Jane Rogers to deliver keynote at Northern Lights Writers' Conference

The Northern Lights Writers' Conference returns for a sixth year with Man Booker-longlisted author Jane Rogers to deliver this year's keynote address. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-16 05:22:57 UTC ]
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Jane Rogers to deliver keynote at Northern Lights Writers' Conference

The Northern Lights Writers' Conference returns for a sixth year with Man Booker-longlisted author Jane Rogers to deliver this year's keynote address. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-16 05:22:57 UTC ]
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Michelle Obama to Deliver Opening Keynote at 2018 ALA Conference

Her appearance at the conference is sponsored by Penguin Random House, which will publish her much-anticipated memoir, 'Becoming,' on November 13, 2018 via its Crown division. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-05-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Northern Writers' Awards gives £47k worth of prizes to 27 writers

Twenty-seven writers have been recognised at this year's annual Northern Writers’ Awards, sharing the £47,000 prize fund to enable their new writing in progress, across forms including prose, poetry and television.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-07-09 14:11:07 UTC ]
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Northern Lights launched to unite Scottish and Northern publishers

Bradford Literature Festival and Edinburgh Book Festival have joined forces to launch a new collaboration to unite publishers from Scotland and the North of England. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-27 18:45:49 UTC ]
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B&N CEO James Daunt to Deliver State of Bookselling Keynote at U.S. Book Show

As part of a two-day program curated by Association of American Literary Agents, Daunt will discuss how the company’s initiatives and plans for the future will impact the publishing industry during an address on Tuesday, May 23. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-05-01 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Chuck D to Deliver Lunchtime Keynote at U.S. Book Show

The Public Enemy cofounder and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee will discuss his new imprint Enemy Books and its inaugural title, a graphic novel trilogy penned and illustrated by Chuck D himself. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-04-13 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Jacqueline Woodson to Deliver Lunchtime Keynote at U.S. Book Show

Renowned author and NBA winner Jacqueline Woodson will present the lunchtime keynote address at the U.S. Book Show on May 24. The in-person talk will focus on Woodson’s forthcoming book for middle grade readers, 'Remember Us.' Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-04-11 04:00:00 UTC ]
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A 'Jane the Virgin' writer shares the story 'Hollywood wasn't quite ready to tell'

Rafael Agustin dishes about "Illegally Yours," his candid new memoir about a childhood without documents, and the TV pilot that never made it. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2022-07-07 13:00:42 UTC ]
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Roger Angell, editor, baseball writer at the New Yorker, dies at 101

As fiction editor, he helped mold the stories of generations of writers. As a sportswriter, he was enshrined in the writers’ wing of the National Baseball Hall of Fame. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-05-20 21:24:22 UTC ]
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Nabugodi wins £10k Deborah Rogers Foundation Writers Award

Mathelinda Nabugodi has won the £10,000 Deborah Rogers Foundation Writers Award for her "engaging and fascinating" work of non-fiction.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-12-07 20:28:37 UTC ]
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Northern Writers’ Awards open with new prize from Myers

The Northern Writers’ Awards has opened for submissions with a chance to win a share of £40,000 in development opportunities as former winner Benjamin Myers (pictured) launches a new short story category.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-12-03 20:45:57 UTC ]
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Deborah Rogers Foundation Writers Award shortlist revealed

Yasmine Awwad, Sophie Meadows and Mathelinda Nabugodi have been shortlisted for the Deborah Rogers Foundation Writers Award, chosen from 983 entries this year.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-12-01 09:27:14 UTC ]
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Barack Obama to Keynote 2021 ALA Virtual Conference

Obama will close the 2021 ALA Annual Conference, which is virtual only, on Tuesday, June 29. He will appear in conversation with Lonnie G. Bunch III, the 14th secretary of the Smithsonian and first African American appointed to the role. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-06-02 04:00:00 UTC ]
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YLG to host first Great Northern Meet-Up conference

The Youth Libraries Group (YLG) is partnering with Children’s Books North (CBN) for the first Great Northern Meet-up virtual conference this week.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-05-10 17:33:22 UTC ]
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Humanise the recruitment process to diversify, says conference keynote

​Delegates at The Bookseller Children’s Conference were told to avoid ‘copy and paste’ strategies when trying to diversify their companies. Cynthia Davies, founder of BAME Recruitment, giving the keynote today (1st October), said many companies want to run an inclusive recruitment process but... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-30 12:19:39 UTC ]
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WATCH: Best of the Sun Valley Writer’s Conference, with Dr. Abraham Verghese

In the inaugural episode of its new digital webcast series, SVWC NOW, the Sun Valley Writers’ Conference presents bestselling author (My Own Country, Cutting for Stone), physician, and winner of a 2015 National Humanities Medal, Dr. Abraham Verghese in conversation with novelist and SVWC... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-06-10 17:00:11 UTC ]
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Lily King’s ‘Writers & Lovers’ delivers pure joy

Can a young writer find creative fulfillment after all her friends have settled down, married up and sold out? Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-03-04 19:24:27 UTC ]
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For many writers, Zora Neale Hurston’s work has been a guiding light. Now there’s even more to read.

Sixty years after the legendary African American author’s death in relative obscurity, a new collection of short fiction has arrived. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-01-16 13:00:00 UTC ]
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Akua Agyemfra to deliver third keynote at FutureBook Live 2019

Cultural strategist Akua Agyemfra is announced as the third keynote for FutureBook Live 2019, following Waterstones m.d. James Daunt and Bookstat founder Paul Abbassi.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-19 07:17:19 UTC ]
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