Indie Hajar Press launches 'to tackle racism in publishing'

A new independent political press, run by and for people of colour, is to focus on tackling institutional racism in the industry.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-10 00:55:40 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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ACE 'just saved indie publishing', say presses

Indies The Bookseller has contacted have spoken of their "huge relief" after receiving funding from Arts Council England's £160m emergency coronavirus pot, though for many the grants are not a "fix-all". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-20 06:53:54 UTC ]
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Read Harder: Read A Horror Book Published By An Indie Press

You will scare yourself silly with these chilling horror books published by an indie press. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-01-10 11:33:18 UTC ]
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Prize launched for university presses tackling global issues

A new prize has been launched to recognise the work university presses do in addressing issues of global importance. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-07 12:50:08 UTC ]
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Indie publisher launches imprint for BME voices

Indie publisher Hashtag Press is launching a new imprint to showcase exclusively BME voices. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-25 09:53:55 UTC ]
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Former editor launches electronic music publisher Velocity Press

A newly formed electronic music book publisher, Velocity Press, has launched with a book promising to be “a radical reworking of British dance music’s origin story”. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-20 07:05:53 UTC ]
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Independent Publishers Launch Indie Playlist Program

A consortium of independent publishers led by Seven Stories Press has launched Indie Playlist, a program that provides discounts and cash rewards for independent booksellers who order from a rotating list of titles. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-04-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Political Publishing: Byline Media Launches Its New Issues-Driven Press

Established to let journalists publish books quickly about current political issues, the UK's independent press Byline Media will feature its first book–on responses to injustice–at its annual festival opening Friday. The post Political Publishing: Byline Media Launches Its New Issues-Driven... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-08-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Jennifer Baumgardner Launches Feminist Indie Press

The former director of the Feminist Press is launching Dottir Press, an independent publishing house that will specialize in books on women's issues. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-04-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Valley and Emma Presses launch publishing podcast

The publishers of independent presses Valley Press and Emma Press are launching new publishing podcast which will give insights into publishing and the life of young entrepreneurs. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-11-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New indie Charco Press launches

A new independent publisher is launching this month to showcase contemporary Latin American literature in translation to “expose the UK reader to new and exciting voices” featuring authors never before published in English. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-08-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New £10,000 award for indie publishers launches

The Clarissa Luard Award, a new £10,000 award for independent publishing, has been set up by Arts Council England to recognise the contribution that small publishers make to literature and to celebrate the "adventurousness, innovative spirit and creativity" of independent literary publishing. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-05-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Taiwan’s Indie Booksellers and Publishers Join Forces to Tackle Challenges

Book sales have plummeted in Taiwan in recent years, as have the number of bookstores in the island nation home to 23.5 million people. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-02-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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WI12: Indie Publishers Launch Advocacy Organization

Dan Simon of Seven Stories Press and Tom Hallock of Beacon Press are leading the effort to form an advocacy organization to support and promote independent presses in a rapidly changing industry, Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-01-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New mental health publisher Trigger Press launches

A new independent publisher dedicated to mental health welfare, Trigger Press, is to publish its first title in September. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-08-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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EA launches an indie publishing program with 'Fe'

The EA Originals program expands the company's publishing business with a focus on small, innovative teams, and it's kicking off with a nature-focused game called Fe. It's a stylish, polygonal 3D romp through an enchanted forest that appears to hide... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2016-06-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Overseas Spanish-Language Indie Publishers Tackle the American Market

Traditionally, the American market for Spanish-language books has been dominated by big publishers from Latin America and Spain. But now there’s a new wave of independents making a splash. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-04-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Author launches literary prize for 'risk-taking' indie publishers

Award-winning novelist Neil Griffiths is launching a new literary prize to celebrate “small presses producing brilliant and brave literary fiction” in the UK and Ireland - in part because he believes the publishing business model is "terrible". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-02-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'We need small presses': author launches new award to support fiction from small publishers

The Republic of Consciousness prize has been launched by novelist Neil Griffiths, who intends to ‘guilt trip’ bestselling authors into contributingThe award-winning novelist Neil Griffiths is launching a new literary prize celebrating the “small presses producing brilliant and brave literary... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2016-02-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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