Industry Notes: Asian Festival of Children’s Content; Macmillan, Binc Open Diversity Scholarships

In recognition of the Singapore Book Council's 50th anniversary, the Asian Festival of Children's Content names Singapore its 'Country of Focus.' And in the States, Macmillan and Binc open a second year of diversity-driven bookseller scholarships. The post Industry Notes: Asian Festival of Children’s Content; Macmillan, Binc Open Diversity Scholarships appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-06-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: Macmillan Partners With Binc on Bookselling Diversity Scholarships

Available to people of various racial, ethnic, sexuality and disability categories, these scholarships are designed to help booksellers attend trade shows. The post Industry Notes: Macmillan Partners With Binc on Bookselling Diversity Scholarships appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-06-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: Amazon ‘Prime Book Boxes’ for Children; National Book Festival September 1

Having tested the program on an invitational basis for three months, Amazon rolls out its children's book boxes offer to the US Prime membership. And the Library of Congress holds its annual National Book Festival this weekend. The post Industry Notes: Amazon ‘Prime Book Boxes’ for Children;... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-08-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: A Children’s Publisher Changes Names; Estonian Literature Stages a Festival

Imagine That: After building brand equity for 20 years as Top That, the UK children's publisher is changing names. And in the Baltics' bid for audiences in April, Estonia announces a festival to follow London Book Fair. The post Industry Notes: A Children’s Publisher Changes Names; Estonian... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-03-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: Cynthia Nixon Hosts US National Book Awards; Albertine Opens Festival

Feminism Has No Boundaries' is the title of France's Albertine Books festival this week, as Cynthia Nixon is named Naitonal Book Awards host. The post Industry Notes: Cynthia Nixon Hosts US National Book Awards; Albertine Opens Festival appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-11-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: Richard Charkin Opens Mensch Publishing; LBF Opens Award Submissions

Two items from London: Publishing Perspectives columnist Richard Charkin announces a new publishing venture, and London Book Fair opens submissions for its 2019 International Excellence Awards. The post Industry Notes: Richard Charkin Opens Mensch Publishing; LBF Opens Award Submissions appeared... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-10-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: Europeana Opens ‘Literary Tour’; Trio in UK Opens Literary Events Consultancy

Keyed on World Book Day, the cultural heritage platform Europeana opens a literature focus, as a new consultancy for festivals opens in the UK. The post Industry Notes: Europeana Opens ‘Literary Tour’; Trio in UK Opens Literary Events Consultancy appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-04-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: Jesseca Salky Opens New Agency; Wattpad Partners in Latin America

Literary Agent Jesseca Salky opens her own literary management company in New York, and Toronto's Wattpad announces a deal with Wise in Rio. The post Industry Notes: Jesseca Salky Opens New Agency; Wattpad Partners in Latin America appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-09-26 06:37:07 UTC ]
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W H Smith's Pete Selby says lack of diversity means book industry is ‘failing’ children

Pete Selby, head of books for W H Smith, has called on the book industry to make the high street more diverse and inclusive for young readers, saying that diversity is going to become a "significant" part of WHS' strategy. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-22 19:12:13 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: Amy Einhorn Named Macmillan Henry Holt’s President and Publisher

The publisher of Flatiron Books now leads Macmillan's Henry Holt. And New York's Scandinavia House hosts a reception for Frankfurt Guest of Honor Norway. The post Industry Notes: Amy Einhorn Named Macmillan Henry Holt’s President and Publisher appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-09-16 19:38:39 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: Macmillan Learning Announces Its 2019 Bedford New Scholars Advisors

As the Macmillan Learning advisory board members called Bedford New Scholars work with the publishing house, the program can work as a kind of fellowship that might interest some graduates in publishing careers. The post Industry Notes: Macmillan Learning Announces Its 2019 Bedford New Scholars... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-06-21 05:10:09 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: Hay Festival’s New Branding; BKS Agency’s Sale to Canongate

The Hay Festival has a new look that changes its colors with each of its international festivals, and the fledgling BKS agency has a London Book Fair sale to Canongate. The post Industry Notes: Hay Festival’s New Branding; BKS Agency’s Sale to Canongate appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-03-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: Jon Fine Leaving Open Road; Baker & Taylor’s Devasar Leads Publishers

After a year with Open Road, attorney and former Amazon executive Jon Fine is heading to American Media. And in India, Baker & Taylor's Nitasha Devasar helms the publishers association's executive committee. The post Industry Notes: Jon Fine Leaving Open Road; Baker & Taylor’s Devasar... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-11-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: Penguin Random Opens Education Site, Cengage Unlimited Provided by Two Campuses

A new Penguin Random House site for educators markets curriculum-relevant titles from both the frontlist and backlist. And two programs are providing tens of thousands of Cengage's new subscription to students. The post Industry Notes: Penguin Random Opens Education Site, Cengage Unlimited... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-08-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: Princeton Press Opens Audio Division; PRH Ireland Supports Fighting Words

Princeton University Press announces its PUP Audio division with four frontlist titles for the fall. And Penguin Random House Ireland partners with the charity Fighting Words on a student anthology. The post Industry Notes: Princeton Press Opens Audio Division; PRH Ireland Supports Fighting... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-07-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: Amazon Prime Boxes Books for Children, Unicorn Acquires Ronquillo’s ‘Spellbound’

In subscriptions, Amazon's Prime program announces a "Book Box" invitational offer in the United States, as the UK's Unicorn art-book publisher names New Mexico's Fatima Ronquillo to its retrospective club. The post Industry Notes: Amazon Prime Boxes Books for Children, Unicorn Acquires... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-05-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: US Publishers Association Announces Book Expo Panels; UK’s Sunday Times Prize Opens for Entries

Three Big Five CEOs are scheduled for a session from BookExpo and the Association of American Publishers. And the UK's award for writers aged 18 to 35 opens for submission. The post Industry Notes: US Publishers Association Announces Book Expo Panels; UK’s Sunday Times Prize Opens for Entries... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-04-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: Open Road Acquires US Graham Green Ebook Rights; Unicorn Announces Ali Cavanaugh Book

Rolling out the news of its acquisition with three pivotal titles, Open Road announces its Graham Greene US ebook rights acquisition, as the UK’s Unicorn names artist Ali Cavanaugh for a 2019 retrospective. By Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief | @Porter_Anderson Jon Fine: ‘Greene’s Extraordinary... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-03-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: Australia’s New Children’s Laureate, America’s 2018 Literary Translators Association Awards

The next two-year post as Children's Literature Laureate in Australia is taken up by Morris Gleitzman, as the American Literary Translators Association announces deadlines for its competitions' entries. The post Industry Notes: Australia’s New Children’s Laureate, America’s 2018 Literary... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-02-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: Bookwire Partners With HarperCollins Ibérica; US Libraries Seek Non-English Content

Bookwire expands its ebook distribution business in Spain. And a new survey finds that American libraries see rising demand for non-English language content. The post Industry Notes: Bookwire Partners With HarperCollins Ibérica; US Libraries Seek Non-English Content appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-12-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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