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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BookExpo 2020: Celebrating Books and Authors Online

As the coronavirus panedmic rages on, BookExpo and BookCon are offering six days of virtual book programming in lieu of an in-person show. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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What now for authors? On writing, coping and facing the future

Sanjana Varghese had been working as a freelance journalist in London for around a year when the coronavirus pandemic hit.  As countries around the world went into lockdown, many organisations froze their commissioning budgets, while others halted business entirely. Several of the pieces... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-21 20:08:07 UTC ]
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My 6 Favorite Cookbook Authors and Their One Must-Have Cookbook

Check out tried-and-true recipes crafted by these skilled chefs, and keep these must-have cookbooks at the ready in your kitchen library. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-05-21 10:38:04 UTC ]
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Watch 'Station Eleven' author Emily St. John Mandel at the L.A. Times Book Club

Emily St. John Mandel, author of the pandemic bestseller "Station Eleven," discusses her novels with the L.A. Times Book Club. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-05-19 23:03:32 UTC ]
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Welbeck signs three-book deal with debut author Ben Creed

Welbeck Publishing Group has signed a three-book deal with debut historical writer Ben Creed.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-17 20:25:57 UTC ]
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Adam wins Authors' Club Best First Novel Award

Claire Adam has scooped the Authors' Club Best First Novel Award for her “outstanding” novel Golden Child (Faber). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-17 13:26:01 UTC ]
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Pan Mac virtual author tour to support bookshops

Pan Mac authors will embark on a 10-day virtual tour of high street bookshops this month with writers including Kate Mosse, Ann Cleeves and Prue Leith focusing on stores that mean something to them personally. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-17 12:59:10 UTC ]
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Artemis Fowl author Eoin Colfer to headline virtual Writers' Weekend

Eoin Colfer, author of the Artemis Fowl series, will be the keynote speaker at the virtual Writers' Weekend, a four-day conference that will now be live streamed from 9th-12th July.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-15 23:55:15 UTC ]
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Nick Kotz, Crusading Journalist and Author, Dies at 87

He won a Pulitzer Prize for exposing unsafe conditions in meatpacking plants. He also wrote about hunger in America and the politics of the B-1 bomber. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-05-15 17:19:24 UTC ]
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Greater collaboration will help our industry in the fight for recovery

The bosses of two Omnicom stablemates, Tammy Einav of Adam & Eve/DDB and Tim Pearson from OMD Group UK, have been working more closely since the virus crisis and have a blueprint for recovery. Continue reading at Media Week

[ Media Week | 2020-05-15 07:16:20 UTC ]
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YA Authors Move Online

Debut and veteran novelists dive into the world of digital events amid the pandemic. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-15 04:00:00 UTC ]
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'It's a real battle': African authors fight for publishing independence

Francophone African books are still very often published by French imprints, which can make them hard to get at home. But there is a growing push for changeWhen Cameroonian author Daniel Alain Nsegbe first saw his debut novel for sale in his home city of Douala, the price was so high “you would... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-05-14 09:59:14 UTC ]
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This new database shows the reading habits of major 20th-century authors.

When Sylvia Beach, the New Jersey native who published Ulysses and opened Paris’ Shakespeare and Co. (“the most famous bookstore in the world”), died in 1962, Princeton University purchased and catalogued her papers. This trove of materials reveals, among other things, the reading preferences of... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-05-08 19:46:30 UTC ]
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Author Interview | Amanda Prowse and Josiah Hartley: The Boy Between

Mother and son duo Amanda Prowse and Josiah Hartley have written The Boy Between: A Mother and Son's Journey From a World Gone Grey.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-08 02:49:15 UTC ]
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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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'Too big to fail': COVID-19 and Canadian real estate

Could the "wealth-conjuring machine" that is Canadian real estate grind to a halt after the COVID-19 crisis exposed its worst weaknesses? That's the concern many who watch a sector that makes up a bigger part of the Canadian economy than oil and... Continue reading at CBC

[ CBC | 2020-05-05 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Debut author Jacqueline Rohen dies suddenly, aged 40

Author and conservationist Jacqueline Rohen, whose debut novel How to Marry Your Husband is published by Arrow this month, has died suddenly at her home in Uganda.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-04 07:16:06 UTC ]
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Virtual Author Events Are the Next Big Thing

Booksellers are finding that the format is drawing big audiences—albeit with varying degrees of sales success. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-01 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Chef and cookbook author Alison Roman shares her essential kitchen gadgets

Here are the cooking tools that the creator of The Stew, The Cookies, and The Pasta can’t live without. Chef, cookbook author, and writer Alison Roman’s viral recipes, first published in the New York Times and Bon Appetit, have inspired a frenzy of social media posts with hashtags including... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2020-04-29 07:00:52 UTC ]
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Virtual author events continue to roll in

In the weeks since coronavirus took over and everyone went into lockdown, The Bookseller's events site BookGig has seen an influx of virtual event listings.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-26 18:11:33 UTC ]
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