Blood Quantum injects zombie horror genre with an Indigenous perspective

Telling original, Indigenous-focused stories in different genres, filmmaker Jeff Barnaby is helping to normalize the presence of Indigenous people in a variety of realms: horror, science fiction and the broader cultural world. Continue reading at 'CBC'

[ CBC | 2019-09-10 17:00:00 UTC ]
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The CrazySexyDumb cast of ‘Love Island’ draws youngish blood to CBS

Someone now long dead once observed that the English and Americans are two peoples divided by a common language, which is a rather clever way to say that while a shared tongue facilitates our longstanding alliance, it also makes it a lot easier to argue with each other. Cultural preferences... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-07-18 19:48:27 UTC ]
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‘Burning Chambers’ is a sweeping historical novel that puts current events in perspective

Kate Mosse’s new book is a lush tale of love and hate, set during France’s Wars of Religion. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-06-19 15:00:00 UTC ]
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‘Africa Rising’ Day Two: Indigenous Languages, Copyright, Youth, Education and Action

As the International Publishers Association’s Africa Seminar in Nairobi moves into its second day, priority issues come into focus, and the trends appear. The post ‘Africa Rising’ Day Two: Indigenous Languages, Copyright, Youth, Education and Action appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-06-15 05:30:25 UTC ]
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Migraines have plagued me for years. A new book puts my pain in perspective.

The condition largely affects women. That may help explain why the suffering continues. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-06-10 19:00:00 UTC ]
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Firefly lands Killick's middle grade sci-fi horror

Firefly Press has landed a “scary and heart-warming” middle grade sci-fi horror by Jennifer Killick. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-21 11:03:47 UTC ]
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Canada’s Indigenous Comics Artists Redress History

In this Q&A, PW talks with a number of creators from 'This Place: 150 Years Retold,' an anthology of graphic stories that retell the troubled history of Canada’s indigenous people, which will be published this month by Highwater Press. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-01 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Tom Doherty Associates Forms Horror Imprint

Nightfire is the name of a new horror imprint coming from Tom Doherty Associates in early 2021.The imprint will publish across all areas of horror and in a range of formats. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-04-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Appreciation: Larry Cohen, the genre director who steadfastly avoided the generic

The “New Hollywood” era of the late 1960s and early ’70s has inspired shelves of showbiz history books about how visionary filmmakers such as Martin Scorsese, Francis Ford Coppola, Brian De Palma, George Lucas and Steven Spielberg fused their personal experiences with the stuff of old B-movies,... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-03-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Why can’t we innovate? Perspectives from the FutureBook 40

The inaugural FutureBook 40 crop reflect on the things holding publishers back from innovation. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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From Europe and the UK: Two CEOs at London Book Fair’s Quantum Conference

Core values, the essential relationship of author and publisher, and the fundamental efficacy of reading anchored the morning and afternoon of London Book Fair's 2019 Quantum. The post From Europe and the UK: Two CEOs at London Book Fair’s Quantum Conference appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-03-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Authorities investigating swastikas scrawled in blood near Holocaust museum

Los Angeles police opened an investigation Monday after discovering a “large amount” of blood and two swastikas written in blood in and around a bathroom near Pan Pacific Park in the Fairfax area, authorities said. Officers were called to the 100 block of North Gardner Street about 6:45 a.m.,... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-03-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Faber’s Stephen Page Opens London Book Fair’s Quantum Conference: ‘Cultural Responsibility’

The chief of the UK's 90-year-0ld Faber & Faber will tell the Quantum audience at the London Book Fair that however troubling Brexit's confusions may be, publishing holds the world's 'editorial centrality' in its hands: and that means it has a job to do. The post Faber’s Stephen Page Opens... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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London Book Fair’s Quantum Conference in March: Film, Television, Audio

This year's Quantum Conference, the annual curtain-raiser to London Book Fair, picks up on the books-to-film dynamic in content development. The post London Book Fair’s Quantum Conference in March: Film, Television, Audio appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-01-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Genre Fiction Is Finding a Place At Indie Bookstores

Indie bookstores aren't known for stocking a wide assortment of genre fiction titles, but booksellers are finding that it's time for that to change. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-01-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Stephen King's horror prompts book review rethink by Portland paper

Press Herald turns tweet aghast at plan to drop Maine content into chance to attract 100 digital subscriptionsA Maine newspaper that horrified the bestselling author Stephen King by dropping its local book review coverage used his complaint to boost digital subscriptions. Related: 'Judge me by... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-01-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Perspectives from Two Digital Players at the Shanghai Children's Book Fair

The presence of EdTech companies, especially those merging technology with English-language learning, was noticeable at the recently concluded China Shanghai International Children's Book Fair, held November 9–11. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-11-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Harvill Secker to publish feminist horror collection from Kirsty Logan

Harvill Secker is publishing a collection of feminist, literary horror stories from Scottish writer Kirsty Logan next October. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Flame: A fresh perspective on Leonard Cohen and the island that inspired him

This week sees the release of Leonard Cohen's posthumous volume The Flame: Poems and Selections. Among the song lyrics and notebook extracts that comprise the book are selections of new poetry, much of it touching on ageing and mortality, but not without characteristic humour. Continue reading at Stuff

[ Stuff | 2018-10-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Datebook: L.A.'s boundaries explored, FBI files turned into art and stories of contemporary indigenous women

A show that maps Los Angeles and another that makes art of FBI files. Here are six exhibitions and events to check out in the coming week: “Here,” at the Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery. A group exhibition examines the physical and geographical boundaries that define Los Angeles and its... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-10-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishing Perspectives Talks Thursday: Glukhovsky and Jobava

At 10:30 a.m. daily, join us on the International Stage, Hall 5.1 (A128), for talks on the industry and subscriptions, publishing and politics, and augmented reality at its most practical. By Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief | @Porter_Anderson Your Morning Break With Newsmakers hile at... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-10-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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