Fan project launched for Michael Bond’s 90th

Michael Bond’s literary estate is asking fans to send videos and photos of themselves wishing him a happy birthday to celebrate his 90th next month. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-12-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Egmont launches Paper Beach reading project

Egmont Books has created Paper Beach, a community art project backed by events with authors to help children learning at home and connect them with one another. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-26 04:03:45 UTC ]
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Penguin launches project to boost diversity in GCSE reading lists

Lit in Colour, the publisher’s partnership with the Runnymede Trust, hopes to redress imbalances in English literature coursesThe book publisher Penguin Random House has teamed up with the thinktank the Runnymede Trust to boost diversity in reading lists in schools.The partnership – Lit in... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-10-24 16:11:09 UTC ]
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Author A G Smith launches project for marginalised voices writing on lockdown

Author A G Smith has launched Paperchains, a project that aims to publish a book of writing by prisoners, homeless people and members of the armed forces about the coronavirus lockdown. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-29 23:21:12 UTC ]
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Duffy and Manchester Writing School launch coronavirus poetry project

Poet Carol Ann Duffy and the Manchester Writing School have launched an international poetry project in response to the coronavirus. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-19 14:30:11 UTC ]
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University of East Anglia launches 50th anniversary creative writing project

The University of East Anglia (UEA) has announced a major strand of its ambitious CW50 anniversary campaign, which celebrates 50 years of creative writing at UEA.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-01 15:44:04 UTC ]
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Wizarding World Digital launches with Harry Potter fan club and app

Wizarding World Digital has launched with the Official Harry Potter Fan Club through its first app, a Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts mobile companion, and a new, interactive Wizarding World website. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-01 17:45:18 UTC ]
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Audible to launch new narrative non-fiction project next year

Audible will launch a new narrative non-fiction project in February 2020 from social care worker Shane Dunphy, shining a light on Irish gangs. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-05 21:17:03 UTC ]
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CILIP Carnegie Medal revises criteria and launches Inclusive Minds project

Judging criteria for the CILIP Carnegie Medal have been revised to create a “more inclusive, child-focused” awards and a new partnership launched with Inclusive Minds. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-03 05:59:02 UTC ]
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NYT launches ‘The 1619 Project’ to examine the legacy of slavery in America

In August 1619, as colonist John Rolfe wrote at the time, “twenty and odd Negroes” who were captured and taken from Angola arrived on the Virginia coast; they were promptly sold to wealthy English landowners, setting the stage for slavery in America for centuries to come. To recognize the 400th... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-08-14 15:59:53 UTC ]
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Michael Zilkha Launches ZE Books

English entrepreneur and ZE Records cofounder Michael Zilkha has launched ZE Books, a new small press that will publish "literary mix-tapes from visionary writers, artists, and musicians." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-07-09 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Jonathan Stroud partners with European fan fiction project

Author Jonathan Stroud is working with Read On, a four-year project funded in part by the EU, to encourage young people across Europe to write fan fiction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HarperCollins launches £20,000 Literacy Project grants for indies

HarperCollins has pledged £20,000 in grants for independent bookshops as part of its ongoing commitment to The Literacy Project.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pop Up Projects launches BAME illustrator mentor programme

London-based Pop Up Projects is launching a programme to help illustrators from diverse backgrounds start a career in children’s books. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH to publish last picture book from Michael Bond

Penguin Random House Children’s is to posthumously publish Michael Bond’s The Ups and Downs of the Castle Mice, a sequel to his 2016 picture book The Tale of the Castle Mice. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Two ‘Younger’ Fans, and S&S Staffers, Find a New Project in Their Favorite Show

When two Simon & Schuster employees saw that a central character on the TV show 'Younger,' which is set in the world of New York book publishing, was releasing a novel, they wanted to make sure that book hit shelves in the real world. Now it will. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-06-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Her Bloody Project: Sara Hunt on launching Graeme Macrae Burnet

Saraband publisher Sara Hunt talks about the impact of Graeme Macrae Burnet's Man Booker Prize shortlisting on the company and its recent move to Manchester. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-01-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Absolute genius' Michael Bond remembered at memorial service

A host of authors and illustrators, publishing chiefs, and high-profile actors were among those who remembered children's author Michael Bond CBE at a service held at St Paul's Cathedral. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-11-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HC to publish Michael Bond's final Paddington picture book

A new Paddington picture book by the late Michael Bond is publishing with HarperCollins Children’s Books in June 2018. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-11-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Michael Bond memorial service

A memorial service for Paddington Bear creator Michael Bond CBE will be held at St Paul’s Cathedral on 14th November. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-10-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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