Adeola and Wilson-Max call for trade transparency on race

Illustrators Dapo Adeola and Ken Wilson-Max have said the industry could be on the cusp of change over diversity but it requires more black people in sales teams and greater transparency on race. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-16 15:01:56 UTC ]
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Adeola and Wilson-Max to discuss lack of children's publishing diversity

Dapo Adeola will be speaking to Ken Wilson-Max on Instagram Live this week about their experiences as two of just four black British illustrators currently being published in children's books. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-15 09:32:54 UTC ]
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Historian Calls for an Evangelical Reckoning on Race

In a Q&A with 'PW,' Randall Balmer, author of 'Bad Faith,' discusses why he finds the current direction of the evangelical tradition ‘heartbreaking.’ Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-08-09 04:00:00 UTC ]
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BA calls for trade support as bookshops gear up for 15th June reopening

The Booksellers Association has called for publishers to support the sector in getting back to business after Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced yesterday (25th May) that stores could reopen from 15th June. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-26 03:20:25 UTC ]
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IPA calls on global government stimulus to help book trade

The International Publishers Association (IPA) has called on world governments to help the global book trade using economic stimulus packages during the coronavirus pandemic. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-23 11:28:36 UTC ]
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Events and Trade Show Organizers Call on Federal Government for Relief

Out of the carnage of the Great Recession a decade ago, face-to-face events emerged as an increasingly attractive revenue source for media companies, a lifeline connecting buyers to sellers that seemed largely immune to the migration from print to digital and in many cases poised to benefit... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-03-27 16:58:59 UTC ]
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Espiner calls on trade to disclose salaries in job adverts

Salaries need to be more clearly stated in book trade job adverts to avoid shutting people out through lack of transparency, and to help retain top talent, Katie Espiner, m.d. Orion, has said, calling on the whole trade to disclose salaries when recruiting. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-24 13:01:40 UTC ]
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Amazon’s Testaments error calls use of embargoes into question, trade figures claim

Shockwaves rippled across the book industry last Wednesday after Amazon sent customers a copy of The Testaments almost a week early, which it later apologised for and attributed to "technical error". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-12 13:11:07 UTC ]
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Spread the Word calls for trade to invest in under-represented writers

Spread the Word has urged for greater investment in under-represented authors from the trade, as it reopens its London Writers Awards. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Scottish Book Trade conference calls for cultural change as Brexit looms

The cloud of Brexit hung over the Scottish Book Trade conference, although the mood of the day was one of optimism and resilience. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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UK Trade Associations Call for Professional Behavior in a Diverse Industry

Vowing to 'bear witness and support appropriate action,' the four key trade associations in the UK publishing industry commit to combating misconduct. The post UK Trade Associations Call for Professional Behavior in a Diverse Industry appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-12-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hachette calls on rivals to disclose 'transparent' gender pay gap numbers

Hachette UK is calling on all major publishers "to be transparent" when reporting their gender pay gaps next March, specifically by disclosing how they fare both with and without their distribution arms being taken into account. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-12-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Bookseller calls on trade to back business rates petition

The Bookseller is calling on readers, authors, agents, publishers and the general public to sign a petition urging the government to give bookshops the same business rate discount as pubs. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-06-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Jacqueline Wilson calls for books industry plastics ban

Dame Jacqueline Wilson joins author Lauren St John's campaign calling for the book industry to ditch plastic. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2018-04-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Indie bookshops called on to complete annual Christmas Trading Survey

The Bookseller is calling on independent bookshops in the UK and Ireland to complete its annual Christmas Trading survey. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-12-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors question deep discounts as SoA calls for greater contract transparency

The Society of Authors (SoA) has called on publishers to give authors “the right to say no” to high-discounting practices as part of its campaign for fairer, more transparent contracts. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-11-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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German book trade calls for Turkey action

The German Publishers and Booksellers Association has joined with freedom of speech organisations to launch an online petition calling on the German government and EU Commission to make an “uncompromising commitment” to freedom of expression in Turkey. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-08-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ali Smith and Max Porter join trade in making cultural case for Remain

Withdrawal from the EU would lead to "suffering" in the creative industries, according to an open letter signed by 220 thought-leaders in the literary world, including 2015 Baileys winner Ali Smith and Granta editor Max Porter, recent winner of the International Dylan Thomas Prize. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-06-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Call for indies to fill out Christmas Trading Survey

The Bookseller is running its annual Christmas Trading Survey once again to gauge a picture of the Christmas market for indie booksellers in the UK and Ireland. The survey is now live and probes how sales compared with last year, if deliveries held up and what books proved great Christmas hits... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2014-12-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Calling for Literary Agent Transparency in the UK

Too little information is available to aspiring writers in the UK regarding literary agents, argues Harry Bingham, so a movement has started to bring transparency. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2014-09-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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