Author Profile: Jim Field

Jim Field makes his author-illustrator début with the perfect picture book for budding language learners. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-16 20:29:18 UTC ]
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Author Profile: Colson Whitehead

A lauded but not very lucrative writing career was turned on its head for Colson Whitehead, after Pulitzer and National Book Award wins put his name in lights. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-16 17:16:59 UTC ]
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Jim Bouton, Author of Tell-All Baseball Memoir ‘Ball Four,’ Dies at 80

A pitcher who had modest success with the Yankees in the 1960s, Bouton revealed the seamier side of baseball in a book that was a best seller. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2019-07-11 02:47:37 UTC ]
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Jim Field and Kes Gray | Oi success!

The author and illustrator behind two of the breakout picture books of the past few years return with a new title. Caroline Carpenter reports. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-08-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Valley signs Chinese authors in bid to raise profile of translation

Scarborough-based indie Valley Press is to publish a seven-book series by "acclaimed" Chinese authors in an attempt to help "raise the profile of translated books in the UK". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-05-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Jim Field signs six-book deal with Hachette

Illustrator Jim Field has signed a six-book deal with Hachette Children’s Group. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-08-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Spotlight on Jim Hylton, Author of ‘Being at Ease’

Jim Hylton of Fort Worth, Tex., a lifelong pastor, public speaker, and author, has dedicated his life to sharing a message of awakening to God’s presence. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-06-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors' profiles key in resurrecting fiction brands

The reputation of an author writing a continuation novel in a well-established brand series is just as important as the brand itself, publicists have told The Bookseller. Novelist Sophie Hannah added that authors who are fans of the series they are writing in can channel the original author... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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High-Profile Authors Offer Marriage Advice

Pastors and their wives, and a former baseball star and his spouse, take a swing at marriage advice in several new books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Field of Dreams author to Friday Project

HarperCollins imprint The Friday Project is to publish a new novel by W P Kinsella, author of... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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High-profile authors sign up to Vaizey letter

Authors including Patrick Ness, Kate Mosse, Simon Singh, Mary Hoffman and Katherine Langrish,... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Ninety budding authors to receive trade tutelage through HC’s Author Academy

HarperCollins affiliate publisher Rose Sandy reveals the details of its new Author Academy, which will give 90 emerging talents guidance as to how the book industry functions. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Jim Carrey the actor-writer deconstructs Jim Carrey the character in ‘Memoirs and Misinformation’

Rather than a straightforward memoir, the actor has delivered a baffling but mesmerizing novel about a fictionalized version of himself. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-07-08 15:01:20 UTC ]
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Are Self-Published Authors Still Indie Authors?

The publishing landscape is rapidly changing—as is the way self-published authors are viewed. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Society of Authors renews calls for TV shows to pay authors

The Society of Authors (SoA) has renewed its calls for TV companies to pay and credit historians and authors for their research work after a rise in complaints from members. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors Guild and Society of Authors Allege Copyright Infringement by the Internet Archive

In a copyright flare-up, California's Internet Archive finds itself on the wrong side of the English-speaking world's two largest author trade organizations. The post Authors Guild and Society of Authors Allege Copyright Infringement by the Internet Archive appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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The UK’s Society of Authors Releases Its Shortlists for the Authors’ Awards Slate 2018

With its Authors' Awards not only for younger writers but also one for a first-time novelist older than 40, the Society of Authors releases shortlists for more than £98,000 in literary awards. The post The UK’s Society of Authors Releases Its Shortlists for the Authors’ Awards Slate 2018... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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US Authors Guild Opens First Regional Chapters and Amazon Author-Complaint Resolution

Following its deployment of a traveling team of workshop leaders, the Authors Guild opens a round of regional chapters. It also has just opened a new author-complaint resolution service in direct cooperation with Amazon.com. The post US Authors Guild Opens First Regional Chapters and Amazon... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Authors Guild Honors VIDA, Announces ‘Boot Camps’ for Authors Outside New York

US-based Authors Guild announced a series of traveling workshops for writers around the country and honored 'VIDA: Women in Literary Arts' with its most prestigious award. The post Authors Guild Honors VIDA, Announces ‘Boot Camps’ for Authors Outside New York appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-05-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors United Absorbed by Authors Guild

In a letter, Authors United founder Douglas Preston urged AU writers “to throw their support behind the Authors Guild either by joining or making a contribution.” Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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