FutureBook’s 2017 Triple Threat: Big Asks and Diverse Voices

Leading questions and an extensive three-tracked structure frame the programming of this year's FutureBook conference from The Bookseller team in London. The post FutureBook’s 2017 Triple Threat: Big Asks and Diverse Voices appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-11-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Big Black Chapters: Navigating Diversity Within the Indie Writing Community

Two authors build a unique writing space for African American #OwnVoices storytellers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Northland Kiwi voice artist for Netflix, Facebook wins big at London awards

The British accent you hear on Netflix or Facebook could well be voiced by an award-winning Kiwi from Northland. Continue reading at Stuff

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Futurebook: Shelley urges against 'complacency' in publishing on diversity

Hachette chief executive David Shelley has called for greater strides in inclusion and diversity in his Futurebook keynote. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-12-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Diversion Scores Big with Rick Pitino

Part memoir and part assessment of the evolution of college basketball recruiting, 'My Story,' by the former head basketball coach at the University of Louiville, is a real win for the midsize publisher. Here's how it happened. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-10-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Whisper Network finds its voice in slew of big-money deals

Sphere fiction publisher Catherine Burke has pre-empted The Whisper Network in a major deal, just 24 hours after submission. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hybrid Publishing, Diversity of Voices Focus at IBPA Conference

The growth of hybrid publishing and the diversity of voices independent presses bring to publishing were among the topics at this year's IBPA Publishing University. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Midlist authors plug big-brand gap in 2017 review

In 2017 the marginal growth was propelled not by breakout bestsellers, but by undervalued—perhaps literally—midlist writers. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-01-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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At FutureBook 2017: The Contributions of Publishing’s Conference Contrarians

At a time of political tumult, FutureBook 2017 was a comparatively steady event, rocked only occasionally by the contrarian views that make sparks fly. The post At FutureBook 2017: The Contributions of Publishing’s Conference Contrarians appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-12-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Global Kids Connect 2017 Brings Data, Diversity to the Stage

At the third annual Global Kids Connect conference, held Monday in New York City, children's publishing luminaries discussed hot topics in the kids' sector, in GKC's first afternoon-only event. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-12-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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At FutureBook 2017: Looking for More Volume in Audiobooks, Proving Impact in EdTech

Two tracks of programming at London's FutureBook conference held distinct messages for attendees, players from audiobooks and edtech talking 'efficacy.'  The post At FutureBook 2017: Looking for More Volume in Audiobooks, Proving Impact in EdTech appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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FutureBook Award Shortlists Reflect Diversity in Publishing Innovation

Drawn from an 'eclectic mix of innovation' and from 10 countries, the 2017 FutureBook Award shortlists showcase work in traditional and startup publishing. The post FutureBook Award Shortlists Reflect Diversity in Publishing Innovation appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-10-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2017: With No Single Big Book, Multiple Memoirs Steal the Show

The tastemakers in the publishing industry spent big on a handful of novels, and a raft of memoirs at this year's fair. Some insiders mused that while the novels offer escapism, the memoirs give readers what they crave even more in these divisive times: a sense of connection with other people. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-10-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Big Titles U.S. Agencies Will be Selling at the 2017 Frankfurt Book Fair

Among the big titles American agents will be talking up in the rights center at Frankfurt are a memoir by David Lynch, an update on Cinderella, and a short story collection from Lionel Shriver. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-09-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Global Publishing Leaders 2017: Woongjin Think Big

Woongjin ThinkBig was established in 1980 as Woongjin Publications and focuses on educational materials for people of all ages, including study books, complete collections, single works, after-school learning materials, textbooks and online content. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-08-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Graphic Novels Supply Diversity at ALA 2017

Graphic novels have a significant presence this year at ALA 2017 and are in demand by librarians looking to offer their patrons a wide variety of stories encompassing race, gender and sexual identity and nonwestern cultures. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BookExpo 2017: Big New Kids' Books

Children’s book publishers were highlighting titles for all ages and interests as BookExpo got underway on Thursday. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BookExpo 2017: The Big Books of the Show

Debuts and the latest releases from a number of heavy hitters—including John Grisham, Jeffrey Eugenides, and Jennifer Egan—were among the books being touted as the "big ones" of this year's BookExpo. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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HBO's Whisper Ad Campaign Asks People to Confess 'Big Little Lies'

HBO wants the internet to give up its lies.To do so, it's working with Whisper on a piece of the marketing for the new show "Big Little Lies" in an effort to generate conversation around the program. Whisper, launched as an anonymous app, gained some popularity in 2014 when the internet started... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2017-02-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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WBD defends 2017 selection after lack of diversity criticism

World Book Day has reiterated its commitment to promoting a “diverse range of authors” after criticisms about the lack of writers of colour in its 2017 selection. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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