Indie Publisher to Open Chicago Bookstore

Chicago-based press Curbside Splendor will operate Curbside Books & Records inside the National, a 24,000-foot food hall opening in the Windy City this July. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-05-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Two Indie Bookstores In Chicago Closed Their Doors Right After They Opened—and These Authors Are Trying to Help

Chicago authors are spotlighting the unique plight of two local indies that both closed to walk-in traffic on March 16: one bookstore that was only officially open for one day, and another that had changed ownership two weeks earlier. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Publishers, Authors to Raise More Aid for Indie Bookstores

Indie Shindig, a virtual event series for booksellers created by half a dozen publishers, aims to raise up to $18,000 for We Need Diverse Books and Binc. Author Gayle Forman and Penguin Books for Young Readers are contributing sales of Forman's new novel to Binc's "Thrive to Survive" campaign. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-27 04:00:00 UTC ]
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French Publishers’ Appeal to Government: Leave Our Bookstores Open

Saying that a new coronavirus lockdown could mean 'cultural isolation for readers,' France's book industry asks for a special exception. The post French Publishers’ Appeal to Government: Leave Our Bookstores Open appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Chicago’s first black woman-owned bookstore is open for business

Semicolon—a vibrant new bookstore, community space, and gallery for Chicago’s street art scene—opened its doors on Tuesday with a party and mural unveiling. The store is just one of a handful of woman-owned bookstores in Chicago and its only bookstore owned by a black woman. An author... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Self-Publishing: Germany’s Indie Autor Preis 2018 Opens; Healthy Habits for Writers

The German Neobooks platform opens its prize program to crime and thriller submissions, and the UK's Joanna Penn turns to writers' health issues. The post Self-Publishing: Germany’s Indie Autor Preis 2018 Opens; Healthy Habits for Writers appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Europa Teams with Italian Indie to Open Rome Bookstore

Europa Editions (along with its parent company, Italian publisher Edizioni E/O) is partnering with Italian bookseller Altoquando to open an English language bookstore in Rome called Otherwise. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-11-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New Indie Bookstore Set to Open in Queens

Kew & Willow Books, which was formed by three former B&N coworkers and financed through a Kickstarter campaign, is scheduled to open in late September in the Kew Gardens neighborhood of the New York City borough. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Indie Pub Two Dollar Radio to Open Bookstore

The Ohio-based literary press is opening a bookstore/cafe/bar in its new headquarters in Columbus's South Side neighborhood. The new store will sell Two Dollar Radio's titles, as well as books published by other small presses. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Opening a Physical Bookstore in Chicago

The mega-retailer is moving forward with bricks-and-mortar stores and is planning to open a 7,200 sq. ft. store in the Windy City's Southport Corridor. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Amazon to open bookstores in Chicago and Portland

For an independent bookstore, few threats are bigger than Amazon. With its ebook store and brutally competitive print book prices, it can be hard for a family-run business to compete. Well, it's only going to get tougher now that Amazon is expanding... Continue reading at Engadget

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Inkshares Publishes First Indie Bookstore Title

One year after Inkshares, which uses crowdfunding to determine what to publish, began courting indies, it is publishing its first bookstore-generated title, an anthology from Boston's Papercuts J.P. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Milkweed Editions to Open Indie Bookstore

Milkweed Editions will open a bookstore in the Open Book building complex dedicated to the literary arts in downtown Minneapolis in late June. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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2015 Sees Opening of 60 Indie Bookstores

After independent bookstores saw a year of strong openings in 2014, the trend continued last year, with the ABA reporting that 60 new indies opened in 2015. In 2014, ABA members opened 59 stores. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Indie Bookstores Use Inkshares to Publish Own Anthologies

In a creative use of the platform, crowdfunding publishing site Inkshares has recruited indie bookstores to publish original anthologies with the site. The post Indie Bookstores Use Inkshares to Publish Own Anthologies appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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This Publishing Startup Wants To Crowdfund Books For Indie Bookstores

Inkshares, a crowdfunded book publishing platform, is working with indie bookstores to help them launch their own imprints.A fledgling publishing company is offering a new tool to indie bookstores: crowdfunded imprints.Read Full Story Continue reading at Fast Company

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First Bookstore Dedicated to Self-Published Authors Opens in Florida

Frustrated by a lack of opportunity for indie authors to showcase their work, two Florida writers open a bookstore of their own. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Read and Eat Bookstore to Open in Chicago

Read and Eat, a bookstore that will specialize in books about food and cuisine, will open in Chicago's Lincoln Park neighborhood in April. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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New Indie Bookstore Coming to Chicago

RoscoeBooks, a 1,419-square-foot full-service bookstore, will open its doors in Chicago’s north side in November. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Chicago Indie Bookstore Day A Huge Success

Despite torrential rains, the first Chicago Independent Bookstore Day on July 12 was a huge success that exceeded all expectations, participating indie booksellers told PW. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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