A House Author Gets His Due

William Kent Krueger’s career arc is an example of what publishers claim they want to do but find it increasingly hard to accomplish: grow an author. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-11 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Author campaigns to save Yorkshire's Red House

A campaign is under way to save historic literary site the Red House, in West Yorkshire, which has links to Charlotte Brontë. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-15 16:14:43 UTC ]
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Chicken House lands MG mystery series by debut author Holly Rivers

Chicken House has struck a three-book deal with debut author Holly Rivers for her middle-grade mystery series, Demelza and the Spectre Detectors.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-08 23:08:40 UTC ]
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BookExpo's Librarians' Lounge 2019: Meet the Authors and Editors Behind Random House's New ‘Make Me a World’ Imprint

On Friday, May 31, from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., join Random House Children's Books in the Librarians' Lounge (Booth 557) for an exclusive talk with some of the creators behind the publishers' inclusive new publishing program. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-14 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Chicken House to publish Chinese author Chen Jiatong

Chicken House has signed the English language rights to two middle-grade books by Chinese author Chen Jiatong. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-08-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Penguin Random House shows Pride in LGBTQ authors

Penguin Random House this weekend took to the streets of central London to march in support of Pride, an annual event which this year marked 50 years since the decriminalisation of homosexuality in England. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-07-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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More than 140 authors urge Penguin Random House to undo break with unions

Open letter from writers including David Almond, Michael Rosen and Meg Rosoff calls on publisher to ‘reverse its decision to derecognise unions’Children’s authors David Almond, Michael Rosen and Meg Rosoff are among more than 140 writers, booksellers and librarians who have signed a letter... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2016-12-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hachette Authors Mural unveiled at Carmelite House

Hachette UK has commemorated its first year housing all seven publishing divisions under one roof on London's Victoria Embankment by unveiling a large-scale mural at Carmelite House, described as a "river of authors" to celebrate its past, present and future. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-09-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Nonprofit House Partners with Authors

Greenpoint Press, a small nonprofit house founded in 2004 that specializes in personal nonfiction, partners with its authors and, among other things, offering them a 50% royalty rate. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-07-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Gritty memoir from the author of 'Little House on the Prairie' to hit shelves this fall

Some of the material from Laura Ingalls Wilder's autobiography, 'Pioneer Girl,' was used as a basis for the famed children's book series, but many of the more intense scenes were considered inappropriate for children. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2014-08-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Random House UK to launch 'author portal'

Up-to-date sales and royalties information are to become available to authors and agents via an... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-01-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Random House Group UK to tout authors as speakers

Random House is diversifying into author management with the launch of an international speakers... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-01-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Random House Children’s Books Launches MAGIC TREE HOUSE Home Adventures

Random House Children’s Books will launch Magic Tree House Home Adventures, an online program of activities, crafts, recipes, reading challenges, and more. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-04-24 17:57:06 UTC ]
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Are Self-Published Authors Still Indie Authors?

The publishing landscape is rapidly changing—as is the way self-published authors are viewed. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-10 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Society of Authors renews calls for TV shows to pay authors

The Society of Authors (SoA) has renewed its calls for TV companies to pay and credit historians and authors for their research work after a rise in complaints from members. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors Guild and Society of Authors Allege Copyright Infringement by the Internet Archive

In a copyright flare-up, California's Internet Archive finds itself on the wrong side of the English-speaking world's two largest author trade organizations. The post Authors Guild and Society of Authors Allege Copyright Infringement by the Internet Archive appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-01-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The UK’s Society of Authors Releases Its Shortlists for the Authors’ Awards Slate 2018

With its Authors' Awards not only for younger writers but also one for a first-time novelist older than 40, the Society of Authors releases shortlists for more than £98,000 in literary awards. The post The UK’s Society of Authors Releases Its Shortlists for the Authors’ Awards Slate 2018... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-06-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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US Authors Guild Opens First Regional Chapters and Amazon Author-Complaint Resolution

Following its deployment of a traveling team of workshop leaders, the Authors Guild opens a round of regional chapters. It also has just opened a new author-complaint resolution service in direct cooperation with Amazon.com. The post US Authors Guild Opens First Regional Chapters and Amazon... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-06-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors Guild Honors VIDA, Announces ‘Boot Camps’ for Authors Outside New York

US-based Authors Guild announced a series of traveling workshops for writers around the country and honored 'VIDA: Women in Literary Arts' with its most prestigious award. The post Authors Guild Honors VIDA, Announces ‘Boot Camps’ for Authors Outside New York appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-05-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors United Absorbed by Authors Guild

In a letter, Authors United founder Douglas Preston urged AU writers “to throw their support behind the Authors Guild either by joining or making a contribution.” Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-12-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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