Canadian Publishing 2018: Remembering Sheila Barry at Groundwood Books

Groundwood’s new publisher, Semareh Al-Hillal, discusses sustaining the legacy of her late predecessor. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-09-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sheila Barry on Publishing Children’s Books That Matter

Sheila Barry of Canada's Groundwood Books, discusses the challenges of consistently publishing an engaging variety of books to children of all ages. The post Sheila Barry on Publishing Children’s Books That Matter appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Children’s Books in China 2018: Everafter Books Publishing House

When it comes to partnering with major overseas publishing houses, few people are more knowledgeable than founder and publisher Huang Xiaoyan of Everafter Books. After all, she was involved in the high-profile joint ventures of Macmillan Century and Hachette-Phoenix. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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

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Publishing in the Baltic Region 2018: A Publisher's View of the Lithuanian Book Business

The director of Tyto Alba describes what her house and other publishers are up to. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-03-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Canadian publishers turn to e-book discounts to entice readers amid COVID-19

Some Canadian publishers are offering special deals on e-books in a bid to entertain readers and pay authors during the COVID-19 shutdown. Continue reading at CBC

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Total UK publishing revenues down 2% in 2018; consumer book market stable

UK publishing industry revenues overall stood at £6.05bn in 2018, down 2% on the £6.15bn revenue of the previous year, according to the PA Publishing Yearbook 2018, just released.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Canadian Print Book Sales Stayed Flat in 2018

The value of print books sold in Canada totaled C$1.13 billion ($850 million) in 2018, with 54.7 million units sold, according to data released by BookNet Canada and BNC SalesData, the national sales tracking service. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Frankfurt Book Fair 2018: Friends Gather to Remember Peter Mayer

Some 200 friends of former Penguin CEO and Overlook Press co-founder Peter Mayer gathered in a ballroom at the Grandhotel Hessischer Hof in Frankfurt on Tuesday to remember the late publisher. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-10-10 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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Canadian Publishing 2018: Kevin Hanson on Canada’s Third Wave

The president and publisher of Simon & Schuster Canada believes that today's Canadian publishers are uniquely positioned to succeed outside the borders of the country. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-09-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Canadian Publishing 2018: Simon Fraser Finds Partnership in Practice

Simon Fraser University’s publishing program strengthens publishing with collaboration. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Canadian Publishing in 2018

Publishers hustle to open new sales channels abroad and deliver enticing titles while challenged by flat sales and problematic politics. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Canadian Publishing 2018: Talking Tundra with Tara Walker

PW talks with Tara Walker, v-p and publisher at Penguin Random House Canada Young Readers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Canadian Publishing 2018: How They Listen Up North

Making Canadian audiobooks for Canadians means turning an eye—and an ear—to what makes Canada unique. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Canadian Publishing 2018: Canada Prepares for Frankfurt 2020

The country will be the guest of honor at the world’s largest book fair in two years. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Remembering Book Publisher Peter Mayer

Peter Mayer, former Penguin CEO and publisher of Overlook Press, died on May 11, 2018. He will be remembered around the world for his zeal for book publishing and literature. The post Remembering Book Publisher Peter Mayer appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Otter-Barry Books to publish official National Poetry Day anthology

Independent publisher Otter-Barry Books will this autumn publish Poetry For a Change, the official children’s anthology for National Poetry Day on 4th October.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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London Book Fair 2018: Robert Darnton on Publishing Then and Now

PW talks to the renowned historian and former Harvard University librarian about his new book, 'A Literary Tour de France,' and the publishing business then, and now. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair 2018: How Committed Is Canada to Its Writers and Publishers?

Two recently filed lawsuits have intensified the copyright battle in Canada following the country's 2012 Copyright Modernization Act. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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