Equinox President's New Venture Will Help Young People Achieve Career Goals

Sarah Robb O'Hagan's startup aims to undo complacency created by participation trophies and help people reach their full career potential.Sarah Robb O'Hagan, the president of Equinox Holdings, is leaving the company to create a curriculum that she hopes will teach other people to be successful. Called ExtremeYou and born from O'Hagan's upcoming book of the same name, the new company will host live workshops, online content, and digital classes focused on what it takes to reach the upper echelons of any industry.Read Full Story Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

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Alex Wheatle | "I hope young people understand why people were transported to the Caribbean"

The Caribbean continues to inspire Alex Wheatle, who returns to this setting in his latest novel, which is about an irrepressible female pirate. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-08 17:39:56 UTC ]
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UpLift literature leadership scheme for young people of colour launches

Words of Colour Productions and the Irish Writers Centre have unveiled UpLift, an international literature leadership initiative for young people of colour aged between 18 and 30. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-10 00:53:24 UTC ]
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Jason Reynolds will serve a third term as National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature.

Today, the Library of Congress announced that bestselling author Jason Reynolds will serve as National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature for a third year. Reynolds’s extended appointment is an unprecedented event in the history of the program. The position, which was established in 2008,... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-09-20 15:03:29 UTC ]
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Logan and Jackson among judges for Royal Society Young People's Book Prize

Broadcaster Gabby Logan and award-winning children's author Sharna Jackson are among the judges announced for this year's Royal Society Young People's Book Prize. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-18 18:21:06 UTC ]
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Young Authors Associated with President Biden Land Book Deals

Amanda Gorman, who wrote and recited the official Biden Inaugural Poem, and Brayden Harrington, the teen who spoke at the Democratic Convention of bonding with Biden over stuttering, both landed book deals. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-01-20 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Join the government’s Kickstart Scheme to support young people into employment

Atwood Tate's Lynne Willoughby explains how the company is supporting the government's Kickstart Scheme, and why publishers should too.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Knapp to 'amplify voices that are often silent' as Young People's Laureate

Cecilia Knapp has pledged to work with young people in London who "haven't had a chance to find their voice yet", as part of her tenure as newly appointed Young People's Laureate.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-01 19:21:24 UTC ]
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The 2020 National Book Award for Young People’s Literature longlist includes many newcomers.

‘Tis the season for book awards! Today, the National Book Foundation announced the longlist for the 2020 National Book Award for Young People’s Literature. The National Book Awards, created in 1950, is the most prestigious literary prize in the United States, rewarding quality and cogent... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-09-16 14:15:20 UTC ]
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UK nominations in for IBBY's Outstanding Books for Young People with Disabilities

UK-published books from Scallywag Press, Walker Books and Penguin are among those nominated on the international list of Outstanding Books for Young People with Disabilities, managed by the International Board on Books for Young People (IBBY). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-25 13:26:55 UTC ]
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Hearst Magazines Names Acting President Following Troy Young’s Resignation

Hearst Magazines named an interim president a day before what would've been Troy Young's second anniversary in the role. Executive vice president and chief financial officer Debi Chirichella will serve in the interim position. Young resigned late Thursday after he and the company spent the week... Continue reading at AdWeek

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Hearst Magazines President Troy Young Resigns After NYT Report

[caption id="attachment_103859" align="alignright" width="192"] Troy Young[/caption] Hearst has parted ways with the president of its magazines division, Troy Young, the company said Thursday, a day after a report in The New York Times described multiple complaints of "bullying or harassing... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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Hearst Magazines President Troy Young Resigns After NYT Report

Hearst initially stood by Young amid allegations of inappropriate behavior, but later announced he was resigning effective immediately. The post Hearst Magazines President Troy Young Resigns After NYT Report appeared first on Eddie & Ozzie Awards. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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Hearst Magazines President Troy Young Resigns After NYT Report

[caption id="attachment_103859" align="alignright" width="192"] Troy Young[/caption] Hearst has parted ways with the president of its magazines division, Troy Young, the company said Thursday, a day after a report in The New York Times described multiple complaints of "bullying or harassing... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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'Talent and potential' of young people in sector marked by 2020 Print Futures Awards

Forty-four young people have scooped grants of up to £1,500 each in The Printing Charity’s 2020 Print Futures Awards for people aged 18 to 30 in the UK printing, paper, publishing, packaging and graphic arts sector. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Hearst Magazines President Troy Young on Publishing During a Pandemic: “We Have to Be More Innovative Than Ever.”

In this fifth installment of publishing during a pandemic, I reached out to Troy Young, president of Hearst Magazines, to see how Hearst was managing during this tragic and uncertain time. As we continue to see the gloom and doom in the news media, and very rare mention of anything uplifting or... Continue reading at Publishing Executive

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In Conversation with Jason Reynolds, National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature

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2019 National Book Awards for Young People's Literature in Photos

Our photographer caught up with the five finalists for the Young People’s Literature prize, along with their editors, and also captured the award announcement at Cipriani Wall Street in Manhattan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Planetarium wins Royal Society’s Young People’s Book Prize

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[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-12 19:41:46 UTC ]
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Roskifte wins £40k Nordic Council Children and Young People’s Literature Prize

Norwegian artist Kristin Roskifte has won the Nordic Council Children and Young People’s Literature Prize worth 350,000 Danish Kr (£40,000). Continue reading at The Bookseller

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