Coronavirus Leads to Smaller AWP Conference

The threat of the new coronavirus lead to a loss of attendees and exhibitors at the AWP conference in San Antonio, but the show went on and gave a boost to local writers and organizations. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-11 04:00:00 UTC ]
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University Press Redux conference cancelled over coronavirus concerns

The 2020 University Press Redux conference, organised by Cambridge University Press and ALPSP, and due to take place 17th-18th March, has been cancelled “in light of the unprecedented, ongoing and unpredictable developments around the novel coronavirus”. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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AWP Conference in San Antonio to Proceed as Planned

The annual AWP Conference will be held despite any threat from the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus. This year's event, which takes place from March 4-7, is being held in San Antonio, Tex. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-02 05:00:00 UTC ]
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IPA’s Bodour and Setzer Lead African Focus in Conference Closer

Both the president and vice-president of the International Publishers Association led Sharjah's Publishers Conference spotlight on African publishing. The post IPA’s Bodour and Setzer Lead African Focus in Conference Closer appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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A Renewed AWP Wraps a Big 2019 Conference

The Association of Writers and Writing Programs ended a tumultuous 2018 with its 2019 conference, held in Portland, Ore., this past Saturday, marking its most successful show to date. Accessibility, however, while improved, remained an issue. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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AWP Leaders, Former Conference Director Exchange Public Barbs

After former AWP conference director Christian Teresi wrote an essay that leveled a host of charges against the organization, the AWP board fired back, claiming the organization is in much better shape than it was six months ago. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Diversity discussions lead IPG autumn conference

Diversity in the book industry, Amazon and selling TV and film rights were some of the hot topics of the IPG's biggest ever autumn conference. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Politics Was Front and Center At This Year’s AWP Conference

Concern over the Trump administration was a central theme at the Washington D.C. event. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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AWP 2017: Politicized Writing Conference Ends With White House Vigil

This year's politically-charged AWP conference concluded Saturday evening with a candlelight vigil outside the White House and strong sales reported from the book fair floor. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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AWP 2017: Writers Get Political as Conference Opens

The Association of Writers & Writing Programs, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, kicked off its annual conference on Thursday with politics on people's minds, as exhibitors, panelists and attendees expressed their opposition to the Trump presidency. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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AWP 2017: This Year's Conference Will Be All About—and Against—Trump

Anti-Trump protests and political actions are planned throughout this year’s AWP conference. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Coronavirus Live Updates: Book trade staffers tell of anxiety over coronavirus outbreak

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Where is Lead Gen Leading Publishers? Part II

The Truth in Publishing: An insider's series on the challenges facing today's publisher. The post Where is Lead Gen Leading Publishers? Part II appeared first on Folio:. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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Where is Lead Gen Leading Publishers? Part One

The Truth in Publishing: An insider's series on the challenges facing today's publisher. The post Where is Lead Gen Leading Publishers? Part One appeared first on Folio:. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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The ALA Annual Conference will again be virtual-only in 2021—and for many ALA members, that’s actually great news, as it broadens access to one of the most ambitious and impressive programs of the Covid-19 era. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Obama will close the 2021 ALA Annual Conference, which is virtual only, on Tuesday, June 29. He will appear in conversation with Lonnie G. Bunch III, the 14th secretary of the Smithsonian and first African American appointed to the role. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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London Book Fair: Pandemic Issues Play Into Education Conference

London Book Fair's 'What Works?' education conference will take a series of looks at educational issues arising from the pandemic. The post London Book Fair: Pandemic Issues Play Into Education Conference appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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YLG to host first Great Northern Meet-Up conference

The Youth Libraries Group (YLG) is partnering with Children’s Books North (CBN) for the first Great Northern Meet-up virtual conference this week.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Jerome headlines virtual Publishing for Everyone conference

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