Arts and Crafts Hot, Though Publisher Attendance Dipped

A noticeable trend at the 2013 New York International Toy Fair, held at the Javits Center February 10–13, was the continued growth of the arts and crafts category. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-02-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Comcast sells arts-and-crafts publishing company

A wholesale craft supply company bought an Arkansas-based arts-and-crafts publishing company last week from its Philadelphia-based parent company — Comcast.  The broadband, cable and entertainment giant sold Maumelle, Ark.-based Leisure Arts to PA Distribution, an Oregon-based distributor and... Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2019-07-10 17:55:17 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: Germany’s Publishers’ Forum and THE ARTS+, Publishing Scotland Fellows

The 2019 Publishers' Forum in Berlin will feature a programming partnership with the Frankfurter Buchmesse's THE ARTS+, while Publishing Scotland has issued its call for fellowship applications. The post Industry Notes: Germany’s Publishers’ Forum and THE ARTS+, Publishing Scotland Fellows... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-11-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Shandong Fine Arts Publishing House Sells Nepalese Rights to Art Book Series

A new rights deal between Shandong Fine Arts Publishing House and Nepal Modern Publishing House was celebrated with a special signing ceremony at the 2018 Bologna Book Fair. The post Shandong Fine Arts Publishing House Sells Nepalese Rights to Art Book Series appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-03-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Academic Publishing in China 2017: Hot Topics in Chinese Academic Publishing

Top-tier Chinese universities—namely Peking University, Shanghai Jiaotong University, Tsinghua University, and Zhejiang University—lead the pack in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics research. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-09-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Art of the Publisher by Roberto Calasso review – a timely insight into the identity of a publishing house

An important riposte to digital culture, these essays by the Italian publisher and author argue that a publisher’s list is a literary work in its own rightThis collection of essays by the Italian author and publisher Roberto Calasso, translated by Richard Dixon, is a paean to publishing. Calasso... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2016-02-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Is Self-Publishing and Open Access Viable for Art Publishing?

A German art foundation is experimenting with an open-access self-published monograph as an ebook. Could this be a model for other institutions looking for greater exposure? Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-11-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hot Key to publish standalone addition to Black's Folk of Air series

Hot Key Books, an imprint of Bonnier Books UK, will publish How the King of Elfhame Learned to Hate Stories by Holly Black, a standalone book from the same universe as her Folk of Air children's series. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-20 06:55:08 UTC ]
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Craft, DIY, and Activity Books Buoy Publishers During Coronavirus

The coronavirus pandemic has disrupted all aspects of book publishing, from putting pressure on sales channels to changing the kinds of books consumers want. A number of independent publishers have pivoted to meet the demand for books in newly-popular categories and formats. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Hot Key Books to publish 'personal' new novel from Arvin Ahmadi

Bonnier Books UK's Hot Key imprint is to publish How It All Blew Up, Arvin Ahmadi's third YA novel.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-05 23:22:32 UTC ]
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The 2019 Publishing Hot List: The Print and Digital Media Brands Paving a Way to Profitability

Media is dying? Don't tell that to the winners of this year's Publishing Hot List. Whether legacy media outlets or digital upstarts, these publishers are creating groundbreaking work, finding new revenue streams and otherwise nimbly adapting to an unstable landscape. Even as the president... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2019-10-21 00:00:55 UTC ]
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Art Kunkin, Counterculture Newspaper Publisher, Dies at 91

Art Kunkin at a Los Angeles bookstore in 1999 with a special edition of The Los Angeles Free Press, the weekly newspaper he started in 1964. It ceased publication in the late 1970s, but Mr. Kunkin was later involved in revivals. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2019-05-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Indies report dip in Easter trade as hot weather hits footfall

The sunny weather hit Easter weekend trading for bookshops with some struggling to shift copies, bucking the general trend after research showed High Street footfall actually increased.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Troy video game developer Velan Studios signs publishing deal with Electronic Arts

The Troy-based independent game developer Velan Studios has teamed up with one of the giants of the video game industry. Velan announced Tuesday that Electronic Arts Inc. will be the publisher for its first original game for consoles, PCs, and mobile. The studio also said it will be adding 40... Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2019-03-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Joni Mitchell’s book of art and lyrics to be published in October

A rare book of handwritten lyrics and watercolor paintings by folk music legend Joni Mitchell is to be published this fall, 48 years after the singer-songwriter produced a small number of copies as gifts to her friends. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt is set to release "Morning Glory on the Vine: Early... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-03-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Vicky Barker joins b small publishing as art director

Independent publisher b small has hired Vicky Barker, formerly a freelance illustrator and designer, as art director. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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US audio booms by 29% but overall publishing sales dip

American publishers’ total industry sales dipped slightly in 2017, but audio downloads continued to boom, rising by 28.8% year-on-year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-07-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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For news publishers, smart speakers are the hot new platform

Companies including The New York Times and NPR are staffing up as they try to figure out how their editorial voice will sound on smart speakers. The post For news publishers, smart speakers are the hot new platform appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-07-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Headline publishes art book by Gaiman and Riddell

Neil Gaiman has written a book about art for Headline, with illustrations by Chris Riddell. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-05-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The International Publishers Association in India: Issues in a Hot-Button World

Three days of presentations, debate, and discussion will bring together in New Delhi representatives of 60 countries amid geo-political and publishing challenges. The International Publishers Association's president is calling for 'trustworthy information.' The post The International Publishers... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-02-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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