book prize ceremonies and introductions to international literature. By Hannah Johnson | @hannahsjohnson Noteworthy Sessions in and Around the Trade Show ublishing Perspectives has asked... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-10-12 02:08:45 UTC ]
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Brought to book: how a publishing gold rush pinned Trump to the page

Wade through the vast library and a horrifying picture emerges: an ignorant, narcissistic, racist liar with a strange relationship with his daughter and senior adviserDonald Trump is not a reader but to the publishing industry he is the gift that keeps on giving. His time in the White House has... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-10-11 05:00:04 UTC ]
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Aspiring writers, enter that prize. Even if you don't win, you'll be seen | Candice Carty-Williams

Simply submitting your story to be read by someone who knows talent when they see it is important for so many reasonsWriting prizes are massively important for aspiring and emerging writers. I think they are vastly more important than literary prizes. So many aspiring writers don’t have access... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-10-03 07:00:18 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #publishing industry #longlisted authors #opened applications #candice carty-williams #literary prizes #emerging writers


ACFW 2020: Christian Publishers Aim for a New Normal

Industry experts weighed in on the state of the Christian publishing industry during the virtual American Christian Fiction Writers Conference on Sept. 18. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-09-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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We don’t need Michael Cohen to know the truth about Trump

In April, on the first night of Passover, Michael Cohen—Donald Trump’s former fixer, who was then incarcerated at Otisville prison, in New York—took an early manuscript of a book he’d been working on, and tossed it into a fire that Orthodox inmates had built to burn leavened bread. According to... Continue reading at 'Columbia Journalism Review'

[ Columbia Journalism Review | 2020-09-09 12:20:26 UTC ]
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Publishing must make room for disabled authors - for its own good

Attention to diversity has yet to pay much heed to us, but we are the biggest minority in the world, so if space is cleared everyone stands to win As a disabled writer, it has been a little strange to watch publishers rush to put on online events during the pandemic. Authors have been... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-09-04 14:00:57 UTC ]
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ReBoot Virtual Conference Set for October 13

"ReBoot: Books, Business and Reading," a virtual conference aimed at preparing the publishing industry for 2021, has been set for October 13. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-08-26 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Aspen Institute Looks at a Publishing Industry Challenged to Embrace Diversity

Aspen asks, 'Why is the world of publishing so reluctant to offer Black writers the same major book deals typically offered to white writers?' The post Aspen Institute Looks at a Publishing Industry Challenged to Embrace Diversity appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-08-21 18:41:12 UTC ]
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Meet the Agent: Regina Brooks

We talk with Serendipity Literary Agency founder Regina Brooks, who has built a roster of award-winning authors and illustrators while remaining committed to making the publishing industry more diverse. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-08-21 04:00:00 UTC ]
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US publishing revenues dip 4.2% in first half of 2020

The US publishing industry’s revenues are down 4.2% for the year to date, according to the Association of American Publishers' latest StatShot report, although Trade sales in the six-month period held on with a rise of almost 3% compared to the first half of 2019. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-19 02:12:36 UTC ]
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Sharmaine Lovegrove: ‘You must spend a year in a bookshop before you get a job in publishing’

Seeing unexpected pairings of readers and books quickly dispels the idea of who reads what• Time to reset: more brilliant ideas to remake the worldI have a party trick. If you name three books you like and two you hate, I can write you a reading list of 10 books you will love.I’ve gained this... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-08-15 10:00:40 UTC ]
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Coronavirus Impact: Russian Book Market Struggling Despite Reopenings

Eased restrictions in Russia have yet to result in a return of sales for the publishing industry. Some 40 percent of bookstores remain closed. The post Coronavirus Impact: Russian Book Market Struggling Despite Reopenings appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-07-20 15:49:57 UTC ]
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What black writers think about the UK's publishing industry – a survey

Limited promotion and marketing budgets reinforce false ideas about how well diverse books and writers will sell. This leads to a negative cycle for black, Asian and minority ethnic writers. Continue reading at 'The Conversation'

[ The Conversation | 2020-07-15 09:57:53 UTC ]
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Michaela Coel plays the first on-screen writer I can relate to | Candice Carty-Williams

I May Destroy You skewers the weirdness of fandom and captures just how terrifying the publishing industry can beMichaela Coel’s critically acclaimed new TV series I May Destroy You (BBC One), the journey of a young woman uncovering and trying to deal with sexual trauma, is a show that I fall... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-07-11 07:00:06 UTC ]
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What we've learnt about lockdown reading

The past few months have restricted physical access to bookshops, interrupted supply chains and created a raft of logistical complexities for the publishing industry. Even with restrictions easing, traditional consumer marketing and PR are trickier to execute safely. However, our data at The... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-07 15:24:03 UTC ]
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Under Newly Elected Chairman, Ebony Board Ousts CEO

The board of directors at Ebony has removed CEO Willard Jackson, the magazine said Sunday, citing an ongoing independent investigation into "a number of transactions that Jackson led." A co-founder and vice chairman of Clear View Group (CVG), the private equity firm that acquired Ebony from... Continue reading at 'Folio Magazine'

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-07-06 17:59:58 UTC ]
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Coronavirus Impact: Spain’s Publishers Open a Two-Front Strategy

The Spanish publishing industry has gained new clarity on where it stands with the government and is ratcheting up its demands for pendemic assistance. The post Coronavirus Impact: Spain’s Publishers Open a Two-Front Strategy appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-07-06 13:44:10 UTC ]
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The Most Anticipated Debuts of the Second Half of 2020

There’s no doubt COVID-19 has forever changed the world as we know it. A small slice of life that had to shift trajectory is the publishing industry. Debut authors are especially struggling as the books they have worked on for countless years are released into a world without in-person book... Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

[ Electric Literature | 2020-06-30 11:00:00 UTC ]
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B2B Publishers Call to End Data Misuse in Online Ad Auctions

A group of B2B publishers and ad tech firms are banding together to curtail the harvesting of publisher-specific data from online ad auctions by third-parties, a practice they argue is an unauthorized breach which places their relationships with their audiences at risk. Referred to as data... Continue reading at 'Folio Magazine'

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-06-17 21:29:40 UTC ]
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Can #BlackoutBestsellerList be the reckoning the publishing industry needs?

The social media campaign could force publishers to focus on black writers by encouraging readers to buy their booksCould the New York Times’ Best Seller book list ever be filled entirely by black authors?As industries undergo reckonings around race, in the wake of international demonstrations... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-06-17 10:00:17 UTC ]
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