Michael Grant’s ‘BZRK’ Goes Transmedia

What if you’re writing a book and the audience already had a relationship with the content when the book came out,” said Alex LeMay, CEO of the Shadow Gang, a firm that creates on- and offline social communities. LeMay and Shadow Gang have partnered with award-winning YA novelist Michael Grant to create an immersive transmedia project called GoBZRK, around Grant’s next novel that does just that. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2011-10-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Michael Grant’s 'BZRK' Goes Transmedia

"What if you're writing a book and the audience already had a relationship with the content when the book came out," said Alex LeMay, CEO of the Shadow Gang, a firm that creates on- and offline social communities. LeMay and Shadow Gang have partnered with YA novelist Michael Grant to create an... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2011-10-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ACE makes £152,000 grant for library e-books and audio

Arts Council England (ACE) is awarding £152,000 to help public libraries buy e-books and digital audio products after demand soared during the pandemic. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-21 11:35:36 UTC ]
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Hardie Grant serves up Max's Picnic Book

Hardie Grant is serving up Max’s Picnic Book: An Ode to the Art of Eating Outdoors by Max Halley and Benjamin Benton. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-10 16:55:47 UTC ]
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BA welcomes support grants for shops closed by lockdown

The Booksellers Association has welcomed an announcement that shops forced to close because of England's lockdown are eligible for one-off grants of up to £9,000. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-06 06:42:08 UTC ]
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SoA awards £185k in grants for works in progress

The Society of Authors has awarded grants to 48 writers, worth more than £185,000, to enable them to complete works in progress including queer auto-fiction, forgotten histories, and books about post-colonial Kenya and the natural world. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-08 04:36:42 UTC ]
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Penguin Michael Joseph acquires two more from Keane

Penguin Michael Joseph has acquired two more novels from Mary Beth Keane, author of Ask Again, Yes (Penguin, 2020).  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-03 08:28:59 UTC ]
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Michael J. Fox mixes candor, humor and hope in his heartfelt new memoir

In “No Time Like the Future,” the beloved actor and activist offers life lessons he’s learned the hard way. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-11-24 15:00:00 UTC ]
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Penguin Michael Joseph lands two more from Jónasson

Penguin Michael Joseph has bought two new books from Scandinavian crime author Ragnar Jónasson.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-13 08:34:28 UTC ]
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Hardie Grant dishes up Gill's latest cookbook

Hardie Grant is to publish Romy Gill's second cookbook, On The Himalayan Trail: Recipes and Stories from Kashmir to Leh, in April 2022.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-05 14:24:16 UTC ]
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Michael O'Mara signs LEGO licensing deal

Michael O’Mara Books has agreed a licensing deal with Ameet Publishing to publish LEGO activity, sticker and colouring books. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Michael O'Mara to publish business mindset book from Andy Murray's trainer

Michael O'Mara is to publish a professional development book from tennis trainer Matt Little, The Way of the Tortoise. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-02 09:36:26 UTC ]
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SoA and Creative Scotland to distribute £600k in hardship grants

Creative Scotland has partnered with the Society of Authors to distribute £600,000 in financial grants, in bursaries of up £2,000 each, among authors and other creative practitioners in the literary field based in Scotland who are experiencing financial hardship as a result of the pandemic. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-28 00:16:54 UTC ]
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Penguin Michael Joseph pre-empts Corbett's celebration of 'life-saving' songbirds

Penguin Michael Joseph has pre-empted a book from author, editor and journalist Charlie Corbett, exploring mental health through the lens of 12 songbirds. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-26 15:34:25 UTC ]
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Michael Joseph buys Tyler's Walk from the Wild Edge

Michael Joseph has bought a memoir from Jake Tyler, the mental health advocate, adventurer, runner, walker and depression sufferer who made headlines when he embarked on a 3,000-mile journey around the UK. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-08 12:33:17 UTC ]
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Artist Duncan Grant erotic drawings kept under bed 'worth £2m'

A massive haul of drawings by Bloomsbury Group artist Duncan Grant is finally made public. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2020-10-07 23:12:12 UTC ]
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S&S to publish Michael Holding's 'message of re-education'

Simon & Schuster is to publish former West Indies Test cricketer Michael Holding's Why We Kneel, How We Rise.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-07 17:25:25 UTC ]
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Michael Joseph lands Crane's 'enthralling' Latitude

Michael Joseph has landed Latitude by geographer, explorer, writer and broadcaster Nicholas Crane, telling the story of the world’s first international scientific expedition, which set out to find the shape of the earth. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-05 20:56:14 UTC ]
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Michael Joseph scoops Wilkerson's debut Black Cake

Michael Joseph has won a multi-publisher auction for Charmaine Wilkerson's “dazzling” debut novel Black Cake in a six-figure deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-30 13:42:20 UTC ]
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Michael Joseph wins five-publisher auction for 'hilarious' Luckhurst debut

Michael Joseph has triumphed in a five-way auction for Evening Standard features editor Phoebe Luckhurst's “hilarious” debut novel The Lock In. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-28 12:02:59 UTC ]
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