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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Smy receives inaugural Invisible Prize for illustration

Pam Smy has been awarded the inaugural Invisible Prize for illustrators, run by Edinburgh-based illustrator support initiative Picture Hooks.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-30 07:49:04 UTC ]
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Foreign rights agency Books Everywhere expands under lockdown

A foreign rights consultancy agency launched during the first UK lockdown has managed to expand during the second. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-26 02:20:22 UTC ]
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Olga Tokarczuk is publishing an illustrated, all-ages book about finding fulfillment.

Ah, February 2021: maybe by then, we’ll have forgotten that 2020 ever existed. An upcoming book by Olga Tokarczuk, translated by Antonia Lloyd-Jones and illustrated by Joanna Concejo, promises to help us cleanse the timeline: The Lost Soul, a story for both children and adults. Publisher Seven... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-11-18 18:31:35 UTC ]
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Untitled launches second issue of journal for under-represented writers

Under-represented writers’ platform Untitled has launched the second full issue of its global online journal Untitled: Voices, featuring work from 53 emerging writers from around the world. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-18 16:23:12 UTC ]
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How Steve Martin and illustrator Harry Bliss ended up working on the ‘upbeat book’ we all need right now

The actor-writer-musician and illustrator teamed up on the new book “A Wealth of Pigeons.” Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-11-16 13:00:00 UTC ]
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California Publishers of Illustrated Books Pivot

Publishers of illustrated books in California are changing to respond to crises and to expand their audiences Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-11-13 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Liverpool Literary Agency signs first deal

The newly launched Liverpool Literary Agency has signed its first deal, signing Jack Byrne with Northodox Press, a publisher "catering to readers of crime fiction with the authentic voice of northern England".  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-10 13:52:09 UTC ]
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Support builds for Adeola’s illustrator credits campaign

​More than 500 authors and illustrators have signed a letter by illustrator Dapo Adeola asking the BBC and the wider media to credit illustrators.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-03 17:24:53 UTC ]
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Reading Agency partners with Knights Of for Winter Mini Challenge

Children's publisher Knights Of is partnering with The Reading Agency for this year's Winter Mini Challenge programme encouraging youngsters to keep up their reading during the winter holidays. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-03 15:42:21 UTC ]
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DoubleVerify Authentic Brand Safety Targeting Comes to Google Display & Video 360

DoubleVerify said Monday that its Authentic Brand Safety targeting is now available on Google Display & Video 360, Google Marketing Platform's demand-side platform. The digital media measurement, data and analytics platform said Authentic Brand Safety enables consistent activation of brand... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2020-11-02 18:20:24 UTC ]
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Jessica Hare promoted at The Agency

Jessica Hare has been promoted to agent in the Children’s Books Department at The Agency (London).  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-30 11:55:23 UTC ]
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Templar to publish 2019 Illustration Prize-winning title

Templar Publishing, an imprint of Bonnier Books UK, will publish the Templar Illustration Prize-winning Bread, Buns and Biscuits by Paula White. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-22 15:37:27 UTC ]
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How an Agency Cut Through ‘Purpose Clutter’ With Its Bookstore Campaign Trolling Amazon

In this David-versus-Goliath battle, mom-and-pop bookstores wrapped themselves in Amazon's familiar brown cardboard as a protest against the retail giant and a plea to shop local. The Instagram-ready stunt, with Amazon lookalike boxes covered in sick literary burns and topical quips, came... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2020-10-19 20:06:41 UTC ]
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‘The Butterfly Effect’ charts Kendrick Lamar’s evolution from platinum-selling rapper to protest artist

Marcus J. Moore focuses more on Lamar’s discography than his personal life, which may be for the best. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-10-19 15:07:34 UTC ]
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Personal Space: Maggie Smith on Her Shift in Artistic Practice

On this episode of Personal Space: The Memoir Show, Sari Botton interviews Maggie Smith, whose inspirational memoir, Keep Moving: Notes on Loss, Creativity, and Change, is published by Atria/One Signal Publishers. In the book, Smith intersperses bits of memoir — about moving forward after... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-10-09 08:48:58 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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Cowell launches campaign to highlight children's authors and illustrators of colour

A campaign designed to help create visibility and generate book sales for emerging children's authors and illustrators of colour has been launched by BookTrust Represents and Waterstones children’s laureate Cressida Cowell. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-05 01:01:07 UTC ]
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Vice Media Group Names Agency Veteran as Global CMO

Vice Media Group has named Ogilvy's Nadja Bellan-White to the role of global CMO, the publisher announced today. The newly created position will put Bellan-White in charge of the Vice portfolio's branding, communications and marketing internationally, leading the brand narrative for the... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2020-10-02 15:56:59 UTC ]
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Good Literary Agency hires Ogunsanwo as agent

The Good Literary Agency (TGLA) has hired Kemi Ogunsanwo as an agent, tasked with building a list across fiction and non-fiction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-01 03:35:01 UTC ]
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Are the illustrations in children’s books making kids… dumber?                            

I always loved giving my son a picture book rich in detail and watching him get lost in it, thereby gaining a few moments of peace and grown-up solitude—but now science is telling me I may have made him dumber.* According to a very cruel study at Carnegie Mellon University, in which researchers... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-09-28 13:51:06 UTC ]
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