Bluemoose, Tilted Axis and Mayfly join Northern Fiction Alliance

Three new independent publishers are to join the Northern Fiction Alliance which intends to position the north of England as a "centre of publishing excellence". Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-10-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Alyssa Awe to Join Macmillan as Exec V-p of Biz Dev, Strategy

Awe will join the publisher in the newly created role on June 3, and will oversee the publisher's strategic initiatives, business development, and central marketing, as well as its audio division and publishers-at-large. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-05-07 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Joins European Network for Youth Reading Events and Festivals

A new concerted effort, opened during Bologna Children's Book Fair by the Montreuil Children’s Book Fair, has 15 publishing event producers. The post Frankfurt Joins European Network for Youth Reading Events and Festivals appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2024-05-03 01:02:49 UTC ]
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The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy Book Deals for April 29, 2024

Murder aboard a claustrophobic space ship, an island hidden by magic, a tale of blood and loyalty, and more of today's best science fiction and fantasy deals. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2024-04-29 13:00:00 UTC ]
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Predicting the 2024 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction

With March Madness and the Super Bowl recently crowning champions and the Grammys and Oscars awarding music and movies, it’s finally time for the literary world to have its own big moment in the sun. And that can only mean one thing: It’s Pulitzer time! While there are many book awards that... Continue reading at Electric Literature

[ Electric Literature | 2024-04-19 11:15:00 UTC ]
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Andrew O’Hagan Weaponizes Fiction

For the Scottish novelist and journalist, the novel is a way to fight political misinformation, conspiracy theories, and outright lies. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-04-19 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Five Publishers Join Lawsuit to Stop Iowa Book Banning Bill

Five more publishers, including the remaining Big Five publishers, have now joined as plaintiffs to help defend against the state’s bid to lift the block on appeal on Iowa's book banning law, SF 496. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-04-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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In the face of online misinformation, these teens are learning how to sort fact from fiction

How teens learn about navigating the online world varies, but a pair of digital media literacy programs aim to get more Canadian students scrutinizing their social feeds. Continue reading at CBC

[ CBC | 2024-04-15 08:00:00 UTC ]
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10 New Works of Queer Fiction

Akwaeke Emezi, Rivers Solomon, and others offer realistic, fantastical, and experimental looks at LGBTQ life. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-04-12 04:00:00 UTC ]
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New LGBTQ Fiction in Translation

Works by queer authors from Argentina, Catalonia, Syria, and beyond speak to U.S. readers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-04-12 04:00:00 UTC ]
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New Climate Fiction Author Sarah Ruiz-Grossman’s Favorite Cli-Fi Books

This Earth Day, settle into "A Fire So Wild," Sarah Ruiz-Grossman's debut novel about the societal impacts of climate change. Continue reading at HuffPost

[ HuffPost | 2024-04-05 09:45:24 UTC ]
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Vernor Vinge, Innovative Science Fiction Novelist, Dies at 79

He conceived an early version of cyberspace and predicted the “technological singularity,” a tipping point at which machines would become smarter than humans. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2024-03-28 22:04:59 UTC ]
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New Historical Fiction for Your Book Club

These historical fiction books are set during the Aztec empire, 1900s Manchuria, Meiji-era Japan, and more. Which eras do you like to rad about the most? Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2024-03-27 17:00:00 UTC ]
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Join the Trans Rights Readathon March 22-29

What's your favorite book by a trans author or featuring a trans main character? Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2024-03-19 17:00:00 UTC ]
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New Historical Fiction Books

This trio of new novels shows real people in their natural habitats, drawn with writerly flair. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2024-03-19 15:22:43 UTC ]
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The Women’s prize for fiction is a success – now it has a nonfiction sister | Kate Mosse

On International Women’s Day Kate Mosse, co-founder of the Women’s prize for fiction and bestselling author of Labyrinth, heralds a new honour Gloria Steinem said: “The story of women’s struggle for equality belongs to no single feminist nor to any one organisation but to the collective efforts... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2024-03-08 12:30:02 UTC ]
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