Canongate scoops new nature writing The Oak Papers

Canongate is publishing a meditation on the natural world based on one man’s relationship with a tree, The Oak Papers by James Canton. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-08 08:58:23 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury signs Sethi as 'powerful new voice in nature writing'

Bloomsbury Wildlife is publishing a trilogy of books by journalist Anita Sethi exploring themes of identity, place and belonging, starting with I Belong Here: A Journey Along the Backbone of Britain. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-12 07:24:30 UTC ]
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Canongate scoops new Holloway book

Canongate has scooped a new book by Scottish writer, broadcaster and cleric Richard Holloway, promising his answers to the world’s biggest questions. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-06 07:10:30 UTC ]
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Podcasts and writing workshops scoop RSL Literature Matters Awards

Podcasts, writing workshops and a collection of short stories are among the winners of this year’s RSL Literature Matters Awards.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Forestry Commission launches competition to ‘diversify’ nature writing

The Forestry Commission has launched a competition to “diversify” nature writing, as part of its 2019 centenary celebrations, with two paid writing residencies up for grabs. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-12-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Canongate scoops Lewis Hyde's latest 'unforgettable' novel

Canongate has won the rights to the latest novel from The Gift author Lewis Hyde - A Primer for Forgetting.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-12-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Anna Foley Simmons scoops the inaugural Thinking Woman's Writing Award

Anna Foley Simmons has scooped the inaugural Thinking Woman's Writing Award, a new prize set up by British-Nigerian author and TV presenter Kate Jegede to address "woeful" underrepresentation of women writers of philosophy. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Canongate scoops Gina Miller’s memoir Rise​

Canongate is to publish the memoir of Gina Miller, the business owner who successfully took the UK government to the Supreme Court over its authority to trigger Article 50 without parliamentary approval. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-08-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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White Horse Bookshop sponsors nature writing prize

The White Horse Bookshop is sponsoring the Richard Jefferies Society Writers’ Prize while the book trade is experiencing a “golden age of nature writing”. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-07-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hawks, butterflies, coasts and footpaths: how nature writing turned to literary gold

Books about the natural world are now huge sellers, tapping into a new appreciation for the countryside and scepticism about material wealthBondage is so last year. Publishers who spent much of the past year in search of the next Fifty Shades of Grey are now seeking to exploit another literary... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2015-03-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bukowski on writing for Canongate

Canongate will publish three books by the late American author Charles Bukowski, based on his letters. Publishing director Francis Bickmore signed the books in a deal with Catherine Barbosa-Ross at HarperCollins US. On Writing is a collection based on previously unpublished letters, and will... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-03-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Canongate signs Highlands nature study

Canongate has signed a book on the wildlife and landscape of the Scottish Highlands, by nature writer and conservationist Sir John Lister-Kaye. Senior editor Jenny Lord signed Gods of the Morning in a deal for world rights with Catherine Clarke at Felicity Bryan Associates. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2014-12-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Decemberists' singer writes kids book for Canongate

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Fri, 05/08/2011 - 11:01 Canongate has bought a children’s book written by the lead singer of American indie rock band The Decemberists. Senior editor Francis Bickmore bought UK and Commonwealth rights (excl Canada, Australia and New Zealand) to... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-08-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How to Write the Book No One Wants You to Write

Sarah M. Broom’s The Yellow House is a feat—a memoir and historical narrative created amid governmental bureaucracy and resistance from some of her subjects. Continue reading at The Atlantic

[ The Atlantic | 2019-09-25 16:27:00 UTC ]
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How to Write the Book No One Wants You to Write

Sarah M. Broom’s The Yellow House is a feat—a memoir and historical narrative created amid governmental bureaucracy and resistance from some of her subjects. Continue reading at The Atlantic

[ The Atlantic | 2019-09-25 16:27:00 UTC ]
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Datebook: A Chicana artist's pastels on paper, sacred books from the Middle Ages and wearable paper jewelry

Dream-like paintings and illuminated holy books. Plus, the art of paper jewelry and L.A.’s Salvadoran artistic circles. Here are eight exhibition and events to check out in the coming week: Judithe Hernández, “A Dream Is the Shadow of Something Real,” at the Museum of Latin American Art.... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-08-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Springer Nature Opens New Journals; Nature Research Creates New Conference With NASA

Space travel is the subject of a new conference from Nature Research and NASA, and Springer Nature creates two new journals in applied science and medicine. The post Springer Nature Opens New Journals; Nature Research Creates New Conference With NASA appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-07-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Nature editor-in-chief Campbell moves to Springer Nature

Sir Philip Campbell, who has been the editor-in-chief of scientific journal Nature for the past 22 years, is moving to a new role as editor-in-chief of Springer Nature. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-12-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New Writing North offers TV writing placements

New Writing North, working with Channel 4, Northumbria University and Lime Pictures, is offering aspiring TV writers from the North of England 12-month placements in either soap or children’s drama production companies. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-01-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Struggling as an author? Stop writing only what you want to write

Earning a living as a writer is as likely as winning the lottery. Instead of writing books and persuading others to buy them, find out what people want to write, then do it for themPhilip Pullman: professional writers set to become ‘an endangered species’ due to low wagesI left school with a... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2016-01-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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