Make room for ‘Big Girl, Small Town’

Michelle Gallen’s winning novel documents one Irish woman’s effort to organize the chaos swirling around her. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2020-12-02 14:00:00 UTC ]
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Derry Girls' Nicola Coughlan to narrate Big Girl, Small Town

"Derry Girls" actor Nicola Coughlan will read the unabridged audiobook of Michelle Gallen’s début novel Big Girl, Small Town. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-08 09:51:32 UTC ]
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Check It Out with Michael Kelley: Small Libraries Make a Big Impact

Big libraries get all the attention. But in late September of 2013, the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) issued an interesting report on small and rural libraries in the United States. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-02-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Going Small to Make it Big

Talk to a passionate independent publisher and they'll soon have you convinced that strong independent presses are the ideal homes for many authors and their books. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-09-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Small Demons Makes Big Splash at Frankfurt Book Fair

In his closing remarks, Frankfurt Book Fair director Juergen Boos said that 2011 was a strong year for startups at the fair. Among those startups, perhaps none had a better reception than Small Demons, in Los Angeles. “We couldn’t have asked for a better first Frankfurt Book Fair,” Small Demons... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2011-10-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Big Big History, Small Press

A wave of mainstream media attention shines a spotlight on David Christian, a leading proponent of "big history" and author published by academic press Berkshire Publishing. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-09-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘Brood,’ a quiet meditation on the small stuff, makes for a perfect pandemic read

Jackie Polzin’s novel finds the joy in raising chickens, baking — even cleaning. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-03-05 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Small Acts, Big Impact: 2021 Environmental Books for Young Readers

We spoke with authors and editors of forthcoming biographies about the importance of narrative nonfiction to educate and empower kids and teens about environmental issues. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-02-05 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Three bookshops make Britain's Best Small Shop 2020 shortlist

Indie stores Mr B's, Books At The Dragon's Garden and Griffin Books (pictured) are in the running to be crowned Britain's Best Small Shop 2020. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-22 09:29:05 UTC ]
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HQ wins Stovell's small-town tale

HQ has landed Other Parents, an “astonishing” novel on small-town British life from Sarah Stovell, in a two-book deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-02 02:18:58 UTC ]
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Publishing must make room for disabled authors - for its own good

Attention to diversity has yet to pay much heed to us, but we are the biggest minority in the world, so if space is cleared everyone stands to win As a disabled writer, it has been a little strange to watch publishers rush to put on online events during the pandemic. Authors have been... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-09-04 14:00:57 UTC ]
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Kat Ellis | 'You can create whatever kind of climate you want in a small town—it’s its own little pocket of evil'

Welsh YA novelist Kat Ellis draws on her love of horror, forged in the 1980s and ‘90s, in her latest novel Harrow Lake, which marks her move to Penguin Random House Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-24 13:41:02 UTC ]
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40 Under Forty: Christopher Michael Schroeder aims to make New Mexico the most small business-friendly state

Through SOMOS ABQ, Schroeder and others celebrate what makes Albuquerque a unique place. Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2020-06-10 18:50:00 UTC ]
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Elsevier makes small reduction to high gender pay gap

Elsevier, which for the past two years has reported significant median gender pay gaps of 40% and 39.4%, has reduced that number slightly to 37% in its latest filing. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-06 20:51:43 UTC ]
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Small-town Alaskan newspaper seeks new owner. Price: $0

Larry Persily hopes to pass the Skagway News on to a committed journalist willing to live in a town of 1,000An Alaska newspaper publisher is ready to hand his operation to a new owner at an unbeatable price: $0.Larry Persily, a longtime journalist who runs the Skagway News in the state’s... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-12-15 11:00:50 UTC ]
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Will Robots Make the Next Big Bestsellers?

In November, around 100 coders and creative writers are expected to take the National Novel Generation Month challenge, generating 50,000-word novels via articifical intelligence. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Diary of a small town sensation: how the Wimpy Kid author built his dream bookshop

Growing up, Jeff Kinney discovered Tolkien, comics and computers at his local bookshop. When it closed he was bereft – would opening his own as an adult help to right that wrong?Author Jacqueline Woodson recently spoke about books being either mirrors or windows. Mirrors for seeing ourselves,... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-10-05 09:00:40 UTC ]
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Man Booker International prize 2019 longlist sees small publishers win big

Judges praise the 13 finalists – all but two published by indie houses – for ‘enriching our idea of what fiction can do’The “finest works of translation from around the world” are almost exclusively published by independent presses – at least according to the Man Booker International prize,... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-03-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New Bath & Bristol Small Publishers’ event makes 'south west nexus'

The inaugural Bath and Bristol Small Publishers’ Gathering will take place this weekend featuring 28 presses, as the independents "break free of London’s gravitational pull". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Asian-Pop Makes Big Showing at New York Comic Con 2018

Japanese and Asian pop culture had a big presence in the exhibit hall floor at New York Comic Con at the Javits Center; while uptown at Pier 94 ReedPop launched a new anime and manga festival to mixed reviews from fans and exhibitors. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-10-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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