Crime writers launch anthology for Samaritans during Covid-19 crisis

A group of crime writers are publishing a digital short story anthology to help raise funds for charity Samaritans in the light of the coronavirus crisis. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-20 05:15:57 UTC ]
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Newcastle crime writers create anthology for NHS

A group of crime writers have collaborated to produce a short story collection during the UK lockdown, with all proceeds to go to NHS Charities Together. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-16 04:47:00 UTC ]
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Trade trio launches £10,000 crowdfunder for booksellers hit by Covid-19 crisis

Three members of the trade have launched a £10,000 crowdfunder raising money for hardship grants to help booksellers hit by the coronavirus crisis. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-23 07:43:54 UTC ]
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Unbound launches Irish working class writers anthology

Unbound is launching an anthology of working class writers from across Ireland, featuring original pieces by Roddy Doyle and Lisa McInerney alongside lesser known authors and edited by Paul McVeigh. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Virago and The Pool launch new crime writer award

Virago deputy publisher Sarah Savitt and The Pool c.e.o. Sam Baker have launched a competition to find a new female crime writer for Virago. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Women's Prize Trust launches writers' development programme

The Women's Prize Trust is launching Discoveries, a writers’ development programme offering aspiring female writers of all ages and backgrounds "encouragement and support" at the beginning of their creative journeys. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Operations: How the Hearst Media Connecticut Group is Navigating Through the COVID-19 Crisis

Newspapers have endured tremendous change over the past few decades but perhaps no time stands out quite like what we’re Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2020-06-15 07:00:15 UTC ]
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Bad Form Young Writers’ Prize launches with trade support

Bad Form, the quarterly literary review magazine, is launching a new prize for young black, Asian, Arab and other non-white fiction writers based in the UK, with support from across the publishing industry. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-14 17:30:53 UTC ]
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Blackwell's to close five university branches following Covid-19 crisis

Blackwell's is closing five of its university campus branches to "protect the future health" of its business following the coronavirus crisis. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-01 17:14:38 UTC ]
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Faith-Based Books Multiply on Covid-19 Crisis

Religion publishers are racing to respond to the global Covid-19 pandemic with titles aimed at encouraging and comforting readers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-13 04:00:00 UTC ]
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TLC launches digital platform for writers

The Literary Consultancy (TLC) has launched a digital platform to support writers and "safeguard their creativity". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-11 01:42:35 UTC ]
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Crisis comms: gaining perspective from writers past

It’s just over a month since lockdown began. I don’t need to tell you about the uncertainties or worries, but at Riot the crisis has strengthened our raison d'etre: we exist to promote culture, because we know how culture can offer perspective during turbulent times. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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4 Shout-Outs to Publishers Giving Back During the COVID-19 Crisis | April 24

Today marks the fifth week we have recognized publishers that, despite difficult challenges and uncertainty, have prioritized their community as much as, if not more than, their own business interests. We continue to be inspired by all of the gestures we’ve seen from around the industry, and we... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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Frankfurt Book Fair expected to go ahead despite Covid-19 crisis, says Boos

Frankfurt Book Fair is still expected to go ahead in October despite the coronavirus crisis, its president Juergen Boos has said. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Piatkus to bring out 'guidebook on surviving the Covid-19 crisis'

Piatkus is publishing "a guidebook on surviving the Covid-19 crisis, embracing the global pause and emerging with a new kind of future" by Beth Kempton. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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How is the internet handling increased traffic during the COVID-19 crisis?

With the current COVID-19 pandemic leading to increased demand for online services there have been concerns about the web's ability to cope. New analysis by Fastly of traffic patterns between January and March looks at regional trends for key US states and countries around the globe that are... Continue reading at Betanews

[ Betanews | 2020-04-09 10:31:56 UTC ]
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As Magazines Seek New Footing During the COVID-19 Crisis, Newsstands Try to Hang On

For most publishers, the newsstand business has become ancillary. But prior to The Great Recession, America’s top 500 magazines delivered nearly 350 million copies to newsstands across the country. Times have changed, to say the least. That number now is a small fraction of what it once was,... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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10 crime writers to read while under house arrest

Authors Steph Cha and Joe Ide swapped crimes stories and favorite books during the L.A. Times Book Club's first virtual event. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Is the Covid-19 Crisis a Watershed Moment for Library E-books?

Why the rapid shift to digital library services necessitated by the Covid-19 crisis could help chart a new, more productive course for the digital library market long term. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Rolling Stone Launches IGTV Concert Series In Response to COVID-19

As the world continues to grapple with its temporary new normal, Rolling Stone wants to make sure its readers, and music fans, don’t miss out on their spring and summer concert plans. In an effort to leverage its access to musical artists across genres, the Penske Media brand launched an IGTV... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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