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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Working Partners brings in Karen Ball to work with publishers

Karen Ball has joined Working Partners as the company's first head of UK sales.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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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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Unseen works by ‘queen of gothic fiction’ Shirley Jackson published

Two previously unseen short stories by Jackson, rated by Stephen King as one of the great horror fiction writers, are to appear in US magazine the StrandTwo previously unpublished short stories by Shirley Jackson, the queen of gothic fiction, have been released.Charlie Roberts and Only Stand and... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2022-06-09 14:05:30 UTC ]
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Black Women, Black Voices: Debut Memoirists on Career and Publishing

PW, in partnership with Amazon Publishing, presents this panel— scheduled for May 25, 1:30–2:30 p.m. ET, and moderated by Regina Brooks, the founder and president of Serendipity Literary Agency—in which Cin Fabré, Bria Adimora Godley, Danielle Prescod, and Aomawa Shields discuss their... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Ukraine: A Call to Buy Rights to Support Publishers

Oleksander Afonin presents 'Books from Ukraine,' asking the world book publishing industry to support Ukrainian publishers. The post Ukraine: A Call to Buy Rights to Support Publishers appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Indie Presses Publishing Works in Translation in The United States

Traditional publishing houses put out classics from around the world, but independent presses bring attention to new original talent. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Is Adaptation a Feminine Act? On the Women Writers Who Worked on Alfred Hitchcock Presents

As women writers adapted to a changing post-WWII job market, so too did they adapt in their work, translating their skills into writing suspense for television and turning short stories into screenplays. In her essay on adaptation and “gendered discourses,” Shelley Cobb writes that “feminist... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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PRH Peru Chief and Author in Defamation Case: Publishing Industry Support

IPA, CPJ, and several embassies condemn the defamation verdict against PRH Peru's Jerónimo Pimentel and author Christopher Acosta. The post PRH Peru Chief and Author in Defamation Case: Publishing Industry Support appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Spain’s Women in Publishing: ‘A Major Role in Defining Literary Trends’

The Guest of Honor Spain program at Frankfurter Buchmesse 2022 will reflect the strong position of women in Spanish publishing. (Sponsored) The post Spain’s Women in Publishing: ‘A Major Role in Defining Literary Trends’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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I write ‘women’s commercial fiction’ –why is my work still seen as inferior to men’s? | Emma Hughes

A recent roundup of the ‘best books of 2021’ had every possible genre of novel – with the unsurprising exception of romanceIn the four months since my first novel came out, I’ve had the same conversation probably a dozen times.“What’s it about?” a well-meaning stranger will ask. “Well,” I’ll... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Authors support Women's Prize Trust's T-shirt celebration of female icons

Authors including Elizabeth Day, June Sarpong and Dolly Alderton are among those supporting a new T-shirt initiative to spotlight iconic female writers, launched by the Women's Prize Trust. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Working Class Writers' Festival seeks publisher sponsorship for 2022

The Working Class Writers' Festival is urging publishers to demonstrate their commitment to diversity by investing in sponsorship for next year's event.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Publishers test hybrid working as Faber extends transition to April 2022

Publishers are settling into hybrid models of working this winter with many still reluctant to “mandate set days” while Faber has delayed a full return until April 2022. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Authors Guild doubles down on support of antitrust suit against publisher mega-merger

The Authors Guild likes what it sees in the federal antitrust suit aiming to block the $2 billion merger of Penguin Random House and Simon & Schuster. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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New Support for SDG13: Publishing-Related Organizations Commit to Climate Action

The agreement between these international organizations calls for discussions, opening at Frankfurter Buchmesse and leading up to COP26. The post New Support for SDG13: Publishing-Related Organizations Commit to Climate Action appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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