AWP 2017: This Year's Conference Will Be All About—and Against—Trump

Anti-Trump protests and political actions are planned throughout this year’s AWP conference. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-02-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Politics Was Front and Center At This Year’s AWP Conference

Concern over the Trump administration was a central theme at the Washington D.C. event. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-02-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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AWP 2017: Politicized Writing Conference Ends With White House Vigil

This year's politically-charged AWP conference concluded Saturday evening with a candlelight vigil outside the White House and strong sales reported from the book fair floor. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-02-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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AWP 2017: Writers Get Political as Conference Opens

The Association of Writers & Writing Programs, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, kicked off its annual conference on Thursday with politics on people's minds, as exhibitors, panelists and attendees expressed their opposition to the Trump presidency. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-02-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Year in Preview: 2017 will be the year that platforms pay up

Facebook's paying for live video and Snapchat's evolving the terms of its publisher compensation in 2016 were signs that the platform giants will pony up for content. But it's not out of altruism. What platforms care most about is scale. And only a select few media companies that have the scale... Continue reading at Digiday

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Trump Team Holds News Conference Outside Drab Landscaping Firm, Next to Adult Book Store

Trump first said it was going to be at the Four Seasons and everyone assumed it was the hotel but he later clarified it was Four Seasons Total Landscaping. Continue reading at Slate

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Coronavirus Leads to Smaller AWP Conference

The threat of the new coronavirus lead to a loss of attendees and exhibitors at the AWP conference in San Antonio, but the show went on and gave a boost to local writers and organizations. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-11 04:00:00 UTC ]
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AWP Conference in San Antonio to Proceed as Planned

The annual AWP Conference will be held despite any threat from the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus. This year's event, which takes place from March 4-7, is being held in San Antonio, Tex. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-02 05:00:00 UTC ]
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We’ll Be Talking ‘Impeachment’ Again in a Year, No Matter What Happens With Trump

No matter how the House of Representatives' inquiry into President Trump plays out, FX hopes that "impeachment" is still a big buzzword exactly one year from today. That's when the third season of American Crime Story--titled, that's right, Impeachment--is set to debut. But Season 3 of Ryan... Continue reading at AdWeek

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A Renewed AWP Wraps a Big 2019 Conference

The Association of Writers and Writing Programs ended a tumultuous 2018 with its 2019 conference, held in Portland, Ore., this past Saturday, marking its most successful show to date. Accessibility, however, while improved, remained an issue. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Weekly Standard, rightwing magazine opposed to Trump, closes after 23 years

Parent firm blames subscription figures but co-founder says magazine was ‘murdered’ to drive readers elsewhereThe Weekly Standard, one of the last holdouts opposed to Donald Trump within rightwing media, has been closed after 23 years, silencing its hawkish voice on foreign affairs and its... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2018-12-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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AWP Leaders, Former Conference Director Exchange Public Barbs

After former AWP conference director Christian Teresi wrote an essay that leveled a host of charges against the organization, the AWP board fired back, claiming the organization is in much better shape than it was six months ago. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-11-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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John Kerry: Trump Has “the Maturity of an Eight-Year-Old Boy With the Insecurity of a Teenage Girl”

Former Secretary of State John Kerry was on Real Time With Bill Maher on Friday and didn’t waste the opportunity to mock President Donald Trump’s frequent use of social media and his thin skin. The former senator from Massachusetts, who is promoting his new memoir, said Trump is the first... Continue reading at Slate

[ Slate | 2018-09-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Singapore Book Council, in Its 50th Year, Confers 2018 Literature Prize Honors

In Chinese, English, Malay, and Tamil, the Singapore Literature Prizes are conferred every other year in categories of fiction, creative nonfiction, and poetry. The Singapore Book Council, announcing the winners tonight, is celebrating its 50th year of service. The post Singapore Book Council,... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-08-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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U.K. Reports 2017 As Record Year for Publishing

The U.K. publishing industry had a record-breaking year in 2017, with income up 5% to £5.7 billion, according to figures released by the Publishers Association in its annual Yearbook. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-07-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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US Publishers’ StatShot 2017 Report: Fifth Year of Double-Digit Audiobooks Growth

The Association of American Pubslishers StatShot program cites 29.7-percent growth over 2016 in downloaded audiobook revenue, despite overall flat performance in publisher revenue in 2017. The post US Publishers’ StatShot 2017 Report: Fifth Year of Double-Digit Audiobooks Growth appeared first... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Bestselling book on chaos of Trump's first year is itself the product of that dysfunction

Donald Trump has this much in common with Barack Obama: Both presidents’ first years spawned books that chronicled crises. Obama’s crisis, however, was inherited. Trump’s has been largely self-made. Trump even provided the alliterative title — “Fire and Fury” — for the book that has roiled... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-01-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Best books of 2017: indie publishers on their favourite books of the year

India’s answer to Lear, a teen tale set amid the London riots and the first great book on grime. Experts pick 2017’s smartest, oddest and most overlooked readsCo-director, Tramp Press Continue reading... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-12-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Seventeen in 2017: How a 73-Year-Old Publication Keeps Up With Gen Z, Politics and News Feeds

Subscribing to Seventeen magazine is a rite of passage for many young readers. Luckily, between today's ubiquitous variety of devices and platforms, the Hearst title has kept up with its evolving and savvy audience. Lately, that's meant not waiting for readers to come through their front door,... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2017-12-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Best books of 2017: the hits and misses of the publishers’ year

The Man Booker winner, the diary of a junior doctor and the secret lives of cows ... Which books made their publishers proud – and which ones made them envious? Editor-in-chief, Bloomsbury Continue reading... Continue reading at The Guardian

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