Angry Robot extends Black Voices Matter open submissions window

Independent publisher Angry Robot Books has extended indefinitely its open submission window for sci-fi and fantasy novels by black authors, following a positive response to the initiative.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-24 03:52:28 UTC ]
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LGBTQI+ Cipher Press opens submissions for new queer voices

New indie publisher Cipher Press has announced its #newqueervoices submissions for UK writers identifying as trans, gender non-conforming, queer, working class and as writers of colour.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-06 21:07:42 UTC ]
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Yaba Blay Is Opening A New Window Into Black Life

Traditional book publishing has met its match in the founder of Blackprint press.Yaba Blay has no problem confessing that she is a "recovering overachiever." Which is not surprising since she is also currently a professor of Africana Studies at Drexel University in Philadelphia, co-director of... Continue reading at Fast Company

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Angry Robot finds deals through Open Door

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Tue, 15/11/2011 - 15:39 Angry Robot has books by two debut authors following its "Open Door Month", in which un-agented authors could submit their works directly to the publisher. Editor Lee Harris negotiated both deals, each for world rights... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-11-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Black Futures Co-Creators to Guest-Curate Facebook App’s Lift Black Voices Section

Kimberly Drew and Jenna Wortham, co-authors of visual anthology Black Futures, will become the first-ever guest curators of the Lift Black Voices section in its flagship mobile applications. Starting Monday and lasting for three weeks, they will personally select collections of dialogues, essays... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2021-01-11 18:55:42 UTC ]
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Read Harder: An Own Voices YA Book With a Black Main Character That Isn’t About Black Pain

We've got books for the Read Harder task asking you to read an own voices YA book with a Black main character that isn't about Black pain. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2021-01-07 11:30:00 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: Richard Charkin Opens Mensch Publishing; LBF Opens Award Submissions

Two items from London: Publishing Perspectives columnist Richard Charkin announces a new publishing venture, and London Book Fair opens submissions for its 2019 International Excellence Awards. The post Industry Notes: Richard Charkin Opens Mensch Publishing; LBF Opens Award Submissions appeared... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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German Book Prize Names Its 2021 Jury, Opens Submissions

The leading award in German-language fiction opens its 2021 competition with the appointment of seven new jurors and €25,000 for the winner. The post German Book Prize Names Its 2021 Jury, Opens Submissions appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-02-09 15:02:11 UTC ]
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When Black kids – shut out from the whitewashed world of children's literature – took matters into their own hands

At the turn of the 20th century, with few children's books featuring Black characters, one young editor implored his peers to 'Let us make the world know that we are living.' Continue reading at The Conversation

[ The Conversation | 2021-02-05 13:08:13 UTC ]
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400 years of the African American experience, told by a ‘choir’ of Black voices

Ibram X. Kendi and Keisha N. Blain gather activists and scholars to write a group history. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Nosy Crow holds open call for picture book submissions from writers of colour

Children's indie Nosy Crow is mounting an open call for submissions from writers of colour to broaden its picture books list. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-21 11:03:39 UTC ]
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This gorgeous new children’s book celebrates Black Lives Matter

“As a graphic designer, we can play a role in standing up for something.” During the protests for racial justice this past summer and over the past few years, Black Lives Matter became a movement and rallying cry, a message of optimism and hope, and a simple statement of affirmation: the lives... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2021-01-19 08:00:06 UTC ]
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Angry Robot picks up Pratt's Kickstarter novella collection

Angry Robot has acquired its first novella collection from Hugo Award-winning American author Tim Pratt after seeing the author's Kickstarter campaign for the project.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-05 22:12:51 UTC ]
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Black History Matters scoops 2020 ALCS Educational Writers' Award

Black History Matters: The Story of Black History, From African Kingdoms to Black Lives Matter by historian Robin Walker has been crowned the winner of the 2020 ALCS Educational Writers’ Award. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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With Virus Resurgent, PRH Extends Open License for Online Readings Through March, 2021

With the Covid-19 pandemic resurgent around the globe, Penguin Random House this week announced that it is extending its Open License for online story time and read-aloud videos through March 31, 2021. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Angry Robot picks up third title from Johnston

Independent publisher Angry Robot has acquired a third title from Cameron Johnston, The Maleficent Seven. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Fairlight acquires 1920s tale through open submissions programme

Fairlight Books has acquired Richard Smyth’s novel The Woodcock, a literary period drama set on the north-east coast of England. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Diversity in Publishing in the Age of Black Lives Matter

While recent efforts are encouraging, publishing needs to establish permanent methods to give people of color more opportunities. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Diversity in the Age of Black Lives Matter

Since the killing of George Floyd in late May, the book publishing industry, overwhelmingly white at every level, seems to have reached a period of reckoning about its own history of exclusionary hiring practices. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-08-14 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Black Lives Matter: Crucial Discussions in the Classroom

We asked educators across the country how they are taking action to address racism and social justice with their students. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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