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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Publishing Perspectives’ Spring Magazine: Call for Stories on Diversity

With challenges to so many voices becoming shrill in so many markets, Publishing Perspectives' Spring Global Overview Edition will spotlight the book industry's champions of diversity and efforts to promote it. The post Publishing Perspectives’ Spring Magazine: Call for Stories on Diversity... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-02-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Conference Notes: Scottish Book Trade Day and London Book Fair’s Quantum Event Are Ahead

First on the calendar is Edinburgh's Scottish Book Trade Conference in February. And in April, London Book Fair's Quantum conference's programming is featuring audiobooks and seld0m-heard voices.  The post Conference Notes: Scottish Book Trade Day and London Book Fair’s Quantum Event Are Ahead... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-01-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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WORKING London Book Fair Quantum Conference Announced

Teaser text Image By Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief | @Porter_Anderson subhed XXX The post WORKING London Book Fair Quantum Conference Announced appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-01-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Audio to take 'centre stage' at LBF Quantum data conference

Audio will be "centre stage" at the Quantum data conference at London Book Fair this year, organisers have said.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-01-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Graphic Novel’s Dilemma: Debating a Genre’s Search for Respect

If the the graphic novel has come of age, that didn't slow down the debate around this genre's search for its place in publishing at Guadalajara. The post The Graphic Novel’s Dilemma: Debating a Genre’s Search for Respect appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-12-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Innovation In Advertising Requires a New Perspective

We the ad industry need to move faster.When Apple's iPhone debuted in 2007, few believed it would lead to the disruption and opportunities it has created within mobile and adjacent spaces.Mobile phones went from single-purpose devices to, in some ways, being the operating system for how we go... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2017-11-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Indigenous Writers in Canada: Interview with Author Cherie Dimaline

There’s more work to be done in recognizing Indigenous authors in Canada, says Cherie Dimaline, a 2017 Governor General's Literary Award winner. The post Indigenous Writers in Canada: Interview with Author Cherie Dimaline appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-11-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Flesh and Blood' has a raw, sometimes painful, honesty

Actor-filmmaker Mark Webber mines personal experience for “Flesh and Blood,” a quasi-memoir that hearkens back to the raw, adventurous American cinema of the ’60s and ’70s. The movie bleeds honesty, though its individual components are more memorable than how they’re assembled. Webber plays the... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-10-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Campaign to watch: The Quantum Astrologer's Handbook by Michael Brooks

Miriam Robinson takes a look at Scribe's campaign for Michael Brooks' The Quantum Astrologer's Handbook. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-10-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Executive Perspectives: Where Eight Publishers Are Focusing in Q4 and Beyond

As another year draws to a close, key figures at major publishers share insights on how they are defining success and refining their strategies moving forward. The post Executive Perspectives: Where Eight Publishers Are Focusing in Q4 and Beyond appeared first on Folio:. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2017-10-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Lounge Books to hold 'virtual horror festival'

Sam Missingham is set to run a virtual horror festival through her recently-launched website Lounge Books. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-10-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Significant Zero' and 'Blood Sweat and Pixels' Review: Taking On Game Development, and the Demon That Is "Crunch"

Two recent books take readers into the pressure cooker that videogame development can so often become. Continue reading at Wired

[ Wired | 2017-09-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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What to Eat After the Zombie Apocalypse: PW Talks with Chef Lauren Wilson

Wilson, who manages Rose's Bar and Grill in Brooklyn, discusses her latest cookbook, which is a companion to AMC's 'The Walking Dead,' and details how fans can make everything from deer stew to acorn cookies. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-09-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Lazy and sloppy': historical novelist Philippa Gregory's bizarre take on genre writing

In an interview that raised many hackles, Gregory dismissed erotica as ‘pornography’ and crime novel villains as ‘blindingly obvious’ – despite her own novels occupying a distinct genre themselvesIn a bizarre miscalculation, the historical novelist Philippa Gregory took a sideswipe at the... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-08-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Encouraging fresh perspectives

The National Trust's publisher Katie Bond talks about a project between the organisation, Falmouth University, and writer Wyn Menmuir.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-08-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Magabala Books: 30 years of Indigenous publishing – in pictures

Magabala Books was born in 1984, when a group of Indigenous elders from the Kimberley in Western Australia decided to establish their own publishing house focused on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander writers and illustrators, and telling Indigenous stories. Magabala publishes for a general... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-08-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pasquale's 'dark and surreal' horror stories to Caffeine Nights

Caffeine Nights Publishing has signed world rights to a collection of "dark and surreal" horror stories from comedian Joe Pasquale. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-08-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Scholastic to release 'genre-busting' Beetle Boy companion

Scholastic will publish a “innovative and genre-busting” companion volume to M G Leonard’s acclaimed Beetle Boy as an “in-world, non-fiction introduction to the wonderful world of beetles”. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-08-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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OpenBook’s China Bestseller Lists for June 2017: A Publishing Perspectives Exclusive

Based on sales at 3,115 physical stores and 11 online retailers, here are the June 2017 monthly bestseller lists from China using OpenBook and Trajectory data. The post OpenBook’s China Bestseller Lists for June 2017: A Publishing Perspectives Exclusive appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-07-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Wildfire pre-empts 'dark' debut Blood Orange

Wildfire has pre-empted a debut thriller, Blood Orange by Harriet Tyce, exploring the power of desire, jealousy and betrayal.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-07-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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