Meredith Launches Multibranded Augmented Reality Effort

  Augmented reality plays are usually rolled out one title at a time, but Meredith has launched the enhanced execution across its entire Parents Network, linking them with a single app. Continue reading at 'Folio Magazine'

[ Folio Magazine | 2013-06-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ten Speed, Chef Bryant Terry Launch 4 Color Books

Random House's Ten Speed Press imprint has established a new imprint, 4 Color Books, with Bryant Terry, the NAACP Image Award and James Beard Award–winning chef and educator. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Joffe Books launches crime writing prize with Koomson and Yearwood

Independent publisher Joffe Books is partnering with author Dorothy Koomson and literary agent Susan Yearwood to launch a writing prize for unagented crime writers of colour. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-04-30 23:20:48 UTC ]
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Biblioasis Launches Bookseller Series

The Ontario-based publisher and independent bookstore has soft-launched a series of chapbooks by booksellers, for booksellers, aimed at sparking discussion and debate about important issues in the trade. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Graham Norton launches book club podcast with Audible

Graham Norton is launching a book club podcast through Audible, featuring guests including Zadie Smith, Stephen Mangan and Denise Mina. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-04-19 18:22:13 UTC ]
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Welbeck and Tibor Jones launch children's fiction partnership

Welbeck Publishing is partnering with creative studio Tibor Jones to develop children's fiction projects. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-04-13 20:53:27 UTC ]
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Blue Guides launches literary imprint

Travel publisher Blue Guides is launching a new imprint called Blue Danube, releasing central European literature in translation. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-04-13 16:21:16 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: MPLS Sound by Joseph Illidge, Hannibal Tabu and Meredith Laxton

'MPLS Sound' is a new graphic novel by Joe Illidge, Hannibal Tabu, and Meredith Laxton that explores the music scene in 1970s Minneapolis and the impact of Prince through the experiences of Starchild, a fictional band organized by Theresa, a young guitarist. In this 8-page preview, a surprised... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-12 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Irish Cultural Centre launches free literary interview series

The Irish Cultural Centre in London is launching a series of literary interviews, Northern Irish Voices, this weekend which will form part of its spring 2021 cultural programme.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-04-09 11:48:14 UTC ]
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First Book Launches “Give Learning a Shot”

First Book, the nonprofit social enterprise devoted to education equity, has created a suite of resources that provides teachers and families with trusted, accessible information about the Covid-19 vaccine. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-03-26 04:00:00 UTC ]
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BookClub Venture Prepares for Spring Launch

Scheduled to launch sometime in the spring, BookClub is a virtual book club platform driven by author-led book discussions and designed for mobile devices. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-03-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
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CMA launches merger investigation into PRH and S&S deal

The UK's Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has launched a merger investigation into Penguin Random House owner Bertelsmann's acquisition of Simon & Schuster. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-03-21 18:05:27 UTC ]
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Bookshop UK is launching a series of online events.

The UK arm of Bookshop.org, the online retailer that partners with indie bookstores, has a new initiative on the way: it’s launching a series of online events for its customers as well as customers of unaffiliated indies. For the first event on March 23rd, Bookshop is partnering with Faber to... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-03-11 19:42:27 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury launches Book House platform

Bloomsbury has launched a platform to make it easier to purchase books from its popular categories. The move comes as the publisher reveals a shift in consumer reading choices throughout 2020 and 2021's lockdown periods.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-03-05 05:15:37 UTC ]
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Jericho Prize launched for Black children's writers

Children's book blogger Fabia Turner has launched a competition for Black children's book writers, to be sponsored by inclusive indie publisher Knights Of. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-03-04 23:23:40 UTC ]
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Parthian Books launches podcast

Welsh publisher Parthian Press is to launch a podcast, with the first series focusing on queer Welsh writing.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-03-04 07:22:42 UTC ]
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Columbia, Howard University to Launch Black Studies Book Series, Diversity Program

Columbia University Press, in collaboration with Howard University and Columbia University, is launching a new Black studies book series, with plans to also recruit and train students for the book industry. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-03-03 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Stericker launches new creative agency Studio 7:15

Former Orion creative director Lucie Stericker, the designer of the Queenie cover, has launched her own creative agency Studio 7:15 after leaving the publisher after 23 years.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-03-01 22:47:52 UTC ]
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Sourcebooks Launches Women Voices Imprint with E.L. James as First Author

Sourcebooks has launched a new imprint company founder Dominique Raccah said will “expand what publishing can be for women authors.” E.L. James' backlist titles will become part of the imprint April 1. Pam Jaffee has joined Sourcebooks to help direct the imprint. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-03-01 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Bloody Scotland to launch virtual book club

The Bloody Scotland Crime Festival is to launch a virtual, international book club, to be broadcast via Facebook Live. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-28 18:03:18 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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