Micro-presses fight their corner

Difficulties with finances and heavy workloads have sounded the death knell for micro-publishers Jurassic London and Boo Books, while fellow mini press Gray Friar Press has also shuttered. However, all three have maintained that micro-publishing plays a vital role in the health of the industry. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-09-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: Princeton Press Opens Audio Division; PRH Ireland Supports Fighting Words

Princeton University Press announces its PUP Audio division with four frontlist titles for the fall. And Penguin Random House Ireland partners with the charity Fighting Words on a student anthology. The post Industry Notes: Princeton Press Opens Audio Division; PRH Ireland Supports Fighting... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-07-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Northern Illinois University Press Partners with Cornell University Press

In a partnership agreement that could serve as a model for academic publishing, Northern Illinois University Press will become an imprint of Cornell University Press beginning July 1. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-04-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Chicago Review Press Acquires Parenting Press

Chicago Review Press, Inc., the parent company of Chicago Review Press and Independent Publishers Group, is acquiring Parenting Press. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-12-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Small Press, Big Prize: Inside Brooklyn Arts Press

Brooklyn Arts Press is a one-man operation that, despite its scant resources, took home the National Book Award for Poetry this year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-12-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Policy Press and Bristol Uni create University of Bristol Press

Academic publisher Policy Press has joined with the University of Bristol to become the University of Bristol Press. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-10-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Central Recovery Press, Beacon Press Launch Audio Imprints

Las Vegas-based Central Recovery Press and Boston’s Beacon Press are the latest independent publishers to jump into the booming audio segment. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-09-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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AWP 2015: Graywolf Press Wins Small Press Award, Celebrates Its Authors on Home Turf

With the Association of Writers & Writing Programs conference taking place in Minneapolis, Graywolf is taking full hometown advantage to celebrate its authors. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-04-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Distribution: Edinburgh University Press and Oxford University Press Agree

Edinburgh University Press, the third largest university press in the U.K., has appointed Oxford University Press as its exclusive agent in North and South America and Canada beginning August 1, 2013. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2012-12-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Tramp Press to publish Mona Eltahawy's 'fearless' manifesto

Tramp Press will publish The Seven Necessary Sins for Women and Girls by Egyptian-American journalist and commentator Mona Eltahawy.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-08 12:30:23 UTC ]
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Wayne State U Press Appoints New Director

Wayne State University Press, which endured three weeks of internal chaos in February after three senior employees were fired but later reinstated, announced that Stephanie Williams has been appointed director. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-08 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Crime-fighting pigeons take flight to Hollywood

James Corden to produce film and TV series based on Australia’s Real Pigeons children’s booksThe humble pigeon may be an unlikely breed of star but an author-illustrator duo from Melbourne have been turning the birds into a crime-fighting troupe of superheroes – and they’re about to take flight... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-07-07 21:55:36 UTC ]
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‘Blockers are an industry stopper’: CNN sharpens its contextual tool for the brand safety fight

Rampant keyword blocking is a symptom of the open marketplace, but news publisher pages are dense and they won’t be pulling inventory out anytime soon. The post ‘Blockers are an industry stopper’: CNN sharpens its contextual tool for the brand safety fight appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2020-07-07 04:01:07 UTC ]
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Verso, Feminist Press Turn 50

Two of the oldest and most respected radical English-language publishers have managed to be more relevant than ever by staying true to their roots. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Verso, Feminist Press Turns 50

Two of the oldest and most respected radical English-language publishers have managed to be more relevant than ever by staying true to their roots. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Fisherton Press to publish picture book honouring the NHS

Children's independent Fisherton Press will publish We Love the NHS on July 5th 2020, the 72nd birthday of the NHS.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-02 06:40:02 UTC ]
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Souvenir Press to publish Julia Cameron sequel to The Artist's Way

Souvenir Press will publish The Listening Path: The Creative Art of Attention by Julia Cameron, a sequel to her book The Artist's Way which was first published in the 1990s.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-01 02:13:59 UTC ]
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Australian Associated Press sold to consortium of investors and philanthropists at 11th hour

AAP chief Bruce Davidson said in an all-staff email on Monday night that the ‘new’ newswire will retain 85 editorial staff and relaunch on 1 August Newswire Australian Associated Press (AAP) has been sold in an 11th-hour bid by a philanthropic investment consortium helmed by former News Corp... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-06-29 11:53:06 UTC ]
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Deep Catalogue on Race Fuels Boom at Beacon Press

Lead by 'White Fragility,' the Boston-based publisher has a number of books that have sold more copies in two weeks than they did in the last year, said director Helene Atwan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-29 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Small Presses Cope During Covid-19, Part II

Just like the companies in the New York City and Minneapolis publishing hubs, independent presses in other parts of the country said that sales are starting to rebound after two months of declines, a 'PW' survey has found. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-26 04:00:00 UTC ]
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