Job Opening: Assistant to the Director of the German Book Office New York

The German Book Office New York is hiring an assistant to the director. This position offers the opportunity to learn about international book publishing. The post Job Opening: Assistant to the Director of the German Book Office New York appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

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Open Road Buys U.K.'s Bloodhound Books

Open Road Integrated Media has acquired Bloodhound Books, a U.K.-based publisher of e-books and print titles. Founded in 2014, Bloodhound has a backlist of about 600 fiction titles, and has sold approximately six million copies of its books worldwide. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-07-27 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Hachette Book Group To Reopen Offices in September

The North American division of Hachette outlines its program of optional and mandatory in-office work for staffers, with dates for reopenings. The post Hachette Book Group To Reopen Offices in September appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-06-30 22:48:55 UTC ]
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Zimbabwe’s Tsitsi Dangarembga Wins German Book Trade Peace Prize

The Zimbabwean writer and filmmaker Tsitsi Dangarembga is to receive the 2021 Peace Prize of the German Book Trade for her work that examines 'global questions of justice.' The post Zimbabwe’s Tsitsi Dangarembga Wins German Book Trade Peace Prize appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-06-21 18:39:48 UTC ]
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New York Legislature Passes Library E-book Bill

New York this week became the second state to pass a bill that would ensure public libraries the right to license and lend e-books that are available to consumers in the state. The bill is now headed to governor Andrew Cuomo's desk. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-06-11 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Portuguese-Language SDG Book Club: Open for Business

The Portuguese-language SDG Book Club is divided into an effort in Portugal and a sister program in Brazil, each announcing its reading list. The post Portuguese-Language SDG Book Club: Open for Business appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-06-10 14:49:12 UTC ]
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U.S. Book Show: The Future of the Publishing Office

In the U.S. Book Show's opening panel, experts discussed the many concerns surrounding the future of the publishing office, the best practices to help bring them back safely, and how the business has changed in an age of remote work. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
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As Abu Dhabi International Book Fair Opens, Publishers’ Stand Fees Are Waived

''Reflecting the value of generosity,' the book fair's administration announces an opening-day break for participating publishers. The post As Abu Dhabi International Book Fair Opens, Publishers’ Stand Fees Are Waived appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-05-23 04:10:05 UTC ]
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Tbilisi Opens Its UNESCO World Book Capital Year: ‘An Historic Day’

Constrained by the pandemic, a small but spirited weekend opens the 2021 UNESCO World Book Capital program in Tbilisi. The post Tbilisi Opens Its UNESCO World Book Capital Year: ‘An Historic Day’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-04-26 16:29:25 UTC ]
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Publishers like The Guardian become conscientious FLoC objectors, as The New York Times and others open to testing the controversial tech

The drumbeat against Google's cookieless tracking and ad targeting method gets louder as publishers including The Guardian and The Markup block FLoC. The post Publishers like The Guardian become conscientious FLoC objectors, as The New York Times and others open to testing the controversial tech... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2021-04-26 04:01:00 UTC ]
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Book by Officer Who Shot Breonna Taylor Is a New Test for Publishers

Sgt. Jonathan Mattingly, one of the officers involved in the fatal shooting, has a book deal with a small press, but its distributor, Simon & Schuster, in an unusual move, said it won’t ship it. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2021-04-16 22:14:05 UTC ]
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Simon & Schuster refuses to distribute book by officer who shot Breonna Taylor

US publishing giant was due to distribute Jonathan Mattingly’s The Fight for Truth for rightwing outlet Post Hill PressSimon & Schuster has said that it will not be distributing a book by one of the police officers who shot Breonna Taylor, after a small publisher whose books are distributed... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-04-16 09:27:28 UTC ]
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New York Times's Book Review Podcast Celebrates 15 Years

‘The Book Review’ podcast began as a brief show with a rebellious touch. It became a forum for some of the biggest names in literature. Continue reading at The New York Times

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A Digital Jerusalem International Book Forum Opens for 2021 Registration

The Jerusalem forum has announced digital programming elements for May, with an eye to a physical event in 2022. The post A Digital Jerusalem International Book Forum Opens for 2021 Registration appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-03-02 01:16:29 UTC ]
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Ruth Dickey named executive director of the National Book Foundation

Ruth Dickey will replace Lisa Lucas, who recently left the National Book Foundation to become the publisher of Pantheon and Schocken Books. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2021-02-11 19:41:39 UTC ]
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US National Book Awards Foundation Names Ruth Dickey As Executive Director

Ruth Dickey, the executive director of Seattle Arts & Lectures, is to take up her new post with the National Book Foundation on May 17. The post US National Book Awards Foundation Names Ruth Dickey As Executive Director appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-02-11 14:52:33 UTC ]
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The National Book Foundation has found its next Executive Director.

Today, the National Book Foundation announced that Ruth Dickey will be its next Executive Director, filling the role that Lisa Lucas vacated at the end of last year. Dickey has served since 2013 as the Executive Director of Seattle Arts & Lectures, and in 2019 was a judge for the National... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-02-11 13:36:11 UTC ]
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National Book Foundation Names Ruth Dickey as Executive Director

Ruth Dickey, the executive director of Seattle Arts & Lectures, is succeeding Lisa Lucas, who left the organization to become the publisher of Pantheon and Schocken. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2021-02-11 10:00:18 UTC ]
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Nosy Crow holds open call for picture book submissions from writers of colour

Children's indie Nosy Crow is mounting an open call for submissions from writers of colour to broaden its picture books list. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-21 11:03:39 UTC ]
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Read an open letter from publishing professionals condemning Trump enablers’ book deals.

As you may remember, about a week ago, Senator Josh Hawley challenged the results of the election, encouraged the storming of the Capitol, and then complained about Simon & Schuster canceling his book deal, calling the publisher’s decision “Orwellian” (how?) and “a direct assault on the... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-01-19 16:20:57 UTC ]
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HQ lands kindness book featuring Haig, Sarpong and Duchess of York

HQ has landed a “beautiful” book on kindness by Hello! editor in chief Rosie Nixon featuring contributions from Fearne Cotton, Matt Haig, June Sarpong and the Duchess of York among others. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-18 03:10:24 UTC ]
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