Four Questions for Texas Library Association Executive Director Shirley Robinson

As professional membership organizations of all kinds face challenges, PW caught up with the TLA's new executive director to talk about what's next for nation's largest state library association. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-13 04:00:00 UTC ]
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In Wake of Pandemic, the 2020 Texas Library Association Annual Conference Moves Online

Like many conferences, this year's TLA annual conference has been canceled due to concerns over the spread of Covid-19. But organizers say they will use the setback as an opportunity to up their virtual programming game, and vow to come back strong in San Antonio next year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-13 04:00:00 UTC ]
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2020 Texas Library Association Annual Conference Is Canceled

The news comes after publishers and other TLA exhibitors began pulling out in large numbers earlier this week, and as the host city of Houston moved to pull the plug on other scheduled events, including the popular Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-12 04:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair 2018: Four Questions for...Brianna Schofield, Executive Director of the Authors Alliance

Ahead of its fourth anniversary, how is the organization faring? PW recently caught up with Brianna Schofield, executive directors of the Authors Alliance. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-04-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2015: Four Questions for BISG Executive Director Mark Kuyper

On June 15, Mark Kuyper, former CEO of the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association, succeeded Len Vlahos as executive director of the Book Industry Study Group, the U.S.’s leading book trade association for standardized best practices, research, information, and educational events. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-10-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Lisa Lucas stepping down as executive director of the National Book Foundation

Lisa Lucas is stepping down as executive director of the National Book Foundation to become Senior Vice President & Publisher of Pantheon and Schocken Books. According to a press release from the NBF Lucas, who took over the ED role in 2016, …was instrumental in securing a $900,000 grant... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-07-15 13:10:05 UTC ]
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PW Talks with ALA Executive Director Tracie D. Hall

With a virtual ALA conference now set for June 24–26, PW caught up with Hall over two days in mid-May to talk about guiding the association’s necessary, complex transformation. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-05 04:00:00 UTC ]
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American Library Association Cancels 2020 Annual Conference

In a stark sign that the U.S. is still in the early stages of the battle to contain the Covid-19 outbreak, the 2020 ALA Annual Conference & Exhibition, scheduled for June 25-30 in Chicago, has been canceled for the first time since the end of World War II. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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RWA President, Executive Director Resign as Publishers Drop Its Annual Conference

As of this morning, new RWA president Damon Suede has tendered his resignation, effective immediately. Executive director Carol Ritter has also offered her resignation. A number of publishers, including imprints from each of the Big Five, have all pulled support from the RWA's national... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-01-09 05:00:00 UTC ]
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AWP Fires Executive Director, Who Alleges Discrimination

Chloe Schwenke, who served for one year as interim executive director of the Association of Writers and Writing Programs before being officially named executive director about six months ago, has been let go. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-13 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Meredith’s Executive Director of Video Programming & Analytics on IGTV & OTT Strategy

While many publishers remain hesitant to produce videos for Instagram’s IGTV without a formal monetization system in place, Meredith Corporation is rolling out a slate of 20 original series for the long-form, vertical video app. The media company has launched 18 series across its brands to date,... Continue reading at Publishing Executive

[ Publishing Executive | 2019-05-23 17:10:11 UTC ]
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Six Questions for Kenya Publishers Association Chair Lawrence Njagi

Ahead of the International Publishers Association seminar in Nairobi, Kenya Publishers Association chair Lawrence Njagi looks at agenda-setting issues. The post Six Questions for Kenya Publishers Association Chair Lawrence Njagi appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-05-22 05:30:09 UTC ]
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Six questions for...the National Library of Wales' Pedr ap Llwyd

Pedr ap Llwyd, chief executive and librarian of the National Library of Wales, shares his thoughts on the Welsh book trade and the library's future plans. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ron Nocetti is set to take over as executive director of CIF

Ron Nocetti will be taking over for Roger Blake as executive director of the California Interscholastic Federation on Aug. 1. The question is what changes could be in store. Nocetti has been the associate executive director since 2012 and understands the issues facing high school sports in the... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-05-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Schwenke Named Executive Director of AWP

Chloe Schwenke has been named executive director of the Association of Writers and Writing Programs after nearly a year serving in the role in an interim position. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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CIF Executive Director Roger Blake criticizes letter-of-intent day hoopla

Roger Blake, the executive director of the California Interscholastic Federation, is criticizing schools for going overboard on ceremonies celebrating athletes signing letters of intent in an opinion piece entitled, “The Arms Race of High School Sports.” He said that for a century,... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-02-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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American Library Association’s Youth Media Awards Include Daciūtė’s ‘Fox’ in Translation

The lengthy list of Youth Media Awards from the ALA includes the Mildred L. Batchelder Award for young readers' content translated into English. The post American Library Association’s Youth Media Awards Include Daciūtė’s ‘Fox’ in Translation appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-01-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Chris Baker promoted to Four Culture associate director

Chris Baker has been promoted to associate director at Four Communications division Four Culture, after 10 years at the company. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ben LeRoy Named Executive Director of IPC

The Independent Publishers Caucus has taken another step in its effort to become an advocacy group for independent publishers, naming former Tyrus Books publisher Ben LeRoy as its first executive director. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-08-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ALA Executive Director: Let’s Work Together to “Modernize” ALA

The Week in Libraries, June 8, 2018: Among the headlines this week, ALA seeks member input on its future; NYPL honors a group of great young authors; and the San Francisco Public Library is the 2018 Gale/'Library Journal' Library of the Year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-06-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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