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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Rowling backs Killer Women's BAME and working class support scheme

Female crime writing group Killer Women is launching a scheme to support emerging authors from BAME and working-class backgrounds, endorsed by J K Rowling, Ann Cleeves, Val McDermid and Martina Cole. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-10 00:00:00 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

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Publishers prepare for Work in Publishing Week

Publishers including And Other Stories, Cambridge University Press and HarperCollins are preparing to take part in Work in Publishing Week, a campaign to inspire young people aged 14–24 to pursue a career in publishing. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-13 04:20:22 UTC ]
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Are small independent publishers doing the work for big publishers?

While the giant firms sink huge sums into fleeting fads, the commitment and passion of the smaller imprints leave a larger impression in the long termIndependent publishers pick the books they loved and wished they published in 2015Here’s an observation: it sometimes feels as though smaller... 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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Publishing Perspectives Talks: Executive Women on Pay and Bias in the Book Business

Amid what Amazon Publishing's Mikyla Bruder describes as 'the unconscious bias you're confronted with every day,' panelists call for equal pay for women. The post Publishing Perspectives Talks: Executive Women on Pay and Bias in the Book Business appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-10-18 04:27:59 UTC ]
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Gail Rebuck to discuss women in publishing at FutureBook Live 2019

Baroness Gail Rebuck is to address the issue of women in publishing at FutureBook Live 2019. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-03 03:33:27 UTC ]
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Authors Guild, AAR File Brief Supporting Publishers in Audible ‘Captions’ Case

The groups argue Audible should be required to "license the rights it seeks to exploit for its profit—just as others must—as required by copyright law and fundamental fairness.” Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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6 Books Written by Women Working in Tech

We need more women in tech, so when women in the field write about it, it's important to pay attention. Get insight from these books by women in tech. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-09-04 10:34:21 UTC ]
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Audible Will Exclude Publishers’ Works from Captions Program—For Now

In a filing this week, Audible has agreed to exclude titles from a group of major publishers from its Captions program until a recently filed copyright lawsuit is resolved. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-08-29 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Cutting Print: Making It Work When Publishing Days Must Go

When a large U.S. newspaper cuts print publication days or curtails home delivery, headlines may scream media apocalypse. But for Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2019-08-27 15:09:04 UTC ]
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Penguin to publish Salinger works as e-books for first time

Penguin Books UK is publishing all four of J D Salinger’s works as e-books for the first time, as part of celebrations marking the centenary of his birth. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-12 05:42:10 UTC ]
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Emma Watson just launched a legal-advice hotline for women who are harassed at work

TimesUp! Not all heroes wear capes—or carry wands. Emma Watson, the actress and activist who is still best known as resident Harry Potter smarty-pants Hermione Granger, is taking on a new role. She has launched a free legal-advice hotline with Time’s Up for women in England and Wales who are... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2019-08-05 12:57:34 UTC ]
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US Publishers Association and Authors Guild Renew Support for CASE Act

The US Senate Committee on the Judiciary has a markup session scheduled for the Copyright Alternative in Small-Claims Enforcement Act on Thursday (July 18). The post US Publishers Association and Authors Guild Renew Support for CASE Act appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-07-16 02:09:29 UTC ]
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‘Women at the Forefront’: Three Interviews From PublisHer at Nairobi

The second international event in the PublisHer series featured performance, discussion, and networking at the International Publishers Association's 'Africa Rising' seminar in Nairobi. The post ‘Women at the Forefront’: Three Interviews From PublisHer at Nairobi appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-07-08 05:30:55 UTC ]
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Bucking the Trend: Print Magazines Still Work for (Some) Publishers

Much like the several years that have preceded it, 2019 will see the deaths of many a once-formidable print magazine. Some will find new life online, some will fade into irrelevance, and many that survive will scramble to implement new business models, hoping to save their print foundations... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2019-05-30 18:30:31 UTC ]
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Richard Charkin: Reflections on Publishing Association Work

Richard Charkin looks back at his four decades with the UK's Publishers Association and the many book publishing issues the PA dealt with. The post Richard Charkin: Reflections on Publishing Association Work appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-04-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Conduit women in publishing event sells out—organisers forced to find bigger venue

The newly launched collective for women in publishing, Conduit, has found an expanded venue for its inaugural meeting next month after an overwhelming response saw all spaces snapped up within an hour. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A M Heath launches Conduit collective for women in publishing

A new group for women in publishing, Conduit, has been launched by A M Heath, with the first meeting scheduled for April. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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