Alice Geary to chair SYP's first independent UK committee

Alice Geary, senior account executive at Midas Public Relations, has been appointed the Society of Young Publishers' (SYP) UK chair for 2017. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-01-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Martin made BIC Green Supply Chain Committee chair

Elsevier's Rachel Martin has been appointed chair of Book Industry Communication's (BIC) recently created Green Supply Chain Committee, as it launches a new work plan to make the supply chain greener and more sustainable. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-10-11 09:51:00 UTC ]
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Jover and Surman join HarperCollins UK executive committee

HarperCollins' director of growth and analytics Alvar Jover and its group digital director Joanna Surman have been appointed to join the publisher's UK executive committee. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-02 13:37:31 UTC ]
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UK Independent Booksellers Discuss an Alliance, With Cautious Optimism

The idea of negotiating as a group for better discounts, more author appearances, and more has excited a group of independent booksellers in the UK. The post UK Independent Booksellers Discuss an Alliance, With Cautious Optimism appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-02-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Congressional Committee Backs Independent Copyright Office

In a long-awaited first move toward U.S. copyright reform, the House Judiciary Committee this week backed the creation of an autonomous Copyright Office. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-12-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Chair of BAME prize slams UK publishers after lack of submissions

Author Sunny Singh calls British publishing ‘pathetic’ as inaugural £1,000 Jhalak prize receives only 51 entriesThe chair of the judges for the inaugural Jhalak prize, the author Sunny Singh, has branded British publishers “pathetic” after the award created to recognise black, Asian and minority... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2016-11-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A UK Independent Publisher at DBW: Nosy Crow’s Tom Bonnick

As the IPG’s representative to Digital Book World 2016, Tom Bonnick says he's looking at the role of independent publishers in today's industry. The post A UK Independent Publisher at DBW: Nosy Crow’s Tom Bonnick appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-03-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Horwood becomes SoA's new committee chair

Novelist William Horwood will be the new chair of the Society of Authors' (SoA) Management Committee. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-01-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Want to Open Your Own Independent UK Bookstore?

Richard Kemp has opened 3 independent UK bookstores and wants to help others open 1,000 more. Here are his top tips for getting started. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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UK Independent Publishers Call for Bolder Experiments

Signs from the UK Independent Publishers Guild conference signal a move toward bolder experiments with with content, DRM, and engagement to foster a brighter future. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2014-03-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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AAP Officers: Wiley CEO Brian Napack Is Chair, Hachette CEO Pietsch is Vice-Chair

'Brian Napack helms the AAP board, saying, 'A vibrant, independent publishing industry plays an essential role in our democracy.' The post AAP Officers: Wiley CEO Brian Napack Is Chair, Hachette CEO Pietsch is Vice-Chair appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-01-27 23:29:51 UTC ]
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Independent bookstore owner invests in online bookstore famous for destroying independent bookstores.

Nancy Bass Wyden, owner of New York City’s Strand Bookstore—one of the largest independent bookstores in the country—purchased stock in Amazon three times between April 6 and May 1, totaling somewhere between $115,000 and $250,000, according to Barron’s. If you’ll recall this was a time period... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-06-05 16:29:38 UTC ]
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Hachette UK and Bonnier Books UK furlough 10% of workers

Both Hachette UK and Bonnier Books UK have revealed they are furloughing roughly 10% of their overall workforces.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-07 07:24:49 UTC ]
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HarperCollins UK and S&S UK pull out of London Book Fair

HarperCollins UK and Simon & Schuster have joined the rest of the Big Five publishers in announcing they are not attending the London Book Fair following the coronavirus outbreak. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-03 22:29:32 UTC ]
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Clayton to lead UK field sales for Bonnier Publishing UK

Hachette's Sarah Clayton has been appointed head of UK Field Sales for Bonnier Publishing UK. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-06-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The 2017 Man Booker Prize Fiction Shortlist Includes UK, UK-Pakistani, and US Authors

Called 'a group of novels grown from tradition but also radical and contemporary,' the 2017 Man Booker Prize shortlist of six books is announced in London. The post The 2017 Man Booker Prize Fiction Shortlist Includes UK, UK-Pakistani, and US Authors appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-09-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Independent and Independent on Sunday print closures confirmed

Owner Evgeny Lebedev says last print editions of newspapers will appear in late March as i title sold to Johnston PressEvgeny Lebedev has confirmed that the Independent and Independent on Sunday will cease printing, with the last editions to be published in late March.Lebedev, who also confirmed... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2016-02-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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UK BA Reveals 79 UK Bookstores Closed in 2012, 39 Opened

The Booksellers Association in the UK latest membership figures for the year 2012 revealed 79 stores closed, 39 opened and total membership was 3,580. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-02-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hachette UK Buys Welbeck Publishing Group

U.K.-based Welbeck Publishing was formed in 2019 by publishing veterans Mark Smith, whose credits include cofounding and serving as CEO of Quercus Books, and Marcus Leaver, one-time CEO of Sterling Publishing and Quarto Group. Sales in 2022 are expected to top £25million. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-12-05 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Children’s authors of colour published in UK rose to 11.7% of market in 2021

BookTrust research shows, however, that the overall picture ‘remains far from representative’ with some writers and illustrators reporting tokenismNew research has found that 11.7% of children’s book creators published in the UK in 2021 were people of colour, up from 5.6% in 2017.Despite the big... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2022-11-23 06:01:50 UTC ]
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