Cornerstone campaign counts down to launch Tim Peake

Cornerstone has initiated countdown for the launch of astronaut Tim Peake's Hello, is this Planet Earth? on 17th November with a full roster of marketing and promotional activity.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-11-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH launches Tim Peake and Penguin Podcast skills for smart speakers

Penguin Random House has unveiled two new voice-activated 'skills' for Amazon’s Alexa devices. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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UK-exclusive event for Tim Peake launch

In a UK-exclusive launch event for his new book, Ask an Astronaut (Century), Tim Peake will appear in conversation with actor and "The Gadget Show" TV presenter Dallas Campbell at the Barbican Hall this October. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-09-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Why local papers count - one story launches a care home campaign

A newspaper story on Marion Brown’s plight fuels a grassroots campaignA speech last week by the BBC’s head of news, James Harding, was badly received by newspaper publishers, as I reported, because he thinks the corporation needs to fill a reporting vacuum created by a dwindling industry.This... Continue reading at The Guardian

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OUP launches 'gift of words' campaign

Oxford University Press (OUP) has launched a campaign to highlight the inspiring power of words, involving authors and illustrators such as Anthony McGowan and Lauren Child sharing the quotes they would "gift" to children at Christmas.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-08 00:25:09 UTC ]
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SelfMadeHero launches Draw Your Bookshop lockdown campaign

Graphic novel publisher SelfMadeHero is launching a social media campaign calling for artists to support bookshops with a drawing of their favourite store. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-17 06:10:11 UTC ]
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PA's week-long #WorkInPublishing campaign launches for 2020

The Publishers Association’s Work in Publishing campaign, aimed at encouraging young people between the ages of 14 and 24 to pursue a career in publishing, takes place this week (16th–20th November), involving publishers including HarperCollins, Penguin Random House and Hachette UK. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-15 21:16:00 UTC ]
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S&S launches regional campaign for Thomas' Firewatching

Simon & Schuster is launching a billboard campaign in Sheffield to promote Russ Thomas' debut novel Firewatching.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-02 11:36:23 UTC ]
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Pluto launches pre-order campaign supporting immigrant welfare body

Pluto has launched a pre-order campaign which helps raise funds for the Joint Council for the Welfare of Immigrants. It comes ahead of the publication of The Truth About Modern Slavery by Emily Kenway in January next year.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-26 00:21:20 UTC ]
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Workman Launches Campaign to Support Indie Bookstores

Workman Publishing has launched a campaign to encourage readers to buy books from their local independent bookstore this holiday season, under the slogan. "Shop Local NOW, So You Can Shop Local FOREVER." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-10-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Publishing launches first UK ad campaign for celeb author

Amazon Publishing is launching its first ever ad campaign for a celebrity in the UK, rolling out digital signage across 100 London bus stops for essay collection Nothing Like I Imagined by US actress Mindy Kaling. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-13 00:14:33 UTC ]
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Cowell launches campaign to highlight children's authors and illustrators of colour

A campaign designed to help create visibility and generate book sales for emerging children's authors and illustrators of colour has been launched by BookTrust Represents and Waterstones children’s laureate Cressida Cowell. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-05 01:01:07 UTC ]
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Women Don't Owe You Pretty author launches instagram campaign

Author Florence Given is launching an instagram campaign, encouraging followers to pose with a copy of her debut feminist memoir, Women Don't Owe You Pretty (Cassell).  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-20 11:12:41 UTC ]
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Bluemoose launches inclusive campaign with Arkbound Foundation

Bluemoose Books and charity publisher Arkbound Foundation are launching a crowdfunding campaign to support marginalised writers and diversity-led publishers struggling to survive in the wake of the pandemic.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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AHRC launches pandemic culture campaign

The Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) is to explore the impact of culture during the Covid-19 pandemic via a new campaign, Boundless Creativity. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-07 09:18:11 UTC ]
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Elliott & Thompson launches online campaign of 'soothing words'

Elliott & Thomspon is launching an online campaign to show "the comfort words can bring", in partnership with author Paul Anthony Jones. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-06 02:55:55 UTC ]
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National Writing Day launches online #writefromhome campaign

National Writing Day is launching a bank of online writing resources for students, as part of a campaign to encourage them to write during lockdown. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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City Lights Bookstore launches successful GoFundMe campaign

One of the world's most famous bookstores was forced to close because of the coronavirus outbreak and asked for help to pay the bills Continue reading at ABC News

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Indies Launch GoFundMe Campaigns to Survive Coronavirus Shutdown

Several indies have launched, with varying degrees of success, GoFundMe fundraising campaigns to help them raise funds to pay bills and employees during a national shutdown that may last for months. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-31 04:00:00 UTC ]
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S&S UK Children's launches Love Your Library campaign with Peters

Simon & Schuster Children’s UK is partnering with specialist book suppliers Peters to launch the ‘Love Your Library’ campaign, supported by the Great School Libraries campaign, the School Library Association, CILIP and CILIP’s School Libraries Group. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-11 18:20:15 UTC ]
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