BookExpo 2017: Coming of Age in Mississippi: Jesmyn Ward

Jesmyn Ward is a BookExpo veteran, who has attended the show multiple times, in connection with her bestselling titles "Salvage the Bones" (Bloomsbury), which won the 2011 National Book Award, and her memoir,"Men We Reaped" (Bloomsbury, 2013). Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2017: Audiobooks Evolve in the Age of Podcasts

“There’s a renaissance for spoken-word content and our media diet is expanding, but as the landscape becomes more saturated, audiobooks face greater and greater discoverability challenges,” said Tom Webster, v-p, strategy and marketing, at Edison Research. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BookExpo 2017: PEN America Named BookExpo Ambassador Award Winner

BookExpo will honor PEN America with its seventh annual Industry Ambassador Award, which recognizes major innovators and creative leaders that make the book industry better, on June 1. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Faber to publish Callender's transgender coming-of-age tale

Faber has triumphed in a four-way auction for Felix Ever After, Kacen Callender's "voice-driven" YA novel about a transgender teen grappling with identity and self-discovery while falling in love for the first time. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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‘A Girl Is a Body of Water’ is a poignant coming-of-age tale about women’s hard-won wisdom

Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi’s Uganda-set novel follows a girl caught between tradition and her rebellious urges. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Submittable Comes of Age

Since its launch a decade ago, the submission management platform has spread its wings. (Sponsored) Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Chicken House pre-empts coming-of-age YA debut Unpregnant

Chicken House has pre-empted the YA novel Unpregnant by debut authors Jenni Hendriks and Ted Caplan. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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‘Gods With a Little G’ offers a fresh take on coming of age

Tupelo Hassman’s follow-up to “Girlchild” has a lighter touch and a more hopeful message. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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A Captivating Coming-of-Age Story Inspired by the Tudors

The young heroine of Dylan Meconis’s graphic novel “Queen of the Sea” learns how suddenly, and ruthlessly, fortune can turn a queen into a pawn. Continue reading at The New York Times

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BookExpo 2019: Gail Collins On Women of a Certain Age

Author, journalist, and New York Times op-ed columnist Gail Collins may be personally responsible for saving the mental health of untold numbers of readers who depend on her witty, incisive takes on the world to get them through another day in Crazytown. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Jesmyn Ward | 'I want to tell the truth about this place'

We talked to Jesmyn Ward about her National Book Award-winnning third novel Sing, Unburied, Sing. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Supernatural coming-of-age debut to Zaffre

Bonnier Zaffre has acquired Amanda Mason’s debut novel, The Wayward Girls - a supernatural coming-of-age story exploring the relationship between two sisters. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Coming-of-age debut to Dialogue

Dialogue Books has acquired a debut novel by Paul Mendez called Rainbow Milk, to be published in 2019. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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A painful coming-of-age debut novel of a gay teen whose family is sundered by suicide

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S&S Signs Jesmyn Ward to Two-Book Deal

Two-time National Book Award winner Jesmyn Ward will follow up her NBA-winning novel 'Sing, Unburied, Sing,' with two new books, to be published by Scribner and Caitlyn Dlouhy Books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Part 'Star Wars' homage, part unexpected coming-of-age novel: 'Black Star Renegades'

It’s easy to read Michael Moreci’s debut novel “Black Star Renegades” and compare it to “Star Wars.” After all, the story was inspired by that epic saga. But to characterize it as a retelling or a ripoff wouldn’t do justice to this complex, self-aware and fun romp through space. “Black Star... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Ad Age's Magazines of the Year 2017: See All the Winners

When we started working on the annual Ad Age Magazines of the Year package in the fall, there were six large magazine publishers: American Media Inc., Cond Nast, Hearst, Meredith, Rodale and Time Inc.Soononce Hearst finalizes its acquisition of Rodale, and Meredith swallows Time Inc.there will... Continue reading at Advertising Age

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Jesmyn Ward Wins Second National Book Award in Fiction

Bill Clinton handed Scholastic's Dick Robinson a lifetime achievement award. 'The happy ending still beckons,' Proulx said at the National Book Awards. The post Jesmyn Ward Wins Second National Book Award in Fiction appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Benway, Bidart, Gessen, and Ward Win 2017 National Book Awards

At the 68th National Book Awards, held at Cipriani New York in Lower Manhattan on Wednesday night, politics were again front and center in the publishing world. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Amanuta’s Coming-of-Age Story

The Chilean picture book publisher Editorial Amanuta, which explores off-the-beaten-path topics in Latin American history and the folktales of indigenous people, is broadening its reach. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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