Authors and publishers get creative as book launches are moved online

In response to the coronavirus outbreak and government advice to socially distance, authors, readers and booksellers are thinking of new, exciting and creative ways to launch their books and keep readers engaged after in-person-events get cancelled.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-18 11:27:40 UTC ]
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Publishers move to postpone book launches amidst the coronavirus outbreak

In light of the coronavirus outbreak and the government's new advice regarding social distancing, many of the major publishing houses are gearing up to work from home and close their offices.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-17 05:41:36 UTC ]
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Book Publishers, AOL To Launch New Book Recommendation Site [MediaMemo]

Three big publishers and AOL are set to launch Bookish, a "new digital platform for readers". Hachette Book Group, Penguin Group, and CBS' Simon & Schuster are backing the new site, which is supposed to launch this summer; AOL will promote the property and handle ad sales. A press release... Continue reading at AllThingsD

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Lego Publishing and Ameet to launch new publishing imprint Lego Books

Lego Publishing will launch a new imprint, Lego Books, in partnership with children's book publisher Ameet.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-04 12:07:17 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2020: Celebrating Books and Authors Online

As the coronavirus panedmic rages on, BookExpo and BookCon are offering six days of virtual book programming in lieu of an in-person show. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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YA Authors Move Online

Debut and veteran novelists dive into the world of digital events amid the pandemic. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-15 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Bologna Children’s Book Fair Online This Week Names 2020 Best Publishers

The virtual 2020 Bologna Children's Book Fair is running through Thursday, and includes the 2020 Children's Publishers of the Year announcement. The post Bologna Children’s Book Fair Online This Week Names 2020 Best Publishers appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-05-05 14:13:20 UTC ]
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Bologna names Best Children's Publishers of the Year, as event moves online

The winners of the Bologna Prize for the Best Children's Publishers of the Year have been revealed as an online edition of the 57th Bologna Children's Book Fair (BCBF) launches, with Italian publisher Camelozampa named the winner in the Europe category. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-05 09:16:49 UTC ]
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Authors' Club launch LitFest Online in response to the coronavirus pandemic

The Authors' Club has launched new digital initiative LitFest Online in response to the cancellation of festivals and bookshop events. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-22 02:33:41 UTC ]
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Online book festival to launch new genre events for 2020

Online book festival My Virtual Literary Festival (MyVLF) will launch a series of new festivals based on different genres later this year.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-03 11:05:41 UTC ]
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Bonnier Books launches publishing house in Denmark

Bonnier Books – the parent company of Bonnier Books UK – is launching a new publishing house in Denmark early next year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-15 11:11:48 UTC ]
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Council publishes superheroes book authored by children in care

Leicester County Council has published the UK’s first storybook written by children in care. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-07 20:29:02 UTC ]
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'The future is creativity': Children's book author Hervé Tullet nurtures kids' imaginations at ICA LA

Artist and "Press Here" author Hervé Tullet launches an interactive art-making project, Ideal Exhibition, at ICA LA in downtown L.A. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-07-26 10:00:39 UTC ]
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PRH launches free online guide to getting published

Penguin Random House has developed a free online resource on how to get published, offering practical information and inspiration for unpublished writers on the publishing process. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-26 04:08:02 UTC ]
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Czech Newspaper Launches Crowdfunded Effort in Book Publishing

The Miami-based Czech news correspondent Jana Ciglerová is the author of the first book to be released in October by the newly established Edice N in Prague. The post Czech Newspaper Launches Crowdfunded Effort in Book Publishing appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-05-31 05:30:45 UTC ]
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Society of Authors Calls on UK Government to Fight Online Book Piracy

'Book piracy threatens authors' livelihoods' according to a new appeal from the Society of Authors to the British government to help protect copyright. The post Society of Authors Calls on UK Government to Fight Online Book Piracy appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-04-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publisher, Author Groups Protest Library Book Scanning Program

More than 36 organizations from around the world have spoken out against a library book scanning program known as "controlled digital lending," dubbing the practice "systematic infringement." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-02-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Artist Medaglia launches illustrated books publisher

Artist Mike Medaglia is launching Liminal 11, a publishing company for comics and illustrated titles. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-08-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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It's high time I retired: 94-year-old acclaimed author launches his final book

It's hard enough getting John Dunmore to stop and sit down; getting him to talk about himself is almost impossible. Continue reading at Stuff

[ Stuff | 2018-06-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors and publishers donate thousands of books to Oxfam

Paula Hawkins, Margaret Atwood, Neil Gaiman and Robert Webb are among the authors donating thousands of books to Oxfam in a bid to boost sales in the charity's shops and raise money for its work. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-05-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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