Cambridge Opens an Essay Series, New Writings on the Pandemic

To 'provide a resource in time of need,' Cambridge University Press reaches out to its experts and specialists around the world for reflections on the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic. The post Cambridge Opens an Essay Series, New Writings on the Pandemic appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-05-15 17:05:00 UTC ]
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Evaristo curates new series Black Britain: Writing Back for Hamish Hamilton

Bernardine Evaristo is curating a new series of lost or hard-to-find books, now rediscovered, by black writers who wrote about black Britain and the diaspora across the last century.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-28 09:32:56 UTC ]
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The Case for Writing a Memoir in Essays

When Sonja Livingston began to write about her life with an itinerant mother and six siblings in the raw corners of western New York, she wrote, she says, in snatches. “I wrote of living in apartments and tents and motel rooms. Of places where corn and cabbage grew in great swaths. Of the... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-10-02 08:48:29 UTC ]
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Okojie to open Comma's Creative Writing Conference

Irenosen Okojie is to open Comma Press' National Creative Writing Industry Day, which will be held as a week-long online conference this year.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-02 04:57:04 UTC ]
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‘Race and Power’: The UK’s Cambridge University Press Opens Free Access

Hoping to 'not just voice outrage,' but also to 'provide research and data,' the oldest publisher offers expert writings in 'Race and Power.' The post ‘Race and Power’: The UK’s Cambridge University Press Opens Free Access appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-08-27 16:09:01 UTC ]
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Helen Macdonald | 'When I start writing [an essay], it always feels like a kind of puzzle'

Helen Macdonald follows her acclaimed début with an eclectic anthology, one which is overtly political Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-13 10:10:58 UTC ]
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How to open a bookstore during a pandemic: Prepare for delays and lots of cleaning.

Timing is everything, but during the pandemic, it largely hasn’t been on the side of businesses. So I was recently surprised to see The Strand, whose iconic storefront in Union Square attracts thousands of visitors a year, opening a new branch in my neighborhood last month—and in a space where,... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-08-12 19:56:27 UTC ]
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Ilze Hugo on Writing a Pandemic Novel and Seeing it Come True

Few science fiction writers have their vision of the future tested immediately upon publication. But that’s what happened to Ilze Hugo, whose novel about a mysterious epidemic, The Down Days, debuted in the middle of the Covid-19 pandemic. “To be published right in the middle of all this is the... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-08-07 08:48:58 UTC ]
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Place writing in a pandemic

Since the turn of the millennium, whether responding to globalisation, the rise of digital technologies, or the climate emergency, many writers have become increasingly preoccupied with place and its meanings. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-22 14:43:10 UTC ]
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HRH The Duke of Cambridge writes foreword for Kyle Cathie's charity cookbook

Kyle Cathie has compiled A Taste of Home to raise funds for The Passage, London's largest homeless charity. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-07 03:31:20 UTC ]
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Photo Essay: Bookstores Are Opening, Cautiously, Across the Country

After two months of nationwide lockdowns due to Covid-19, many bookstores are slowly and cautiously reopening as states loosen restrictions. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-15 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Sphere to publish 'necessary' essay collection on coronavirus pandemic

Sphere is publishing a collection of essays providing "a new non-fiction take on the Covid-19 pandemic". Titled A Little Light, it contains contributions from journalists including the science editors of both the Times and the Telegraph. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-17 00:13:49 UTC ]
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Photo Essay: Christy Awards 2019 and The Art of Writing Conference

The Christy Awards, which are presented by the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association to recognize Christian works of the year that have had an impact on contemporary culture, took place on Nov. 6 in Nashville, Tenn. The event was preceded by the annual Art of Writing conference, which is... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-12 05:00:00 UTC ]
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CUP launches early content platform Cambridge Open Engage

Cambridge University Press is launching an early and open content platform to publish research outputs such as preprint papers, abstracts, conference proceedings and open data. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-30 08:03:04 UTC ]
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Cambridge and California in Open Access Deal; Book Depot Acquires Kidsbooks

The University of Cambridge and the 10 campuses of the University of California enter a major new agreement in open access, as Ontario-based Book Depot acquires the American publisher Kidsbooks. The post Cambridge and California in Open Access Deal; Book Depot Acquires Kidsbooks appeared first... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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First ever AR-powered novel to open Sprung ghosthunting series

Carlton is to publish its most expensively originated book on Super Thursday (4th October), an augmented reality (AR) novel for children. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-07-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fishwick urges public to read Greer's controversial essay On Rape with 'open mind'

Bloomsbury publishing director Michael Fishwick has urged people to read Germaine Greer’s controversial On Rape essay “with an open mind”, saying he hoped it would “provoke debate on this important topic”. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-07-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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David Lynch Writes Open Letter to Donald Trump: “You Are Causing Suffering and Division”

So here we are. In an interview published on Saturday, David Lynch told the Guardian that Donald Trump “could go down as one of the greatest presidents in history.” That fragment, stripped of context and placed in headlines and tweets, stirred outrage among many of Lynch’s fans, but it also... Continue reading at Slate

[ Slate | 2018-06-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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National Centre for Writing opens after £2m revamp

The National Centre for Writing launches this week in Norwich following a £2m regeneration of historic Dragon Hall. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-06-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Just Write Your Own Fairy Tale': Chris Colfer on His 'Land of Stories' Series

At BookExpo, actor turned writer Chris Colfer spoke with 'NYTBR' editor Pamela Paul about the paperback release of the sixth and final book in his bestselling The Land of Stories series. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-06-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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