PA launches #Workinpublishing to attract young talent

The Publishers Association is hosting #Workinpublishing across its social media channels next week, in a bid to raise awareness about the industry, change perceptions and to highlight it as a career option for school leavers. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-11-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PA launches site 'to attract brightest and best' into industry

The Publishers Association has launched a new area of its website as a resource for those looking... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-04-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pop Up launches talent programme for illustrators of colour

Pop Up Projects, a not-for-profit children’s literature agency, has received £300,000 to launch a talent development programme for illustrators of colour. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PA launches toolkit to boost export sales

The Publishers Association (PA), in partnership with the Department for International Trade (DIT), has launched a digital toolkit to help publishers grow their export sales. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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FutureBook programme launches featuring 'all the talents'

The full programme for this year’s FutureBook Live Conference has been released, including speakers from across the tech, media, consumer and books space. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Quick Profiles: ‘Young Talents’ You May Have Met at Frankfurt Book Fair

Working with six national programs, the Young Talent Program at the Frankfurt Book Fair introduces young professionals to the German and international industry. The post Quick Profiles: ‘Young Talents’ You May Have Met at Frankfurt Book Fair appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-10-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BBC Young Writers’ Award shortlists 'huge scope' of talent

The BBC Young Writers’ Award shortlist has been unveiled with themes ranging from abuse, divorce, a “struggle to survive in an unforgiving world” and retribution with influences including Margaret Atwood and Ernest Hemingway. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-10-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How can Young Adult literature attract new readers?

Charlotte Wilson asks what publishers are doing to reach non-YA readers, and suggests how to attract new readers. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-08-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PA launches Textbook Challenge as research shows resources are 'under-used'

The Publishers Association is launching a new campaign, The Textbook Challenge, after an independent survey found that 63% of primary and secondary teachers in English schools could be "making more use of textbooks" - while one in five don’t use them at all. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-11-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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UEL launches writers prize for young adults

The University of East London is launching a new literary fiction prize for young adults, the CityLife Prize for Fiction for Young Writers. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-11-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Prize launched for undiscovered picture book talent

Stratford Literary Festival and independent publisher The Salariya Book Company are launching a prize for new picture book authors and illustrators. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-11-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fostering Confidence: How One B2B Publisher Attracts and Retains Talent

A Q&A with Haj Carr, founder and CEO of TrueLine Publishing. The post Fostering Confidence: How One B2B Publisher Attracts and Retains Talent appeared first on Folio:. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2016-10-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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LBF and PA launch diversity conference

The Publishers Association, in partnership with London Book Fair, is launching a conference about inclusivity and diversity in publishing. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-08-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Scottish Book Trust launches young writers programme

Reading charity Scottish Book Trust today launched What’s Your Story?, a new programme to increase opportunities for young writers in Scotland. Funded by Time to Shine, Creative Scotland’s arts strategy for young people, the programme will connect young writers using writer groups, workshops,... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-08-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH launches The Scheme to attract new recruits

Penguin Random House UK has launched a programme to attract the “marketers of tomorrow”, with the company using Tumblr to find its new recruits. The Scheme is an entry level programme designed to find people who may not have previously considered a career in publishing, and will look at... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-03-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How publishing fiction online launched the career of this young writer | Beth Reeks

Indie publishing via online writing communities and ebooks can provide valuable feedback, and even set you on the path to mainstream successNews that a quarter of the top 100 Kindle books on Amazon.com are from indie publishers doesn't surprise me. I started out writing online. Fed up with the... Continue reading at The Guardian

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PA welcomes launch of IP crime unit

The City of London Police have launched an intellectual property crime unit backed by £2.5m... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-09-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Attracting Publishing Programming Talent on the Cheap

Jennifer 8 Lee needed programming help to launch her publishing startup Plympton, but she didn’t have the cash. So what did she do? She got creative. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Reading Agency and PA launch digital skills scheme

The Reading Agency and the Publishers Association have launched a digital skills sharing... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-05-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Guardian and Hot Keys launch young writers prize

Hot Keys Books has partnered with the Guardian to launch a new young person’s writing prize... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-04-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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