Booksellers asked to nominate 'outstanding' travel writers

Michael Palin, Bill Bryson and William Dalrymple are just some of the names already nominated for the Edward Stanford Award for Outstanding Contribution to Travel Writing. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-07-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Snow Days 2022: Booksellers Time Travel to 2032, Return Before Lunch

In the first event of ABA's Snow Days conference, game designer Jane McGonigal led more than 500 participants in a few rounds of “mental time travel,” in which she asked listeners, among other things, to peer 10 years ahead to everyone's collective future in bookselling, Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-03-09 05:00:00 UTC ]
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The Writer as Traveler and the Gift of Prismatic Vision: An Interview with Stephanie McKenzie, by Tom Halford

Interviews   Photo by Sonette Watt Stephanie McKenzie is a poet and scholar who works for the English Programme at Grenfell Campus, Memorial University of Newfoundland. Her scholarly work has traced the flourishing of Indigenous literature in... Continue reading at World Literature Today

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Stanfords Travel Writers Festival goes digital with Winn and Dalrymple

The Stanfords Travel Writers Festival is going digital this year with a line-up including Raynor Winn, William Dalrymple, James Naughtie and Simon Reeve. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-25 04:31:56 UTC ]
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Jan Morris, artful travel writer who broke many boundaries, dies at 94

A writer of extraordinary range and productivity, she was also one of the world’s first well-known transgender public figures. Her book “Conundrum” was an international best seller. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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UK nominations in for IBBY's Outstanding Books for Young People with Disabilities

UK-published books from Scallywag Press, Walker Books and Penguin are among those nominated on the international list of Outstanding Books for Young People with Disabilities, managed by the International Board on Books for Young People (IBBY). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-25 13:26:55 UTC ]
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Staff Union, Lifehacker EIC Rebuke G/O Media Over Firing of Travel Writer

The editor-in-chief of Lifehacker and a union representing staffers at the site each blasted parent company G/O Media on Friday for firing the site's travel writer, Imani Bashir, without severance pay after finding that it was unable to continue employing her as a non-U.S. resident. In a... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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Staff Union, Lifehacker EIC Rebuke G/O Media Over Firing of Travel Writer

The editor-in-chief of Lifehacker and a union representing staffers at the site each blasted parent company G/O Media on Friday over the abrupt firing of the site's travel writer—the latest in a long string of public disputes between management and staff at the one-year-old digital media... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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The Bookseller asks for trade views of social media

The Bookseller would like to capture the trade’s thoughts on social media and, in particular, "cancel culture" and its impacts on UK publishing, bookselling and writing. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-01 19:32:20 UTC ]
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Avon earns two nominations for RNA new writer award

The Romantic Novelists' Association (RNA) has announced the line-up for its Joan Hessayon Award for new writers with two Avon titles in the running. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-16 05:34:40 UTC ]
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BookExpo, ABA Offer BEX Travel Grants to Indie Booksellers

BookExpo and the American Booksellers Association have partnered on a program offering indie booksellers financial support to attend the annual book industry trade show. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The Bookseller launches podcast to champion writers and recommendations

The Bookseller is this month launching a podcast to run alongside The British Book Awards. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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'Outstanding' Weymouth takes Young Writer of the Year

Travel author Adam Weymouth has scooped the £5,000 Sunday Times/Peters Fraser + Dunlop Young Writer of the Year Award for Kings of the Yukon (Particular Books). Continue reading at The Bookseller

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CWA asks librarians to have a stab at Dagger nominations for 2018

Librarians have been invited to vote for the winner of the 'Dagger in the Library' 2018. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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We Need Diverse Books Opens Nominations for Bookseller Award

We Need Diverse Books, the organization promoting multicultural books and authors, has opened nominations for its inaugural WNDB Bookseller of the Year Award. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Chapel Hill Restaurant's Book Prize Nourishes Southern Writers, Booksellers

The Crook's Corner restaurant in Chapel Hill has sponsored a literary award since 2013, and recently increased the prize to $5,000 for the best debut novel about the South. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Booksellers to customers: Ask any question you like!

Staff at Memphis's The Booksellers at Laurelwood say customers should come forward for help even with a question like 'I'm looking for a book about a guy who does [a thing] in [a place]....' Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Booksellers turn writers for Icon

Booksellers have become book writers for a popular science project from Icon Books. Icon’s... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Chinese authorities ask booksellers to ban Japanese works

The government is also pressuring Chinese publishers to stop translating and publishing Japanese content as tension increases between the two countries. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Writers Are Asked Not to Talk About Author of ‘O’

Simon & Schuster requested that journalists and other writers not comment if asked whether they were responsible for the novel “O,” about a fictional 2012 presidential campaign. Continue reading at The New York Times

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