Authors United warns of attacks on 'author livelihoods' under Trump administration

The new US administration under Donald Trump could make things "very, very much worse" for authors, according to campaign group Authors United. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-12-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'No kids in cages': Children's book authors unite against Trump policy separating families at the border

About 2,000 children’s and YA book authors and their supporters have signed onto a campaign to oppose President Trump's controversial family separation immigration policy under the name "Kid Lit Says No Kids in Cages." The campaign made its appearance Monday on Twitter with a statement signed by... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-06-19 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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-12-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors Guild warns authors over contributing online articles for free

Writers are contributing to the fall in their incomes by penning free pieces for large companies in the hope that it will raise their profile and lead to book sales, Roxana Robinson, president of The Authors Guild, has told The Bookseller. She also said that Amazon was devaluing books and writing. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-05-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon-Dissenting Authors Form 'Authors United'

As HBG's dispute with the e-tailer continues, authors are starting to prepare for the long haul by forming their own organization. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-07-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Agents warn publishers to 'think carefully' on delaying author payments

“Many” requests have been made by publishers about the possibility of delaying payments to authors to help improve cashflow in the difficult circumstances caused by Covid-19, it has emerged. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-20 15:49:24 UTC ]
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Little, Brown confirms publication of Trump tell-all despite DoJ warning

Little, Brown has confirmed it is pushing ahead with publication of A Warning, the new tell-all about Donald Trump's administration by an anonymous senior official, despite the US Department of Justice warning Hachette that the author may be violating "one or more" NDAs. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-05 14:37:22 UTC ]
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US Justice Department Gives Hachette ‘A Warning’ About Its Anonymous Author

The Justice Department has written to Hachette about 'A Warning,' asserting that its anonymous author may be in violation of nondisclosure agreements. The post US Justice Department Gives Hachette ‘A Warning’ About Its Anonymous Author appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-11-04 19:33:48 UTC ]
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Don’t let the Trump administration vandalize Lady Liberty’s inspiring message

Ken Cuccinelli offered his own revision of one of America’s most famous poems. It wasn’t pretty. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-08-14 19:58:00 UTC ]
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Democracy is under attack. But how to protect it while Trump is in the White House?

Review of 'Ill Winds" by Larry Diamond and 'The Democracy Fix' by Caroline Fredrickson. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-08-01 17:46:08 UTC ]
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Visa issues could stop authors attending Edinburgh Book Festival, warns director

Problems obtaining visas to enter the UK could put off authors from attending the Edinburgh International Book Festival, its director has warned. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-09 05:37:20 UTC ]
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Author Reexamines Masculinity Following Attack in New Memoir

In 'Wild Awakening,' Greg J. Matthews describes how a near-death experience transformed both his faith and identity. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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'The Border' author Don Winslow wants to debate Trump about the wall, and Stephen King wants to pay for it

Thriller author Don Winslow wants to debate Donald Trump about the president's proposed border wall, and Stephen King is willing to pay $10,000 to make it happen. Winslow, whose new novel, "The Border," is slated for release by Harper Collins imprint William Morrow next week, challenged Trump to... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-02-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How Russia cyber attacks helped Trump to the US presidency | Kathleen Hall Jamieson

It’s clearer than ever: the theft and leaking of Democratic emails were key to Clinton’s election defeatIn the process of announcing the US Justice Department’s July 2018 indictment of a dozen Russian military intelligence officers for hacking Democrats’ computers and publishing the contents, US... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2018-10-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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NCAC, Authors Guild Slam Trump's S&S Litigation Threats

Following one more threat of litigation from President Donald Trump against a major book publisher, free speech and book industry organizations have condemned the president's attempts to cease publication of books unfavorable to his administration. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-08-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Spicer's 'insider account' of Trump administration leaked

Former White House press secretary Sean Spicer’s "insider account" of Donald Trump’s administration describes the president as "a unicorn, riding a unicorn over a rainbow". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-07-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Trump administration will end protected status for Hondurans

The Trump administration says it will strip legal protections for 86,000 Hondurans who live in the U.S., the latest group of longtime undocumented residents who now face the prospect of deportation back to their troubled home countries. Kirstjen Nielsen, the Homeland Security secretary, on Friday... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-05-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon shares fall after Trump's Twitter attacks

Amazon shares took a hit after President Donald Trump attacked the online store on social media, this time accusing it of not being on a "level playing field" with “fully tax paying retailers” and of ripping off the US postal service. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-04-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Spicer's 'insider's account' of Trump administration to Biteback

Biteback Publishing has acquired a memoir by former White House press secretary Sean Spicer. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-01-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ABA, Authors Guild Slam Trump's Legal Campaign Against 'Fire and Fury'

The ABA, Authors Guild, and National Coalition Against Censorship have issued separate statements condemning a cease and desist letter sent to Henry Holt by a lawyer for President Trump demanding that the publisher stop publication of Michael Wolff's White House tell-all. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-01-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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