Edicola: Bringing New Chilean and Italian Authors to the World

Founded in 2012, Chile's Edicola publishes new Chilean and Italian authors in Spanish, Italian, and English in both print and ebook formats. The post Edicola: Bringing New Chilean and Italian Authors to the World appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

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Madeleine Milburn Literary Agency brings in 'mentorship' programme for authors

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With Kids Stuck at Home, Authors Bring Stories to Instagram

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With help from kids, a 90-year-old Sri Lankan author set a new world record for alternate endings.

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Readers can’t get enough World War II fiction, and authors are happy to keep the books coming

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BookExpo's Librarians' Lounge 2019: Meet the Authors and Editors Behind Random House's New ‘Make Me a World’ Imprint

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Author Sharna Jackson: Bringing diversity into children's books

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