Does Self-Publishing Make Sense for Scholarly Writers? Highlights From a Discussion

Can self-publishing find traction in scholarly publishing as it has parts of general publishing? A recent panel at London Book Fair took up the question. The self-publishing platform Lulu has rolled out a service called Glasstree for scholarly authors. ‘Publishing Perspectives’ contributor Alastair Horne moderated a London Book Fair panel on the topic—which is not without controversy—and agreed to write up some ... The post Does Self-Publishing Make Sense for Scholarly Writers? Highlights From a Discussion appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-03-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Plan S will make 2021-22 tough years for publishers, predicts Inchcoombe

The years from 2021 to 2022 will be tough for academic publishers as they struggle to adapt to the requirements of Plan S, a FutureBook panel on Open Access heard yesterday Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-26 00:03:26 UTC ]
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Serving Writers and Readers: African American Publishing

From student workshops and academic conferences to literary awards and book clubs, African American literary organizations work to support writers and readers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-22 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Hockney and Gayford make Educational Writers' Award 2019 shortlist

The Educational Writers' Award 2019 shortlist has been revealed, with titles from David Hockney, Martin Gayford and Alastair Humphreys in the running.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-17 19:17:20 UTC ]
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Alex Dimitrov and Dorothea Lasky, a.k.a. the Astro Poets, are here to make sense of modern life

The Twitter personalities discuss their new book and making astrology — as well as poetry — accessible. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-11-11 19:14:40 UTC ]
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Publishers and writers welcome release of imprisoned Turkish novelist Ahmet Altan

Publishers and authors joined English PEN in welcoming the release of imprisoned Turkish novelist Ahmet Altan after three years detention in a Turkish jail. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-06 13:52:57 UTC ]
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Digiday Video: When it comes to making good video, publishers worry about resources and cost

At the recent Digiday Publishing Summit in Key Biscayne, Florida, we asked execs from CNN International, Vox, Horoscope.com and Inquisitr how important video was to them, and the biggest challenges in making a video strategy work. Highlights: The post Digiday Video: When it comes to making good... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2019-10-08 04:00:19 UTC ]
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Gail Rebuck to discuss women in publishing at FutureBook Live 2019

Baroness Gail Rebuck is to address the issue of women in publishing at FutureBook Live 2019. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-03 03:33:27 UTC ]
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Article by Caroline Calloway's 'Ghost Writer' Making Rounds in Hollywood

Natalie Beach, who came out as the ghost writer for Instagram-influencer-turned-failed-memoirist Caroline Calloway in an article on the 'Cut,' is now being represented by CAA—and her viral piece has become a hot commodity in Hollywood. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-18 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Reading Women Discuss Indigenous Women Writers from Around the World

To introduce Reading Women‘s theme this month, Kendra Winchester and Jaclyn Masters discuss books by and/or about Indigenous women, including Joy Harjo’s An American Sunrise, the anthology Growing Up Aboriginal in Australia, edited by Dr. Anita Heiss, Rebecca Roanhorse’s Trail of Lightning, and... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-09-04 08:46:57 UTC ]
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Cutting Print: Making It Work When Publishing Days Must Go

When a large U.S. newspaper cuts print publication days or curtails home delivery, headlines may scream media apocalypse. But for Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2019-08-27 15:09:04 UTC ]
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Hachette makes string of appointments from outside publishing in HR shake-up

Hachette has announced seven people are leaving its HR department to be replaced by new appointments, mainly from outside the publishing world, in a major shake-up. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-01 14:50:21 UTC ]
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Chicago rapper Noname’s new book club highlights work from writers of color.

If you don’t know Noname, the Chicago rapper and former slam poet born as Fatimah Nyeema Warner, now might be a good time to read up following the official launch of her book club on Wednesday. The unassuming 90s kid launched to fame after some notable collaborations with artists like Mick... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-07-25 17:08:40 UTC ]
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Braithwaite, Rankin and Wesolowski make Amazon Publishing Readers’ Awards shortlist

Booker Prize longlistee Oyinkan Braithwaite has made the shortlist for the 2019 Amazon Publishing Readers’ Awards with Ian Rankin and Matt Wesolowski each bagging two nominations.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-24 09:47:48 UTC ]
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Chuck Klosterman tries to make sense of our absurd reality in ‘Raised in Captivity’

The author paints alternate realities to explore, obliquely, what it means to be alive today. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-07-16 13:15:03 UTC ]
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Watch a pastry chef try to make gourmet Doritos: Publisher’s Brief

Welcome to the latest edition of Ad Age Publisher’s Brief, our roundup of news from the world of content producers across digital and print. Got a tip? Send it our way. Joining us late? Here’s the previous edition. Today’s edition of Publisher’s Brief focuses on awesome content because, well,... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-05-30 19:11:41 UTC ]
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The Rundown: Search-focused publishers make for attractive acquisition targets

Unlike the crop of publishers that rode social distribution to easy scale several years ago, search-focused publishers rely on a much more stable and sustainable source of traffic. The post The Rundown: Search-focused publishers make for attractive acquisition targets appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2019-05-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Agents Discuss the New Norms of Christian Publishing

Despite shrinking physical retail space, literary agents in the Christian publishing industry remain hopeful amid new trends reflective of an evolving market. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BISG Annual Meeting Tries to Make Sense of the Supply Chain

This year’s BISG annual meeting, held April 26 at the Harvard Club in New York City, surveyed a range of trends across the publishing supply chain. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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How science fiction and fantasy can help us make sense of the world

Speculative writers flesh out our passing thoughts into complete, functioning societies and explore how they might unfold. Continue reading at The Conversation

[ The Conversation | 2019-04-18 09:22:03 UTC ]
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English PEN publishes international festival guidelines for writers

English PEN is publishing guidelines for writers attending international festivals in countries with poor human rights and censorship records. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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