A plan to make feminism better: Make it less White

Rafia Zakaria sees a power gap between career feminists and those with lived experience. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2021-08-13 12:00:00 UTC ]
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The New PublisHer Stand Makes Its Frankfurt Debut

The new PublisHer stand, first seen at this year's Bologna Children's Book Fair, will be in Hall 5.1 at Frankfurter Buchmesse. The post The New PublisHer Stand Makes Its Frankfurt Debut appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2023-10-02 21:30:40 UTC ]
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A journey of discovery and identity formation: The Dictionary of Lost Words makes its wonderful stage debut

Verity Laughton’s stage adaptation of Pip Williams’ best-selling book is a a very clever realisation. Continue reading at The Conversation

[ The Conversation | 2023-09-28 05:05:12 UTC ]
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The White Review literary magazine ceases publishing

A statement cited increased costs and removal of UK state funding as the magazine, which featured writers including Paul Murray, Caleb Azumah Nelson and Sally Rooney, is to consider its future Literary magazine the White Review will not be published “for an indefinite period” according to a... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2023-09-26 09:06:39 UTC ]
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Elon Musk Can't Make Book Sales Better Either

Solid-selling new books, including the new biography of Elon Musk, weren't enough to stop unit sales of print books from falling 5.7% last week from the comparable week in 2022. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-09-21 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Making Formulas Fresh Again: A Reading List of Fantasy Tropes Reimagined

Quests are a true bedrock of fantasy: the hero’s journey, the wandering hero. From Odysseus to Gawain, to Don Quixote to Bilbo Baggins, to Genly Ai to Geralt of Rivia. Generally a male-coded trope, episodic in format. When I began turning the concept of Godkiller over in my head, I knew I wanted... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2023-09-15 08:30:21 UTC ]
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The Paris Review Wins 2023 Whiting Literary Magazine Prize

“We are thrilled to announce that The Paris Review has won a 2023 Whiting Literary Magazine Prize.” Continue reading at The Paris Review

[ The Paris Review | 2023-09-13 14:10:36 UTC ]
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'Community Makes Us Stronger' at Indie Comics Small Press Expo

This year's Small Press Expo Ignatz Awards struck a note of solidarity and defiance against censorship. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-09-13 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Here are the winners of the 2023 Whiting Literary Magazine Prizes.

Today, the Whiting Foundation announced the winners of its sixth annual Literary Magazine Prizes, honoring “seven print and digital magazines that are among the most distinctive and lively publications at the forefront of American culture.” This cycle, each winner will be granted $20,000 in... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2023-09-12 12:00:56 UTC ]
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PRH Updates Hybrid Work Policy, Plans to Shrink Headquarters

Penguin Random House will "encourage employees to go to the office more frequently" without mandating company-wide in-person attendance. The publisher will also "change" its current office space and "reduce our footprint at 1745 Broadway" beginning this fall. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-09-12 04:00:00 UTC ]
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2023 Whiting Literary Magazine Prize Winners Announced

'Guernica,' 'Mizna,' 'Orion,' the 'Paris Review,' the 'Los Angeles Review of Books,' 'n+1,' and 'Oxford American' are the winners of this year's Whiting Literary Magazine Prizes. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-09-12 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Greystone and Postmedia Plan 'Instant Book' on Wildfire Season

Canadian indie publisher Greystone and news media organization Postmedia aim to have 'The Summer Canada Burned' on shelves for November. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-09-07 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Tell Us Your Fears and We’ll Recommend a Book To Make Them Worse

Take a fun quiz about things that scare you and receive a great book recommendation to scare you even more! Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2023-08-31 10:37:00 UTC ]
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Libby is making it easier to access magazines for free with a supported library card

A library card is one of the most useful things you can have in your wallet. Libby offers free access to ebooks and audiobooks if you have a supported library card (some 90 percent of public libraries in North America now use OverDrive's app). Not only that, you can also use Libby to read a host... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2023-08-28 17:00:30 UTC ]
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Making Diablo II Was Pure Hell

David L. Craddock's recent book about the game reveals the massive amount of effort it took to develop the game. Continue reading at Wired

[ Wired | 2023-08-26 14:23:52 UTC ]
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Making ‘Necessary Trouble’: A historian rises above her roots

Drew Gilpin Faust, former Harvard University president, discusses her memoir “Necessary Trouble,” about her rebellion against sexist and racist strictures of 1950s Virginia. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2023-08-22 16:11:00 UTC ]
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New Voices New Rooms Makes Its In-Person Debut

The joint conference from NAIBA and SIBA leapt off the screen into the real world for the first time from August 7–10 in Arlington, Va., where 278 booksellers gathered to prepare for what will hopefully be a strong fall selling season. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-08-11 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Local newspaper group National World makes ambitious bid for Daily Telegraph

Edinburgh Evening News and Yorkshire Evening Post owner is ‘possible participant’ in sale, despite strike ballot and staff exodusA local newspaper publisher facing a staff exodus and a strike ballot over low pay has announced it is considering a bid for the Daily Telegraph.National World, which... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2023-08-10 12:57:44 UTC ]
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Viking Penguin Makes Series of Promotions

With the pending retirement of three veteran editors, Viking Penguin has promoted seven editors to new roles and hired Seema Mahanian as senior editor at Pamela Dorman Books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-08-09 04:00:00 UTC ]
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10 Books to Make You a Better Writer

Seasoned author and writing mentor Beth Kempton shares 10 books that will improve your craft. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-08-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Animated GIF generator from Picsart makes AI fun again

Remember the early days of the AI hype train, when everyone spent their time making stupid images using text prompts? If you want to recapture the nostalgic haze of, uh, late 2022, Picsart has got you covered. The popular image editor just launched an AI-powered animated GIF generator.The major... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2023-07-03 17:59:35 UTC ]
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