Andrew McCarthy will make his fiction debut with a young adult novel

Good news for '80s kids who preferred Blane McDonough to Duckie Dale: "Pretty in Pink" star Andrew McCarthy, who went from Brat Pack actor to travel writer and television director, is coming out with his first novel. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2015-07-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Laura Bates on writing for young adults

Writer and Everyday Sexism Project founder Laura Bates talks to Caroline Carpenter about her first YA novel, The Burning. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Verso to Debut New Fiction Line in Fall 2019

Verso Books, an independent publisher of works on radical politics, is launching Verso Fiction, a new imprint focused on translated fiction that will release its first two titles in the fall of 2019. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-02-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kesvani's debut on young Muslims and the internet goes to Hurst

Hurst will publish journalist Hussein Kesvani’s debut, Follow Me, Akhi, about how young Muslims use the internet to determine their religious identity. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Soft Kids, Adult Fiction Sales Drop Units 0.8% in Early December

Declines in adult fiction and juvenile fiction and nonfiction offset a 7.6% increase in adult nonfiction sales, resulting in a 0.8% drop in unit sales of print books for the week ended Dec. 8, 2018, compared to the similar week last year at outlets the report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-12-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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NatGeo Debuts an Almanac for Adults

On October 23, National Geographic Books published 'Almanac 2019,' a 400-page trade paperback aimed at adults that is modeled after its successful children’s almanac. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-11-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Arctic Circle Publishing: Inhabit Media Makes Its Frankfurt Debut

Deciding to open foreign rights sales as 'something we needed to do for our authors,' the Inuit-owned publishing house Inhabit Media has staged its arrival at Frankfurter Buchmesse, on the ramp up to Canada's stint as Guest of Honor in 2020. The post Arctic Circle Publishing: Inhabit Media Makes... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-10-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Guadalajara Book Fair Announces Awards in Young Adult Books and Romance Languages

New winners in annual awards programs are Ida Vitale and Graciela Montes, as named by Mexico's leading international book fair organizers at Guadalajara. The post Guadalajara Book Fair Announces Awards in Young Adult Books and Romance Languages appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-09-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Alligator’s Mouth opens award for illustrated young fiction

A new prize is being launched to champion young, illustrated children’s fiction, which often goes unnoticed or underappreciated by other awards, according to judge Axel Scheffler. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-07-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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More Weakness in Adult Fiction Leads to Sales Dip

A second consecutive week of soft adult fiction sales led to a 1% decline in total unit sales of print books in the week ended May 20, 2018 compared to the similar week in 2017 at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-05-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Young to leave Transworld amid non-fiction restructure

Publishing director Doug Young is leaving Transworld at the end of May, after more than 17 years with the company, following a restructure. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-05-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Magazine launches award for debut fiction

Literary periodical The London Magazine is launching a new literary award for debuts in partnership with law firm Collyer Bristow. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-05-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Debuts from Hermes Gowar, Greengrass and Batuman make Women's Prize shortlist

Debuts by Imogen Hermes Gowar, Jessie Greengrass and Elif Batuman have been shortlisted for 2018’s Women’s Prize for Fiction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-04-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Andrew Sean Greer, Jack Davis, Frank Bidart Win Pulitzers in Fiction, History, Poetry

The 2018 Pulitzer Prizes for Letters were awarded in the categories of fiction, history, biography poetry, and general nonfiction. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-04-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sharjah's Kalimat 'challenging boundaries' with adult fiction list

Sharjah publishing house Kalimat will later this month launch the first Arabic language translations of two books by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, including her title Dear Ijeawele, or a Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-04-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Six Debut Novelists Are on the 2018 Women’s Prize for Fiction Longlist

Two previously longlisted authors and one twice-shortlisted writer, Kamila Shamsie, are on this year's Women's Prize for Fiction longlist of 16 novels. The winner takes home £30,000 and a bronze figurine, the 'Bessie.' The post Six Debut Novelists Are on the 2018 Women’s Prize for Fiction... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pinkalicious and Peterrific Make Their TV Debut

An animated TV series based on Victoria Kann’s bestselling Pinkalicious picture books will debut on February 19 on PBS Kids. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-01-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pan Mac splashes seven figures on Clare's first adult fiction

Pan Macmillan has acquired two books from fantasy author Cassandra Clare in a seven-figure deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-11-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children's author Martin signs adult debut with 4th Estate

HarperCollins imprint 4th Estate has snapped up the debut adult novel of Irish children’s author Darragh Martin. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-11-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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OUP scoops Ramirez's children fiction debut

Oxford University Press Children’s will publish a debut children's fiction series from BBC historian Dr Janina Ramirez. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-10-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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National Book Foundation Names Its ‘Five under 35’ Debut Fiction Authors

An all-female group of authors has been selected for the US' National Book Foundation's 'Five Under 35' program, honoring fiction debuts. The post National Book Foundation Names Its ‘Five under 35’ Debut Fiction Authors appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-09-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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