One of the largest book publishers in the world announces new publisher.

Andy Ward has been named a new vice president and publisher at Random House. Formerly editor in chief, Ward moves into the spot long held by the beloved Susan Kamil, who died in September. Ward has edited the likes of David Mitchell, George Saunders, and Imbolo Mbue, and will see his role as editor in […] Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-11-19 15:22:43 UTC ]
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Area man attempts to sell self-published book to 50 bookstores in 50 days, learns lesson along the way.

As reported in The Republic, Columbus, Ohio’s Mason Engel had already tried to get his self-published reboot of Orwell’s dystopian classic, 1984, into the hands of New York literary agents—like, right into their actual hands. After reaching number one in Amazon’s dystopian fiction category,... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-09-25 15:11:55 UTC ]
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6 Science Fiction Books About Space That Are Out Of This World

Earth can be an exhausting place, so let's look beyond our planet and explore these science fiction books about space and other worlds. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-09-24 10:35:51 UTC ]
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Haig, Horowitz and James among World Book Day 2020 authors

Authors Matt Haig, Anthony Horowitz and Greg James are among those featured on World Book Day’s 2020 list. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-22 12:10:19 UTC ]
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These Canadian Publishers Know It’s a Woman’s World

Canada’s women-led publishers are in a unique position to make more diverse voices heard. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-20 04:00:00 UTC ]
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DK to publish first LEGO book for adults

DK has announced its first LEGO wellness activity book for adults, which promises to help readers “practice mindfulness, explore creativity and unwind”. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-17 21:54:40 UTC ]
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2019 National Book Award for Translated Literature Longlist Announced

News and Events The Editors of WLT Today the New Yorker announced the longlist for the National Book Award for Translated Literature. With such a wealth of talent on display, we don’t envy the judges’ task. To aid you, the reader, in appreciating the... Continue reading at World Literature Today

[ World Literature Today | 2019-09-17 16:53:18 UTC ]
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Oneworld to publish book on China's European influence

Oneworld has scooped a book on the “warning signs” behind China’s influence in Europe and North America from once-censored author Clive Hamilton.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-17 14:05:59 UTC ]
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Hodder to publish Woodward success guide after Rugby World Cup

Hodder & Stoughton will publish an "entertaining and informative" guide to success from ex-England coach Sir Clive Woodward after the Rugby World Cup. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-16 22:55:28 UTC ]
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Meredith’s Time-Management Problem: The Largest Magazine Publisher Has Some Explaining To Do

Tom Harty sounds like a guy who thought he’d bought a shiny new car, only to find out the engine had been removed right before he wrote the check. And who then failed to report the theft to his insurance company in a timely manner. Earlier this month, the Meredith CEO made some revealing... Continue reading at Publishing Executive

[ Publishing Executive | 2019-09-16 13:41:06 UTC ]
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Susan Kamil, a Top Book Editor and Publisher, Dies at 69

Salman Rushdie, Ta-Nehisi Coates, Lena Dunham, Elizabeth Strout, Gary Shteyngart and Prince were among the authors she nurtured. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2019-09-10 22:55:59 UTC ]
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Free e-book: Hidden Words Hidden Worlds

Contemporary Short Stories from MyanmarIn 2017 the British Council produced an anthology of short stories from Myanmar.    In 2012 the British Council sought to take advantage of new freedoms in literature and travel through a programme of workshops. The aim of the five-year literature... Continue reading at British Council global

[ British Council global | 2019-09-10 08:55:33 UTC ]
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Price promoted to associate publisher at Macmillan Children's Books

Macmillan Children’s Books communications director Alyx Price is being promoted to associate publisher at the firm. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-03 14:31:29 UTC ]
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Beijing International Book Fair: Phoenix Publishing’s Global Strategy

Reporting US$2.62 billion in 2018 revenue, China's sprawling Phoenix Publishing & Media already has deals in 30 countries and wants to get only bigger. The post Beijing International Book Fair: Phoenix Publishing’s Global Strategy appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-08-22 14:12:23 UTC ]
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During the Edinburgh Book Festival: Publishing Scotland’s 2019 Fellowship

Coinciding with the Edinburgh International Book Festival, 10 editors are on the week-long Publishing Scotland International Fellowship trip. The post During the Edinburgh Book Festival: Publishing Scotland’s 2019 Fellowship appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-08-22 09:35:00 UTC ]
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In no man’s land: anger as publisher puts book criticising army on hold

Penguin group rejects claim of censorship after halting publication of Simon Akam’s The Changing of the GuardAfter beating four other publishing houses in an auction, William Heinemann was in no doubt that The Changing of the Guard would more than reward the five-figure advance it paid to its... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-08-18 06:59:05 UTC ]
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‘Do black people read?’ What my years in publishing have taught me about diversity in books | Natalie Jerome

Malorie Blackman laments the lack of BAME children’s characters. I know – it’s a real battle to get writers of colour publishedMy daughter, like me, is of mixed heritage. She has wildly curly hair, as have I. When she was born four years ago I was given five copies of the same kids’ picture book... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-08-17 07:00:41 UTC ]
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Books to Film: Scholastic and Imagine Announce Deal To Film Meika Hashimoto’s ‘The Trail’

'I knew I wanted to see it as a film,' says Imagine Kids+Family chief Stephanie Sperber about Meika Hashimoto's 'The Trail' from Scholastic. The post Books to Film: Scholastic and Imagine Announce Deal To Film Meika Hashimoto’s ‘The Trail’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-08-16 06:30:03 UTC ]
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Latvian Publishers Association Demands a Cut in the VAT Rate on Books

The publishers' association in Riga is mounting a new bid to ease the country's VAT rates on books, after enduring sharp hikes and only modest decreases. The post Latvian Publishers Association Demands a Cut in the VAT Rate on Books appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-08-15 05:30:56 UTC ]
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Penguin to publish Salinger works as e-books for first time

Penguin Books UK is publishing all four of J D Salinger’s works as e-books for the first time, as part of celebrations marking the centenary of his birth. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-12 05:42:10 UTC ]
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Science Fiction Book Publishers Open to Submissions

Here are science fiction book publishers open to submissions from previous Market Spotlights on the Publishing Insights blog. This list will be updated regularly. The post Science Fiction Book Publishers Open to Submissions by Robert Lee Brewer appeared first on Writer's Digest. Continue reading at Writer's Digest

[ Writer's Digest | 2019-08-09 14:50:53 UTC ]
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