A Few Words With Jacks Thomas on ‘Building Inclusivity in Publishing’

Ahead of the second 'Building Inclusivity' event, London Book Fair's director sees 'tangible examples of publishers making concerted efforts' in diversity. The post A Few Words With Jacks Thomas on ‘Building Inclusivity in Publishing’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-11-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A Few Words With Jacks Thomas on ‘Building Inclusivity in Publishing’

Ahead of the second 'Building Inclusivity' event, London Book Fair's director sees 'tangible examples of publishers making concerted efforts' in diversity. The post A Few Words With Jacks Thomas on ‘Building Inclusivity in Publishing’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-11-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Building Inclusivity in Publishing conference returns in November

The Building Inclusivity in Publishing conference, run by the London Book Fair and the Publishers Association, will return for a second year on 13th November 2017. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-09-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Jacks Thomas: A Few Words With London Book Fair’s Director

'My personal highlight will be meeting the amazing Judith Kerr,' Jacks Thomas tell us in a pre-London Book Fair chat. She's readying, again, 'a global platform' for the books industry. The post Jacks Thomas: A Few Words With London Book Fair’s Director appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Boston Properties' Park Avenue South building lands publishing house HQ

Boston Properties has signed a new tenant to 360 Park Ave. South, a handsome but mostly vacant building whose co-owner sold its stake back to the developer earlier this year for $1.Ziff Davis agreed to relocate to corporate headquarters from 114 Fifth Ave. to the 20-story building at East 26th... Continue reading at Crains New York

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Thomas McCormack, ‘One of the Great Contrarians of Publishing,’ Dies at 92

McCormack, the longtime, famously outspoken executive who turned St. Martin’s Press from “an insignificant trade house on the brink of bankruptcy to a quarter-billion-dollar powerhouse,” died on June 15. He was 92. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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U.K. Publishing Spotlight: Building Bridges Between the U.K. and U.S. Book Businesses

British publishers discuss how transatlantic collaboration can boost books’ performance and the work it takes to maintain mutually beneficial relationships. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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U.K. Publishing Spotlight: Usborne Builds on Its Founder's Legacy

The managing director of Usborne Publishing reflects on the legacy of her father, the company’s founder, who died last year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Inclusive Children’s Book Publishers

Editors at four children’s imprints that focus on promoting underrepresented authors tell 'PW' how they got their start and what they love about their work. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Jack Artenstein, Former S&S Group President and Publisher, Dies at 83

After executive roles at Grosset & Dunlap and Simon & Schuster, Artenstein launched RGA/Lowell House in 1984, and sold the company to the NTC/Contemporary Publishing Group in 1998. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The History of Modern American Book Publishing—In Its Own Words

This fall, Running Press cofounder Buz Teacher will release 'Among Friends,' a book featuring more than 100 personal essays by people who had a hand in shaping the book business in America in the latter half of the 20th century. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Jack Macrae, Former Holt Editor-in-Chief and Respected Publisher, Dies

Macrae, who helmed Holt in the 1980s and was president of Dutton in the 1970s, published Hilary Mantel, Jorge Luis Borges, and others during his illustrious career in publishing. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Morgan James Publishing: Supporting Authors and Building Community from Page One

Since founding Morgan James Publishing in 2003, entrepreneur David Hancock has helped launch the careers of thousands of authors. Whether it’s a business- or faith-based title, a novel, or a children’s story, the books’ accolades speak for themselves. (Sponsored) Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Newly Published, From a Vermont Sanctuary to Chicago’s Spoken Word

A selection of books published this week; plus, a peek at what our colleagues around the newsroom are reading. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Carthew plans UK tour to address publishing diversity and inclusion

Natasha Carthew, the artistic director of The Festival for Working Class Writers, is planning a UK tour in 2022 to address diversity and inclusion issues in the industry. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-25 12:09:19 UTC ]
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HarperCollins Ireland publisher Nagle looks to build brand as list launches

With its first two titles issued last week and a further four to come in 2021, Conor Nagle explains how HarperCollins Ireland is harnessing the power of a big list alongside some indie sensibilities. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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U.S. Book Show: Making Publishing More Inclusive Demands Leadership

On the anniversary of the death of George Floyd, a panel at the U.S. Book Show discussed the challenges of and best practices for establishing a more inclusive publishing industry. It starts a the top, with a leadership that is willing to embrace the process of change. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-26 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Quercus to publish book of advice by comedian Jack Dee

Quercus has signed What Is Your Problem? by Jack Dee, a book of "hilarious" advice compiled after the comedian took a four-hour online course to retrain as a psychotherapist.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Small Publishers Struggle to Build a Diverse Workforce

Interviews with mainline Christian, Catholic, and spirituality publishers found efforts to build a more inclusive staff bump into tight budgets, small staffs, lack of attrition, and high competition for talent. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-02-09 05:00:00 UTC ]
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”Pivot” has been the word’: How travel publishers are navigating the coronavirus pandemic

After seeing advertising in the travel category disappear, publishers including Insider, BuzzFeed and Condé Nast Traveler are seeing signs of life. The post ”Pivot” has been the word’: How travel publishers are navigating the coronavirus pandemic appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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Publishing ‘treats pay like a dirty word’, say industry staffers

Publishing staffers have spoken out on low pay and poor transparency on salaries in the industry.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

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