Call the author

Nobody wants a story when they cannot breathe, wrote author Sarah Perry, in a piece published in the Guardian last week, that detailed her passing crisis of confidence with her craft. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-06 22:38:44 UTC ]
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Society of Authors renews calls for TV shows to pay authors

The Society of Authors (SoA) has renewed its calls for TV companies to pay and credit historians and authors for their research work after a rise in complaints from members. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors Guild Issues Call to MacAdam Cage Authors

The Authors Guild is offering legal assistance to any MacAdam Cage author who wishes to mount a legal challenge to the agreement giving control of their ebook rights to MP Publishing. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-04-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors call for Nicholson's reinstatement in honorary Booker Prize role

A number of high-profile writers, including Susan Hill, Francis Wheen, Trezza Azzopardi, Jane Harris, Allison Pearson, Justin Hill and Joolz Denby, have joined the signatories to an open letter to the Booker Prize Foundation calling on the body to apologise to former honorary vice-president... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-06 05:29:21 UTC ]
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Authors call out John Lewis for 'similarities' between Christmas ad and children's books

John Lewis' Christmas advert has come under fire as author and former bookseller Jen Campbell highlighted the similarities between the advert and her children’s book Franklin’s Flying Bookshop (Thames & Hudson). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-18 10:24:18 UTC ]
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Society of Authors Calls on UK Government to Fight Online Book Piracy

'Book piracy threatens authors' livelihoods' according to a new appeal from the Society of Authors to the British government to help protect copyright. The post Society of Authors Calls on UK Government to Fight Online Book Piracy appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-04-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kate Atkinson calls authors reviewing their peers a 'callous art'

British novelist who recently published latest book Transcription says she tries not to read bad reviewsThe literary world is packed with novelists reviewing the books of their colleagues but it is not something Kate Atkinson would do, calling it a “callous art”. Related: Drawn from life: why... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2018-10-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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APPWG calls for evidence on authors' earnings

The All Party Parliamentary Writers Group has launched an inquiry into authors’ earnings. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-06-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Faber signs 'Call Me by Your Name' author

Faber has acquired two titles by André Aciman, the author of Call Me by Your Name, upon which the Academy Award-winning film of the same name was based. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-05-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fifty authors call on book industry to ditch plastic

Fifty of the UK’s authors and illustrators, including Sir Michael Morpurgo, Chris Riddell and Jacqueline Wilson, have pledged their support for a campaign encouraging the book industry to ditch the plastic. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-04-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Philip Pullman calls for authors to get fairer share of publisher profits

His Dark Materials author condemns way book industry ‘allows corporate profits to be so high at a time when author earnings are markedly falling’Philip Pullman has called on publishers to stop damaging “the ecology of the book world” and start giving authors a fairer share of the money their... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2018-03-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ALCS calls on authors to complete income survey

The Authors' Licensing and Collecting Society (ALCS) is repeating its survey measuring authors’ incomes. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-02-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers call on Man Booker prize to drop American authors

A letter from 30 industry figures is urging the award to reverse 2014’s inclusion of US authors, in order to avoid a ‘homogenised literary future’Tensions over the decision to allow US authors to enter the Man Booker prize have flared up yet again, with 30 publishers signing a letter urging the... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2018-02-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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FSG Calls on Cameroon to Release Author Patrice Nganang

Farrar, Straus & Giroux is the latest party to call for the immediate release of Patrice Nganang, a Cameroonian-American writer and academic, who has been imprisoned in a maximum security prison in Cameroon following the publication of an article critical of government repression in the country. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-12-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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AlAmmar's 'Pact' to Borough Press Following Open Call for Muslim Authors

Following an open call for submissions by Muslim writers held by a number of literary agents industry-wide earlier this year, the Borough Press has signed Layla AlAmmar's 'The Pact We Made,' to be published in spring 2019. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-11-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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SoA calls on next government to offer 'more than just words' to support authors

The Society of Authors (SoA) is calling on the next government to offer "more than just words" to help support British authors and the culture sector. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-04-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors Guild Calls for 'Vigilance In These Not Normal Times'

In a statement on the group's website, the Authors Guild has called the current political climate a time "when writers have a particularly important role to play" in the preservation of democracy. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-02-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors question deep discounts as SoA calls for greater contract transparency

The Society of Authors (SoA) has called on publishers to give authors “the right to say no” to high-discounting practices as part of its campaign for fairer, more transparent contracts. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-11-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors called David more likely to be on bestseller lists than BAME writers

The Bookseller magazine has published analysis finding a ‘shockingly low’ number of BAME authors in the UK top 500 titles of the yearA writer has more chance of making it into the bestseller charts if their name is David than if they are from an ethnic minority, according to new analysis from... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2016-11-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘Jesus Calling’ Author Pens a Second 365-Day Devotional

After selling over 17 million copies of ‘Jesus Calling’ over the past decade, Sarah Young discusses her follow-up 365-day devotional, ‘Jesus Always,’ which is already setting records for HarperCollins Christian Publishing’s gift division. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-10-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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