Industry Notes: Germany’s Buchtrailer Awards and the UK’s Republic of Consciousness

This is the second year of operation for Germany's Buchtrailer Awards and the third year for the UK's Republic of Consciousness Prize for small presses. Both niche programs have opened for submissions. The post Industry Notes: Germany’s Buchtrailer Awards and the UK’s Republic of Consciousness appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-08-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: Norway’s ‘Bookstore Award,’ the UK’s SpecSavers Winners

The winner of  Norway's 2018 'Bookstore Award,' chosen by booksellers, is a novel based on the country's World War II-era past. And in the UK, SpecSavers names a dozen prize winners. The post Industry Notes: Norway’s ‘Bookstore Award,’ the UK’s SpecSavers Winners appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-11-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: Marrakesh Treaty; Bologna Carle Award; Kids’ Black Detectives in the UK

The United States is ready for implementation of the Marrakesh Treaty, pending a presidential signature. Meanwhile, Bologna gets an award and Knights Of gets a new book series. By Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief | @Porter_Anderson 40 Nations Have Ratified and Implemented Marrakesh he... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-09-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: Bogotá’s Second Pro Program; Kindle UK’s Second Storyteller Award

In its second year at Bogotá, the professional program has a class of agents, editors, and translators arriving this week. And in the UK, Amazon will pay a second Kindle Storyteller winner £20,000.  The post Industry Notes: Bogotá’s Second Pro Program; Kindle UK’s Second Storyteller Award... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-04-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: Tom Weldon at FutureBook; Penguin Random House UK and India

Musing on books' resilience in the pandemic, Tom Weldon talks with Philip Jones; and Penguin Random House India partners with Pippa Rann. The post Industry Notes: Tom Weldon at FutureBook; Penguin Random House UK and India appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-11-19 18:15:54 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: UK-based Book Aid International: 1.2 Million Books in 2019

The charity last year was at work in 23 refugee camps, 38 prison libraries, 1,567 schools, 635 public libraries, and more. The post Industry Notes: UK-based Book Aid International: 1.2 Million Books in 2019 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-08-14 17:51:35 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: John Murray Press Launches US Basic Books Imprint in the UK

Hachette in London is creating a Basic Books imprint for the UK in cooperation with the New York Hachette house of that name. The post Industry Notes: John Murray Press Launches US Basic Books Imprint in the UK appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-11-20 04:30:58 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: Bologna Tours Rodari Show; Denmark’s UNSILO Signs UK’s Cambridge

The Bologna Children's Book Fair is mounting a new touring exhibition of illustrations, and Danish AI specialists at UNSILO sign Cambridge University Press. The post Industry Notes: Bologna Tours Rodari Show; Denmark’s UNSILO Signs UK’s Cambridge appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-09-23 06:30:06 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: UK Postcode Lottery Helps Book Aid; F+W Fine Arts Sold to Peak Media

Lottery funds in the UK have generated more than £1.85 million for Book Aid International, and F+W Media's assets in arts and crafts go to Peak Media. The post Industry Notes: UK Postcode Lottery Helps Book Aid; F+W Fine Arts Sold to Peak Media appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-08-15 05:30:02 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: Europa Buys ‘Shadowplay’ US rights; S&S UK Hires Back Clare Hey

An Atlantic crossing for Joseph O'Connor's 'Shadowplay' from Europa Editions, and a boomerang career move for publishing director Clare Hey in London. The post Industry Notes: Europa Buys ‘Shadowplay’ US rights; S&S UK Hires Back Clare Hey appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-08-09 01:30:08 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: International Distribution Forum at Frankfurt; UK’s Emerald ‘Insight’

The 2019 International Publishing Distribution Forum will be at Frankfurter Buchmesse, and in the UK, Emerald launches its redesigned platform. The post Industry Notes: International Distribution Forum at Frankfurt; UK’s Emerald ‘Insight’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-07-12 05:10:21 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: SAGE Publishing Makes UK’s Index on Censorship Archive Free

The UK's quarterly 'Index on Censorship' has opened its 45-year archive to free readership, a response to an era of fake news and leadership lies. The post Industry Notes: SAGE Publishing Makes UK’s Index on Censorship Archive Free appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-02-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: Germany’s Publishers’ Forum and THE ARTS+, Publishing Scotland Fellows

The 2019 Publishers' Forum in Berlin will feature a programming partnership with the Frankfurter Buchmesse's THE ARTS+, while Publishing Scotland has issued its call for fellowship applications. The post Industry Notes: Germany’s Publishers’ Forum and THE ARTS+, Publishing Scotland Fellows... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-11-27 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: Germany’s De Gruyter Buys Düsseldorf; S&S Distributes Skyhorse

The 10-year-old Düsseldorf University Press is acquired by Berlin's De Gruyter, while a US independent publisher of Mo Yan and Octavio Paz is to be distributed by Simon & Schuster.  The post Industry Notes: Germany’s De Gruyter Buys Düsseldorf; S&S Distributes Skyhorse appeared first on... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-07-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: UK’s Golden Booker Voting Is Closing; AudioFile’s Whitten on the Audies

Fifty years of Man Booker Prize for Fiction winners have been sorted down to a shortlist, and you can help crown the 'Golden' book. And some of this year's Audie Award winners are now playing on 'Beyond the Book.' The post Industry Notes: UK’s Golden Booker Voting Is Closing; AudioFile’s Whitten... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-06-25 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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The UK’s Republic of Consciousness Prize for Small Presses Names its 2018 Shortlist

Open to UK and Irish publishers, the Republic of Consciousness Prize honors literary fiction produced by small, independent presses with no more than five full-time employees.  The post The UK’s Republic of Consciousness Prize for Small Presses Names its 2018 Shortlist appeared first on... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-02-21 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: National Book Award Live Stream Wednesday

The key event in the US National Book Foundation's annual awards program is the ceremony on Wednesday evening (November 15) in New York City. The post Industry Notes: National Book Award Live Stream Wednesday appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-11-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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