Kobo, 'PW Select' Partner for Self-Pubbed Authors

Kobo's self-publishing platform, Kobo Writing Life, is launching an affiliate program for self-published authors with PW Select, a monthly digital newsletter and print supplement to Publishers Weekly magazine focusing on independently published books. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-11-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Select Fall 2011: E-Book Master Class: PW Talks with Joshua Tallent

If self-publishing is a major part of the future of the publishing business, then its most uncharted region, and the frontier of greatest possibility, is digital self-publishing, where authors can make their own names and sell infinite numbers of books with the help of a handful of increasingly... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2011-10-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Trewin partners with Writing.ie to help authors 'accelerate their creativity' in lockdown

Literary agent Simon Trewin has partnered with Writing.ie – a resource site for unpublished authors – to launch a weekly one-hour show on Facebook Live.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Canadian author Graeme Gibson dies, aged 85; Atwood pays tribute to 'beloved' partner

Canadian author Graeme Gibson has passed away, aged 85, with his partner Margaret Atwood paying tribute to her "beloved" spouse.    Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-18 18:21:20 UTC ]
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DHA selects 12 authors for under-represented writers open day

David Higham Associates has selected a 12-strong shortlist of authors to attend its second open day for writers from under-represented backgrounds. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-27 13:34:49 UTC ]
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PW's Top Authors Pick Their Favorite Books of 2018

We asked the authors of our top 10 books of 2018 to share their favorite titles published this year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-12-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BenBella Partners with Bestselling Author on E-Series

Author Gwen Cooper has teamed up with BenBella Books to launch a subscription series of Cooper’s cat-centric short stories that will culminate with BenBella publishing a print edition of the collection in November. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-08-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors Guild, Epiphany Magazine Partner on New Student Writing Prize

The Authors Guild and literary journal Epiphany magazine have partnered to launch the Breakout 8 Writers Prize, established to "recognize outstanding emerging literary voices" among college students. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-04-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Walmart partners with Rakuten to broaden Kobo's US reach

Kobo's parent company Rakuten has struck a "strategic alliance" with Walmart which will see the ebook retailer broaden its customer base in the US. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-01-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Beyond Napa: PW Talks with ‘Around the World in Eighty Wines’ Author Mike Veseth

An economics professor takes a global journey through the world of wine, with stops in Syria, Lebanon, and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Women and Food: PW Talks with ‘What She Ate’ Author Laura Shapiro

In 'What She Ate' (Viking, July), the culinary historian looks at six notable women, including Dorothy Wordsworth and Helen Gurley Brown, and their relationships with food. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Slow Food the Fast Way: PW Talks with ‘Impatient Foodie’ Author Elettra Weidemann

Food blogger Elettra Wiedemann discusses her new book, 'Impatient Foodie,' in which she aims to give home cooks shortcuts to the slow-food lifestyle. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Bluebird partners with Twitter on authors' food tour

Pan Macmillan imprint Bluebird is partnering with Twitter to launch its first “How to Eat Well” tour in June. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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PW Partners for Miami Book Fair Guide

PW and the Miami Book Fair have agreed to work together to produce a consumer guide to this year’s fair, which takes place November 13-20. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Author Helen Bailey's partner charged with her murder

The partner of children's author Helen Bailey has been charged with her murder. The development comes after human remains were found at her home in Hertfordshire yesterday (15th July). Ian Stewart, 55, of Baldock Road, Royston, has also been charged with perverting the course of justice and... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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SoA vows to fight for authors' rights with European partners

The Society of Authors has vowed to continue its fight for authors’ rights by continuing its work in Europe to ensure UK authors' voices are heard in wake of the outcome of the EU referendum. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Kobo partners with Turkey's D&R bookshop chain

Rakuten Kobo has partnered with D&R, Turkey’s largest book and media retailer, to sell ebooks and devices to Turkish readers. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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UK’s Kids Pub Nosy Crow Partners with British Museum

Nosy Crow has partnered with the British Museum to produce a children’s books that will make art and history more accessible. The post UK’s Kids Pub Nosy Crow Partners with British Museum appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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PW Asks: What 'Book' Author Do You Wish Would Write A Comic?

Lately, lots of traditional book authors have been writing comic books. What author do you wish would write a comic? Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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PW Asks: Shakespeare, King, and Austen Are Your Desert Island Authors

We asked you what three authors you'd take to your desert island. You said William Shakespeare, Jane Austen, and Stephen King. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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