IWM moves to 'voluntary donation' scheme

Imperial War Museums (IWM) has decided against imposing a charge for using its research room, a controversial measure it had mooted earlier in the year as part of a cost-saving package of cuts. However it is to introduce a "voluntary donation scheme" for those who use the library for "profit-making output", which includes books.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-05-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Move Books Moves Forward

Middle grade books aimed at boys tout adventure, humor, and a dash of mayhem. (Sponsored). Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-08 04:00:00 UTC ]
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The ‘Earthshot’ Prize Moves a Book Into Climate Crisis Channels

The 10-year Earthshot Prize for climate-crisis response efforts will see its companion book published in September in the United Kingdom. The post The ‘Earthshot’ Prize Moves a Book Into Climate Crisis Channels appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-07-21 18:51:28 UTC ]
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Society of Young Publishers mentorship scheme returns

The Society of Young Publishers has opened submissions for its mentorship programme for the second year running, inviting aspiring publishers living in the UK or Ireland to apply. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-07-09 11:10:18 UTC ]
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Diamond moves to Quercus after 14 years with Pan Mac

Lucy Diamond is moving to Quercus in a new two-book deal after 14 years with Pan Macmillan.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-07-07 07:46:47 UTC ]
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S.A. Cosby’s new crime novel is provocative, violent — beautiful and moving, too

“Razorblade Tears” tells a powerful story of two fathers bound by a crime against their sons. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-07-03 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Albert Whitman Repairs Relationships, Moves into Multimedia

The Chicagoland publisher is dipping its toes into the multimedia market—even as it expands its workforce and works to fix the practices that hurt its relationships with a number of its authors last year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-07-02 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Michael Sheen announces scheme to support 11 new writers

Actor Michael Sheen has called on the media industry to create more opportunities for aspiring writers and journalists from lower income and underrepresented backgrounds, as he announced a new scheme to support 11 new writers. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-06-29 05:29:07 UTC ]
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In Egypt, Publishers Are Moving to E-Commerce

Cairo publisher and bookseller Ahmed Rashad on how the pandemic makes the digital transformation more urgent than ever. The post In Egypt, Publishers Are Moving to E-Commerce appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-05-27 14:54:26 UTC ]
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Paris Lees | 'I grew up feeling like I wasn’t good enough, so to feel respected for my writing is really moving'

A contributing editor for British Vogue, Paris Lees made her name as the UKs first high-profile transgender woman to break into the mainstream when she was named top of the Pink List of the most influential LGBT people in Britain, and became the first “out” transgender woman to appear on BBC... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-05-01 02:56:30 UTC ]
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Macmillan International Higher Education moves from Springer Nature to Macmillan Learning

The Macmillan International Higher Education team, with 17 employees, is to be transferred from Springer Nature to Macmillan Learning.    Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-04-22 20:34:47 UTC ]
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PRH expands traineeship scheme for talent from under-represented groups

Penguin Random House has opened applications for The Scheme 2021, its traineeship to find talent from under-represented groups in publishing, and extended it into sales and publicity alongside editorial. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-04-19 21:12:47 UTC ]
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Picador signs 'enormously moving' Stevens novel

Picador has signed Briefly, A Delicious Life, a “richly witty and enormously moving” new novel from Nell Stevens. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-04-17 16:04:42 UTC ]
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Von Hirschberg, Willis and Pegg join NFA mentoring scheme

Comma Press is launching the second iteration of the Northern Fiction Alliance mentorship scheme, which pairs early-career publishers at northern independent presses with experienced publishing professionals. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-04-14 09:01:51 UTC ]
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Cohen Leaves Quirk Books, Kupihea Moves Up

After 20 years at Quirk Books, Brett Cohen has left the indie publisher, prompting the promotion of Jhanteigh Kupihea to publisher and the return of company owner and founder David Borgenicht as president. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-03-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Canceling My Book Deal Was the Best Career Move I’ve Ever Made

I started querying agents for my memoir, Negative Space, in 2012, after two years of writing and revising. I got a few rounds of passes, including several friendly rejections in which agents said they just didn’t “know how to sell” my book. I heard this refrain enough times that I started... Continue reading at Electric Literature

[ Electric Literature | 2021-03-11 12:00:00 UTC ]
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HarperCollins reveals 2025 Glasgow site move

HarperCollins will be moving to a new purpose-built warehouse and office facility in Robroyston, Glasgow, when the lease at its current nearby site expires in 2025, the firm has announced. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-03-01 12:45:18 UTC ]
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Virago bags Sharma Taylor's 'deeply moving' debut

Virago has acquired the debut novel by Sharma Taylor, What a Mother’s Love Don’t Teach You, at auction as part of a two-book deal.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Konnie Huq delivers free eco lesson as Piccadilly Press donates 8,000 books

Bonnier Books UK and Konnie Huq have teamed up with the National Literacy Trust to deliver a lockdown eco lesson on the Daily Mail website Mail+, with 8,000 copies of the author's latest book set to be donated to children in Bradford. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-26 08:40:56 UTC ]
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Faber bags Caldwell's 'beautifully moving' wartime novel

Faber is to publish Lucy Caldwell's first novel in nearly a decade, These Days. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-23 01:30:10 UTC ]
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