Bloomsbury reveals plans to support indies amid pandemic

Bloomsbury has announced a strategy to support independent bookshops during the Covid-19 pandemic. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-08 07:54:28 UTC ]
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Left-wing indie publishers have formed a coalition to support each other during the pandemic.

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to highlight the massive and devastating inequality in the US, the work of socially progressive publishers is more important than ever. With the goal of supporting one another during the uncertainty of the pandemic, a group of left-wing independent... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-04-30 16:27:42 UTC ]
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UK indies reveal plans for Patterson pledge money

Independent booksellers’ plans to use the money donated to them by US author James Patterson range from creating a “Dangerous Reading Club” to running a book review website for children. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Indie Publishers Ride the Pandemic Roller Coaster

A 'PW' survey of six independent publishers scattered across the country found mixed results about how business has gone so far this year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Support for Ben North as he reveals move into palliative care

There has been an outpouring of support for former HarperCollins creative director Ben North, following his revelation on social media last week that he has entered palliative care following treatment for brain tumours.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-25 01:07:20 UTC ]
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Post-pandemic Publishing for Indie Authors

Indie authors are well positioned to survive and thrive in the post-pandemic publishing landscape Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Toronto's Pearson airport cuts 1/4 of staff due to reduced travel demand amid COVID-19 pandemic

The biggest airport in Canada is eliminating 500 jobs because of the dramatic reduction in demand for air travel due to COVID-19. Continue reading at CBC

[ CBC | 2020-07-14 14:02:27 UTC ]
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Six Publishers Plan Indie Shindig

The new program is aimed at promoting new books to independent booksellers in the absence of the numerous trade shows that have been postponed because of the coronavirus. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury has transformed 'surprisingly well' despite severity of pandemic hit, says Newton

Bloomsbury chief executive Nigel Newton has said the beginning of the pandemic had a severely negative impact on Bloomsbury's sales, but that overall the company had "transformed surprisingly well". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-02 01:56:06 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury acquires pandemic-inspired picture book

Bloomsbury Children’s Books has acquired a pandemic-inspired picture book from author Michelle Robinson, with illustrations by Emily Hamilton. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Support Indie Bookstores Without Leaving Your Home

For the past six years, Independent Bookstore Day—billed as a “one-day national party that takes place at indie bookstores across the country”—has taken place on the last Saturday of April. (That’s tomorrow!) It’s usually a fun, light-hearted, occasionally raucous spring day where book lovers go... Continue reading at Electric Literature

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Bluemoose's Duffy calls for industry fund to support indie presses

Bluemoose Books founder Kevin Duffy has called on the publishing industry to rally behind its smaller presses at this time of crisis and to establish a fund to help independent publishers survive what Duffy said had been a 90% reduction in revenue as a result of the lockdown. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-14 17:49:26 UTC ]
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‘We’re just doing our best to adapt’: Emma Straub on running an indie bookstore amid coronavirus

The best-selling author and co-owner of Books Are Magic discusses how her store is weathering the crisis while supporting writers, staff, and other bookstores. For years, independent bookstores fought to stay in business in the face of big box stores and Amazon’s unstoppable growth. Now, they... Continue reading at Fast Company

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Resolute indies ramp up innovative schemes amid distribution disruption

Independent publishers are reinvigorating book subscriptions and launching new services, amid disruption to normal distribution. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Complex Networks plans to diversify its way through the pandemic

Complex Networks bills itself as one of the most diversified digital media companies in the business, so it’s counting on diversification to protect its business. The post Complex Networks plans to diversify its way through the pandemic appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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This app lets you find indie bookstores to support through the coronavirus shutdowns

Save Your Bookstore points you to the best way to get cash to shuttered booksellers near you. As COVID-19 has forced small bookstores to close, many are wondering how they’ll survive—though a surge in support from communities placing online orders is helping. A new app is designed to let you... Continue reading at Fast Company

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Indie Black Booksellers, Publishers Hold National Pandemic Conference Call

A coalition of African-American independent booksellers and publishers convened a national video conference call to survey the state of black books around the country in the wake of the new coronavirus pandemic. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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How you can support bookstores during the coronavirus pandemic.

Though most bookstores are closing their doors to the public, you can still buy books from them! And because you believe in our shared responsibility to preserve the wellbeing of those most vulnerable among us, you’re staying home and reading books, right? This past weekend saw many book people... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Armitage reveals plans for National Poetry Centre in Leeds

Poet Laureate Simon Armitage has announced plans for a National Poetry Centre in Leeds. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Fane reveals plans for international expansion

Fane has revealed plans for international expansion, with the production company to open a new office in Australia.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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