Hachette Authors Mural unveiled at Carmelite House

Hachette UK has commemorated its first year housing all seven publishing divisions under one roof on London's Victoria Embankment by unveiling a large-scale mural at Carmelite House, described as a "river of authors" to celebrate its past, present and future. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-09-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors Guild urges DOJ to stop Simon & Schuster and Penguin Random House merger

Several organizations sent a letter to the Department of Justice on Friday urging it to stop Penguin Random House from purchasing Simon & Schuster. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2021-01-29 22:12:00 UTC ]
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Hachette Children's acquires four from Carmelite Picture Book Prize-winner

Hachette Children’s Group has acquired two non-fiction picture books and two picture books by debut author and illustrator Ellan Rankin, winner of the 2020 Carmelite Picture Book Prize.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-23 20:16:52 UTC ]
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New indie Hajar Press unveils first authors

Hajar Press, a new independent publishing house run by and for people of colour, has revealed its first six authors, whose books will be published next year.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-09 06:43:19 UTC ]
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Authors Guild Unveils New Model Trade Book Contract

Using some or all of the clauses in the model contract, the Authors Guild said, will help ensure that writers receive the rights granted them under current U.S. copyright and contract law. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-13 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Author campaigns to save Yorkshire's Red House

A campaign is under way to save historic literary site the Red House, in West Yorkshire, which has links to Charlotte Brontë. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-15 16:14:43 UTC ]
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US Justice Department Gives Hachette ‘A Warning’ About Its Anonymous Author

The Justice Department has written to Hachette about 'A Warning,' asserting that its anonymous author may be in violation of nondisclosure agreements. The post US Justice Department Gives Hachette ‘A Warning’ About Its Anonymous Author appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-11-04 19:33:48 UTC ]
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A House Author Gets His Due

William Kent Krueger’s career arc is an example of what publishers claim they want to do but find it increasingly hard to accomplish: grow an author. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-11 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Chicken House lands MG mystery series by debut author Holly Rivers

Chicken House has struck a three-book deal with debut author Holly Rivers for her middle-grade mystery series, Demelza and the Spectre Detectors.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-08 23:08:40 UTC ]
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Hachette Children’s signs MG series by debut author L D Lapinski

Hachette Children’s Group (HCG) has acquired a magical middle-grade fantasy series by debut author L D Lapinski. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-19 18:47:30 UTC ]
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BookExpo's Librarians' Lounge 2019: Meet the Authors and Editors Behind Random House's New ‘Make Me a World’ Imprint

On Friday, May 31, from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., join Random House Children's Books in the Librarians' Lounge (Booth 557) for an exclusive talk with some of the creators behind the publishers' inclusive new publishing program. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-14 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Hachette UK unveils high-tech Hely Hutchinson distribution centre

After four years of planning and construction, Hachette’s huge new distribution centre—the most expensive capital project in the firm’s history—was officially opened this week. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Duffield unveils author branding agency

Pan Macmillan's former creative director Geoff Duffield has unveiled his one-man branding agency for authors, Geoff Duffield Stories. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-09-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Chicken House to publish Chinese author Chen Jiatong

Chicken House has signed the English language rights to two middle-grade books by Chinese author Chen Jiatong. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-08-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hachette unveils new management structure for distribution arm

Matt Wright, who has been running Hachette UK's distribution business as managing director, is being promoted to c.e.o. of Hachette UK Distribution. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-04-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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UK author Gleitzman unveiled as Australian children’s laureate

Children’s author Morris Gleitzman has said “young people need stories more than ever” following his appointment as Australian children’s laureate. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-02-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘Author-Friendly Policies’: Toasting Hachette’s Tim Hely Hutchinson

In part for seeing publishers, authors as 'partners in the publishing process,' Tim Hely Hutchinson is praised as he retires from the helm of Hachette UK. The post ‘Author-Friendly Policies’: Toasting Hachette’s Tim Hely Hutchinson appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-11-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Penguin Random House shows Pride in LGBTQ authors

Penguin Random House this weekend took to the streets of central London to march in support of Pride, an annual event which this year marked 50 years since the decriminalisation of homosexuality in England. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-07-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hachette and Penguin Random House lead British Book Awards Books of the Year shortlists

Hachette and Penguin Random House have earned 11 shortlistings each in the British Book Awards’ Books of the Year awards, with Pan Macmillan garnering three nods and Faber and HarperCollins both winning two nominations. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-03-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hachette Unveils Chlldren's App Pairing Text and Music

Hachette, in partnership with startup Novel Effect, has created an app that relies on voice recognition technology to sync music and sound effects to text, as it's read aloud from select picture books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-03-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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