BEA 2016: Jennifer Weiner Takes a Big Step into Middle Grade

Jennifer Weiner is widely known to adult readers for her bestselling women-centric novels (Good in Bed; Who Do You Love), her columns for the New York Times Op-Ed pages and Sunday Review, and her humorous Twitter feed. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-05-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2016: Middle-Grade Editors Are Buzzing Today

This morning, five editors of books for middle-grade readers have a chance to reveal their passion for a new novel by a first-time author. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-05-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Firefly signs second middle-grade novel by Jennifer Killick

Independent children's and YA publisher Firefly Press will publish a second middle-grade Crater Lake novel by Jennifer Killick.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Jennifer Weiner’s ‘Big Summer’ is a breezy romp through online influencer culture

While other book releases are being pushed back, “Big Summer” was moved up, because it’s just the escape we need right now. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Taking Middle Grade to Market

With an increasing number of books for the middle grade audience in the pipeline, publishers share their strategies for capturing the interest of preteens. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BEA 2016: Big Books from Small Presses Create a Buzz

While the five books presented at the BEA Selects: Children's panel session were from small presses, they all made a big impression on the audience. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-05-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2016: Jennifer Chiaverini: Booth and the Women Who Loved Him

The average person today thinks of John Wilkes Booth, the actor who shot President Lincoln in 1865, only as an assassin. But he was also a handsome actor with adoring fans, as well as a family man. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-05-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2016: Cornell Lab Publishing Group Takes Flight

The recently launched Cornell Lab Publishing Group was founded to commemorate the Cornell’s Lab’s 100-year anniversary in 2015. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-05-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2016: Meg Little Reilly: Tackling Big Issues

Meg Little Reilly describes herself as a “writer, environmentalist, quilter, aspiring banjo player, hiker of mountains and swimmer of lakes.” Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-05-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2016: Big Changes at Westchester Publishing Services

The last two years have seen some major shifts at Danbury, Conn.-based Westchester Publishing Services, a composition and editorial services company with a focus on the trade; academic and scholarly; professional and institutional; and STM publishing markets. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-05-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2016: Emma Flint: ‘Little Deaths,’ Big Buzz

Growing up in the north of England, Emma Flint was 10 years old when she wrote her first fiction, an Agatha Christie pastiche replete with a thickly mustached French detective. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-05-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2016: For Booksellers, Change of Venue Welcome. For the Big Houses, Not So Much

While some attendees, especially booksellers, rejoiced at a more “intimate” BEA, this year's show, in the Windy City for the first time in 12 years, left others concerned about what’s lost when the event leaves its standing locale of New York City. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-05-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2016: Jennifer Close: A Hopeful in Fact and Fiction

It might be a double-edged sword, Jennifer Close says, that her fourth novel, "The Hopefuls" (Knopf, July), is being published the same week that the Republicans in Cleveland, and the Democrats in Philadelphia the following week, are convening to select their presidential nominees. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-05-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2015: Chronicling Middle Grade Characters and Adventures

A panel of novelists of forthcoming middle-grade titles, talks the difference between middle grade and YA, the origins of their stories, and life before publication. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-05-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2015: What’s Buzzing in Middle Grade

BEA’s perennially popular Middle-Grade Editors’ Buzz Panel, this year moderated by Sara Hines, co-owner of Eight Cousins Bookstore, in Falmouth, Mass., takes place today, in Room 1E12/1E13, 11–11:50 a.m. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-05-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2015: Editors Buzz About Middle Grade Books

Editors gathered at BEA Friday morning to share their favorite middle-grade books for fall. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-05-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2014: Magic in the Air at Middle-Grade Buzz Panel

There definitely were common elements to the five novels presented during the middle-grade editors buzz panel Friday morning that was moderated by Holly Weinkauf, the owner of Red Balloon Books in St. Paul, Minn.: all five mixed up fairy tale themes with real-life issues to produce excellent... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Best Books for Middle-Grade Readers? 5 Recommended Titles from BEA

BookExpo America's Middle Grade Buzz Books panels previewed five titles editors are most excited about publishing this fall. Expect them to get a big push in bookstores. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Arvon takes inclusive steps for 50th anniversay and Borthwick steps down

National writing charity Arvon has made a raft of changes to encourage inclusivity, through discounted places for young people and online tutorials, as part of its 50th year celebrations. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Canadian Publishing 2016: Big Books for a Big Country

Canadian publishing is dominated by some familiar names: Penguin Random House, Simon & Schuster, and HarperCollins. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-09-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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