Janney and Henry launch indie press specialising in 'reflective' titles

Author Diana Janney and her husband Alistair Henry are launching an independent press focusing on novels and non-fiction books that make readers "think and reflect". Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2022-01-04 02:57:04 UTC ]
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'We need small presses': author launches new award to support fiction from small publishers

The Republic of Consciousness prize has been launched by novelist Neil Griffiths, who intends to ‘guilt trip’ bestselling authors into contributingThe award-winning novelist Neil Griffiths is launching a new literary prize celebrating the “small presses producing brilliant and brave literary... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2016-02-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Nigeria’s Cassava Republic Press to Launch in the UK

Cassava Republic Press, a leading Nigerian publishing house, will launch a full range of titles in the UK market starting in 2016. The post Nigeria’s Cassava Republic Press to Launch in the UK appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-12-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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GCP to Launch Paltrow's Goop Press

Gwyneth Paltrow's website-turned-lifestyle-brand, Goop, now has its own book imprint. Goop Press will be housed within Hachette's Grand Central Publishing division and will publish at least one Goop-branded title per year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-11-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Infographic: Launching University Press Week, November 8-14

University Press Week runs November 8-14. This handy infographic summarizes all you need to know about this dynamic segment of the publishing industry. The post Infographic: Launching University Press Week, November 8-14 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-11-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bidding Frenzy Erupts for Princeton U Press Backlist Title

Princeton University Press is breaking foreign sales records with its 2013 book 'The Great Escape,' after author Angus Deaton was named a Nobel Prize winner in economics last month. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-11-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Indie Press Rain Taxi Celebrates 20 Years

Minneapolis independent press Rain Taxi is celebrating 20 years of promoting literary fiction and nonfiction, from its quarterly magazine to programs that bring literature into public spaces. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-10-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Seattle’s Arundel Books Launches Small Press

The bookstore/art gallery is adding a trade imprint, Chatwin Books, focused on literary fiction and poetry. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-10-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Johnston Press Announces Closures of 11 Free Titles to Focus on 'Digital Offering'

The regional publisher has axed eight free print titles in the Midlands and folded a further three into paid-for titles in the North West and South.   The company announced the closures in a statement to shareholders this morning in an update on ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2015-10-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Central Recovery Press Releases Movie Companion Title

Las Vegas–based publisher Central Recovery Press was founded in 2006 by parent company Central Recovery, with the mission to counteract the stigma associated with addiction, treatment, and recovery, explained executive editor Nancy Schenck. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-07-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fewer print magazines, digital-only titles launched in first half of 2015

In the first half of 2015, 52 print magazines launched and 21 shut down, and—in a demonstration of the volatility of print media and the willingness of publishers to throw titles against the... To view the full story, click the title link. Continue reading at Crains New York

[ Crains New York | 2015-06-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Launch of Open Access UCL Press

University College London will next week launch UCL Press, the first “fully Open Access university press in the UK”. The in-house publishing arm, which will launch on 4th June, will focus on scholarly monographs, textbooks and journals. It will make all its books, journals and monographs freely... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-05-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Legend Press launches campaign with Virgin Trains

Legend Press has partnered with Virgin Trains to celebrate its 10 year anniversary and the launch of the Legend Collection, repackaged editions of five of the publisher’s titles.  This is Legend Press’ second promotion with Virgin, after it donated books to be given to Virgin Trains customers... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-05-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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German indies launch online bookshop

Already dubbed by the media as a serious contender for Amazon, the new German online bookshop Genialokal.de will finally be launched on March 12th, the first day of the Leipzig Book Fair. The e-commerce platform promotes localism under the banner “fantastically local” and is an initiative of... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-03-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Duke Univ. Press Picking Up Abandoned South End Titles

South End Press, Boston-based press that folded last year, has struck a deal to have four of its stranded titles distributed by Duke University Press. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-03-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Three indie ventures launch

A flurry of new independent publishers with small lists and new approaches to author relationships has launched in recent months.  Hannah MacDonald, formerly of HarperCollins, has founded September Publishing, which publishes its first four titles across spring and summer.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-01-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Galley Beggar Press to launch short story list

Independent publisher Galley Beggar Press will launch a new short story list in 2015 to help lesser-known writers, for whom “getting a collection out there is still something of a battle”. Galley Beggar Press co-founder Eloise Millar told The Bookseller that “publishers have an obligation to... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2014-12-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PNBA Show Reflects New Indie Optimism

The Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association met at the Hotel Murano September 26-28 in Tacoma, Wash., for the annual trade show. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-09-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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JukePop Wants To Bring Indie Titles To More Libraries

Finding authors from small presses might be getting easier.It's tough being an indie author. These writers lack the marketing resources of those working with big publishing houses, making it difficult to get their works on the shelves of bookstores and libraries. Readers, meanwhile, often have... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2014-09-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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DreamWorks Press Gears Up for Fall Launch

DreamWorks Press, a new unit of the movie studio DreamWorks Animation that was established in February, is set to release its first list this fall. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-07-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Indie authors launch pro-Amazon petition

A second petition about the Amazon Hachette dispute has been launched - this time a pro-Amazon... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2014-07-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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