Hometown Tales look beyond London for new voices

Weidenfeld & Nicolson has revealed the first four books in its Hometown Tales series, which aims to promote regional diversity by publishing voices from across the UK. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-08-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ Stuff | 2019-05-31 01:14:56 UTC ]
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Issues and Authors at London Book Fair 2019: Women’s Voices

Many events at March's London Book Fair will feature authors and others focusing on women in the business and issues of diversity.  The post Issues and Authors at London Book Fair 2019: Women’s Voices appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-02-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Tales of The Handmaid’s Tale

How The Handmaid’s Tale keeps going, with Margaret Atwood, Ann Dowd, and novelists Louise Erdrich and Megan Hunter. Continue reading at Slate

[ Slate | 2019-08-29 21:00:04 UTC ]
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London Briefcase 2019: What U.S. Agencies Will Be Selling at the London Book Fair

PW's London Briefcase highlights top titles that publishers will be touting at this year's London Book Fair, set for March 12-14 at Olympia London. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-03-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Briefcase 2018: What U.S. Agencies Will Be Selling at the London Book Fair

This year American agents will be carrying bags filled with literary debuts as well as works by bestselling authors. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-03-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair 2017: Bigger Crowds, Optimism as London Book Fair Hits Its Stride

Surging visitor numbers and a weaker pound have buoyed spirits at a busy 2017 London Book Fair. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-03-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Briefcase 2017: What U.S. Agencies Will be Selling at the London Book Fair

Hot properties include titles from Ursula K. LeGuin, Masha Gessen, Tom Hanks, Joan Didion, and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-02-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Briefcase 2016: What U.S. Agencies Will be Selling at the London Book Fair

Hot properties include titles from Lisa Scottoline and Iris Johanson, a story collection inspired by Edward Hopper, a return to Twin Peaks via its co-creator Mark Frost, Tom Wolfe’s newest, and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-03-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘Wild Game’ is an eloquent — and lurid — tale of a mother-daughter bond gone awry

Adrienne Brodeur’s memoir is a riveting account of what it was like to be her mother’s secret-keeper. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-10-11 14:00:00 UTC ]
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Literary Agents Seeking Under Represented and Unique Voices

Literary agents are gatekeepers of the publishing industry. Find literary agents open to submissions from under represented and unique voices in this post. List will be updated regularly. The post Literary Agents Seeking Under Represented and Unique Voices by Robert Lee Brewer appeared first on... Continue reading at Writer's Digest

[ Writer's Digest | 2019-10-02 14:41:00 UTC ]
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What do old tales of exorcism and murder say about how men see women now? Not much.

Sady Doyle collects hideous examples of mistreated women to shed light on modern relationships between the sexes. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-09-27 02:23:01 UTC ]
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London Writers Awards celebrates 30 'underrepresented' writers

Spread the Word has chosen 30 writers from underrepresented backgrounds for its second annual London Writers Awards. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-23 16:49:46 UTC ]
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In ‘The Heart and Other Viscera,’ Félix J. Palma turns mundane moments into spellbinding tales

The collection of short stories reads almost like an assemblage of “Twilight Zone” episodes. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-09-20 15:24:51 UTC ]
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New York academic to open London's 'first co-working space for writers'

American academic Sharon Fulton will launch Clean Prose, "London’s first co-working space designed specifically for writers", next month.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-17 18:04:26 UTC ]
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Smoking with Elvis: A Tale of the Mangled Generation

A FREELANCE WRITER based in Sarajevo, Faruk Šehić produces journalism and opinion pieces for the weekly magazine BH Dani [Bosnia-Herzegovina Days]. Under Pressure, his first book-length work of fiction, was originally published in 2004 as Pod pritiskom by the now-defunct publishing house Naklada... Continue reading at Los Angeles Review of Books

[ Los Angeles Review of Books | 2019-09-15 17:00:05 UTC ]
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Callow to voice Headline audio orginal of Wilde works

Simon Callow will voice a Headline audio original of Oscar Wilde's poem The Ballad of Reading Gaol and De Profundis ahead of the 125th anniversary of Wilde's sentencing for "gross indecency" next year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-11 23:14:14 UTC ]
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Jessica Love wins Klaus Flugge Prize with 'barrier-breaking' tale

Jessica Love has won this year's Klaus Flugge Prize for the most promising newcomer to children's picture books with her "barrier-breaking" and "heartwarming" tale, Julian is a Mermaid (Walker Books). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-10 21:01:48 UTC ]
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Children's Conference 2019: Publishing outside the London bubble

Some of The Bookseller Children's Conference speakers talk about the advantages and disadvantages of working outside of London, and what the London-based industry can learn by looking further afield. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-06 10:32:27 UTC ]
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In ‘The Reckless Oath We Made,’ an unlikely fairy tale unfolds in Kansas

Bryn Greenwood’s novel follows a drug dealer and a man who believes he’s a knight. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-09-03 16:27:54 UTC ]
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