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Publishing news tagged with #young adult


6 Audiobooks to Celebrate Indigenous Peoples’ Day

From memoir to young adult, there is a little bit of something for everyone on this list of audiobooks by Indigenous authors. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2020-10-06 10:31:00 UTC ]
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100 Essential Books by Iranian Writers: Children’s and Young Adult Titles, by Niloufar Talebi

Essay To mark the upcoming 2020 Neustadt Lit Fest and the announcement of the 2021 NSK Neustadt Prize for Children’s Literature, here is an excerpt featuring the children’s and young adult books selection from 100 Essential Books by Iranian Writers,... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2020-09-30 13:21:42 UTC ]
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How to Publish a Young Adult Novel

Each genre of fiction has its own rules for getting published. In this article, we cover how to publish your young adult novel, including how to write a query letter and synopsis, example queries that worked as well as literary agents open to young adult submissions. The post How to Publish a... Continue reading at 'Writer's Digest'

[ Writer's Digest | 2019-09-09 21:35:33 UTC ]
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Kirkus Collections wants to make it easier to find YA books that reflect America

Kids these days apparently want to read books that reflect their lives. So following that whole supply-and-demand thing we all learned in Economics 101, Kirkus is giving the people what they want. They’ve just launched Kirkus Collections, which brings together Young Adult and children’s lit... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2017-09-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Books: A futurist, a bestselling YA novel, Tolkien, Denis Johnson and more

Hello readers! I’m books editor Carolyn Kellogg, back after taking a newsletter break for Memorial Day Weekend. THE BIG ESSAY This week, critic at large Adriana E. Ramírez takes a look at “The Hate U Give.” The young adult novel is something of a phenomenon, selling like gangbusters since its... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-06-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publisher delays YA novel amid row over invented black 'street dialect'

When We Was Fierce by eE Charlton-Trujillo uses invented street dialect slammed by one reviewer as ‘rife with insult and lack of awareness’The publication of young adult novel When We Was Fierce has been postponed by its author and publisher following harsh criticism of the “deeply offensive”... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2016-08-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Libraries and schools need free author visits, so I set up YA Shot

Cuts to library funding in schools and community mean author visits are a luxury that only some can afford, that’s why author Alexia Casale founded the YA Shot festival and programme to partner libraries and schools for author visits – here’s how your library system can apply to be part of YA... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2016-01-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2015: HarperCollins to Release YA Novel in 16 Languages Next May

As part of the marketing campaign for the new young adult novel by Alyson Noël, 'Unrivaled,' HarperCollins will publish the book simultaneously May 10, 2016 in 16 languages. The novel will feature covers that will be coordinated across the different markets. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-10-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Andrew McCarthy will make his fiction debut with a young adult novel

Good news for '80s kids who preferred Blane McDonough to Duckie Dale: "Pretty in Pink" star Andrew McCarthy, who went from Brat Pack actor to travel writer and television director, is coming out with his first novel. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2015-07-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Odedina takes role at Oneworld

Sarah Odedina, former m.d. of Hot Key Books, is to join Oneworld in the role of children’s publisher, overseeing its Young Adult and children’s publishing. Oneworld announced last year that it would launch a YA imprint, Rock the Boat. Oneworld publisher Juliet Mabey said hiring Odedina was like... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-05-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Winter Horses to become film animation

Philip Kerr’s young adult novel The Winter Horses (Walker Books) is being developed into an animated feature film by Komixx Entertainment. Entertainment media owner and production company Komixx Entertainment Inc, the US arm of Komixx Media Group, optioned the worldwide rights to The Winter... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-03-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA Sets 2015 Buzz Panels

There will be three three separate buzz panels for adult, young adult, and middle grade titles. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-03-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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5% uplift for US publisher revenues

US publishers have reported a sales revenues rise of nearly 5% across 2014, mainly fuelled by the success of children's and young adult. Figures released by the Association of American Publishers (AAP), covering the first nine months of the year, show that across publishing as a whole,... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-12-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Should the Young Adult Book Category Be Rebranded?

The book term 'young adult' is generally disliked by both teen readers and adult fans. But is there a better alternative? The post Should the Young Adult Book Category Be Rebranded? appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2014-12-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Zoella keeps top spot in Christmas-fuelled charts

YouTube star Zoe Sugg, aka Zoella, shrugged off a mild ghostwriting controversy to retain the top spot of the UK Official Top 50 for the second straight week, with her Young Adult novel Girl Online (Penguin) becoming 2014's fastest selling book. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-12-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Zoella smashes first week début record

YouTube sensation Zoe Sugg has eclipsed superstars such J K Rowling, Dan Brown and E L James to record the biggest first week sale for a début since records began. Sugg, known as Zoella on her fashion and beauty vlog, which has over five million subscribers, shifted 78,109 copies of her Young... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-12-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kinsella YA Novel Coming

Random House Children’s Books imprint Delacorte Press has acquired U.S. rights to 'Finding Audrey,' the first young adult novel from the author of the bestselling Shopaholic series, Sophie Kinsella Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-10-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How Minecraft has bewitched 40 million of us

The worldwide domination of Markus Persson's building-blocks game is a triumph for the power of human imaginationA funny thing happened on the way to this column. Browsing idly through the Publishers Weekly site, I came on the list of the Nielsen bestselling books of 2014 (so far) in the US. The... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2014-08-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Angry Robot Closes Two Imprints

U.K.-based Angry Robot Books is closing its young adult and crime/mystery imprints, effectively immediately. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-06-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Gay-Themed Russian YA Novel Sold with Warning Label

As a result of laws prohibiting 'homosexual propaganda' in Russia, a young adult novel featuring a gay character, is sold with adult-age warning labels. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-08-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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