More than 600 sign open letter decrying cancellation of German event for Palestinian author

After an award ceremony for a Palestinian author at the Frankfurt Book Fair was canceled, more than 600 literary figures have signed an open letter denouncing the decision. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2023-10-16 09:00:16 UTC ]
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More than 600 sign open letter decrying cancellation of German event for Palestinian author

After an award ceremony for a Palestinian author at the Frankfurt Book Fair was canceled, more than 600 literary figures have signed an open letter denouncing the decision. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2023-10-16 09:00:16 UTC ]
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Children's authors sign open letter protesting outcome of school meals vote

More than 200 children's authors and illustrators, including Malorie Blackman, Philip Pullman and Cressida Cowell, have signed a letter condemning the government’s vote rejecting the extension of its free school meal scheme over the holidays. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-26 00:51:58 UTC ]
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Over 900 Authors Sign Open Letter to Amazon

Authors United, the loosely knit group of authors who joined forces to formally ask Amazon to end its sales terms dispute with Hachette Books, is preparing to run a full-page ad in Sunday's "New York Times." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-08-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors, Publishers Sign PEN America Letter Protesting New South Carolina School Book Rules

More than 380 authors, publishing houses, and advocacy groups have signed an open letter protesting "vague and overbroad" new South Carolina education standards, slated to take effect on June 25. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-06-04 04:00:00 UTC ]
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German publisher halts sale of top author’s books after leak reveals he received €600,000 from Putin ally

Broadcaster NDR launches investigation after Hubert Seipel admits receiving support for work on two books on Russian leaderA German publisher has announced a stop to the sale of books authored by a leading journalist and Russia expert after an investigation showed he had received at least... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2023-11-15 14:31:23 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair Cancels Award Ceremony for Palestinian Author

Organizers cited the Israel-Hamas war as the reason for stepping back from honoring a novel about the 1949 murder of a Palestinian girl by Israeli soldiers. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2023-10-13 17:01:12 UTC ]
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500+ Authors Sign Letter Supporting HarperCollins Union’s Strike

More than 500 authors have signed a letter standing with the HarperCollins union as they reach of month of being on strike. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2022-12-12 18:27:00 UTC ]
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Roxane Gay, Margaret Atwood sign open letter supporting trans and nonbinary people

Between 1,500 and 2,000 members of the North American literary world signed an open letter offering support to trans and nonbinary communities. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-10-09 21:31:58 UTC ]
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Thousands sign open letter against 'brutal' Southbank Centre cuts

More than 2,500 people have signed an open letter expressing concern about “brutal” plans to make up to 400 people redundant at the Southbank Centre. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-04 16:31:29 UTC ]
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Open letter on author earnings

The Society of Authors' Nicola Solomon and The Authors' Licensing & Collecting Society's Owen Atkinson pen a letter to the PA's Stephen Lotinga on author earnings. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-06-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors sign protest letter against baseline tests

Authors including Philip Pullman, Michael Rosen, John Dougherty, and Alan Gibbons have signed a letter saying baseline assessment tests should not be brought in to primary schools. The tests, to be introduced in September 2015, will take place in the first few weeks after a child starts in... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-04-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors Pen Open Letter to Amazon About Hachette Dispute

Two weeks ago bestselling author Douglas Preston began quietly circulating a letter to other writers that encourages readers to write to Amazon CEO and founder Jeff Bezos. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-07-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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High-profile authors sign up to Vaizey letter

Authors including Patrick Ness, Kate Mosse, Simon Singh, Mary Hoffman and Katherine Langrish,... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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US Authors Guild Opens First Regional Chapters and Amazon Author-Complaint Resolution

Following its deployment of a traveling team of workshop leaders, the Authors Guild opens a round of regional chapters. It also has just opened a new author-complaint resolution service in direct cooperation with Amazon.com. The post US Authors Guild Opens First Regional Chapters and Amazon... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-06-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: Europeana Opens ‘Literary Tour’; Trio in UK Opens Literary Events Consultancy

Keyed on World Book Day, the cultural heritage platform Europeana opens a literature focus, as a new consultancy for festivals opens in the UK. The post Industry Notes: Europeana Opens ‘Literary Tour’; Trio in UK Opens Literary Events Consultancy appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-04-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Court Trims Authors’ Copyright Lawsuit Against Open AI

A federal judge in California has dismissed a host of claims made by several groups of authors in a now consolidated lawsuit and gave the authors until March 13 to file an amended complaint. The suit’s core claim of direct infringement—which Open AI did not seek to dismiss—remains active. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-02-14 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Palestinian-American writer Randa Jarrar was dragged out of a PEN event.

Despite mounting objections from within the American literary community (as well as public condemnation from two prominent novelists who recently cut ties with the organization), on Wednesday evening PEN America’s Los Angeles branch went ahead with its hosting of a conversation between stand-up... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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