Latinx in Publishing Debuts Writers Mentorship Program

Literary nonprofit Latinx in Publishing has launched a new initiative, the Writers Mentorship Program, which is aimed at providing unpublished and/or unagented writers who identify as Latinx with professional mentorship opportunities. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-02-25 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishing Mentorship Program Focuses on Representation

The book business is notoriously difficult to break into without the right connections. It is also notoriously white. And the Representation Matters Mentorship Program is ready to change all that. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-06-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Southern Newspaper Publishers Association Launches Mentorship Program

The SNPA Foundation is launching a new "two-way" mentorship program called Nex Gen this month that will pair young newspaper professionals with experienced industry experts in a structured mentorship program. "It is billed as a 't ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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S&S to publish nature writer's animal history

S&S is to publish an illustrated gift book by nature writer and conservationist Simon Barnes next year.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-28 12:04:41 UTC ]
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We could and should do more: publishers reply to the Black Writers' Guild

Publishers have responded to the Black Writers’ Guild’s open letter, welcoming their suggestions and agreeing they have work to do Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-16 13:02:41 UTC ]
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Black Writers’ Guild calls for sweeping change in UK publishing

More than 100 authors join new body calling for the industry to address deep-seated inequalities in output and personnelMore than 100 writers including Booker winner Bernardine Evaristo, Benjamin Zephaniah and Malorie Blackman have called on all major publishing houses in the UK to introduce... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-06-15 17:08:57 UTC ]
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An open letter to UK publishing from the Black Writers' Guild

The protest movement sweeping the world since the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis has forced an international soul searching to understand the pervasive racial inequalities that haunt most sectors of our society. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-15 17:05:27 UTC ]
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Black Writers' Guild tells UK publishing how to get its own house in order

The Black Writers' Guild has issued an open letter, signed by writers including Dorothy Koomson, Malorie Blackman, Candice Carty-Williams, David Olusoga and Bernardine Evaristo, telling British publishers it is "deeply concerned" they are "raising awareness of racial inequality without... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-14 19:50:25 UTC ]
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Hamish Hamilton to publish Norwegian literary writer Linn Ullmann

Hamish Hamilton will publish Unquiet, a novel by Norwegian writer Linn Ullmann, daughter of film director Ingmar Bergman and actress Liv Ullmann. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-05 01:22:58 UTC ]
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Moscow School of Publishing: This Year a Digital Seminar Program

This year's Moscow School of Publishing program has been delivered in a series of digital lectures and conversations from the Garage Museum. The post Moscow School of Publishing: This Year a Digital Seminar Program appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-06-03 14:33:53 UTC ]
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Society of Young Publishers reopens London mentorship scheme

The Society of Young Publishers London branch is reopening its mentorship scheme for 2020, with a host of professionals from across the trade ready to share their knowledge. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-25 20:51:29 UTC ]
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HQ wins 14-publisher auction for Claudia Winkleman debut

Claudia Winkleman's debut book Quite has been snapped up by HQ following a 14-publisher auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-06 14:55:00 UTC ]
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Firefly Press to publish 'powerful' YA debut about right-wing radicalisation

Independent YA and children's publisher Firefly Press will publish Grow by debut author Luke Palmer, described as a "powerful" novel on right-wing radicalisation.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-30 21:17:58 UTC ]
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Welbeck to publish 'pulse-pounding and fearless' debut

Welbeck Publishing Group has acquired Dark Horses, a debut novel from American author Susan Mihalic. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-29 18:22:14 UTC ]
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CCNY’s Publishing Certificate Program Faces the Pandemic

Tthe Publishing Certificate Program at the City College of New York has recently found its graduates facing the same problem as everyone else in the book business: dwindling job prospects in an industry reeling from the impact of Covid-19. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Pushkin Children's wins four-publisher auction for Johnson debut

Pushkin Children’s Books has triumphed in a four-publisher auction for two novels in a series from debut author Daisy May Johnson. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Angry Robot Books to publish debut inspired by Slavic folklore

Angry Robot Books has acquired The Second Bell by debut author Gabriela Houston. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Fourth Estate to publish debut by Coco Mellors

​Fourth Estate will publish debut novel Cleopatra and Frankenstein by Coco Mellors. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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New Works by Writers with Disabilities Hit Publisher Lists

For the first time, a spate of new and forthcoming titles written by people with disabilities across the United States suggests that the publishing industry may finally be amplifying their voices and stories. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Zaffre signs debut writer Caroline Day

Zaffre is publishing Caroline Day's debut novel, Hope Nicely’s Lessons for Life, next spring. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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