BookExpo 2018: Binc Launches Bookseller Scholarship in Memory of Carla Gray

The Book Industry Charitable (Binc) Foundation and the Friends of Carla Gray committee are introducing a scholarship to help an early-career bookseller learn more about the trade and to reinforce the ties between their store and the community. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-05-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2018: Children's Authors Tell Booksellers: 'We Are All Dreamers Here'

Emcee Jacqueline Woodson set the tone right away for Friday morning’s children’s book and authors breakfast at BookExpo, explaining, “Through our narratives, we’re trying to change this crazy world.” Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-06-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2018: Camron Wright Owes It All to Indie Booksellers

Warning: Other authors may not want to read this story because it will make them want to tear their hair out. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-06-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2018: Julia Sommerfeld on the Launch of Amazon Original Stories’ First Collection

Amazon Original Stories, a new imprint dedicated to short digital fiction and nonfiction, released its first collection, 'The Real Thing,' yesterday. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-05-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2018: Authors Tell Booksellers, It's Best of Times, It's Worst of Times

BookExpo kicked off with the traditional adult book breakfast featuring three comedians, two novelists, and one history professor drawing laughs even while explaining how political and social upheavals inspire their writing. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-05-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2018: ABA Calls for Invoicing Overhaul; Bookseller Calls for 'Action' Against Spicer

ABA CEO Oren Teicher announced the organization's investment in Batch and called for bookseller support. Booksellers pushed for a boycott of Sean Spicer at BookExpo and increased awareness of gentrification in bookselling. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-05-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2018: Booksellers Share Their Hot Picks

Rounding up this year's big books of BookExpo, according to booksellers on the show floor, range from the former first lady's upcoming memoir to a work of autofiction written by a convicted bank robber. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-05-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2018: Amazon Publishing Launches Collections

After introducing Amazon Original Stories last fall for short works of fiction and nonfiction, the digital imprint is adding a new line, Collections, which brings together one or more pieces of fiction and nonfiction from a single writer or a group of writers that are tied together thematically. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-05-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: Macmillan Partners With Binc on Bookselling Diversity Scholarships

Available to people of various racial, ethnic, sexuality and disability categories, these scholarships are designed to help booksellers attend trade shows. The post Industry Notes: Macmillan Partners With Binc on Bookselling Diversity Scholarships appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-06-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2017: Bonnier's to Launch Middle Grade Imprint, Yellow Jacket, in 2018

Yellow Jacket, a middle-grade imprint slated to launch in summer 2018, will be helmed by current Little Bee and Sizzle Press publisher Sonali Fry and publish novels across genres. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Binc Foundation Launches 2015 Scholarship Program

The Book Industry Charitable (Binc) Foundation has announced that its annual scholarship program, which supports booksellers and their families. The post Binc Foundation Launches 2015 Scholarship Program appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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BookExpo 2018: Reed Primes a “Reimagined” BookExpo

This year, the show organizer has instituted a number of changes to increase the interaction between book buyers and authors. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-05-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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TLC launches scholarship helping black British writers in 2020

The Literary Consultancy is partnering with Ellah P Wakatama, editor-at-large at Canongate, to launch the TLC Scholarship. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-19 14:43:29 UTC ]
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Simon & Schuster Establishes Carolyn Kroll Reidy Memorial Scholarship

Simon & Schuster's Jonathan Karp notes that the late Carolyn Reidy was a supporter efforts in diversity and of publishing training programs. The post Simon & Schuster Establishes Carolyn Kroll Reidy Memorial Scholarship appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-07-09 17:08:31 UTC ]
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Witherby, with Edinburgh Napier and Stirling, launches publishing scholarships

Witherby Publishing Group has joined forces with Edinburgh Napier University and the University of Stirling to launch two publishing scholarships.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-07 19:36:41 UTC ]
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Rayner and Muse launch Bookselling Research Network

Two academics with a background in bookselling are launching the Bookselling Research Network, an organisation bringing booksellers, researchers and associations together to celebrate and explore bookselling past, present and future. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-20 14:48:13 UTC ]
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The Bookseller and Spread the Word launch survey for small presses

The Bookseller and writer development charity Spread the Word have launched a survey of small independent presses to assess the financial pressures they are under as a result of the coronavirus lockdown. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-04 09:12:42 UTC ]
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The Bookseller's Library of the Year Award launches despite lockdown

The Bookseller's Library of the Year Award is returning for a third year, celebrating the vital contribution libraries make to their communities—despite the temporary closure forced on public library buildings during the coronavirus lockdown. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-16 03:38:23 UTC ]
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Unemployed NYC Booksellers Launch Online Bookstore

More than a dozen out-of-work booksellers in New York City have launched The Bookstore at the End of the World on Bookshop.org, to "make money doing what they do best." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Binc Steps In for Booksellers in Need

Binc, the Book Industry Charitable Foundation, has emerged as one of the few reliable sources of financial support for independent booksellers amid the coronavirus pandemic. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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