Coronavirus Worklife: South Africa’s Imagnary House Weathers Lockdown

'We saw all bookstores closed' in South Africa's lockdown, says Brad Harris, children's book publisher at Imagnary House. The post Coronavirus Worklife: South Africa’s Imagnary House Weathers Lockdown appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

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Slack Co-Founder Champions Hiring Diversity at White House's First South by South Lawn

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Coronavirus Worklife: Canada’s Kids Can Press Launches ‘CitizenKid: Earth Comes First’

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