Decroix to leave La Martinière

French publisher La Martinière has bowed to staff demands to part with its children and young adult books chief Béatrice Decroix, a week after more than 100 staff walked out in protest over working conditions in the division. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-01-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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What to Leave In, What to Leave Out: My Conversations with David Foster Wallace

When you’re writing a memoir, you find that you’re obliged to confront your own ideas about the nature of memory. In Gore Vidal’s own splendid memoir Palimpsest, he suggests that when we remember an event, we don’t remember it as it actually happened, but rather that we remember our memory of... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-02-11 09:48:31 UTC ]
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La secretaria de Seguridad Nacional afirmó que la caravana es una ‘crisis… al otro lado de este muro’

Este martes, la secretaria de Seguridad Nacional, Kirstjen Nielsen, contraatacó las afirmaciones de que los migrantes centroamericanos que viajan hacia Estados Unidos como parte de una caravana son mujeres dóciles y niños que huyen de la violencia. En una playa, cerca de la valla de alambre de... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-11-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ryall Leaves IDW to Launch New Storytelling Venture

IDW Publishing president, publisher, and chief creative officer Chris Ryall is stepping down from his current positions to join the World of Syzygy, a new storytelling venture formed by Ryall and comics artist Ashley Wood. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Geppi Takes Control of GFE; Heidmann to Leave

Diamond Comic Distributors founder Steve Geppi announced that he is returning as president of Geppi Family Enterprises, the parent company of Diamond. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-02 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Abraham, Keller, Levitz Leave the CBLDF Board

In the wake of the resignation of former CBLDF executive director Charles Brownstein, Paul Levitz is retiring from the CBLDF board of directors and the board has accepted the resignations of board members Jeff Abraham and Katherine Keller. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Four authors leave Blair Partnership over Rowling controversy

J K Rowling's agency The Blair Partnership has lost four of its author clients over the controversy surrounding the Harry Potter author's views on transgender law reform.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-22 05:27:06 UTC ]
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Harris leaves Bonnier Books UK for Welbeck

Jane Harris is leaving her role as m.d. of Children's Trade at Bonnier Books UK to take up the post of group publisher for Children's Books at Welbeck.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-18 15:34:29 UTC ]
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This new nonprofit trains people for digital media jobs after leaving prison

Twelve formerly incarcerated fellows will learn how to produce videos, podcasts, and other digital media in Second Chance Studio’s yearlong program. For someone who’s just gotten out of prison, it can often be nearly impossible to land a job, both because of the bias of hiring managers and... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2020-06-18 06:00:14 UTC ]
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Amazon UK's Gurr leaves for Natural History Museum

Amazon UK country manager Doug Gurr is leaving the retailer to become director of the Natural History Museum. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-18 02:28:53 UTC ]
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Blackwell’s staff have lost our shops - but we leave with heads held high

On the 1st of June, the day thousands of pupils returned to school as part of the government’s plan to end lockdown, I received a call from my manager. As a bookseller with Blackwell’s, I had been glad when we shut our doors in March to protect the health of our staff and customers. I imagined... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-04 02:42:56 UTC ]
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Langlee leaves Kate Nash to join North Literary Agency

Lina Langlee has left the Kate Nash Literary Agency to join the North Literary Agency. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-02 09:53:50 UTC ]
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'Gutting': News Corp Australia's newspaper print closures will leave 'thousands of stories' untold

Readers and former staff decry a terrible day for journalism and express grief at job cutsDevoted readers and former staff of Australia’s local newspapers have expressed their grief at News Corp Australia’s announcement of significant job cuts and the print closure of more than 100 local and... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-05-28 03:36:58 UTC ]
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James leaves Orion for HQ in three-book deal

Erica James is leaving Orion after 25 years to join HQ in a three-book deal, reuniting the author with her former editor Kate Mills. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-27 03:31:59 UTC ]
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Former Carlton m.d. Chance leaves Welbeck

Dean Chance, the former m.d of Carlton Books and current group commercial director of Welbeck Publishing Group, is leaving the firm. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-19 13:23:04 UTC ]
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Deacon leaves Amazon for Bookouture

Laura Deacon, currently editorial director at Amazon Publishing, is joining Bookouture in August as publishing director. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-19 06:24:11 UTC ]
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Olivia Laing’s ‘Funny Weather’ ponders the role of art during times of crisis

Laing champions the very attempt on the part of artists to make a dent in the collective consciousness. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-05-18 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Support Indie Bookstores Without Leaving Your Home

For the past six years, Independent Bookstore Day—billed as a “one-day national party that takes place at indie bookstores across the country”—has taken place on the last Saturday of April. (That’s tomorrow!) It’s usually a fun, light-hearted, occasionally raucous spring day where book lovers go... Continue reading at Electric Literature

[ Electric Literature | 2020-04-24 11:00:00 UTC ]
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Here are the winners of this year’s LA Times Book Prizes.

This is the 40th year of the Los Angeles Times Book Prizes (which celebrates excellence in the following twelve categories as well as champions new writers), but it is the first time the winners were announced on Twitter. You can feel like you’re a part of the virtual celebration with this video... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-04-17 18:00:36 UTC ]
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Personal Space: Samantha Irby is Fine Not Leaving the House

This is Personal Space: The Memoir Show, with Sari Botton. On this episode, Botton speaks with Samantha Irby about her recently released essay collection, Wow, No Thank You. Irby discusses what it was like to move to a small town in the country after a lifetime of city living, how people wearing... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-04-16 20:00:01 UTC ]
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