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Waterstones prize winner Elle McNicoll: ‘I never saw autistic girls in books’

The author was repeatedly told that no one wanted to read fun books with disabled heroes. Now she has won the £5,000 Waterstones children’s book prize for her debut, A Kind of SparkWhen Scottish author Elle McNicoll was first trying to enter the publishing world, she was repeatedly told that... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2021-07-01 05:01:05 UTC ]
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British Council at the Online Book Fair 2021

London Book Fair is online this year. On 30 June, the focus falls on making words travel, with a programme addressing writers, translators, and the ways that books can travel across borders. The British Council is partnering with English PEN and the Literary Translation Centre on three free... Continue reading at 'British Council global'

[ British Council global | 2021-06-02 10:20:41 UTC ]
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World Literature Today Announces 2021 Student Translation Prize Winners

News and Events Mariah Rust and Xin Xu recently were named the recipients of the fourth annual translation prize for students sponsored by World Literature Today at the University of Oklahoma. Consistent with World Literature Today’s commitment to... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2021-05-20 16:07:11 UTC ]
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How women conquered the world of fiction

From Sally Rooney to Raven Leilani, female novelists have captured the literary zeitgeist, with more buzz, prizes and bestsellers than men. But is this cultural shift something to celebrate or rectify?In March, Vintage, one of the UK’s largest literary fiction divisions, announced the five debut... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2021-05-16 06:00:48 UTC ]
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DK's Quick Pandemic Pivot

Carsten Coesfeld took over as DK CEO days before Covid-19 shut down the publishing world. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-02-12 05:00:00 UTC ]
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7 (More) Literary Translators You Should Know

Translating novels, short stories, and poetry into English in a way that remains true to their original form can take years, even decades of dedication. And then there is the job of persuading the Anglophone publishing world to take chances. Translators’ labor is ultimately rewarding for readers... Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

[ Electric Literature | 2020-12-31 12:00:00 UTC ]
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The Top 10 Library Stories of 2020

PW looks back at the library stories that captivated the publishing world this year—and what they portend for 2021. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-12-11 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookshop.org is what the publishing world has been waiting for

Following its its success in the US, the ethical platform Bookshop.org has arrived in the UK, marking an exciting new chapter for independent stores onlineIn publishing we often talk about things that we are “excited” and “delighted” about, so much that sometimes I think the words have lost... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-11-05 08:00:40 UTC ]
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Fred Klein, Who Helped Build Bantam Books, Dies at 97

Fred Klein, who helped make Bantam Books a major force in mass market paperback publishing in the 1960s and 1970s, died on October 22. He was described by a former colleague as "the greatest ringmaster the publishing world has ever known.” Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-11-02 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Bolinda scoops Mennuti comedy about publishing world

Bolinda has scooped a “laugh out loud” romantic comedy by debut author Aly Mennuti, featuring a literary agent based partly on the author's own, Simon Trewin. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-25 02:20:12 UTC ]
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My Novel’s Heroine is Doing Better in the Publishing World Than I Did

When I started writing my current novel, Paris Never Leaves You, I had no idea the protagonist, a young widow struggling to survive in Occupied Paris, would end up working in a New York publishing house. I knew she would get to America, but I assumed she would enter the fashion or beauty... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-07-31 08:48:22 UTC ]
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Successfully Navigating a Publishing World Consumed by COVID-19

Today’s publishers are working to survive in a new reality where media consumption is up, but revenues are down. Let’s examine three ways publishers can thrive — not just survive — and prepare for success in the next normal. Continue reading at 'Publishing Executive'

[ Publishing Executive | 2020-06-30 20:16:23 UTC ]
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Publishers want more black authors. Why have they silenced us for so long? | Candice Carty-Williams

As Black Lives Matter protests take place across the world, the publishing world is rushing to support those ‘ignored by the mainstream’. Who is the mainstream, then?The publishing industry is stilted and archaic. I worked in it for seven years, and left due to reasons I can’t legally talk... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-06-11 09:44:22 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 ]
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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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How The Publishing World Is Staying Afloat During The Pandemic

Quarantine may be a golden opportunity to finally read "War and Peace" — but it's not an easy time for the book industry. Continue reading at 'HuffPost'

[ HuffPost | 2020-05-21 09:45:35 UTC ]
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The Digital Transformation in Publishing Has Left Plenty of Space for Print

Every industry is experiencing a digital transformation. For some, the pandemic has accelerated this transformation. Others, like retail, travel and QSR, are trying to quickly adapt to the new criteria of our on-demand world. Consumers are permanently changing their online consumption habits,... Continue reading at 'Folio Magazine'

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-05-07 14:20:39 UTC ]
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We Owe More to Our Young Writers: On the Relevance of the Workshop

In post 11/8 America, the citizenry became more aware, more active, more willing to submit themselves to self-examination. Yet while the world of journals both print (Freeman’s), and online (Guernica, Lit Hub, Electric Literature), have increased their commitment to the exploration of... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-04-16 08:49:50 UTC ]
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How Content Consumption & Creation Is Changing (and How to Keep Up)

From Gutenberg’s printing press to Google’s AMP format, the publishing world has gone from zero to one million miles per hour, with revolutionary changes to the way we produce, distribute, and consume content. Here is a breakdown of some of the key changes in digital publishing, plus tips for... Continue reading at 'Publishing Executive'

[ Publishing Executive | 2020-03-05 15:43:14 UTC ]
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The publishing industry is probably even less diverse than you thought.

Children’s book publisher Lee & Low Books, a minority-owned company that focuses on multicultural literature, recently released the results of a survey geared towards finding out one thing: What do the numbers say about the widely perceived lack of diversity in the publishing world? The... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-01-29 21:40:46 UTC ]
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