Bay Area Book Fest Launches Indiegogo Campaign

The Bay Area Book Festival, set for June 6-7, is launching an Indiegogo campaign to raise $50,000 to support their first festival in Berkeley. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-12-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Saqi Books launches marketing campaign to reach non-traditional readers

Publisher Saqi Books is working with the Reading Agency to provide samples of its new title, Rise, to less confident and reluctant readers. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-10-25 18:43:56 UTC ]
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Vintage launches Free Books Campaign partnership

Vintage has launched a new partnership with the Free Books Campaign, a charity set up by education activist Sofia Akel to get books by authors of colour to those who cannot access them. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-17 17:41:21 UTC ]
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Librarians Launch National Campaign to Oppose Macmillan’s Library E-book Embargo

“ALA’s goal is to send a clear message to Macmillan CEO John Sargent,” said ALA executive director Mary Ghikas, announcing the launch of a national e-book advocacy campaign. "Libraries have millions of allies out there, and we’re inviting them to take action.” Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-11 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Campaign to launch diversity charity for children's books kicks off

Non-profit organisation We Need Diverse Books has kicked off its campaign to launch a UK branch to improve diversity and representation in children’s books, as Knights Of co-founder Aimée Felone said the project needs industry-wide support. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-30 15:42:06 UTC ]
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Bay Area’s Book Passage to Open Third Store

Forty-year-old Book Passage, with locations in Corte Madera and San Francisco, Calif., has begun prepping a new store in nearby Sausalito, where it will be the only indie bookstore. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-10-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookTrust launches Bath Book Bed campaign

Nearly 80% of parents say lack of sleep is the hardest part of raising a child, according to BookTrust, which has surveyed a thousand parents as part of its new Bath Book Bed campaign. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-05-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children’s Books Ireland launches reading campaign

Children’s Books Ireland (CBI) is hoping to get kids across the country reading in October through the "Read Everywhere in 2015", campaign. For the campaign, also known as "Níl Turas Níos Fearr Ná Turas le Leabhar!" in Irish, CBI will run a range of activities, including a "The Danger is... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-09-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Quercus launches Christmas book-giving campaign

Quercus has launched a Christmas campaign to celebrate the joy of giving and receiving books. As part of the Greatest Gift campaign, 15 key bloggers and BookTubers will upload a post explaining why they think books are the greatest gift to give. Each Greatest Gift “blog tour partner” will also... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2014-12-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Blinkbox books launches 'biggest ever' marketing campaign

Blinkbox books is this week launching its biggest marketing campaign to date, which includes a partnership with the Mirror Group of newspapers. The Tesco-owned company’s marketing drive will celebrate “the joys of digital reading – without needing to buy a dedicated device”. A three-month... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2014-11-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Friends of St. Mark’s Launch Indiegogo Campaign

The East Village bookstore is stepping up its fundraising efforts for the store's impending move and transition to a nonprofit event space. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-03-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Changing Hands Launches Indiegogo Campaign for Second Store

The Tempe bookstore gets some help from Moby (as in Moby Dick) and Frank (as in Frankenstein) for its fundraising appeal. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-11-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Beautiful Books launches summer campaign

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Tue, 24/05/2011 - 08:46 Beautiful Books has launched its own summer reading campaign, providing POS material and an extra 5% off the selected titles ordered by independent bookshops. The four titles being promoted through the Go Against the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-05-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bay Area Spotlight 2015: Bay Area Libraries Look Forward

In the Bay Area, where technology reigns, libraries are rebranding themselves as 21st-century centers of information while staying true to their roots as community centers that provide people with access to resources, programming, and services. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-06-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bay Area Spotlight 2015: Digital Winners In the Bay Area

No examination of the Bay Area publishing scene would be complete without highlighting the many digital publishing and distribution startups in the area. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-06-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bay Area Spotlight 2015: The Bay Area’s Bookmakers

One reason for the strong publishing presence in the Bay Area is the long history of leadership and vision provided by men and women who rose to become prominent publishing figures across the nation. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-06-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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National Book Tokens launches Hidden Book and Book Island Games

National Book Tokens has launched its annual festive campaign, with the return of its Hidden Book Game for a seventh year, and Book Island Game for children for a second year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-13 22:34:50 UTC ]
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Forefront Books, FDFI Launch Frederick Douglass Books

Forefront Books has partnered with the Frederick Douglass Family Initiatives (FDFI) to launch a new joint publishing imprint in an effort "to establish a pathway for Black and Brown authors to write and publish a professional book with distribution into traditional retailers." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-06-15 04:00:00 UTC ]
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ReadingZone launches World Book Day picture book competition

Children’s books website ReadingZone has launched a competition for children and young people to create a picture book for World Book Day, judged by author and illustrator Sarah McIntyre.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2022-01-22 20:56:16 UTC ]
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Bodour Al Qasimi Launches Her Book at Sharjah Children’s Book Fair

The new release is 'World Book Capital' and proceeds from is sales go to damaged bookshops and libraries in Gaza. The post Bodour Al Qasimi Launches Her Book at Sharjah Children’s Book Fair appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-05-26 19:57:39 UTC ]
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