Myriad Editions makes redundancies

Independent publisher Myriad Editions is making two editors redundant and cutting back the number of titles it publishes after a “tough” couple of years. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-05-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Local newspaper group National World makes ambitious bid for Daily Telegraph

Edinburgh Evening News and Yorkshire Evening Post owner is ‘possible participant’ in sale, despite strike ballot and staff exodusA local newspaper publisher facing a staff exodus and a strike ballot over low pay has announced it is considering a bid for the Daily Telegraph.National World, which... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2023-08-10 12:57:44 UTC ]
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Viking Penguin Makes Series of Promotions

With the pending retirement of three veteran editors, Viking Penguin has promoted seven editors to new roles and hired Seema Mahanian as senior editor at Pamela Dorman Books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-08-09 04:00:00 UTC ]
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10 Books to Make You a Better Writer

Seasoned author and writing mentor Beth Kempton shares 10 books that will improve your craft. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-08-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Rights Edition: Tokyo and Kansai Rights Meetings Announced

Two rights meetings are being restored to physical operations in November by Japan's Publishing Industry Foundation. The post Rights Edition: Tokyo and Kansai Rights Meetings Announced appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2023-07-14 19:34:33 UTC ]
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Someone found a first edition copy of The Hobbit in a charity shop.

Long, long ago, a 1937 first edition of J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit was forged by a printing press and sold. For a time, it was lost to man, buried in the piles of donated inventory at the Cancer Research UK superstore in Dundee, Scotland, until manager Adam Carsley spotted the worn copy on the... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2023-07-12 15:27:21 UTC ]
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Animated GIF generator from Picsart makes AI fun again

Remember the early days of the AI hype train, when everyone spent their time making stupid images using text prompts? If you want to recapture the nostalgic haze of, uh, late 2022, Picsart has got you covered. The popular image editor just launched an AI-powered animated GIF generator.The major... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2023-07-03 17:59:35 UTC ]
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World Editions Gets a New Owner: Its Former U.S. Director

Christine Swedowsky has acquired the publisher from Libella Publishing Group in a management buyout. The World Editions offices in Amsterdam and London will close, and the publisher will be based solely in New York. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-07-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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World Editions publishing has been bought out by a senior staff member.

Fans of the publisher World Editions, which has brought translations of work by Maryse Condé, Amin Maalouf, Pilar Quintana, Jaap Robben and Zhang Yueran to English-language audiences, has found a new owner—none other than the US director Christine Swedowsky. A rare fairy-tale finish! World... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2023-06-30 13:57:16 UTC ]
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Stop the press: Vienna newspaper Wiener Zeitung ends daily print edition after 320 years

One of the world’s oldest newspapers, the Vienna-based Wiener Zeitung, is ending its daily print run after more than three centuries Continue reading at ABC News

[ ABC News | 2023-06-30 10:46:38 UTC ]
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Cannes Today—Twitter and Meta make pitches, Omnicom hooks up with Google AI and Grand Prix latest

Welcome to Day Two of Ad Age’s Cannes Today newsletter. Reading this online and want it delivered straight to your inbox? Sign up here.  For real-time updates, follow our live blog. And see all our coverage here. Plus, click here for a recap of Day One. Twitter is beachless but bullish and Meta... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2023-06-20 20:38:54 UTC ]
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Authors of ‘And Tango Makes Three’ Sue Over Florida Law Driving Book Bans

The authors of a picture book about a penguin family with two fathers sued the state and a school district that removed the book from libraries. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2023-06-20 14:25:50 UTC ]
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Coffee House Press Names Executive Editor and Makes Additional Hires

Coffee House Press in Minneapolis is building up its staff after 30% of its employees resigned this past month. Jeremy Davies was named executive editor and three Texas booksellers have also recently joined the press. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-06-13 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Interview: Three Books That Make Tess Gunty Angry

“So many come to mind,” says the author, whose novel “The Rabbit Hutch” won a National Book Award last year and will be out in paperback this month. “I guess I’m often furious?” Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2023-06-08 09:00:31 UTC ]
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Nonprofit To Make Book Fairs Accessible to Underserved Students

The nonprofit of an independent bookstore in California is making book fairs accessible to underserved students. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2023-06-01 18:58:52 UTC ]
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Abu Dhabi International Book Fair Readies Its 32nd Edition

One of the Arab world's largest bookselling fairs, the public-facing Abu Dhabi International Book Fair opens May 22. The post Abu Dhabi International Book Fair Readies Its 32nd Edition appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2023-05-15 11:42:52 UTC ]
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Crafting the Extraordinary: Close-Up on Insight Editions

The #1 pop culture publisher in the world gets a new look and lays out ambitions plans for the future. (Sponsored) Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-05-10 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Sheikh Zayed Book Award: The 17th Edition Winners

The winners of the 17th edition of the Sheikh Zayed Book Award will be honored this month at Abu Dhabi International Book Fair. The post Sheikh Zayed Book Award: The 17th Edition Winners appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2023-05-02 11:16:57 UTC ]
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Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah Has Respect for a Tough Edit

Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah burst onto the literary scene in 2018 with the short-story collection Friday Black, a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle’s John Leonard Award for Best First Book. He has also written for The New York Times Book Review, Esquire, The Paris Review, and elsewhere,... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2023-05-02 08:54:07 UTC ]
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At 48, I should be inspired by Gwyneth Paltrow and her abs. But they make me want to throw things | Emma Beddington

You want a middle-aged woman to run an ultramarathon or start a wellness empire? Can’t I just have a breakdown?There is good news for midlifers, so gird your loins for a flurry of off-brand optimism. Kicking off the list is a new prize for debut novelists over 50. “The reason we launched the... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2023-04-30 13:00:05 UTC ]
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Practice Makes Perfect, and Also Nothing Matters: Emily St. John Mandel on Revision and Recklessness

Emily St. John Mandel is the guest. Her latest book, Sea of Tranquility, is out now in paperback from Vintage. Subscribe and download the episode, wherever you get your podcasts!  From the episode: Brad Listi: As I was reading with my writer hat on and thinking about the challenges presented by... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2023-04-27 08:53:45 UTC ]
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