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How a multitude of Harry headlines helped propel Spare to early sales success

An accidental release of Prince Harry's memoir Spare, five days ahead of schedule, led to round-the-clock coverage of the book and its many revelations. Publishing professionals say the outcome has been highly beneficial for sales. Continue reading at 'CBC'

[ CBC | 2023-01-14 09:00:00 UTC ]
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A Publishing Group Grows on Facebook

At the start of the pandemic, several publishing professionals from around the world launched a Facebook group called Publishers Without Borders to stay connected to the broader global publishing community during lockdown. Today, the group has grown to 4,800 members and become a hub for... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-01-06 05:00:00 UTC ]
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A Publishing Group Grows on Facebook

At the start of the pandemic, several publishing professionals from around the world launched a Facebook group called Publishers Without Borders to stay connected to the broader global publishing community during lockdown. Today, the group has grown to 4,800 members and become a hub for... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-01-06 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishing professionals are calling for PRH to reconsider Amy Coney Barrett’s book.

The Big Five publishers have a history of both publishing and distributing books by people who not only hold abhorrent beliefs, but who wield those beliefs to destroy the rights of people across the world—so it’s no surprise that Sentinel, the conservative Penguin Random House imprint, is... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-10-25 14:43:59 UTC ]
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Is the Publishing Industry Broken?

As houses across the industry start recalling staff to their offices, publishing professionals are pushing back against low pay, heavy workloads, and an increasingly stifled corporate environment. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-09-02 04:00:00 UTC ]
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The PRH Trial Has Revealed a Barely Hidden Scorn for Independent Publishers

Over the past two weeks, writers and publishing professionals have been riveted by coverage of the trial in which the U.S. Department of Justice is attempting to block Penguin Random House’s purchase of Big Five rival Simon & Schuster. As a member of the independent book publishing... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-08-18 08:54:18 UTC ]
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U.S. Book Show: The Pandemic and Publishing: How Has Covid Changed the Industry for Good?

Industry experts discussed the normalization of working from home, the dearth of in-person networking in the age of Covid-19, new expectations among a younger generation of publishing professionals, and more on the second day of the 2022 U.S. Book Show. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-05-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
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HBG Diversity Efforts Continue in Hiring and New Partnerships

In its annual update on its diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts, Hachette Book Group reported that BIPOC employees comprised 35.4% of its workforce last year, up from 32.9% in 2020. The company also announced four new partnerships it has signed to support writers and publishing... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-03-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Notable: David Unger and Retha Powers

Cofounded in 1998 by bestselling novelist Walter Mosley and founding director David Unger, the Publishing Certificate Program at the City College of New York is designed to take advantage of the school’s diverse student body to recruit and train a new generation of publishing professionals. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-12-18 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Opportunity: India Literature and Publishing Sector Research

The British Council is seeking proposals from researchers to conduct research into India’s trade publishing and literature sectors, identifying opportunities for internationalisation and identifying challenges and issues faced by publishers and other literature organisations from working and... Continue reading at 'British Council global'

[ British Council global | 2020-10-26 15:43:22 UTC ]
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Frankfurter Buchmesse Announces Details of Its Digital Professional Program

The planning team in Frankfurt begins to release details of its programming for publishing professionals, with several strands of participation. The post Frankfurter Buchmesse Announces Details of Its Digital Professional Program appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-09-16 11:30:01 UTC ]
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Istanbul Literary Festival 2019 Opens Applications for Fellows

In its eighth year, Turkey's fellowship for publishing professionals at Istanbul's Tanpinar festival will again offer a three-day program of information and engagement. The post Istanbul Literary Festival 2019 Opens Applications for Fellows appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-01-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New York Rights Fair Maps a Booming Marketplace

The inaugural New York Rights Fair brought 70 literary agents, scouts, foreign rights associates, film producers, literary managers, and other publishing professionals from all over the world together to talk shop. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-06-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bologna 2018: Photos from the Fair

See photo highlights from this year’s Bologna Children’s Book Fair, which brought together publishing professionals from around the world. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-04-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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SCIBA Attracts 300 Attendees to Upbeat Show

Attended by 300 Southern California booksellers, teachers and librarians, authors, and publishing professionals, the show gave attendees what John Evans, co-owner of Diesel Bookstores, called “a sense of solidarity.” Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-10-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A Look at Istanbul’s Tanpinar Festival and Fellows Program

Designed for both the local readership and international visitors, the annual Tanpinar Literary Festival organized by Kalem Literary Agency includes a fellowship program for publishing professionals. The post A Look at Istanbul’s Tanpinar Festival and Fellows Program appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-06-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Trendwatch: AR stickers, Manga, clicks to bricks

From next gen stickers to bug-eyed wizards, here are three trends that publishing professionals might just want to take notice of this month. Mardles AR stickers Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-02-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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From the Fringes to the Mainstream: Ten Years of Growth In Graphic Novel Publishing

To mark this exciting decade in graphic novel publishing, PW invited seven publishing professionals to reflect on the growth of the last ten years and to peer into the future of graphic novel publishing. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-12-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers bring Radium Girls play to West End

Two publishing professionals have brought a production of Melanie Marnich’s 'These Shining Lives' to the Pleasance Theatre in London. Kate Moore, a former PRH editorial director who now works as a freelance writer and editor, is directing the play, while Anna Marx, commissioning editor at John... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-09-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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AWP 2015: Publishing Pros Point Toward Careers in the Book Biz for M.F.A. Grads

A group of publishing professionals from Riverhead, Graywolf, the National Book Foundation, and Coffee House Press, talked to AWP attendees about the promises and pitfalls of pursuing a career in publishing in a panel sponsored by PW. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-04-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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