Barnsley guest at HarperCollins summer party

Victoria Barnsley was the surprise guest at the HarperCollins summer party, held at the V&A last night, with Charlie Redmayne, HarperCollins UK c.e.o. paying tribute to his predecessor as a "great friend to many staff, agents and authors" and someone who led the business "brilliantly" for 13 years. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-07-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HarperCollins marks 30 years of Dr Seuss classic

HarperCollins Children’s Books is celebrating 30 years of the Dr Seuss classic Oh, the Places You’ll Go! with a deluxe version. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-24 01:20:02 UTC ]
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HarperCollins to create standalone Irish division with Nagle at helm

HarperCollins Ireland, a new standalone publishing division, is being launched with Conor Nagle from Gill Books as its publisher. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-14 08:38:59 UTC ]
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Beyond ad targeting, the demise of the third-party cookie will hit key digital media functions

When third-party cookies vanish, publishers will need to find alternatives for a host of functions, including user profiling and audience analytics. The post Beyond ad targeting, the demise of the third-party cookie will hit key digital media functions appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2020-01-29 05:01:53 UTC ]
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Barnsley revisits old territory as Castle Howard launches Brideshead Festival

The Fourth Estate founder and former HarperCollins chief reveals plans for a June festival based around Evelyn Waugh’s iconic novel, and reflects on the evolution of the book business. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-12 12:31:36 UTC ]
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HarperCollins wins eight-publisher battle for Fowler's adventure series

HarperCollins Children’s Books has triumphed in an eight-publisher UK auction for début author Aisling Fowler’s Middle Grade magical adventure series Fireborn. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-09 01:49:54 UTC ]
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HarperCollins Canada boycotts RWA conference as diversity backlash grows

A host of publishers including HarperCollins Canada are boycotting the forthcoming Romance Writers of America national conference, as a backlash continues against the organisation over a race row. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-08 21:05:29 UTC ]
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HarperCollins signs 'life-changing' Ramoutar freezer cookbook

HarperCollins has wrapped up a deal for the "life-changing" freezer-filling cookbook from Shivi Ramoutar. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-08 12:50:12 UTC ]
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'Queer Eye' star Jonathan Van Ness to publish début picture book with HarperCollins

HarperCollins has scooped the début picture book from “Queer Eye” star Jonathan Van Ness about a gender non-binary guinea pig. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-08 06:46:35 UTC ]
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Five guest judges revealed for Swansea University Dylan Thomas Prize

Five guest judges have been selected to help decide the winner of the Swansea University Dylan Thomas Prize as the award celebrates its 15th anniversary.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-23 14:22:44 UTC ]
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New indie bookshop opens in Barnsley

A new independent bookshop has opened in Barnsley, run by a mother and son team who became fed up watching the big chains leave their town. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-19 02:33:27 UTC ]
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Barnsley launches The Brideshead Festival

To mark the 75th anniversary of the publication of Evelyn Waugh’s novel Brideshead Revisited (Penguin), the newly unveiled The Brideshead Festival will "celebrate and interrogate the ongoing appeal of this seminal novel and its screen adaptations", masterminded by former HarperCollins c.e.o.... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-15 23:13:15 UTC ]
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HarperCollins pre-empts 'mesmerising' thriller from Cooper in two-book deal

HarperCollins has pre-empted a “mesmerising” French Alps-set thriller by freelance journalist Catherine Cooper in a two-book deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-13 05:55:18 UTC ]
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Bookshop Heroes to be crowned in new Bookseller feature backed by BA and HarperCollins

The Bookseller is to create a Rising Stars-style listing of individual booksellers to coincide with the Booksellers Association Conference in September 2020. The Bookshop Heroes special, supported by the BA and sponsored by HarperCollins, will be published to coincide with the annual conference.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-11 22:52:50 UTC ]
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HarperCollins Christian Publishing's Leadership Team

Following a series of promotions at HarperCollins Christian Publishing, PW has compiled a list of the leadership team at HCCP and its Zondervan and Thomas Nelson subsidiaries. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-12-11 05:00:00 UTC ]
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HarperCollins India’s Ananth Padmanabhan: Maker of Small Films

In creating short films, HarperCollins India CEO Ananth Padmanabhan wants 'to take stories to audiences who are spending a lot of time watching.' The post HarperCollins India’s Ananth Padmanabhan: Maker of Small Films appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-12-03 13:10:57 UTC ]
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Hachette's Harington holds her farewell party

Publishing folk gathered en masse at the roof terrace at the Century Club in Soho last night for the retirement party of Hachette UK communications director Clare Harington. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-28 18:17:45 UTC ]
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HarperCollins releases 2019 gender pay gap with 'progress being made'

HarperCollins is closing its gender pay gap with the median difference reducing from 10.2% to 8.8% in its latest filing. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-28 11:20:07 UTC ]
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HarperCollins scoops book from social media stars Irving and dog Max

HarperCollins has acquired “a heartwarming tale” of the friendship between car crash survivor Kerry Irving and Max the Springer Spaniel after their story proved a social media hit. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-25 11:02:19 UTC ]
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Participation in Summer Reading Challenge up 2.6%

The Reading Agency has reported 722,731 children took part in public libraries’ Summer Reading Challenge this summer, representing a 2.64% increase on last year’s participation. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-22 10:29:12 UTC ]
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Barbara Taylor Bradford pens prequel to A Woman of Substance for HarperCollins

Barbara Taylor Bradford has written a prequel to her bestselling 1979 novel A Woman of Substance, to be published by HarperCollins in 2020. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-21 16:49:46 UTC ]
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