HarperCollins gets BITC diversity acclaim for a second year

HarperCollins has been named as one of 70 employers on Business in the Community’s Best Employers for Race listing, for a second year running. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HarperCollins marks 30 years of Dr Seuss classic

HarperCollins Children’s Books is celebrating 30 years of the Dr Seuss classic Oh, the Places You’ll Go! with a deluxe version. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-24 01:20:02 UTC ]
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HarperCollins Canada boycotts RWA conference as diversity backlash grows

A host of publishers including HarperCollins Canada are boycotting the forthcoming Romance Writers of America national conference, as a backlash continues against the organisation over a race row. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-08 21:05:29 UTC ]
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‘Do black people read?’ What my years in publishing have taught me about diversity in books | Natalie Jerome

Malorie Blackman laments the lack of BAME children’s characters. I know – it’s a real battle to get writers of colour publishedMy daughter, like me, is of mixed heritage. She has wildly curly hair, as have I. When she was born four years ago I was given five copies of the same kids’ picture book... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-08-17 07:00:41 UTC ]
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Decentralised, reader-centric, diverse; Markus Dohle on five years of PRH

Penguin Random House is marking its fifth anniversary since the merger that formed the publisher in 2013. Its global c.e.o. Markus Dohle discusses its achievements, and its plans for the future. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-06-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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It's high time I retired: 94-year-old acclaimed author launches his final book

It's hard enough getting John Dunmore to stop and sit down; getting him to talk about himself is almost impossible. Continue reading at Stuff

[ Stuff | 2018-06-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PubTechConnect in Its Second Year: Mixing Media Viewpoints on Innovation, Diversity

Touting again a 'mix of book publishing people and people from media companies and ancillary companies,' this year's PubTechConnect conference will focus on innovation in many forms. The post PubTechConnect in Its Second Year: Mixing Media Viewpoints on Innovation, Diversity appeared first on... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-03-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HarperCollins to celebrate 50 years of 'Tiger Who Came to Tea'

HarperCollins Children’s Books will mark this year’s 50th anniversary of Judith Kerr’s classic picture book The Tiger Who Came to Tea with new publishing and a series of events. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-02-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Exceptional' and 'diverse' Young Writer of the Year Award shortlist revealed

Five authors are in the running for The Sunday Times / Peters Fraser + Dunlop Young Writer of the Year Award, after judges made the "rare exception" to increase the prize's usual shortlist from four to five in wake of the "incomparable strength" of this year’s list of submissions. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-10-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Redmayne hails 'terrific year' at HarperCollins Summer Party

Charlie Redmayne paid tribute to the veterans of the publishing industry who had passed away in the “brutal” last year at the HarperCollins summer party. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-07-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HarperCollins to celebrate 200th anniversary with year-long campaign

HarperCollins Publishers has unveiled a global campaign celebrating two centuries of publishing. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-03-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Waterstones reveals 'richly diverse' Book of the Year shortlist

The shortlist for the Waterstones Book of the Year 2015 has been revealed, featuring a list that would  "not have been produced by an algorithm,” the chain's m.d. James Daunt has said. The eight-strong selection nominated by Waterstones booksellers across the UK encompasses four novels, three... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-11-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon and HarperCollins renew friendship with multi-year contract

Amazon started mending its tattered relationship with the big five publishers last year, signing deals with Macmillan, Simon & Schuster and even Hachette. Now it's HarperCollins' turn to make peace with the e-commerce giant, according to The Wall Str... Continue reading at Engadget

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Tin House: 15 Years of Fostering Lively, Diverse Literature

Portland's Tin House Press, born out of the eponymous magazine, continues to foster a community of engaged readers interested in eclectic small press publishing. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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HarperCollins reports best year since 2008

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Thu, 11/08/2011 - 15:31 HarperCollins has had its best financial year since 2008, with ebook sales accounting for 10% of total revenue during the past four weeks, its c.e.o. has said. Victoria Barnsley was speaking as parent company NewsCorp reported... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-08-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Strong year for Children's publishing as W H Smith unveils Books of the Year

W H Smith has unveiled its Books of the Year, with the retailer recognising two children's books for the first time.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-13 15:22:56 UTC ]
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HBO's *Years and Years* Unlocks Sci-Fi's Ultimate Potential

At its core, science fiction is a tool for building thought experiment machines. That's the game Russell T Davies' new show is playing so beautifully. Continue reading at Wired

[ Wired | 2019-07-11 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Preakness TV audience down about 10 percent year to year in Baltimore — and twice that nationally

The TV audience in Baltimore for Saturday’s Preakness race was down 10.65 percent compared with that in 2018. Those are household figures from Nielsen that measure the size of the audience during the actual running of the race. They are provided by WBAL-TV, the NBC affiliate that aired NBC’s... Continue reading at Baltimore Sun

[ Baltimore Sun | 2019-05-20 13:50:00 UTC ]
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Preakness TV audience down about 10 percent year to year in Baltimore — and twice that nationally

The TV audience in Baltimore for Saturday’s Preakness race was down 10.65 percent compared with that in 2018. Those are household figures from Nielsen that measure the size of the audience during the actual running of the race. They are provided by WBAL-TV, the NBC affiliate that aired NBC’s... Continue reading at Baltimore Sun

[ Baltimore Sun | 2019-05-20 13:50:00 UTC ]
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Last Year's Books Top This Year's First Quarter Sales

Michelle's Obama's 'Becoming,' released in early November, was the biggest title, selling 629,000 copies through outlets that report to BookScan in the period ended March 30. Only three books released in 2019 made the top 20 list in the quarter. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-04-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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