Faber publishers appeal to Women's Prize to 'revisit' new gender criteria rules

Faber associate publisher Louisa Joyner and publisher Alex Bowler have appealed to the Women's Prize to "revisit" its new rules around eligibility "to consider the lived experience of now excluded writers".  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-07 14:48:15 UTC ]
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Faber publishers appeal to Women's Prize to 'revisit' new gender criteria rules

Faber associate publisher Louisa Joyner and publisher Alex Bowler have appealed to the Women's Prize to "revisit" its new rules around eligibility "to consider the lived experience of now excluded writers".  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-07 14:48:15 UTC ]
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Faber Children’s publishes FAB prize contenders

Faber Children’s will this September publish a picture book by writer Hannah Lee and illustrator Allen Fatimarahan, both of whom came through the Faber and Andlyn BAME prize. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Shamsie: Women’s Prize forced others to shift on gender

The creation of the Women’s Prize for Fiction made it “embarrassing” for other prizes to have all-male shortlists, Golden Booker judge Kamila Shamsie has said, at  a discussion event at the Frankfurt Book Fair. It also triggered a “shift” in the representation of women’s voices, she argued. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers urge Man Booker Prize to rescind rule change

Publishers have signed a letter urging the Man Booker Prize organisers to reverse their decision to allow US authors to enter, citing concerns it is creating a "homogenised literary future". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-02-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Women Rule in Indie Publishing

Mainstream publishing, despite its heavily female workforce, has serious gender pay gap issues—but at independent houses, it's a woman's woman's woman's world. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-04-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Faber partners with Galley Beggar to publish prize-winning McBride

Faber will publish the mass market paperback and ebook versions of Eimear McBride's... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Women ran. Women won. Women changed the rules of American politics.

Caitlin Moscatello recounts the 2018 midterms, which saw more female candidates than ever. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-08-30 12:14:40 UTC ]
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Faber & Faber: by Toby Faber review – the untold story of a publishing giant

They turned down Ulysses and Animal Farm, but still shaped 20th‑century literatureAll publishing houses have archives, but for anyone interested in 20th-century literature the archive of Faber & Faber is a fabled treasure house. This is the firm that was, as Toby Faber puts it, “midwife at... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-06-20 11:00:08 UTC ]
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Vicky Williams on Women in Publishing: Women and Men Need to Champion Women

'Women need to almost un-condition themselves,' says Emerald's Vicky Williams, who joins The Markets' panel at Frankfurt Book Fair on women in publishing. The post Vicky Williams on Women in Publishing: Women and Men Need to Champion Women appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-08-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Women’s prize to launch annual award for women’s non-fiction writing

The Women’s Prize Trust hopes to make the first award in 2024, after research showed female writers were far less likely than men to be reviewed or win prizes The Women’s prize is to launch a non-fiction award to sit alongside its long-running fiction prize, in response to research that found... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2023-02-08 08:00:10 UTC ]
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The German Publishing Prize: 66 Publishers Honored, Three With €60,000 Each

With a total value of more than €1.6 million, the German Publishing Prize selects and honors socially engaged independent publishers. The post The German Publishing Prize: 66 Publishers Honored, Three With €60,000 Each appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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First PublisHer’s Dinner: Working to Support Women in Publishing

Working to build a global, supportive community of women in publishing, the first PublisHer's dinner brought together some 30 women making a difference in the book business. The post First PublisHer’s Dinner: Working to Support Women in Publishing appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-03-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Nine Criteria for Hybrid Publishing from the Independent Book Publishers Association

The IPBA has released a 9-point outline for hybrid publishers with author-subsidized business models to operate reputably and maintain quality standards. The post Nine Criteria for Hybrid Publishing from the Independent Book Publishers Association appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-02-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publisher Matthew Evans, former Faber and Faber boss, dies aged 74

Evans was one of the literary scene’s leading figures for decades, working with writers including Ted Hughes and Hanif Kureishi Matthew Evans, one of the most important figures in British publishing and the man who led Faber and Faber for several decades, has died aged 74.Evans, or Baron Evans... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Traditional Publishing is for Men, Self-Publishing is for Women

The Guardian reviews the results of a survey that suggests “self-publishing helps women break through the book industry’s glass ceiling.” The post Traditional Publishing is for Men, Self-Publishing is for Women appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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At 75, Thames & Hudson Rolls Out New Publishing Programs, Book Design Prize

The illustrated book publisher will launch a new series of small-format titles, gift program, and book design prize, alongside unique branding, to commemorate its 75th anniversary. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-02-08 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Women Ruled the 2023 Bestseller List

Colleen Hoover, who reigned supreme in 2022, also had a stellar 2023, and was joined by Rebecca Yarros in dominating the charts. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-01-08 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Booksellers, Publishers Urge Appeals Court to Uphold Block on Texas Book Rating Law

Attorneys for a group of booksellers and publishing industry associations argue that a district court in Texas correctly enjoined HB 900, and that the injunction should be allowed to stand. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-11-14 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Revisiting The Brownies’ Book, a Magazine for Black Children Published by W.E.B. Du Bois

An anthology that combines new work with selections from The Brownies’ Book, a children’s magazine launched by W.E.B. Du Bois, is bringing its mission to bear in a new national context. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2023-10-09 13:26:00 UTC ]
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British Independent Publisher HopeRoad Opens Fundraising Appeal

London's 13-year-old HopeRoad Publishing, focused on Caribbean, African, and Asian work, announces it's having cash-flow struggles. The post British Independent Publisher HopeRoad Opens Fundraising Appeal appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2023-07-28 17:14:45 UTC ]
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