Galley Beggar seeks 'surprises' through open submissions

Norwich-based independent publisher Galley Beggar Press is opening up general submissions in order to "keep [itself] open to surprises and the wider world". Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-07-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookstores Seek Essential Exemptions

Bookstores in numerous states are facing a crush of online sales, offering delivery and pickup to customers, and applying for waivers to keep doing so as public health orders grow more strict. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-26 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Two Indie Bookstores In Chicago Closed Their Doors Right After They Opened—and These Authors Are Trying to Help

Chicago authors are spotlighting the unique plight of two local indies that both closed to walk-in traffic on March 16: one bookstore that was only officially open for one day, and another that had changed ownership two weeks earlier. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Woody Allen: 'I would welcome Dylan Farrow back with open arms'

Director says in new memoir that not raising his adopted daughter after abuse allegations – which he denies – was ‘one of the saddest things’ of his lifeWoody Allen has written that he “would welcome Dylan [Farrow] with open arms if she’d ever want to reach out”, in his recently published memoir... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-03-24 17:17:03 UTC ]
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Open Access for All to PW

A letter from PW president George Slowik addressing PW's response to the Covid-19 crisis, and steps on how to access all of PW's assets during this time. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-19 04:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Reviews Submission Update Regarding Covid-19

We ask that all titles sent in for review consideration going forward be submitted via our GalleyTracker platform only using digital review copies. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-18 04:00:00 UTC ]
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B&N, BAM Remain Open

Barnes & Noble and Books-A-Million are currently continuing to operate all of their stores, although both noted they are closely monitoring new developments related to Covid-19. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Dohle seeks to reassure PRH staffers as US colleagues told to go home

Markus Dohle, chief executive officer for Penguin Random House, has shared a note to reassure staff worldwide that the safeguarding of their health is its "highest priority", at the same time as staff in its US offices, in New York, Colorado Springs and Emeryville, were told to "plan for today... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-13 03:08:10 UTC ]
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NYC public libraries are suspending all programs through March, but will remain open to readers.

This morning, both the Chief Librarian of the Brooklyn Public Library and the President of the New York Public Library released statements announcing that they would be cancelling public library programs for the rest of March, in an effort to limit the spread of COVID-19 and encourage social... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-03-12 16:51:47 UTC ]
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Electric Literature Is Seeking Spring/Summer Interns for 2020

Electric Literature internships introduce undergraduate and graduate students, emerging writers, and aspiring publishing professionals to digital publishing and the New York literary scene. Because we are a small, not-for-profit publisher, we provide unique opportunities for professional... Continue reading at Electric Literature

[ Electric Literature | 2020-03-09 11:00:00 UTC ]
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Coronavirus: The Brussels Book Fair Is Open for Business

Unlike many publishing trade shows, fairs, and festivals, the Brussels Book Fair has been able to start its run on time this week–with medical personnel on-site and a careful eye on the coronavirus. Editor’s note: A bright spot among so many stories of canceled and postponed publishing events,... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-03-06 16:30:49 UTC ]
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3 Qualities Advertisers Seek in a Publishing Partner

An inside look at what advertisers look for when selecting print and digital publisher partners. By Kevin Rehberg, Vice President, Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2020-02-27 18:23:48 UTC ]
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Frankfurter Buchmesse Opens Its Sixth Annual Free-Stand Competition

Two free stands at Frankfurt are available again this year—one for a winner from Germany and one for an international recipient. The post Frankfurter Buchmesse Opens Its Sixth Annual Free-Stand Competition appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-02-24 11:30:10 UTC ]
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Report: EBay seeking bids for Classifieds Group at activist investors' urging

EBay Inc. is making plans to sell its international classifieds arm, eBay Classifieds Group, the Wall Street Journal reported Friday, citing unnamed sources. According to the Journal, Classifieds could be worth around $10 billion. The private equity firms TPG and Blackstone Group Inc., as well... Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2020-02-21 21:52:59 UTC ]
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Open letter calls for China to release bookseller Gui Minhai

Publisher Eva Bonnier and author David Lagercrantz are among the signatories of an open letter calling for the release of Gui Minhai, a bookseller imprisoned in China. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-20 16:34:50 UTC ]
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Headline and Koomson launch open casting call for black female audiobook narrators

Headline and Dorothy Koomson have launched "Find My Verity", an open casting call designed to bring more black female voices into the world of audiobooks. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-17 06:25:35 UTC ]
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AAP-UNCF Publishing Internship Program Opens to All Minority Students

Previously available to students from any historic black college and university, the paid student internship program has been expanded to include minority juniors and seniors attending any college in the U.S. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-02-13 05:00:00 UTC ]
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In difficult times, a surprise bestseller about kindness is bringing people together

Charlie Mackesy’s “The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse” began as a beloved Instagram account. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-01-15 13:00:00 UTC ]
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WI15: Children’s Galleys to Grab

A guide to children’s and YA galleys by authors who won’t be appearing at Winter Institute. All the titles can be found in the Galley Room. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-01-10 05:00:00 UTC ]
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WI15: Adult Galleys to Grab

A guide to adult galleys by authors who won’t be appearing at Winter Institute. All the titles can be found in the Galley Room. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-01-10 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Galley Talk: 'The Roxy Letters'

Mary Webber O'Malley of Anderson's Bookshop in Naperville, Ill., recommends 'The Roxy Letters' by Mary Pauline Lowry. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-01-06 05:00:00 UTC ]
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