Faber makes ‘powerful’ young adult acquisition

Faber has made a further YA acquisition, with publisher Leah Thaxton buying UK and Commonwealth... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2013-04-25 00:00:00 UTC ]

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Louisa Joyner makes her first acquisition for Faber

Faber & Faber has signed “an exuberant, original” novel by Chris Wilson in Louisa Joyner’s first acquisition since joining the publisher as editorial director. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-10-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Angel makes first acquisition for Faber

Mitzi Angel has acquired a biography of eight women who worked in Mecklenburgh Square, London, during the interwar period as her first acquisition for Faber. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-12-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Andrew McCarthy will make his fiction debut with a young adult novel

Good news for '80s kids who preferred Blane McDonough to Duckie Dale: "Pretty in Pink" star Andrew McCarthy, who went from Brat Pack actor to travel writer and television director, is coming out with his first novel. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2015-07-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frances Hardinge: 'Young adults tend to be more broad-minded than adults'

Frances Hardinge answers our questions about her latest YA novel, Deeplight (Macmillan Children's Books), which has been shortlisted for the YA Book Prize 2020. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-21 03:10:06 UTC ]
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Young cancer victim finalist in Book Awards for Children and Young Adults

The young writer of a real-life The Fault in Our Stars isn't alive to see her book make the finals of the country's top awards – but her parents could not be prouder. Continue reading at Stuff

[ Stuff | 2015-06-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Should adults be embarrassed to be reading young adult books? (+video)

Those in the literary community are weighing in on both sides of the debate, with some saying young adult books aren't sophisticated and others saying they should be able to read whatever they like without being ashamed. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Should adults be embarrassed to be reading young adult books?

Those in the literary community are weighing in on both sides of the debate, with some saying young adult books aren't sophisticated and others saying they should be able to read whatever they like without being ashamed. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Orion makes child's play of next acquisition for parents home-schooling

Orion has acquired the first book from Early Years specialist and playHOORAY! founder Claire Russell, to publish in e-book next week. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-15 07:21:34 UTC ]
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Faber pre-empts Ross' 'rare' love story 15 years in the making

Faber has pre-empted Leone Ross' "lightning bolt of a novel", about two star-crossed lovers finding their way back to one another over a single day. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-18 18:09:43 UTC ]
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Alexa makes first Faber Social purchase

Faber has won rights to a history of world music, from legendary music producer Joe Boyd, which has been 12 years in the making.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Jacqueline Woodson hooked me with her kid lit. Her new adult novel is even more powerful.

With ‘Red at the Bone,’ Woodson extends her range and grabs us with a story that balances pain and hope. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Samantha Power’s Memoir Makes Me Wonder if She Should Never Have Joined the Obama Administration at All

Is it really worth it to be in the room where it happens? Or can you do more good from the outside? Continue reading at Slate

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How to Publish a Young Adult Novel

Each genre of fiction has its own rules for getting published. In this article, we cover how to publish your young adult novel, including how to write a query letter and synopsis, example queries that worked as well as literary agents open to young adult submissions. The post How to Publish a... Continue reading at Writer's Digest

[ Writer's Digest | 2019-09-09 21:35:33 UTC ]
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Westover and Powers make Dayton Literary Peace Prize shortlist

The Dayton Literary Peace Prize shortlist has been unveiled featuring Tara Westover’s debut Educated (Windmill) and the Man Booker-shortlisted The Overstory (William Heinemann) by Richard Powers. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-29 01:46:22 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury, Faber and Granta make Polari 2019 shortlists

Bloomsbury has scooped two nominations on the Polari 2019 shortlists with titles from indies Faber, Granta and Orenda also up for awards. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-29 01:46:32 UTC ]
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Young Adult Literary Agents Open to Submissions

Literary agents are gatekeepers of the publishing industry. Find young adult literary agents open to submissions in this post. List will be updated regularly. The post Young Adult Literary Agents Open to Submissions by Robert Lee Brewer appeared first on Writer's Digest. Continue reading at Writer's Digest

[ Writer's Digest | 2019-07-15 13:43:52 UTC ]
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Torn apart: the vicious war over young adult books

Authors who write about marginalised communities are facing abuse, boycotts and even death threats. What is cancel culture doing to young adult fiction?Earlier this month, the author and screenwriter Gareth Roberts announced that his story was being removed from a forthcoming Doctor Who... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-06-15 08:00:15 UTC ]
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Facebook's pivot to privacy will make data more powerful than ever

The platform is increasing its focus on Groups, where algorithms will have even more influence on the content users see. Continue reading at Media Week

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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

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