Georgian Publishers and PEN Center Protest Nika Melia’s Arrest

The violent state arrest of the Georgian opposition leader prompts a message of alarm to the world publishing community from Tbilisi. The post Georgian Publishers and PEN Center Protest Nika Melia’s Arrest appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-02-23 16:37:38 UTC ]
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English PEN calls for release of Ahdaf Soueif after coronavirus protest arrest

English PEN has called for the release of Egyptian author Ahdaf Soueif, who was arrested during a protest about the treatment of prisoners during the coronavirus outbreak. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-18 19:53:50 UTC ]
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PEN America, PEN Center USA to Merge

PEN America and PEN Center USA, the East Coast and West Coast American branches of PEN International, will unite under the banner of PEN America, the nonprofits jointly announced on January 8. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-01-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Mike Pence’s publisher refuses to cancel memoir after staff protest

Simon & Schuster president Jonathan Karp says seven-figure book deal will go ahead, after open letter from employees accuses publisher of being ‘on the wrong side of justice’Simon & Schuster has said it will not pull out of a seven-figure book deal with Mike Pence after some of its... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-04-21 12:05:44 UTC ]
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Staff at Jordan Peterson's publisher protest new book plans

Penguin Random House Canada’s plans to publish a new work by the ‘professor against political correctness’ has reportedly prompted numerous complaintsThe announcement of a new book from Canadian psychologist Jordan Peterson, the self-styled “professor against political correctness”, has prompted... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-11-25 14:35:10 UTC ]
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Store at Center of George Floyd Protests Wins MIBA Award

The Midwest Independent Booksellers Association named Moon Palace owners Jamie and Angela Schwesnedl booksellers of the year, lauding the couple for their response to the civil unrest in Minneapolis this past spring. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-10-21 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Vietnamese Publishing House Co-Founder Arrested Ahead of Frankfurt Appearance

The IPA Prix Voltaire-winning author and former spokesperson is reported to have been arrested in Ho Chi Minh City. The post Vietnamese Publishing House Co-Founder Arrested Ahead of Frankfurt Appearance appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-10-07 14:25:31 UTC ]
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Writers and publishers pen open letter to show solidarity with trans and non-binary community

An open letter expressing “love and solidarity for the trans and non-binary community”, spearheaded by authors Kiran Millwood Hargrave and Daisy Johnson, has garnered support from more than 200 writers, including Malorie Blackman, Jeanette Winterson and Joanne Harris. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-30 14:25:47 UTC ]
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PEN Alters Emerging Voices Fellowships, Prompting Community Protest

A group of writers and others associated with the PEN America community has publicly decried what it calls the "dismantling" of the nonprofit's Emerging Voices fellowships, even as senior leadership at PEN America released a missive over the weekend pledging to implement "a structured program... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-09-21 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Extinction Rebellion protesters arrested after blockading Murdoch print sites

National papers missing from some newsagents after protest over climate crisis coverageFour major national newspapers including the Sun and the Daily Mail were missing from some newsagents’ shelves on Saturday morning after members of Extinction Rebellion blockaded two UK printworks owned by... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-09-05 05:55:14 UTC ]
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US publishing bodies protest against Amazon tactics

Key trade bodies in the US – the Association of American Publishers, the Authors Guild and the American Booksellers Association – have sent a letter to Capitol Hill to protest against "anti-competitive tactics" which they say give Amazon "extraordinary" market dominance in the digital books market. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-17 13:53:48 UTC ]
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Publishers, agents and authors continue to respond to Black Lives Matter protests

Publishers and authors have continued to share reading lists and offers of help following the Black Lives Matter protests sparked by the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-05 10:41:41 UTC ]
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Woody Allen memoir published in US after protest stops first attempt

The controversial film director’s autobiography Apropos of Nothing had been dropped by its original publisher Woody Allen’s memoir, dropped by its original publisher after widespread criticism, has found a new home.The 400-page book, still called Apropos of Nothing, was released on Monday by... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-03-23 15:19:32 UTC ]
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Publisher drops Allen memoir after employees protest

Hachette Book Group has decided not to publish film director Woody Allen’s upcoming memoir, a day after employees at the company walked out in solidarity with Ronan Farrow. In a statement, Hachette... To view the full story, click the title link. Continue reading at Crains New York

[ Crains New York | 2020-03-06 23:58:20 UTC ]
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Environmental activists arrested after protests in Cannes

A group of roughly 20 protesters from the environmental activist group Extinction Rebellion were arrested Thursday after they jumped from a raft off the shore of the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity and tried to swim to the beach. This comes one day after 14 of their members... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-06-20 13:15:19 UTC ]
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English PEN publishes international festival guidelines for writers

English PEN is publishing guidelines for writers attending international festivals in countries with poor human rights and censorship records. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publisher, Author Groups Protest Library Book Scanning Program

More than 36 organizations from around the world have spoken out against a library book scanning program known as "controlled digital lending," dubbing the practice "systematic infringement." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-02-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sharjah’s 2018 Rights Center to Host More Than 350 Publishers and Agencies

Sharjah's work promoting Arab book markets includes its annual rights center at Sharjah International Book Fair, which will host 350 companies this year. The post Sharjah’s 2018 Rights Center to Host More Than 350 Publishers and Agencies appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-10-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PEN America Publishes Online Harassment Field Manual

In an effort to combat harassment in the creative fields, PEN America has published, on its website, a free Online Harassment Field Manual. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-04-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Romance so white? Publishers grapple with race issues amid author protests

New report exposes decline in diversity in romance writing, as editor resigns after telling author they avoid putting non-white characters on covers ‘because we like the book to sell’Readers, writers and editors of romance books are grappling with the genre’s record on diversity, after a week... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2018-03-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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