Main’s Phoenix set to fly after lockdown launch with focus on fresh talent

After leaving Picador to launch her own list at Orion, Francesca Main says the emphasis at Phoenix will be on developing writers and hitting the litersary/commercial sweet spot Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-06-18 17:22:26 UTC ]
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Macmillan Learning Launches Employee-Created Program to Recruit Diverse Talent

A new paid externship program aims to entice students from underrepresented groups to consider a career in educational publishing. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-08-26 04:00:00 UTC ]
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HarperCollins Focus Launches Lifestyle, Gift Book Imprint

Harper Celebrate will publish books geared toward seekers of inspiration, motivation, and peace of mind. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-13 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Max Parker launches talent agency Matchstick Group

A new literary and talent agency, Matchstick Group, launches today (1st March), founded by entrepreneur Max Parker. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-28 17:36:37 UTC ]
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Oxford publishing groups launch post-lockdown working survey

Three Oxford-based groups of publishing workers are launching a survey to explore the experience of working from home and how work patterns might change after lockdown.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-16 17:30:43 UTC ]
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Little, Brown's Sphere and Piatkus imprints launch Fresh Ink Award

Little, Brown's Sphere and Piatkus imprints are teaming up with digital marketing consultancy The Tandem Collective to launch a new writing prize that champions underrepresented voices in the romance genres. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-26 22:16:31 UTC ]
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SelfMadeHero launches Draw Your Bookshop lockdown campaign

Graphic novel publisher SelfMadeHero is launching a social media campaign calling for artists to support bookshops with a drawing of their favourite store. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-17 06:10:11 UTC ]
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Adult Fiction flies post-lockdown

Since lockdown ended and bookshops reopened across the country in June and July, Adult Fiction—which had dropped 5.4% in volume and 1% in value in 2019, against an Eleanor Oliphant-ine 2018—has shown a significant rise. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-26 11:50:29 UTC ]
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Clavis CEO Sets Sights on U.S. Talent

Clavis Publisher and CEO Philippe Werck believes there is illustration talent all over the world—and in launching the U.S. Key Colors Competition, he set out to find it. (Sponsored) Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-08-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Author A G Smith launches project for marginalised voices writing on lockdown

Author A G Smith has launched Paperchains, a project that aims to publish a book of writing by prisoners, homeless people and members of the armed forces about the coronavirus lockdown. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-29 23:21:12 UTC ]
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Untitled launches online journal after lockdown hits salon event

Under-represented writers' platform Untitled is launching an online journal of pieces on the pandemic after its first salon of 2020 was cancelled due to the lockdown. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-21 17:23:31 UTC ]
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Opportunity knocks: how lockdown is opening doors for new creative talent

Aspiring writers and directors now have a rare chance to impress producers and publishers with time on their handsCameras have stopped rolling, book launches are postponed and actors are all “resting”. It looks as if nothing is moving in the world of entertainment and storytelling, yet from... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-04-18 13:05:09 UTC ]
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The Bookseller's Library of the Year Award launches despite lockdown

The Bookseller's Library of the Year Award is returning for a third year, celebrating the vital contribution libraries make to their communities—despite the temporary closure forced on public library buildings during the coronavirus lockdown. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-16 03:38:23 UTC ]
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Francesca Main moves to Orion to set up new imprint

Francesca Main is moving to the Orion Publishing Group in the newly created role of publisher after eight years at Picador. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-14 08:46:48 UTC ]
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Ex-Vice exec launches pot-focused agency with ties to Snoop Dog’s media company

Former Vice executive Ryan Archibald and Ted Chung, a business partner of Snoop Dogg, have joined forces to launch a new global agency specializing in cannabis marketing. The shop, called Gram By Gram, has already inked a significant client–Canopy Growth, a Canadian cannabis firm recently... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-05-21 10:00:00 UTC ]
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Pop Up launches talent programme for illustrators of colour

Pop Up Projects, a not-for-profit children’s literature agency, has received £300,000 to launch a talent development programme for illustrators of colour. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Will Smith launches ‘Fresh Princess’ kids' books, flipping the script on his ’90s show

Will Smith is bringing his most iconic character back, but with a significant makeover. Smith announced that he's launching a children's book series featuring a character called the "Fresh Princess," a re-imagining of his character from the television series "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air,"... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-02-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Polis Books Launches Diversity-Focused Crime Imprint

In an effort to attract a more diverse roster of writers, Polis Books founder Jason Pinter is launching Agora Books, a diversity-focused imprint specializing in crime and mystery fiction. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-12-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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FutureBook programme launches featuring 'all the talents'

The full programme for this year’s FutureBook Live Conference has been released, including speakers from across the tech, media, consumer and books space. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sapere launches with digital focus

Three former Endeavour Press colleagues are applying their considerable experience to a new, e-book-focused outfit concentrated on author and reader care. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-03-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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