Author Vanessa Curtis sets up literary consultancy

Author Vanessa Curtis, whose novels include Zelah Green and The Haunting of Tabitha Grey (both... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-01-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: Europeana Opens ‘Literary Tour’; Trio in UK Opens Literary Events Consultancy

Keyed on World Book Day, the cultural heritage platform Europeana opens a literature focus, as a new consultancy for festivals opens in the UK. The post Industry Notes: Europeana Opens ‘Literary Tour’; Trio in UK Opens Literary Events Consultancy appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-04-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Madeleine Milburn Literary Agency brings in 'mentorship' programme for authors

The Madeleine Milburn Literary Agency is launching a six-month mentorship programme for aspiring authors. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-05 22:15:47 UTC ]
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With help from kids, a 90-year-old Sri Lankan author set a new world record for alternate endings.

If you thought the Choose Your Own Adventure books were magical, one Sri Lankan children’s book author might be up your alley. Sybil Wettasinghe, the 90-year-old author of The Umbrella Thief, a classic children’s book in Sri Lanka, set a new Guinness World Record yesterday with the publication... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-03-06 19:45:46 UTC ]
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Astier-Pécher Literary Agency Acquires Rights to Moroccan Author Mohamed Leftah’s Estate

French literary agency Astier-Péche announces in Frankfurt their representation of Mohamed Leftah's estate and sold English rights to Other Press. The post Astier-Pécher Literary Agency Acquires Rights to Moroccan Author Mohamed Leftah’s Estate appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-10-17 07:15:12 UTC ]
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7 Literary Icons Who Moonlighted as Children’s Authors

When I think of literary authors, I often imagine my college reading list — and my lecturer’s pontifications on how their books have been meticulously etched into the canon of cultural significance. I rarely think about storytime with Mom and Dad. So would you believe it if I told you that Nobel... Continue reading at Electric Literature

[ Electric Literature | 2019-10-11 11:00:05 UTC ]
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Norwegian Author Jo Nesbø Set To Appear at Frankfurter Buchmesse

Supporting his new novel 'Knife,' Jo Nesbø's presence at Frankfurt will highlight the fair's Norway Guest of Honor year and the 2019 BookFest program. The post Norwegian Author Jo Nesbø Set To Appear at Frankfurter Buchmesse appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-06-17 05:50:10 UTC ]
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Book Expo 2019: Adult Breakfast Authors Say Crime Pays in Literary World

Thursday morning's Adult Book & Author Breakfast featured Rachel Maddow, Malcolm Gladwell, Karin Slaughter, Marjorie Liu, and Ta-Nehisi Coates introducing their newest books, with presentations emphasizing the true crimes that inspired each to write. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Brooklyn author sets up shop in Cobble Hill

Best-selling author Emma Straub and her husband, Michael Fusco-Straub, opened Books Are Magic in Cobble Hill, Brooklyn, so they could fill the "clear and immediate void" formed when their ,... To view the full story, click the title link. Continue reading at Crains New York

[ Crains New York | 2019-05-20 11:00:00 UTC ]
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Lindsay Literary Agency scholarship for 'under-represented' author returns

The Lindsay Literary Agency is sponsoring a place at the Winchester Writers’ Festival for a children’s author from an “under-represented” background for the second year running. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Literary agent ordered to pay $500,000 to Australian author Kate Morton after lawsuit loss

Selwa Anthony had sued the bestselling writer, claiming she was entitled to 15% commission on all royalties Internationally bestselling Australian author Kate Morton has fended off a lawsuit by her former literary agent, who instead has to pay the writer more than $500,000.Selwa Anthony sued... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2018-12-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Marian Keyes to fund Curtis Brown scholarship for budding author

Bestselling author Marian Keyes is funding a £2,600 place on Curtis Brown’s online six-month writing course for one “talented writer with limited financial means”. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-05-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Los Angeles Times book prizes awarded to literary veterans, emerging authors

Abortion, gun violence, the global refugee crisis and the degradation of the Great Lakes were among the subjects of books honored Friday at the 38th annual Los Angeles Times Book Prizes. The awards were presented at USC’s Bovard Auditorium on the eve of the two-day L.A. Times Festival of Books,... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-04-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Curtis Brown's Purdy sets up own company

Former Curtis Brown Creative editor Rufus Purdy has launched a new company offering a range of editorial services for novelists. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-03-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Author Maz Evans sets up 'book buddy' scheme for schools

Schools can apply for book donations from authors, bloggers and booksellers via a new scheme set up by Maz Evans, the the author of the Who Let the God’s Out? series (Chicken House). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-02-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Literary fiction is in crisis. A new chapter of funding authors must begin | Claire Armistead

Competition from smartphones and readers sticking to well-known writers means novelists are suffering. We must find ways better ways to enable themFinally it’s official: literary fiction is in crisis, and writers across the land are burning the midnight oil in their garrets, teaching or slogging... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-12-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Is literary fiction in trouble? Readers and authors respond

The Arts Council England report has set the internet ablaze – but are sales of literary fiction in decline because of snobbery, bad writing or Candy Crush?News: Literary fiction in crisis as sales drop dramaticallyArts Council England has sounded the alarm for literary fiction with a report... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-12-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Helsinki Literary Agency Authors Win Both the Finlandia Prize and the Junior Prize

The agency, formed by three publishing houses, this year has captured both the 'adult' Finlandia Prize and the junior prize in children's literature. The post Helsinki Literary Agency Authors Win Both the Finlandia Prize and the Junior Prize appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-12-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Freight authors aghast as former publisher sets up new imprint

Co-founder launches new press as company goes into formal liquidation with writers reporting royalties still unpaidAuthors left in limbo after the collapse of a troubled Scottish publisher have reacted with dismay to the latest venture by its co-founder: a new publishing imprint. The day after... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-12-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Author Yap funds Curtis Brown scholarship for 'less privileged'

Author Felicia Yap is to fund a Curtis Brown Creative scholarship for a talented writer from a "less-privileged" background. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-07-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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