Canadian Publishing 2018: Is Diverse, Data-Driven Wattpad Publishing's Future?

The Canadian digital platform is using machine learning to discover what readers want. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-09-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Biggest Publishing News Stories of 2018

With 2018 in the rearview mirror, we take a look back at some of the biggest stories that captured headlines in the industry last year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-01-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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SoA calls on ACE to increase diversity in the arts and secure libraries' future

The Society of Authors (SoA) has responded to Arts Council England’s consultation on its future strategy, saying it would like ACE to do more to increase diversity in the arts, secure the future of the library service and ensure that young people from all backgrounds can engage in cultural activity. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-12-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Futurebook: Shelley urges against 'complacency' in publishing on diversity

Hachette chief executive David Shelley has called for greater strides in inclusion and diversity in his Futurebook keynote. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-12-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The PW Publishing Industry Salary Survey, 2018

The industry made small improvements on such hot-button issues as pay disparity and workforce diversification in 2017—but sexual harassment remains an issue. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-11-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sharjah’s 2018 Rights Center to Host More Than 350 Publishers and Agencies

Sharjah's work promoting Arab book markets includes its annual rights center at Sharjah International Book Fair, which will host 350 companies this year. The post Sharjah’s 2018 Rights Center to Host More Than 350 Publishers and Agencies appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-10-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘The quality of vendor data is shocking’: Overheard at Digiday Publishing Summit Europe

Digital publishers face the challenges of the power struggle between platforms, fighting for transparency in ad tech and European data privacy regulations. The post ‘The quality of vendor data is shocking’: Overheard at Digiday Publishing Summit Europe appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-10-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Diverse Louisville teens come together to publish book on shared struggles

As part of the Louisville Story Program, Iroquois High School students in Louisville, Ky., hailing from Cuba, Pakistan, Iraq, Africa, and the United States collaborated on a book of personal essays. The result? A book filled with stories of love, fear, and triumph.  Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2018-10-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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These Print And Digital Publishers Are Redefining What It Means to Be a Media Brand in 2018

It's been a remarkable year for journalism and storytelling, as legacy media outlets continue to find their new identities in this rapidly evolving digital era. Others have had to nimbly reimagine themselves after being acquired by new owners, all while strategizing for the future with new... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2018-10-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2018: Macmillan's Sargent Not Afraid of the Future

John Sargent, CEO of Macmillan, gave this year’s Frankfurt CEO Talk, discussing everything from the future of print books to his battle with the White House over the publication of 'Fire and Fury.' Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-10-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New Frontiers of Canadian Publishing in Québec

From the outside, it is easy to make the wrong assumption about Canadian publishing. Yes, there are two very different publishing scenes in Canada: French language and English language. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-09-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishing in Québec 2018: Across the Invisible Frontier: Heather O’Neill and Kim Thúy

Kim Thúy and Heather O’Neill both live in Montréal, though they have their differences. Thúy was among the boat people who emigrated from Vietnam after the fall of Saigon, while O’Neill has called the city home for most of her life. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-09-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishing in Québec 2018: Fearless Nonfiction

Essay collections from Québec may most often be written in French, but they feature a distinctly North American perspective on history, literature, and politics. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-09-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishing in Québec 2018: Health, How-to, And Happiness

Practical, useful nonfiction books that appeal to readers across the world: it sounds like a tall order, but Québec consistently delivers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-09-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishing in Québec 2018: A Cornucopia of Children’s Books

Québec is home to many world-renowned illustrators, including Isabelle Arsenault, Marianne Dubuc, Geneviève Godbout, the cover artist for this special report, and Elise Gravel. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-09-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishing in Québec 2018: New Frontiers of Crime Fiction

Québec and its long, dark winters have much in common with the Scandinavian environment that has proven such a fertile ground for authors in the ever-popular Nordic noir genre. W Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-09-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishing in Québec 2018: Today’s Québec Writing Is Bold, Intimate, And Borderless

Québec publishers and authors are confident looking abroad, searching less for reassurances and acknowledgment from the rest of the world than for new international outlets to share all they have to say. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-09-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishing in Québec 2018: Crossing Borders with Québec Édition

Québec Édition is a committee within the Association nationale des éditeurs de livres (ANEL), a group that brings together French-language publishers from across Québec and the rest of Canada. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-09-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishing in Québec 2018: Middle Grade and YA Lit from Québec

The YA scene in Québec today, says literary translator Arielle Aaronson, is grounded in strong characters and good old-fashioned storytelling. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-09-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishing in Québec 2018: Québec City: A Literary Getaway

Thoughts turn quickly to bustling Montréal when literary types mention Québec literature. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-09-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers Haven’t Fully Embraced Data, and It’s Deterring Potential Audiences

According to eMarketer, audience data is still underleveraged by publishers, with few having created new or meaningful revenue lines from it. This needs to change. Audience data is the key to helping publishers compete with the Facebook and Google duopoly for ad dollars, while fending off... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2018-09-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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