For Some Horror Writers, Nothing Is Scarier Than a Changing Planet

While literary fiction often sidesteps the climate crisis, eco-horror is filling the breach. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2019-10-19 09:00:04 UTC ]
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Lonely Planet plans to shutter its London and Melbourne offices

Travel publisher Lonely Planet is to drastically reduce its publishing and close "almost entirely" its London and Melbourne offices as a result of the coronavirus crisis.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-09 03:44:51 UTC ]
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Dean Atta: 'Reading as widely as possible will help make you a better writer'

Dean Atta answers our questions about his debut YA novel, The Black Flamingo (Hodder Children's Books), which is told in verse and has been shortlisted for the YA Book Prize 2020. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-08 04:20:43 UTC ]
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New Works by Writers with Disabilities Hit Publisher Lists

For the first time, a spate of new and forthcoming titles written by people with disabilities across the United States suggests that the publishing industry may finally be amplifying their voices and stories. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Publication Date Changes Due to Covid-19 Pandemic

As part of our ongoing Covid-19 coverage, 'PW' is tracking book publication dates that are changing as a result of the pandemic. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Changing of the guard?

For what seems like since time immemorial, Penguin Random House Children's has been by far the biggest beast in British kids' publishing. That might have changed this morning with HarperCollins' announcement that it will acquire Egmont UK, plus Egmont’s Polish and German children’s book... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-02 02:11:04 UTC ]
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10 crime writers to read while under house arrest

Authors Steph Cha and Joe Ide swapped crimes stories and favorite books during the L.A. Times Book Club's first virtual event. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-04-01 16:56:22 UTC ]
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Alexandra Chang’s ‘Days of Distraction’ experiments with form to reveal the complexities of modern life

The debut novel intersperses the story of a tech reporter in Silicon Valley with Facebook posts, tweets, Google results and other fragments. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-03-27 13:00:00 UTC ]
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Weldon vows to help bookshops and changes PRH volunteering policy

Penguin Random House UK c.e.o. Tom Weldon says the company is actively seeking ways of helping struggling booksellers during the coronavirus lockdown. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-26 21:42:26 UTC ]
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The New Republic Announces New Roster of Writers | People on the Move

Fresh off a print and digital redesign, The New Republic formally announced a handful of new editors and writers who have joined the team in recent months. Now on the staff as deputy editors are Katie McDonough, the former senior editor at Jezebel who joined the magazine in December, and Jason... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-03-26 18:39:34 UTC ]
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Do Writers Need Literary Agents?

Do writers need literary agents to get published and find success with their writing? Are there times when getting an agent doesn't make sense? We answer these questions here. The post Do Writers Need Literary Agents? by Robert Lee Brewer appeared first on Writer's Digest. Continue reading at Writer's Digest

[ Writer's Digest | 2020-03-24 21:29:37 UTC ]
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Chang leaves The Good Literary Agency for David Higham

Niki Chang is leaving The Good Literary Agency (TLGA) to join David Higham Associates (DHA) in April as a literary agent. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-24 09:01:20 UTC ]
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Eight Writers Awarded $165,000 Windham-Campbell Prizes

The winners of the 2020 Windham-Campbell Prizes have been announced. Each will receive $165,000 each to support their work. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-19 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Micropublisher 3 of Cups proposes initiative to help out writers with coronavirus-hit incomes

Indie micropublisher and not-for-profit 3 of Cups has announced a new initiative to help writers and artists who might have reduced incomes during the coronavirus outbreak.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-18 18:37:25 UTC ]
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A writer ponders Emily Dickinson’s most pivotal moments

Martha Ackmann’s “These Fevered Days” considers the life events that made the poet who she was. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-03-18 18:06:09 UTC ]
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The Ghost Writer: An Author Imagines a Letter From Her Late Grandmother

“Nobody Will Tell You This but Me,” a memoir by Bess Kalb, traces her family history from the Russian pogroms to the American dream. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-03-17 09:00:08 UTC ]
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Zaffre signs debut writer Caroline Day

Zaffre is publishing Caroline Day's debut novel, Hope Nicely’s Lessons for Life, next spring. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-15 23:32:06 UTC ]
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The triumph, and horror, of the Royal Air Force’s 1943 ‘Dambusters Raid’

The destruction of Nazi dams was ingenious, but its efficacy unclear, Max Hastings writes. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-03-13 13:31:58 UTC ]
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Gollancz gets Sims’ ‘horror for the Netflix generation’

Gollancz has nabbed game designer and podcaster Jonathan Sims' début horror novel. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-12 17:53:58 UTC ]
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Jessica Kingsley Publishers launches writing prize for trans and non-binary writers

Jessica Kingsley Publishers has launched a non-fiction writing prize for trans and non-binary writers. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-12 09:48:12 UTC ]
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COVID-19 Impact Listing: Cancellations, Policy Changes, and More.

We will be maintaining a list of canceled events, impacted book industry functions and policies, and more on this list as a resource for navigating the new coronavirus and its impact on the industry. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-12 04:00:00 UTC ]
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