Meet the Publicist: Linda Duggins

Promote the book, promote the author, and sell the heck out of the book!” is Linda Duggins’s simple description of her responsibilities as senior director of publicity at Grand Central Publishing. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-03-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers at Cannes: Sleepless Nights, Chilled Ros and Meetings, Meetings, Meetings

Media executives said it's not unusual to book a dozen or so meetings during the day and then hit five or six parties at night. As for sleep? You can do that when you get stateside."It's a beautiful place, but it's no vacation," said Jon Steinberg, North American CEO of The Daily Mail. "It's... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2015-06-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Coronavirus Update: BISG’s Annual Meeting ‘Repositions’ Online

The Book Industry Study Group–focused on supply chain in the United States–is reformatting its annual meeting to a series of digital events held over weeks. The post Coronavirus Update: BISG’s Annual Meeting ‘Repositions’ Online appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-06-29 14:01:13 UTC ]
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Meet Ed Vaughn, an understated Black Power icon and former bookstore owner.

It was my best case scenario. Not only did Edward Vaughn pick up the phone, but he was willing and eager to speak. At 85 years old, he had way more energy than me, 60 years his junior, when I called him earlier this week. (An unfortunate cocktail of technological failure and fanboyish... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-06-25 14:02:32 UTC ]
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From police beat to Stuff owner: meet Sinead Boucher, New Zealand's newest media mogul

Boucher may have bought one of the country’s biggest news brands for NZ$1, but she wants journalists to eventually have a stake in the company When Sinead Boucher started out in journalism her editors weren’t too bothered if she filed a story each day. Such was the number of journalists on the... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-06-23 20:00:01 UTC ]
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The Moomins Meet a Real-Estate Developer, and Outrage Ensues

The children’s book characters have become embroiled in a dispute about the redevelopment of a beloved Finnish landmark. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-06-12 12:30:06 UTC ]
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Writers of the past turned suffering into literary masterpieces. They might help us understand how to meet the challenges of our day.

Authors have always tried to turn their sorrow and confusion into enduring monuments of beauty among the ruins. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-06-03 13:00:00 UTC ]
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Copyright Takes Center Stage at AAP Annual Meeting

The Association of American Publishers marked its 50th anniversary with a 90-minute virtual annual meeting on June 1 that touched on the changes that have taken place in recent years as the organization has scaled back some of its operations and refocused its priorities. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-02 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Watch the L.A. Times Book Club's virtual meet-up with author Fanny Singer and chef Alice Waters

'Always Home' author Fanny Singer worries more about running out of garlic than toilet paper. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-04-22 22:32:48 UTC ]
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Trade shows try adapting to a world of virtual meetings

The New York Comic Con has become a certifiable blockbuster show, with more than 200,000 tickets sold. The event is centered in the Javits Center but also includes Madison Square Garden and the... To view the full story, click the title link. Continue reading at Crains New York

[ Crains New York | 2020-04-21 18:29:44 UTC ]
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Meet the artist behind your new favorite literary Instagram account.

These days, everything feels a little bit bleaker than usual. But one thing that genuinely made me smile as I was panic scrolling last week? The clever designs of Read Books, Serve Looks, otherwise known as Thom Stead (Instagram bio: “quarantined gay serving book inspired looks”), who recreates... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-04-16 16:30:31 UTC ]
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The 10 types of readers you meet during a quarantine

From escapist fantasy fans to romance enthusiasts, readers are turning to a variety of books while stuck at home. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-04-16 13:53:21 UTC ]
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The Silent Book Club, a global meet-up for introverts, now connects them remotely

A book club for people who don't like book clubs, founded in 2012 in San Francisco and now boasting six chapters in L.A. County, has moved online. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-04-10 14:00:07 UTC ]
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Dr. Seuss meet Dr. Dre: Online reading gets a new rhythm

Over the cool beats of a rapper's rhythm, Wes Tank is inspiring his YouTube followers with a new twist on children's book classics. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2020-04-09 17:56:13 UTC ]
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Dr. Seuss meet Dr. Dre: Online reading gets a new rhythm

Over the cool beats of a rapper's rhythm, Wes Tank is inspiring his YouTube followers with a new twist on children's book classics. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2020-04-09 17:56:13 UTC ]
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Dr. Seuss meet Dr. Dre: Online reading gets a new rhythm

Over the cool beats of a rapper's rhythm, Wes Tank is inspiring his YouTube followers with a new twist on children's book classics. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2020-04-09 17:56:13 UTC ]
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Spanish Author Javier Castillo Meets 60,000 Fans Online During Coronavirus Lockdown

The Snow Girl by bestselling author Javier Castillo came out two days before Spain's coronavirus lockdown. So his publisher Suma took his 30-city book tour online—where thousands of fans were waiting. The post Spanish Author Javier Castillo Meets 60,000 Fans Online During Coronavirus Lockdown... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-04-09 14:00:21 UTC ]
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Meet Nancy Wake, the Most Incredible Woman You’ve Never Heard Of

In the early winter of 1934, an intrepid young woman walked into the London headquarters of the Hearst Newspaper Group faced with two choices—return to Australia or get a job. She chose the latter and responded to an ad in the newspaper looking for freelance journalists. Having traveled much of... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-04-06 08:47:17 UTC ]
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Linda Grant claims 2020's Wingate Literary Prize for A Stranger City

Linda Grant has won the 2020 Wingate Literary Prize for her "compelling love letter to London life", A Stranger City (Virago). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-16 01:49:46 UTC ]
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Former MPA CEO Linda Thomas Brooks Named Interim Head of Connectiv

[caption id="attachment_126319" align="alignright" width="150"] Linda Thomas Brooks[/caption] Just two months after concluding her four-year term as president and CEO of MPA, The Association of Magazine Media, Linda Thomas Brooks is taking on a new role: interim managing director of Connectiv,... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-03-03 22:07:16 UTC ]
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