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Remembering Ram Dass

The publishing industry mourns Ram Dass, the bestselling author of ‘Be Here Now’ and other books on spirituality, following his recent death at age 88. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-01-08 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Digiday Research Report: Half of publishing industry workers are concerned with job security

There are a multitude of effects the changes in publishing have had on the industry -- but less well understood are what it has meant for the people working in the industry. We surveyed over 200 publishing employees in business and revenue roles to understand how work culture, mental health, the... Continue reading at 'Digiday'

[ Digiday | 2020-01-07 05:01:49 UTC ]
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Was This Decade The Beginning Of The End Of The Great White Male Writer?

In the 2010s, the publishing industry finally wrestled with its problems with diversity. Continue reading at 'HuffPost'

[ HuffPost | 2019-12-22 13:00:22 UTC ]
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Widyaratna and Caless raise £4k in hours for food banks in trade crowdfunder

Picador commissioning editor Kishani Widyaratna (pictured) and Influx Press co-founder Kit Caless have launched a fundraiser for people in the publishing industry to donate money to the Trussell Trust with nearly £4,000 raised within five hours. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-16 19:29:32 UTC ]
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How Do You Sell Content to an Audience That Controls the Narrative?

Now more than ever, the publishing industry finds itself on a quest for more effective ways to make money. For the past few years, the industry has been working through a regular cycle of taglines and keywords: ‘metered models,’ ‘memberships,’ ‘registration paywalls,’ dynamic paywalls,’ and so... Continue reading at 'Publishing Executive'

[ Publishing Executive | 2019-12-11 16:35:15 UTC ]
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International Rights Forum

Discover the opportunities in buying and selling rights in Sharjah and the wider Arab Market at this free half-day seminar on Thursday 5 December 2019. The day, which forms part of The London Book Fair Market Focus Professional Programme will feature a fantastic line-up of speakers looking at... Continue reading at 'British Council global'

[ British Council global | 2019-11-20 11:14:33 UTC ]
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Sandler, Krasznahorkai, Sze, Broom, Choi, Win 2019 National Book Awards

At the 70th National Book Awards, held again this year at Cipriani Wall Street in lower Manhattan on Wednesday night, LeVar Burton presided over a smoothly run evening attended by a typically ebullient and dapper publishing industry crowd. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-20 05:00:00 UTC ]
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3 Keys for Future Readiness in Publishing Operations

In the modern media environment, publishers need a formula for success that they can depend on—not just for today, but one that will allow them to adapt for the trends of tomorrow. That means embracing three key ingredients that every publisher needs to ensure future-readiness, regardless of... Continue reading at 'Folio Magazine'

[ Folio Magazine | 2019-11-19 17:38:05 UTC ]
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The PW Publishing Industry Salary Survey, 2019

More small strides were made in 2018 toward addressing issues of pay disparity and diversification of the workforce. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-15 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Five questions for... Kit de Waal

From cultural appropriation to literary snobbery, campaigning author Kit de Waal is well known for holding the publishing industry to account. Her passionate, inclusive and activist spirit has seen her named 2019 FutureBook Person of the Year. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-14 16:22:05 UTC ]
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NaNoWriMo Has The Writers To Solve The Book Industry’s Diversity Problem

As the writing challenge turns 20, it’s time for the publishing industry to challenge itself. Continue reading at 'HuffPost'

[ HuffPost | 2019-11-01 09:45:13 UTC ]
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Publishers Are Missing the Point: Private Browsing Isn’t a Roadblock, It’s a Road Map

The publishing industry was up in arms over the summer when Google officially closed the loophole in its Chrome browser that allows website owners to detect whether a visitor has enabled Incognito mode to view their site. The complaint? It effectively undermined publishers’ efforts to prevent... Continue reading at 'Publishing Executive'

[ Publishing Executive | 2019-10-31 16:47:22 UTC ]
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Is this inclusive? Why only 4% of children's book heroes are BAME – video

More than 33% of students at UK schools are from black and minority ethnic backgrounds, but only 4% of the protagonists in children's books in the UK are BAME. The publishing industry has made big claims about its push for inclusivity both on and off the page, but some believe progress is... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-10-29 10:10:28 UTC ]
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Publishing Trends to Watch in 2020

The weather is cooler, the pumpkins are here, and it’s time for people with opinions to start publishing articles announcing what to watch for in the media and publishing industry in the coming year. There are many others like it, but this one is mine. The media industry is experiencing a flood... Continue reading at 'Publishing Executive'

[ Publishing Executive | 2019-10-24 12:50:31 UTC ]
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Subscriber-only podcasts are on the rise

Podcasts are ever so slowly pivoting to subscriptions. The broad move to consumer revenue in the publishing industry is spreading to podcasts, as publishers like Slate and The Athletic look to use the loyal audiences podcasts attract to drive paying subscribers and monetize this platform in new,... Continue reading at 'Digiday'

[ Digiday | 2019-10-24 04:01:40 UTC ]
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Literary Agents Seeking Under Represented and Unique Voices

Literary agents are gatekeepers of the publishing industry. Find literary agents open to submissions from under represented and unique voices in this post. List will be updated regularly. The post Literary Agents Seeking Under Represented and Unique Voices by Robert Lee Brewer appeared first on... Continue reading at 'Writer's Digest'

[ Writer's Digest | 2019-10-02 14:41:00 UTC ]
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Google experiments with its own contextual ads, as privacy legislation looms

Google is experimenting with contextual ads at "much lower costs" when it comes to marketing its own products—even as it leads the way as one of the most vocal proponents of the power of personal data for targeting ads online. Marvin Chow, Google’s VP of marketing, peeled back the curtain on... Continue reading at 'Advertising Age'

[ Advertising Age | 2019-09-24 23:11:20 UTC ]
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RCW's Peter Robinson leaves publishing after 30 years as agent

Rogers, Coleridge and White’s Peter Robinson is leaving the publishing industry after 30 years of being an agent. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-24 06:39:15 UTC ]
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Women’s Fiction Literary Agents Open to Submissions

Literary agents are gatekeepers of the publishing industry. Find women's fiction literary agents open to submissions in this post. List will be updated regularly. The post Women’s Fiction Literary Agents Open to Submissions by Robert Lee Brewer appeared first on Writer's Digest. Continue reading at 'Writer's Digest'

[ Writer's Digest | 2019-09-18 13:00:29 UTC ]
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How Brexit Could Destroy the U.K. Publishing Industry

In his poignant and strikingly insightful novel of 1956, The Lonely Londoners, Samuel Selvon shapes his narrative through the eyes of Caribbean migrants (now commonly referred to as the Windrush generation) upon their arrival to London post-World War II. His Trinidadian characters, having been... Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

[ Electric Literature | 2019-09-12 11:00:55 UTC ]
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