A new Highland Park bookstore is funded by publishers — but as indie as it gets

When publishers Rare Bird and Unnamed Press moved into Highland Park, North Figueroa Bookshop soon followed, putting down roots in a bookstore-starved neighbohood. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2023-02-14 14:00:08 UTC ]
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A new Highland Park bookstore is funded by publishers — but as indie as it gets

When publishers Rare Bird and Unnamed Press moved into Highland Park, North Figueroa Bookshop soon followed, putting down roots in a bookstore-starved neighbohood. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2023-02-14 14:00:08 UTC ]
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Publishers, Authors to Raise More Aid for Indie Bookstores

Indie Shindig, a virtual event series for booksellers created by half a dozen publishers, aims to raise up to $18,000 for We Need Diverse Books and Binc. Author Gayle Forman and Penguin Books for Young Readers are contributing sales of Forman's new novel to Binc's "Thrive to Survive" campaign. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-27 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Inkshares Publishes First Indie Bookstore Title

One year after Inkshares, which uses crowdfunding to determine what to publish, began courting indies, it is publishing its first bookstore-generated title, an anthology from Boston's Papercuts J.P. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-07-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Indie Publisher to Open Chicago Bookstore

Chicago-based press Curbside Splendor will operate Curbside Books & Records inside the National, a 24,000-foot food hall opening in the Windy City this July. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Indie Bookstores Use Inkshares to Publish Own Anthologies

In a creative use of the platform, crowdfunding publishing site Inkshares has recruited indie bookstores to publish original anthologies with the site. The post Indie Bookstores Use Inkshares to Publish Own Anthologies appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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This Publishing Startup Wants To Crowdfund Books For Indie Bookstores

Inkshares, a crowdfunded book publishing platform, is working with indie bookstores to help them launch their own imprints.A fledgling publishing company is offering a new tool to indie bookstores: crowdfunded imprints.Read Full Story Continue reading at Fast Company

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Three indie bookstores file lawsuit against Amazon and Big Six publishers

The stores charge that secret agreements made between the publishers and Amazon give Amazon the advantage in selling ebooks, but some industry observers find flaws in their logic. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Publishing Scotland to launch digital fund for indies

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Wed, 05/10/2011 - 15:21 Publishing Scotland has launched a "Go-Digital Fund" to support Scottish-based book publishers develop their digital programmes and bring their books to a new digital audience. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-10-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Indie Bookstore Day returns, celebrating local bookstores as sanctuaries

Independent Bookstore Day returns April 29 for a day of reader solidarity, or, in the words of one local participant, Skylight Books, “Today we all bleed indie!” Launched in California in 2014, Independent Bookstore Day has since gone national — this year’s list of participants boasts 458... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-04-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Indie publishers 'spurred on' to publish more from Trump's banned nations

Independent publishers have been “spurred on” to continue producing works that give a voice to silenced nations following President Trump's controversial "travel ban". Continue reading at The Bookseller

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U.K. Publishing Supplement: Neem Tree's CEO Surveys the Indie Scene

An independent publisher considers the challenges and opportunities for small presses in her home market. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The Holiday Season Looks Promising for Indie Bookstores

Independent bookstores saw steady sales over the shopping spree that increasingly characterizes the three days after Thanksgiving, which brought with them a much-needed confidence boost for booksellers going into the holiday season. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The 10 Best Indie Publishing Companies To Follow To Find Your Next Read

What are some of the best indie publishing companies to follow to find your next excellent read? One reader investigates. Continue reading at Book Riot

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IngramSpark: A Decade of Amplifying Indie Authors and Publishers

For ten years, IngramSpark has been at the forefront of the rapidly changing self-publishing landscape. Now they’re looking ahead to the next 10. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Italy’s Publishers Ask Rome to Raise Family Schoolbook Funding

The Italian Publishers Association and the market's booksellers are appealing for more government funding for poorer students' books. The post Italy’s Publishers Ask Rome to Raise Family Schoolbook Funding appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2023-09-07 22:09:46 UTC ]
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Indie games have entered the era of bespoke publishing

For anyone with an eye on video game news, it’s been hard to ignore the recent rise of names like Annapurna Interactive, Devolver Digital, Private Division, Humble, Epic Games and Netflix tied to independent projects. The distribution process for indie developers has shifted over the past few... Continue reading at Engadget

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The indie publishing mavericks shaking up the UK books world

Last year, all of literature’s big prizes went to small publishers. In a risk‑averse climate, edgy debuts and ‘tricky-to-sell’ foreign titles have found a home at the likes of Fitzcarraldo Editions and Sort Of Books – and the gamble has paid offA quiet revolution is afoot in British publishing.... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Queer Indie Bookstore Splits Profits with LGBTQ Authors

A new queer indie bookstore is splitting profits with LGBTQ authors and spreading queer joy and literacy with a rainbow book bus. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Want a Living Wage? You Won’t Find It Working at Most Indie Bookstores

You won't make a living wage working as a bookseller in an indie bookstore. Here's a look at wages across the country. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Librarians, Publishers, Bookstores Join Lawsuit Over Arkansas Library ‘Obscenity’ Law

Book business advocacy organizations, including the Association of American Publishers, will join a federal lawsuit over a law recently signed into effect by Arkansas governor Sarah Huckabee Sanders that exposes librarians in the state to criminal liability for making allegedly “obscene” books... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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