Faber unveils plans to tackle under-representation

Faber & Faber has unveiled a raft of initiatives to address under-representation of minority groups in the company after its c.e.o. Stephen Page admitted "both the industry and Faber have not yet achieved acceptable representation". Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-09-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH publishes gender pay gap nine months early and unveils plans for parental leave

Penguin Random House has revealed its gender pay gap figures nine months early with a largely unchanged balance sheet but with a new initiative which sees all new parents at the company given the opportunity to take 12 months off from next year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-24 23:00:06 UTC ]
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The Snowman's 40th anniversary plans unveiled

Plans to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the release of Raymond Briggs' classic The Snowman are gearing up, with partnerships with Backyard Cinema, The Royal Mint and Waterstones among them. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-08-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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NYPL Unveils $317 Million Master Plan for Historic Main Library

The plan, which was unanimously approved by the NYPL board, will mean a 20% increase in public space for research, exhibitions, and educational programs. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-11-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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World Book Day unveils 20th anniversary plans

World Book Day is introducing a raft of new projects to mark its 20th anniversary on Thursday 2nd March. Booksellers are also gearing up to celebrate the anniversary with a flurry of activity. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-02-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google Plans to Unveil Its Version of ‘Instant Articles’ Next Week

Three weeks ago, we told you about plans Google was hatching to launch a publishing tool to serve up articles on mobile devices. It would look similar to Facebook’s Instant Articles feature, only Google would cull articles from cached versi ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2015-10-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pascoe tackles the female body for Faber

Faber has acquired a book by comedian Sara Pascoe, a feminist exploration of the female body. Editor Sarah Savitt signed world rights at auction to Animal: How a Woman is Made, from Dawn Sedgwick at Dawn Sedgwick Management. The book will be published in Spring 2016. Savitt said: "I have... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-03-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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DC, Warner Bros. Unveil Batman’s 75th Anniversary Plans

DC Entertainment has announced plans for a year-long celebration of the 75th anniversary of Batman, the iconic Golden Age comic book character that debuted in 1939 and helped launch the superhero genre. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-03-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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T-Mobile reportedly set to unveil global data plans with service in 100+ countries

Could this be the global data plan of our dreams? A fan site for Shakira, the artist set to perform at T-Mobile's UnCarrier event tonight, published a teaser on its Facebook page today. The image above suggests that the carrier will announce data plans that include global roaming in more than... Continue reading at Engadget

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Templar unveils ambitious growth plan

Written By: Caroline Horn Publication Date: Mon, 14/11/2011 - 08:15 Templar plans to grow its fiction output to 35 titles by 2013, following its move into fiction last year with an initial seven titles. The biggest growth will be in young fiction, although commissioning editor Helen Boyle said... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-11-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Eason unveils turnaround plans

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Fri, 08/04/2011 - 08:40 Irish union Siptu has said it would “completely oppose” any compulsory redundancies enforced by bookselling chain Eason, as m.d Conor Whelan outlines turnaround plans for the retailer. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-04-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The New York Times Unveils Paywall Plan

The New York Times today introduced its new digital subscription plan for charging the heaviest users of its site. The plan takes effect with readers in Canada today, and in the U.S. and the rest of the world on March 28. The plan offers three digital subscription plans across a variety of devices. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-03-18 00:00:00 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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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

[ The Guardian | 2016-07-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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FSG, Faber and Faber Cut Ties

Citing the need to develop a new approach to the U.S. market, the U.K. publisher Faber and Faber Ltd. has ended its affiliation with Farrar, Straus and Giroux that created the U.S.-based Faber and Faber Inc. imprint. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-02-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Scots Makar unveils UK BAME list

Scots Makar Jackie Kay has unveiled her selection of ten “bold, brilliant and brave” BAME authors in the UK. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-07 13:20:25 UTC ]
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Ella Griffiths takes on newly created role of editor for Faber's classics

Faber assistant editor Ella Griffiths has been appointed to the newly created role of editor with specific responsibility for Faber’s classics, backlist, and heritage publishing.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-03 02:21:36 UTC ]
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Doubleday pre-empts Faber Academy graduate Ericka Waller’s debut

Doubleday has pre-empted Faber Academy graduate Ericka Waller’s debut novel, Dog Days, about the solace of canine companions “when times are hard”.   Kirsty Dunseath, publishing director of Doubleday Fiction, bought world rights in all languages for two titles from Katie Greenstreet at C&W.... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-01 12:33:37 UTC ]
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2019 Faber Andlyn Prize winners revealed

The winners of the Faber Andlyn Prize for undiscovered BAME writers and illustrators have been revealed, with Sarah Christou and Simji Park taking the top illustration gong while the writing award went to Nadia Attia and Ayesha Braganza. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-24 21:43:16 UTC ]
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Huge tour for Nadiya Hussain memoir as Headline unveils 'unmissable' campaign

Headline has announced an “unmissable” campaign for Nadiya Hussain’s first memoir Finding My Voice, including a huge national theatre tour. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-23 13:51:40 UTC ]
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