New illustration agency targets artists from under-represented backgrounds

Ellen Simmons, a former bookseller at Foyles, has launched an illustration agency for artists from under-represented backgrounds. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-09-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pan Mac and bks Agency host free demystifying publishing event

Pan Macmillan and The bks Agency are running a free online event all week to demystify publishing for those curious about entering the industry. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-06-09 19:06:54 UTC ]
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Eric Carle, writer and illustrator who gave life to ‘The Very Hungry Caterpillar,’ dies at 91

Simply told and radiantly illustrated, his books have been story-time staples for decades. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-05-26 10:54:36 UTC ]
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Film Rights: London’s BKS Agency Has an Option for Stephen McGinty’s ‘The Dive’

Mark Gordon's new production company's London wing has picked up the forthcoming HarperCollins UK release. The post Film Rights: London’s BKS Agency Has an Option for Stephen McGinty’s ‘The Dive’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-05-21 18:13:27 UTC ]
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Ad Age Agency Report 2021: Rankings and analysis

Ad Age Agency Report is an annual ranking and analysis of advertising and marketing-services agencies. The report includes rankings based on U.S. and worldwide revenue. We have published Ad Age Agency Report every year since 1945. We published Ad Age Agency Report 2021 on May 3, 2021. A... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2021-05-02 18:39:14 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury to release illustrated Harry Potter gift book

Bloomsbury is to release a gift book featuring Harry Potter illustrations by Jim Kay, accompanied by quotes from the series.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-04-28 20:34:58 UTC ]
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Rachel Cusk’s New Novel Turns Up the Heat at a Private Artist’s Retreat

“Second Place” borrows its story line from a 1930s-era memoir about D.H. Lawrence, but its themes are quintessential Cusk. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2021-04-26 17:28:26 UTC ]
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PRH expands traineeship scheme for talent from under-represented groups

Penguin Random House has opened applications for The Scheme 2021, its traineeship to find talent from under-represented groups in publishing, and extended it into sales and publicity alongside editorial. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-04-19 21:12:47 UTC ]
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Cassell Illustrated snaps up book on landmark Oasis gigs at Knebworth

Cassell Illustrated will publish a 25th anniversary book on the inside story of the landmark Oasis gigs at Knebworth.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-04-19 19:09:19 UTC ]
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Joan Walsh Anglund, illustrator who distilled childhood to its essence, dies at 95

The author of more than 120 books, she earned the devotion of millions of readers with her sentimental depictions of little ones, their features often reduced to their all-seeing eyes. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-03-19 14:48:47 UTC ]
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Racism targets some but works against everybody

Racist policy choices ultimately deprive society as a whole, writes Heather McGhee. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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‘We don’t have visibility’: Google’s ad targeting limits expose publishers with reliance on open programmatic market and first-party data weakness

Most digital publishers connect to Google’s ad tech in some way, but those reliant on open programmatic ad exchanges, and without robust first-party data solutions, could be hurt by Google's data decisions. The post ‘We don’t have visibility’: Google’s ad targeting limits expose publishers with... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2021-03-08 05:01:00 UTC ]
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Springboard: trade bodies, agencies and publishers line up virtual events to plug book fair gap

With the London and Bologna book fairs rescheduled in an attempt to host a physical event, a number of companies have sought to create their own virtual ‘fairs’ to enable rights-trading and connect authors and readers. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-03-06 02:57:17 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

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New agency Laxfield reveals inaugural award winners

Laxfield Literary Associates has announced the winners of its inaugural New Anglia Manuscript Prize and the Laxfield Literary Launch Prize. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-28 21:14:46 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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Nicola Roberts to champion Reading Agency's mental health initiative

Girls Aloud singer and mental health campaigner Nicola Roberts is among ambassadors championing the Reading Agency’s Read, Talk, Share initiative, aiming to combat loneliness and promote wellbeing through reading. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-24 22:08:33 UTC ]
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Elliott & Thompson to publish illustrated poetry sequence from Cowen and Hayes

Elliott & Thompson has acquired The Heeding, a sequence of poems by Rob Cowen, with illustrations by Nick Hayes.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-16 01:02:11 UTC ]
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See the first preview of L.A. artist A.C. Esguerra's new queer historical romance

Here's an exclusive first look at "Eighty Days," A.C. Esguerra's debut graphic novel about flight, freedom and love, from Boom! Studios imprint Archaia. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2021-02-12 20:00:08 UTC ]
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In China, journalists are targets and collateral

A year ago next week, under President Trump, the State Department designated five Chinese media outlets—official mouthpieces of their country, with bureaus in the United States—as missions of a foreign government. The next day, China responded by kicking out three reporters for the Wall Street... Continue reading at Columbia Journalism Review

[ Columbia Journalism Review | 2021-02-12 13:31:13 UTC ]
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From an Artist’s Life in Brooklyn to North Dakota’s Oil Fields

Michael Patrick F. Smith’s “The Good Hand” is a memoir about grinding work in the last days of the Bakken oil boom. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2021-02-12 10:00:02 UTC ]
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