Immigration in 2018: Rising tensions and rising voices

Nearly every morning, a pseudo-dystopian scene unfolds just steps away from America’s gates. At the San Ysidro Port of Entry in Tijuana, someone reads aloud from a mysterious, unsanctioned notebook filled with the names of thousands of people from across the globe. Each of them — including the... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-12-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Immigration in 2018: Rising tensions and rising voices

Nearly every morning, a pseudo-dystopian scene unfolds just steps away from America’s gates. At the San Ysidro Port of Entry in Tijuana, someone reads aloud from a mysterious, unsanctioned notebook filled with the names of thousands of people from across the globe. Each of them — including the... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-12-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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China market turns frosty for Taiwan books, as tensions rise

These days, just being an author from Taiwan could dash your chances of getting a book published in China Continue reading at ABC News

[ ABC News | 2021-08-11 14:32:35 UTC ]
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2018 North American Comics Sales Rise to $1.09 Billion

Led by sales of the graphic novel format, total sales of graphic novels and periodical comics in the U.S. and Canada were approximately $1.09 billion in 2018, according to a joint estimate by trade news sites ICv2 and Comichron. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Folio: Honors the 2018 Class of Rising Stars

NEW YORK — Over 40 up-and-coming publishing professionals were honored at Folio:’s Rising Stars Awards Luncheon at the New York Hilton Midtown on Tuesday. The Rising Star Honorees are individuals who are making their mark and disrupting the status quo of magazine media, even in the early stages... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2018-10-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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American Publishers Cite 3.6-Percent Rise in Trade Revenue, First Half of 2018

While audiobook sales grow, the AAP's new report show children's book sales struggling and declines in education and scholarly revenues. The post American Publishers Cite 3.6-Percent Rise in Trade Revenue, First Half of 2018 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-09-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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China’s Book Market in the First Half of 2018: Slower Growth, Rising Prices

As book prices rise and children's books show new energy, the number of new titles on China's bestseller lists has decreased, with older hits lingering on sales charts. The post China’s Book Market in the First Half of 2018: Slower Growth, Rising Prices appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-08-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishing Sales Rise 5.5% in First Four Months of 2018

Book publishing revenue increased 5.5% in the January to April period over the same period in 2017, according to figures released by the AAP as part of its StatShot statistics program. The year-to-date gains include a 4.4% sales increase in April over April 2017. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-07-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The book trade's Rising Stars of 2018 revealed

The annual list of the book trade’s next generation features a number of youngsters who are already right at the heart of the contemporary book trade. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-07-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2018: Christina Dalcher: Voice Over

Imagine some not too distant dystopian future where women are completely subservient to men and barely allowed to speak. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-05-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair 2018: Audiobooks Continues Steady Sale Rise

“Audiobooks are the golden child of publishing at the moment,” said Orna O’Brien, conference manager of Quantum, the digital conference that preceded the opening of the London Book Fair on Monday. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-04-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children’s Books in China 2018: The Rise of the Pop-Science Segment in China

Mention “pop science” in China and one blockbuster comes to mind: The Magic School Bus. It has remained the #1 children’s title since its launch in 2010, with online retailer Dangdang selling nearly half a million copies in an average year. On Singles’ Day—which is the equivalent of Black Friday... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PEN Brings the Resistance to Its 2018 World Voices Festival

The theme of this year's PEN World Voices Festival, "Resist and Reimagine," brings writers including Colson Whitehead, Roxane Gay, Eileen Myles, Jhumpa Lahiri, Dave Eggers, and Masha Gessen together in New York for six days in April. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-02-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Indie bookshops bullish about 2018 after Christmas sales rise

Indie bookshops are kicking off 2018 with confidence after the majority reported sales rises over the Christmas period, but some some have urged publishers to take more risks and work harder to build authors into brands this year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-01-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PubTechConnect 2018: New Voices, New Viewpoints

Meet four innovative content creators who are using cutting-edge platforms to tell their stories Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-01-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Indigo's Revenue Rises 6.8% in Q1 of Fiscal 2018

Indigo Books & Music got off to a strong start to fiscal 2018, posting a 6.8% sales gain in the first quarter ended July 1, 2017. The company cut its loss to C$5.3 million, from C$9 million in last year's first period. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-08-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Casting a wide net: the rise and rise of podcasts

Renowned for their diversity, the popularity of podcasts has skyrocketed in recent years. This has not passed publishers by with many harnessing the potential of the medium by launching their own shows.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ALA 2018 Spotlight: Michelle Obama, Doris Kearns Goodwin Headline 2018 ALA Annual Conference

A star-studded main speaker program awaits attendees, June 21-26, in New Orleans. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-06-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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News Corp quotes anti-immigration TikToker but fails to reveal ex-One Nation MP adviser role

Daily Telegraph featured Jordan Knight as a spokesperson for his self-founded Migration Watch• Follow our Australia news live blog for latest updates• Get our morning and afternoon news emails, free app or daily news podcastAn anti-immigration TikToker was featured in the Daily Telegraph as a... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2024-05-04 00:00:27 UTC ]
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PEN America Cancels 2024 World Voices Festival Amid Further Fallout

The cancellation of what would have been the 20th edition of the free speech organization's sprawling festival came just days after it axed the 2024 PEN America Literary Awards ceremony amid mass withdrawals of books from consideration and continued criticism. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-04-29 04:00:00 UTC ]
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