Columbia, Howard University to Launch Black Studies Book Series, Diversity Program

Columbia University Press, in collaboration with Howard University and Columbia University, is launching a new Black studies book series, with plans to also recruit and train students for the book industry. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-03-03 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Yale University Press Launches Black Lives Series

In early 2022, Yale University Press will debut Black Lives, a series of brief biographies of Black individuals who profoundly shaped history. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-11-17 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Triumph Books, Sports Illustrated Partner to Launch Sports Book Series

Sports book publisher Triumph Books is partnering with Authentic Brands Group, owner of the Sports Illustrated brand, to produce a series of frontlist titles based around the venerable sports magazine and its associated properties. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-09-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Frederator Books Launches Catbug e-Book Series

Frederator Books, the ebook imprint of Frederator, the YouTube cartoon producer, is launching a new ebook series starring Catbug, an animated character spun off from Frederator’s wildly popular YouTube cartoon show Bravest Warriors. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-12-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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We Need Diverse Books is partnering with Penguin Random House to establish a Black Creatives Fund.

Some good news: today, Publishers Weekly reported that We Need Diverse Books is partnering with Penguin Random House on a series of programs to get more books by Black writers published. The Black Creatives Fund initiative involves a “Revisions Workshop”; a mentoring program; and marketing... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-02-17 18:23:38 UTC ]
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S&S launches Hendra and Linnet picture book series

Simon & Schuster Children’s Books is to launch a new picture book series from author and illustrator team Sue Hendra and Paul Linnet. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-10 19:30:20 UTC ]
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BiblioBoard, PW’s BookLife Launch New Library E-book Program for Self-Published Authors

BookLife Elite will offer public libraries access to a curated collection of unlimited, simultaneous-use indie e-books, meaning library readers can access the books instantly—no holds lists. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-01-13 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Daunt Books Originals acquires 'landmark work' of Black studies professor

Daunt Books Publishing has acquired Ordinary Notes by Christina Sharpe, a work of creative non-fiction about memorial and remembrance.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-11 23:40:05 UTC ]
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Sheikh Zayed Book Award Announces Arabic Conference With Columbia University

‘The Foundations and Transformations of Arabic Literary Theory' will examine Arabic literary theoretical frameworks, in June and October. The post Sheikh Zayed Book Award Announces Arabic Conference With Columbia University appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-12-09 17:04:28 UTC ]
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S&S to launch Sperring and Hunt picture book series

Simon & Schuster Children's UK is to publish two rhyming picture books by author Mark Sperring and illustrator Matt Hunt, with the first out next year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-25 22:03:02 UTC ]
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New Books From Italy: Launching an International Rights Sales Program

the Italian book business opens 'New Books from Italy' to promote contemporary titles, industry directories, and translation funding opportunities. The post New Books From Italy: Launching an International Rights Sales Program appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-06-11 13:55:15 UTC ]
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India’s National Book Trust To Produce ‘Corona Studies Series’

Even as New Delhi's air quality improves during the nation's lockdown, the National Book Trust is developing content responsive to the COVID-19 crisis. The post India’s National Book Trust To Produce ‘Corona Studies Series’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-04-06 16:24:03 UTC ]
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Egmont to launch three-book children’s series by Aisha Bushby

Egmont is to publish a three-book middle-grade children’s series by Aisha Bushby, author of A Pocket of Stars.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-23 07:32:15 UTC ]
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Abraha to launch groundbreaking new black history series

Jacaranda publisher Magdalene Abraha will launch a groundbreaking non-fiction black history series next year.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-29 18:06:58 UTC ]
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‘Do black people read?’ What my years in publishing have taught me about diversity in books | Natalie Jerome

Malorie Blackman laments the lack of BAME children’s characters. I know – it’s a real battle to get writers of colour publishedMy daughter, like me, is of mixed heritage. She has wildly curly hair, as have I. When she was born four years ago I was given five copies of the same kids’ picture book... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-08-17 07:00:41 UTC ]
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Campaign to launch diversity charity for children's books kicks off

Non-profit organisation We Need Diverse Books has kicked off its campaign to launch a UK branch to improve diversity and representation in children’s books, as Knights Of co-founder Aimée Felone said the project needs industry-wide support. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-30 15:42:06 UTC ]
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DC Universe’s Harley Quinn Brings Something New to a Comic Book TV Series: F-Bombs

During the past decade, Marvel and DC have created more than 20 TV shows featuring their superheroes and villains, but DC Universe's upcoming Harley Quinn series has something that none of those others does: lots and lots of F-bombs. The animated series, coming this fall to the DC Universe SVOD... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2019-07-23 18:14:43 UTC ]
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Rebel Girls chapter book series launches

The company behind the Rebel Girls titles is launching a series of chapter books this autumn. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-26 01:57:35 UTC ]
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Polis Books Launches Diversity-Focused Crime Imprint

In an effort to attract a more diverse roster of writers, Polis Books founder Jason Pinter is launching Agora Books, a diversity-focused imprint specializing in crime and mystery fiction. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-12-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Graphic Novel and Picture Book Series from Kids Can Press to Launch on TV

Canadian children’s book publisher Kids Can Press will see two of its book properties transformed into television shows next fall: Ashley Spires’ graphic novels about Binky the Space Cat and a picture-book series by Geneviève Côté. By Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief | @porter_anderson... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-09-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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