Big names back Authors for the Philippines campaign

Popular authors including George R R Martin, Neil Gaiman, Kate Atkinson and David Nicholls are... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2013-11-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Lockdown's online shift fuelling 'crazy' market for big name authors, Redmayne says

A “seismic shift” to online shopping during the pandemic has fuelled a “crazy” market for acquisitions of big names, HarperCollins UK c.e.o. Charlie Redmayne has said. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-17 23:24:16 UTC ]
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WI12: Big Name Authors to Look for in Minneapolis

PW's reviews editors have selected some of the most notable adult and children's authors to meet at this year's Winter Institute Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-01-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fault in Our Stars author backs literature diversity campaign

We need to reflect the reality of our communities, says The Fault in Our Stars writer John Green in video backing social media-led We Need Diverse Books campaignAll readers need to know that they too can be the heroes of a story, according to the bestselling author of The Fault in Our Stars,... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2014-10-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Big names give backing to Books Are My Bag

Celebrities and authors including Graham Norton and Ross Kemp have thrown their weight behind the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2014-09-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Big names back press regulation underpinned by royal charter

More than 200 – from JK Rowling to Rowan Williams – feature in Hacked Off ad supporting watchdog rejected by publishersMore than 200 leading figures from the arts and academia, including writers, film-makers, actors, comics and broadcasters, have signed a declaration of support for a system of... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2014-03-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Avon Goes Back to School for Next Big Romance Author

Partnering with HarperCollins's academic marketing division, Avon (which is a trade imprint at HC), is opening its editorial doors to submissions from undergraduate and graduate students. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-11-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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This Inuit author named 4 of Saturn's moons. Here's what he wants to name next

In 2000, children's author Michael Kusugak named a group of Saturn's many moons. Twenty years later, he's looking to rename the street near his house. Continue reading at CBC

[ CBC | 2020-10-23 19:59:11 UTC ]
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BEA 2014: Big Names and Big Flavors for Fall Cookbooks

Perusing the cookbook offerings at BEA revealed upcoming titles from big names and newcomers alike, and news that "Lucky Peach" is looking at getting into cookbooks. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-06-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Rise of 'hybrid authors' as writers buy back their rights

The “rise of the hybrid author” was discussed at London Book Fair, with the prediction that writers will increasingly buy back rights to their own books from publishers.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-06-24 22:00:58 UTC ]
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ABA Brings Back #BoxedOut Marketing Campaign

Ahead of Amazon's Prime Day sales event, set for June 21 and 22, the ABA is reviving its #BoxedOut campaign, which is aimed at highlighting the danger that Amazon's dominance of online retailing continues to pose for local communities and independent stores. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-06-18 04:00:00 UTC ]
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In-Person Author Tours Won't Be Back Anytime Soon

There are a number of big questions to be answered and logistics to be ironed out before authors hit the road again. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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AAPI Authors, Bookstagrammers Organize Support Campaign

Asian American and Pacific Islander members of the book business have launched a social media campaign, #StandUpforAAPI, intended to raise awareness of the ongoing violence and hate incidents targeting AAPI communities. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-03-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Big Five named as defendants in US e-book price-fixing suit

US publishing's Big Five–Hachette, HarperCollins, Macmillan, Penguin Random House and Simon & Schuster–have now been named as defendants in an amended class suit originally brought against Amazon alone for anti-competitive behaviour in relation to e-books in the US.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-07 12:47:23 UTC ]
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Authors and publishers support NLT campaign championing literacy in regions

The National Literacy Trust's Connecting Stories campaign, championing literacy in diverse communities in need of support, has attracted the support of 18 publishers and 32 authors, including children's writers Sathnam Sanghera, Konnie Huq and Steve Antony. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-18 23:09:03 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury mounts big campaign for Such a Fun Age paperback

Bloomsbury is to embark on "one of its biggest campaigns" ahead of the paperback release of Such a Fun Age by Kiley Reid.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-18 11:17:53 UTC ]
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Bourne unites authors in bookshop support campaign

Author Holly Bourne has launched a campaign to support bookshops during lockdown, involving more than 300 writers so far.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-05 06:38:02 UTC ]
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Amazon Publishing launches first UK ad campaign for celeb author

Amazon Publishing is launching its first ever ad campaign for a celebrity in the UK, rolling out digital signage across 100 London bus stops for essay collection Nothing Like I Imagined by US actress Mindy Kaling. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-13 00:14:33 UTC ]
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Cowell launches campaign to highlight children's authors and illustrators of colour

A campaign designed to help create visibility and generate book sales for emerging children's authors and illustrators of colour has been launched by BookTrust Represents and Waterstones children’s laureate Cressida Cowell. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-05 01:01:07 UTC ]
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Women Don't Owe You Pretty author launches instagram campaign

Author Florence Given is launching an instagram campaign, encouraging followers to pose with a copy of her debut feminist memoir, Women Don't Owe You Pretty (Cassell).  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-20 11:12:41 UTC ]
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