Authors and publishers urge US to help missing booksellers

Author and publishing organisations worldwide have banded together to urge the United States' government to investigate the disappearances of five missing Hong Kong (HK) publishers. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-01-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Author publishes missing Hong Kong booksellers' title online

The author of a controversial book on China's president, believed to be the reason five booksellers from the Mighty Current publishing house in Hong Kong went missing between October and December 2015, has released the title online. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-02-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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US Publishers, Authors, Booksellers Call Out Amazon’s ‘Concentrated Power’ in the Book Market

American professional associations for authors, publishers, and booksellers write to the House subcommittee on antitrust issues about Amazon. The post US Publishers, Authors, Booksellers Call Out Amazon’s ‘Concentrated Power’ in the Book Market appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-08-17 14:51:35 UTC ]
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Authors urge publishers to 'give space' to mental health

Authors have discussed the importance of perspectives on mental health when considering diversity and inclusion, with Rose Cartwright revealing she walked away from a traditional publishing deal for fear of being “compromised”. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-26 00:58:31 UTC ]
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Fall Regional Bookselling Shows 2015: Publishers Offer Economics of Publishing 101 for Booksellers

Publishers will be using profit-and-loss statements to educate booksellers about their financial realities at this year's regional trade shows. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-09-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Bookseller calls for authors to pen 'ode to booksellers'

The Bookseller is calling for authors to pen an “ode to booksellers” as part of a celebration of the trade during a time when high-street bookshops are unable to open their doors.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-14 20:12:04 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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-10 04:00:00 UTC ]
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The publishing company that's only publishing female authors in 2018

One publishing company has taken up a challenge to put out only books by female authors this year. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2018-02-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fall Regional Bookselling Shows 2015: Children’s Authors Appearing at the 2015 Regional Bookselling Trade Shows

A selection of some of the hundreds of children's book authors who will be at this season’s regional shows. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-09-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fall Regional Bookselling Shows 2015: Adult Authors Appearing at the 2015 Regional Bookselling Trade Shows

Here is a selection of some of the hundreds of authors who will be at this season’s regional shows. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-09-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers Urge Reversal on Syrian Publishing Ban

In a letter, attorneys for the publishers claim that new sanctions violate federal law and the First Amendment. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-01-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ether for Authors: Are Publishers on a Tightrope with Author Solutions?

In Ether for Authors, Porter Anderson looks at the ties many publishing companies have with Author Solutions, at Amazon debates, and at drinking on the job. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-07-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishing Scotland chief exec urges publishers to look abroad

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Tue, 22/02/2011 - 09:00 Publishing Scotland chief executive Marion Sinclair has urged Scottish publishers to look abroad for opportunities, likening the current situation in digital publishing to "the Wild West". Speaking yesterday [21st... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-02-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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RCW and Knights Of launch children's publishing workshop for authors of colour

The RCW literary agency and publisher Knights Of have announced the return of a free children’s publishing workshop for aspiring authors of colour, now in partnership with development scheme Megaphone. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-07-08 01:37:05 UTC ]
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DisneyMustPay: authors form task force to fight for missing payments

Coalition of author groups call for Disney to pay outstanding royalties owed to writers of novels and comics including Star Wars, Alien and Buffy the Vampire Slayer series it now ownsA task force made up of science fiction and fantasy, romance, crime and horror authors has been formed in an... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-04-28 17:07:11 UTC ]
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Publishers, Authors to Raise More Aid for Indie Bookstores

Indie Shindig, a virtual event series for booksellers created by half a dozen publishers, aims to raise up to $18,000 for We Need Diverse Books and Binc. Author Gayle Forman and Penguin Books for Young Readers are contributing sales of Forman's new novel to Binc's "Thrive to Survive" campaign. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-27 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors Guild, HMH Partner to Publish Benefit Collaborative Novel

The Authors Guild Foundation has reached a deal with Houghton Mifflin Harcourt to publish a collaborative novel edited by the acclaimed novelist Margaret Atwood that will feature the writing of more than a dozen notable authors. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-03-19 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors Guild urges DOJ to stop Simon & Schuster and Penguin Random House merger

Several organizations sent a letter to the Department of Justice on Friday urging it to stop Penguin Random House from purchasing Simon & Schuster. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2021-01-29 22:12:00 UTC ]
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Authors and publishers support NLT campaign championing literacy in regions

The National Literacy Trust's Connecting Stories campaign, championing literacy in diverse communities in need of support, has attracted the support of 18 publishers and 32 authors, including children's writers Sathnam Sanghera, Konnie Huq and Steve Antony. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-18 23:09:03 UTC ]
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BiblioBoard, PW’s BookLife Launch New Library E-book Program for Self-Published Authors

BookLife Elite will offer public libraries access to a curated collection of unlimited, simultaneous-use indie e-books, meaning library readers can access the books instantly—no holds lists. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-01-13 05:00:00 UTC ]
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