Ofsted plans for new inspection framework welcomed by SoA

The Society of Authors (SoA) has welcomed proposals from Ofsted to place less emphasis on exams, saying the move would encourage more schools to take up creative subjects. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ofsted plans for new inspection framework welcomed by SoA

The Society of Authors (SoA) has welcomed proposals from Ofsted to place less emphasis on exams, saying the move would encourage more schools to take up creative subjects. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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SoA welcomes PLR increase, urges action on loans decline

The Society of Authors has welcomed a proposed increase in the rate of Public Lending Right (PLR) payments, but has voiced its dissatisfaction that the number of loans has continued to decline, exacerbated by cuts in library services and the exclusion of volunteer-run libraries from the scheme. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BA welcomes EU Commission's plans for fairer taxation

The Booksellers Association (BA) has welcomed the EU Commission's plans for fair taxation of the digital economy as part of its Digital Single Market strategy. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-09-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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SoA and English PEN welcome prospect of libel reform in N.I

English PEN and the Society of Authors have welcomed a new report on defamation law in Northern Ireland recommending that Northern Irish law should emulate that of England and Wales. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Audible is testing a cheaper plan in Australia

Audible is testing a cheaper subscription tier in Australia that sounds like an answer to Spotify’s audiobook push. Like the more expensive plan, the new Standard membership gives you one free title per month. But, similar to gaming services like PlayStation Plus, you lose access to the books... Continue reading at Engadget

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Oakland’s Poet Laureate Receives Rainin Arts Fellowship, Plans Anthology with New Indie Press

Ayodele "WordSlanger" Nzinga, honored for her theater innovation, is co-editing a bilingual anthology with Oso Perezoso Press, launched by indie publisher J.K. Fowler. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-04-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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PEN President Jennifer Finney Boylan Announces Plans to Review PEN’s Work Going Back a Decade

PEN America has faced an enormous amount of criticism from the literary world for, among other things, failing to call Israel’s six-month assault on Gaza a genocide, and is now facing a wave of withdrawals from two of its signature events, the literary awards and the World Voices Festival. In... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2024-04-18 14:26:32 UTC ]
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Welcome to the Carnegie Library

A deep dive into what Carnegie libraries are, what they aren't, and how they attain historic significance. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Welcome to the London Book Fair, Where Everyone Knows Their Place

If you want to understand the power map of the publishing industry, just look at this event’s floor plan. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Telegraph takeover: UK planning new laws to prevent foreign states owning assets

New legislation could thwart planned £600m purchase of media group by UAE-backed consortiumThe UK government plans to introduce legislation that would prevent foreign governments owning UK newspapers and news magazines in a significant move that could scupper the planned £600m sale of the... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2024-03-13 15:52:35 UTC ]
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Tattered Cover Files Updated Reorganization Plan

A new plan by the iconic Denver bookseller sees a streamlined company emerging from bankruptcy as early as June and returning to profitability next year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-03-11 04:00:00 UTC ]
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79-unit residential project planned for Tribeca site with unloved tower

A developer is betting that people will pay top dollar for up-close views of one of the city’s most unloved sites: AT&T’s Long Lines Building in Tribeca, a windowless, 29-story hulk from the 1970s that routinely makes lists of New Yorkers’ least-favorite buildings.The plan, which was put... Continue reading at Crains New York

[ Crains New York | 2024-03-04 18:30:46 UTC ]
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After hiring new local executive, Australian startup plans to nearly triple Denver team

An Australian startup that recently hired a new North American president plans to grow its U.S. headquarters in Denver. The startup is a digital platform that helps privately owned businesses determine their valuation. It also helps create a roadmap for a successful exit, which could include a... Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

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Welcome to the Hyunam-dong Bookshop

Before running the bookshop, Yeongju had never considered whether she was suitable to be a bookseller. She thought, rather naively, that anyone who loves books could be one. It was only when she started her own bookshop that she realized she had a serious shortcoming. She fumbled questions such... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Tattered Cover Submits Bankruptcy Plans, Owes Nearly $4 Million to Creditors

On Tuesday, the ownership group that controls Denver's Tattered Cover bookstores filed the first part of its bankruptcy reorganization plans, citing some $3.1 million owed to unsecured creditors, including half a million dollars to its former CEO. A further $820,000 is owed to secured lenders. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Welcome to De Los | Reads: A roundup of books designed to amplify Latinx authors

The first edition of De Los|Reads features a new fiction book from Mario Vargas Llosa, a cookbook from Sandra A. Gutierrez, several memoirs and a book for children who aren't ready for bed. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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At Guadalajara Book Fair: Guest of Honor EU Plans a Professional Program

The Guest of Honor EU program at Guadalajara includes a three-day program for European, Latin American, and Caribbean professionals. The post At Guadalajara Book Fair: Guest of Honor EU Plans a Professional Program appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2023-11-09 21:45:06 UTC ]
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