MacDonald named first Scots Scriever

Hamish MacDonald has been appointed as the first Scots Scriever. The role, a two-year residency at the National Library of Scotland supported with funding from Creative Scotland, will involve producing original creative work in Scots, its variants and dialects, across any art-form, as well as raising awareness, appreciation and use of Scots across the country and amongst all parts of the population. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-08-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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U.S. Book Show: Raven Named Bookstore of the Year, Lowe Named Sales Rep of the Year

The Raven Bookstore in Lawrence, Kans., was named 'PW' Bookstore of the Year in a virtual awards ceremony held during the U.S. Book Show. Commission rep Kurtis Lowe of Book Travelers West is 'PW' Sales Rep of the Year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-05-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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This Inuit author named 4 of Saturn's moons. Here's what he wants to name next

In 2000, children's author Michael Kusugak named a group of Saturn's many moons. Twenty years later, he's looking to rename the street near his house. Continue reading at CBC

[ CBC | 2020-10-23 19:59:11 UTC ]
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Scotty Bowers' 'Full Service' names names from Hollywood Golden Age

'Full Service: My Adventures in Hollywood and the Secret Sex Lives of the Stars' by Scotty Bowers review: Cary Grant, Vincent Price, Edith Piaf and Spencer Tracy are included.The street date of Scotty Bowers' "Full Service: My Adventures in Hollywood and the Secret Sex Lives of the Stars,"... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Sheikh Zayed Award Names More Longlists: Criticism and Nations’ Development

Two categories’ longlists have just been released in the 17th edition of the Sheikh Zayed Book Award, based in Abu Dhabi. The post Sheikh Zayed Award Names More Longlists: Criticism and Nations’ Development appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-11-18 22:40:21 UTC ]
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PW Star Watch Finalist Ruoxi Chen Named 'Superstar' Winner

In a star-studded night that celebrated more than 40 publishing professionals, Tordotcom Publishing editor Ruoxi Chen walked away with the top prize and used her moment to call attention to the HarperCollins union strike. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-11-16 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Boston Globe names first woman to serve as paper's editor

The Boston Globe named Nancy Barnes as its next editor Monday, elevating a woman to serve in the top job for the first time in the newspaper’s 150-year history Continue reading at ABC News

[ ABC News | 2022-11-15 00:32:36 UTC ]
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Boston Globe Names NPR’s Nancy Barnes Its Next Editor

Ms. Barnes, senior vice president for news and editorial director at NPR, has also held leadership roles at the Houston Chronicle and Minneapolis Star Tribune. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2022-11-14 23:27:38 UTC ]
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Sheikh Zayed Award Names Longlists: Literature, Children’s Literature, Young Authors

The first three categories' longlists have been released in the 17th edition of the Sheikh Zayed Book Award, based in Abu Dhabi. The post Sheikh Zayed Award Names Longlists: Literature, Children’s Literature, Young Authors appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-11-10 20:55:04 UTC ]
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WIPO’s Accessible Books Consortium Names Its Award Shortlists

The 2022 winners of the Accessible Books Consortium awards are to be named late this month at the Guadalajara book fair. The post WIPO’s Accessible Books Consortium Names Its Award Shortlists appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-11-09 20:00:44 UTC ]
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Lyrasis Names U. of Illinois Librarian John Wilkin CEO

Wilkin was appointed after a six-month search and will succeed Erin Tripp, currently Interim Lyrasis CEO, who took the helm after CEO Robert Miller announced his departure in February. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Harper Horizon’s Andrea Fleck-Nisbet Named CEO of IBPA

Andrea Fleck-Nisbet, founding v-p and publisher of Nashville-based nonfiction imprint Harper Horizon, will succeed Angela Bole as CEO of the Independent Book Publishers Association, effective November 1. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-10-26 04:00:00 UTC ]
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At Frankfurt, Sharjah’s Rights Connection Awards Name First Shortlist

The new Connection Awards honor rights professionals in two categories: at a publishing house and at a translation rights agency. The post At Frankfurt, Sharjah’s Rights Connection Awards Name First Shortlist appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Ng Named ABA's Inaugural Indie Bookstore Ambassador

Celeste Ng, the author of three novels beloved by indie booksellers, was named the American Booksellers Association's inaugural bookstore ambassador, deputized to champion indies throughout the year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Sri Lankan Author Shehan Karunatilaka Named 2022 Booker Prize Winner

Her Majesty the Queen Consort presented the prize to Shelan Karunatilaka for 'The Seven Moons of Maali Almeida' in a ceremony on October 17. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Z2 Comics Names New Leadership Team Following Resignation of CEO

Z2 Comics, an indie graphic novel publisher specializing in music and pop culture merchandise, announced that its founder and CEO Josh Frankel has left the company, and a new leadership team has been appointed. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-10-17 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Zondervan Academic Names Katya Covrett V-P, Publisher

Previously associate publisher at the imprint, Katya Covrett has been named v-p, publisher at Zondervan Academic. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-10-12 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Alex George Named 2022 Midwest Bookseller of the Year

Author Alex George, the owner of Skylark Bookshop in Columbia, Mo., was named Midwest Bookseller of the Year by the Midwest Indie Booksellers Association. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The UK’s £25,000 Royal Society Science Book Prize Names Its 2022 Shortlist

Five of the six titles on the UK's Royal Society Science Book Prize list are from independent publishers, two from Profile Books. The post The UK’s £25,000 Royal Society Science Book Prize Names Its 2022 Shortlist appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-09-27 08:47:37 UTC ]
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Reed Names Gareth Rapley London Book Fair’s New Director

Following the short tenure of Andy Ventris in the role, Gareth Rapley is named the next London Book Fair director for RX (Reed Exhibitions). The post Reed Names Gareth Rapley London Book Fair’s New Director appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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