As Audiobook Market Grows, Narrators of Color Find Their Voice

Publishers are increasingly seeking out audio talent that reflects the race and experience of the books’ authors and characters. But what constitutes a black, Latino or Asian voice? Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2020-06-03 12:00:12 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2018: The Audiobook Market Grows Globally

The audiobook boom is most prominent in North America, and it is spreading across the world, as discussed in a panel on Wednesday at the New York Rights Fair entitled “The Audiobook Heard ‘Round the World.” Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-06-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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NYRF 2018: The Audiobook Market Grows Globally

A panel at the New York Rights Fair featuring Storytel, audiobooks.com, and Kobo saw discussions about how the audiobook market is evolving around the world. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-05-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A Literary Festival for Diverse Voices Finds a Home Online

What happens when you hand over the reins of a literary festival to the hosts of the popular feminist podcast Call Your Girlfriend? You get By The Books: A Collection of Rising Voices, a highly diverse online lit fest. By The Books starts today and is curated by Ann Friedman and Aminatou... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2020-07-06 20:50:30 UTC ]
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UK’s National Literary Trust Research Finds Benefits of Audiobooks for Kids

A report commissioned by the Publishers Association says that during the COVID-19 lockdown, UK children listened to audiobooks, arguing to end their VAT. The post UK’s National Literary Trust Research Finds Benefits of Audiobooks for Kids appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-07-06 15:29:18 UTC ]
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'Sherlock' star Andrew Scott to narrate Bolinda audiobook

Irish actor Andrew Scott will narrate an audiobook of Emily Rodda's The Glimme, audio publisher Bolinda has announced. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-30 02:06:56 UTC ]
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Indie Success: Raising Voices, Finding Opportunities

After more than 30 years, the publishers of 'Just Us Books' continue to innovate and inspire. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-26 04:00:00 UTC ]
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In Utter Celebration of Juliet Stevenson Brilliance as an Audiobook Narrator

Have you ever dropped a thermometer and watched its ball of mercury break into a scatter of glistening droplets? That’s my mind right now. The table next to my bed is anchoring a tottering tower of books I have begun and then abandoned, not out of displeasure but because… well, I actually... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-06-17 08:48:33 UTC ]
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In Conversation with Golden Voice Narrator Julia Whelan

Every Monday through Friday, AudioFile’s editors recommend the best in audiobook listening. We keep our daily episodes short and sweet, with audiobook clips to give you a sample of our featured listens. Host Michele Cobb speaks with narrator Julia Whelan, one of AudioFile’s 2020 Golden Voices,... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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BookExpo Children’s Dinner Speakers Emphasize Finding One’s Voice

This year’s BookExpo Children’s Book & Author Dinner took place via Facebook Live, where more than 700 booksellers and others viewed in real time a diverse group of authors, ranging from the iconic Judy Blume to younger voices such as Kwame Mbalia and Raj Haldar. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-29 04:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2020: Popularity of Audiobooks Continues to Grow

At BookExpo Online, the APA's executive director, Michele Cobb, will be joined by Chris Lynch from Simon & Schuster, Cathy Forrest from HarperCollins, and Michael Anderle from LMBPN to discuss the state of the audio industry and the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Finding your literary voice - with a working class accent

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5 Audiobook Memoirs and Essay Collections Written by Bi+ Women of Color

Learn more about the lives and thoughts of these authors with these nonfiction audiobooks by bi+ women of color, including memoirs and essay collections. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-04-21 10:31:22 UTC ]
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Hugh Bonneville voices audiobook for Nosy Crow coronavirus title

"Paddington" and "Downton Abbey" star Hugh Bonneville is voicing the free audiobook for Nosy Crow's recently released children's e-book about coronavirus.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Diane Keaton and Ronan Farrow show the challenges of narrating your own audiobook

Some writers make their books sing. Others, not so much. Here are titles to savor — and to avoid. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Guppy Books holds competition to find new YA voices

Oxford-based independent publisher Guppy Books is launching a competition to search for new voices in young adult fiction.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Where to Find the Best Audiobook Reviews Online

One audiobook listener scoured the internet and came up with this list of the best websites offering good audiobook reviews. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-03-23 10:34:10 UTC ]
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Alison Steadman and Daisy Edgar-Jones to voice The Switch audiobook

Quercus has announced that actresses Alison Steadman and Daisy Edgar-Jones will voice the audiobook for Beth O’Leary’s second novel, The Switch. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Harry Potter stars to narrate Beedle the Bard audiobook

J K Rowling’s The Tales of Beedle the Bard is being released as an audiobook read by Harry Potter stars. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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6 Audiobook Narrators I Need to Record More Books ASAP

Here are six narrators, who, as of this writing, have each recorded less than five audiobooks. This reader can't wait to listen to them again. Continue reading at Book Riot

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