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U.S. Book Show: Pondering a Healthy Publishing Industry

Panelists addressing the issue of what a healthy publishing industry looks like concluded that, while the industry is suffering some severe aches and pains, creative remedies could bolster the book business—as long as industry leaders are willing to reimagine old formulas. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-05-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Black Lives Matter Spurs a Publishing Awakening

David Unger, director of the Publishing Certificate Program at the City College of New York, highlights how Black Lives Matter woke up the publishing industry. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-04-19 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Paper Shortage, Workforce Issues Tackled in Webinar

The publishing industry faces continuing supply chain issues and paper shortages, while another set of challenges has appeared in early 2022, in the form of employee resignations and work-life balance issues. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-04-08 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Heading to London Book Fair: Diversity in UK Publishing

As the UK publishing industry prepares for its annual encounter with many colleagues from other markets, a look at UK book business diversity. The post Heading to London Book Fair: Diversity in UK Publishing appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-04-01 19:24:36 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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Trade figures' Beatles band come together again for NLT fundraiser

Shabby Road, a Beatles tribute band formed by members of the publishing industry, are to hold a fundraising concert for the National Literary Trust this spring, following their sell-out debut gig for the charity in 2019.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2022-01-31 11:57:55 UTC ]
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AAP StatShot: The United States’ Publishing Industry Gained 12.2 Percent in 2021

The final 2021 report from the Association of American Publishers shows December up 2.8 percent over December 2020, at US$1.1 billion. The post AAP StatShot: The United States’ Publishing Industry Gained 12.2 Percent in 2021 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-01-26 16:01:07 UTC ]
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Americans are buying more books—but reading fewer of them than ever. What gives?

The publishing industry is booming. According to Publishers Weekly, sales of print books rose 8.9% in 2021, selling 825.7 million units, up from 757.9 million in 2020. This is the second year in a row to see a similar sales jump; in 2020, sales were up 8.2% from 2019, in which 693.7 million... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-01-12 19:07:42 UTC ]
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PRH Peru Chief and Author in Defamation Case: Publishing Industry Support

IPA, CPJ, and several embassies condemn the defamation verdict against PRH Peru's Jerónimo Pimentel and author Christopher Acosta. The post PRH Peru Chief and Author in Defamation Case: Publishing Industry Support appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-01-12 15:59:10 UTC ]
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Criminal stereotypes

I was 10 years old when I read my first crime fiction novel. A charity shop copy of Agatha Christie’s 1935 Death in the Clouds, gifted from my gran. For the 38 years since I have devoured crime fiction and thrillers. And I am not alone. In the UK in June 2020, the publishing industry saw a crime... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-30 22:50:13 UTC ]
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Dohle optimistic about publishing's future and insists S&S acquisition 'pro-competitive'

Penguin Random House worldwide chief executive Markus Dohle says he is "optimistic" about the future of the publishing industry, claiming "it's the best time in this business since Gutenberg invented the printing press". Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-20 11:07:03 UTC ]
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Publishing industry 'needs to collaborate' to improve sustainability

The publishing industry needs to collaborate in order to improve its sustainability, because the size of the challenge is “so enormous” FutureBook audiences were told today.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-20 06:42:09 UTC ]
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Podcasters on sharing industry knowhow

A number of those working within the publishing industry are turning to podcasts to demystify the trade and share their career advice. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-12 11:00:36 UTC ]
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Art of Writing 2021 Highlights Diverse Characters, Mental Health

Hosted annually by the ECPA, 2021’s Art of Writing took place virtually from Sept. 30—Nov. 4 with webinars touching on the need for authentic representations of diverse people, the impacts of Covid-19 on writers, and other challenges within the Christian publishing industry today. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-11-10 05:00:00 UTC ]
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From pledges to action

The Bookseller‘s recent Climate Issue (October 15th) successfully addressed the intertwined problem of commercial and environmental sustainability from a range of perspectives. This is vital to encourage broad engagement and hopefully commitment to change. But is the action the publishing... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-10-29 20:27:36 UTC ]
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John Hitchin obituary

My father, John Hitchin, who has died aged 88, was a marketing and publicity specialist in the publishing industry who spent three decades with Penguin Books, where he was responsible for a number of innovations, including the first paperback gift set and the first display “dump” bin. As... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2021-10-28 19:33:32 UTC ]
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At Reimagining Bookstores, 'Provocations' Fuel Drive for Sustainable Bookselling

Reimagining Bookstores, a two-day online gathering of booksellers and publishing industry professionals, came to a close on October 19 with a clear mandate to continue building a movement to develop strategies that will lead to a more diverse, sustainable, and equitable bookselling trade in America. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-10-20 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Access Denied: disabled employees and job seekers reveal their stories

An in-depth report into the publishing industry, and how accessible it is to those with disabilities, shows there is much work to do to make the book trade truly reflective of society Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-26 08:40:19 UTC ]
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Freelancing and mental health in the publishing industry

Reedsy's Thao Nguyen reflects on some of the benefits and challenges of being your own boss. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-22 12:07:00 UTC ]
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Gardners and Raynor among award winners at BA Conference

Awards celebrating figures from across the publishing industry have been announced at the Booksellers Association Conference, with recognition for Gardners and Headline's Caitlin Raynor among others.     Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-14 02:38:56 UTC ]
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