Canadian Authors, Artists Collaborate To Honor Chanie Wenjack

The First Nations boy died at age 12 in 1966 after running away from a school where he was being abused. Now two authors have published books about Wenjack in collaboration with musicians, artists, and filmmakers. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-11-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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First Authors Announced in France’s Frankfurt Book Fair Guest of Honor Program

At the Berlin Film Festival's Soirée française du cinéma, authors are announced for participation in France's Guest of Honor plans at Frankfurt Book Fair. The post First Authors Announced in France’s Frankfurt Book Fair Guest of Honor Program appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-02-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Canadian Festivals: Paying Authors, Selling Books, Building Readership

Many Canadian literary festivals match or exceed the Canada Council rate of CAD$250 for an author appearance. Fests are flourishing, coast to coast. The post Canadian Festivals: Paying Authors, Selling Books, Building Readership appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-03-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New Canadian Imprint Spotlights Quebec Authors

QC Fiction, from Montreal-based publisher Baraka Books, will release English translations of contemporary French novels by young Quebec authors. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-12-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Author and artist to open Highbury bookshop

Author Betsy Tobin and artist Tessa Shaw are to open [email protected], the “independent bookshop of the future” in London's Highbury next month. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-11-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Awards for Christian Fiction Honor Publishing Vets, New Authors

The Christy Awards for excellence in fiction were presented Monday at the Christian retail show in Orlando. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-06-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'A way for me to honor them': artist Jaime Scholnick on her Gaza images

From a distance, the dozens of images that hang from the walls at CB1 Gallery in downtown Los Angeles look as if they might have emerged from a highly stylized comic book. Lines in black, blue, yellow and red come together to form pictures of people, urban landscapes and explosive abstractions.... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2015-06-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A Canadian Author’s Adventures in International Book Marketing

Pakastani-born Canadian children's book author Rukhsana Khan explains how to leveraging appearances at book fairs for the greatest benefit and impact. The post A Canadian Author’s Adventures in International Book Marketing appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-05-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Indies First Goes North: Canadian Authors for Indies Day is May 2

Nearly 100 independent bookstores and 270 authors throughout Canada have signed up for the first annual Canadian Authors for Indies Day on May 2. The post Indies First Goes North: Canadian Authors for Indies Day is May 2 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-02-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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First-Ever Canadian Authors for Indies Day Set for May

After hearing about the Indies First campaign in the U.S., Canadian author Janie Chang decided a similar initiative should be brought to Canada. The result is Canadian Authors for Indies Day, which will take place May 2, 2015. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-02-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Canadian Authors Hit by Hachette-Amazon War

Canadian authors say the Hachette-Amazon fight is hurting U.S. sales, particularly for writers looking to break into the American market. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-10-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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German Author Christoph Hein Honors US Publisher Sara Bershtel

In this speech, German author Christoph Hein examines the importance of literature and honors Metropolitan Books' publisher Sara Bershtel for her work in bringing German literature to the USA. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2014-02-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ether for Authors: Is There an “Architecture of Collaboration” for Startups?

This week's web buzz takes in the troubled relationship between traditional publishers and startups, the death of Small Demons, writer dads, and more. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-11-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Lebanese-Canadian Author Rawi Hage’s Winding Road to Success

Lebanese-Canadian author Rawi Hage, a featured speaker at this year's Abu Dhabi Book Fair, discusses his long, transcontinental path to becoming a novelist. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Medium's New Collaborative Publishing Feature Encourages Authors To Create Better Things, Together

Medium's hypothesis has always been that people create better things when they work together. The publishing platform's newest tool helps its authors do just that. Biz Stone and Ev Williams' founding mantra for Medium, the publishing platform they launched last August, was, "People create... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2013-04-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children's author Patricia MacLachlan honors Newtown residents with new book

MacLachlan, author of 'Sarah, Plain and Tall,' said she was inspired to write a picture book after talking with her friend, an illustrator who lives in Newtown. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2013-02-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Are Self-Published Authors Still Indie Authors?

The publishing landscape is rapidly changing—as is the way self-published authors are viewed. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-10 04:00:00 UTC ]
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A Canadian literary prize is ending for a wonderfully Canadian reason.

The Charles Taylor Foundation, a charity organization that supports Canadian writers, gave a cheery explanation for why a literary prize it’s been co-sponsoring for two decades is coming to an end next year: they accomplished exactly what they’d set out to do. For almost 20 years, the Foundation... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-11-21 18:55:31 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 and Society of Authors Allege Copyright Infringement by the Internet Archive

In a copyright flare-up, California's Internet Archive finds itself on the wrong side of the English-speaking world's two largest author trade organizations. The post Authors Guild and Society of Authors Allege Copyright Infringement by the Internet Archive appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-01-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The UK’s Society of Authors Releases Its Shortlists for the Authors’ Awards Slate 2018

With its Authors' Awards not only for younger writers but also one for a first-time novelist older than 40, the Society of Authors releases shortlists for more than £98,000 in literary awards. The post The UK’s Society of Authors Releases Its Shortlists for the Authors’ Awards Slate 2018... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-06-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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