Penton Refinances Debt, Gets $700m In Credit

Penton is refinancing its existing debt and has secured a credit facility of nearly twice its annual revenue. Exact terms of the refi weren't shared, but the company says it's been extended a $715 million line of credit. Continue reading at 'Folio Magazine'

[ Folio Magazine | 2013-11-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Why I Went Into Debt to Buy Back the Rights for Two of My Books

Yesterday, I attended a virtual book club where Heavy: An American Memoir was being read. When I clicked the link to join the Zoom, I saw the faces, necks, and shoulders of seven beautiful pixelated Black women from as far west as Las Vegas and as far east as Long Island. I assumed from their... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-11-10 09:49:30 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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Bertrams has just £600k to pay £25m debts, statement shows

The collapsed wholesaler Bertrams has just £600,000 to pay debts to publishers, a “statement of affairs” published on Companies House this week shows. The statement reveals 2,500 trade creditors are owed a total of £25m. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-13 10:05:03 UTC ]
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Sheltering: Michael Arceneaux on Emotional Debt and Keeping Your Joy

On this episode of Sheltering, Michael Arceneaux speaks with Maris Kreizman about his recent book of essays, I Don’t Want to Die Poor, which revolve around issues of debt, both financial and emotional, as well as the superficial promise of social mobility in America. Arceneaux talks to Maris... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-04-14 19:00:31 UTC ]
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Indigenous Writers Deserve More Credit for Being Hilarious

Tiffany Midge is the author of several books including the recent memoir Bury My Heart at Chuck E. Cheese’s, a collection of prose that blends humor with social commentary and meditations on love and loss. Her poetry collection The Woman Who Married a Bear won Kenyon Review’s Earthworks Prize... Continue reading at Electric Literature

[ Electric Literature | 2019-12-19 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Giving Credit Where It’s Due (shelftalker)

Managing those dreaded credit rep calls in an indie bookstore can be stressful. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-23 12:00:33 UTC ]
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Dav Pilkey credits his ADHD for his massive success. Now he wants kids to find their own ‘superpower’

The “Captain Underpants” author has launched a “Do Good” book tour for his latest “Dog Man” release. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-10-11 19:01:19 UTC ]
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Quarto revenues nudge up as debt falls in first half

Quarto has described the first half of 2019 as "encouraging" after global results showed group revenue edged up to $56.4m and losses declined 75% compared to the same period in 2018. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-16 11:00:57 UTC ]
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Should books include credits like films?

Books are generally presented as the work of one person, but almost 60 others worked on mine. But will readers care enough to read about them?We writers lead a necessarily solitary life – at least, that’s what we like to think. Though the act of writing can involve lots of lonesome glaring at an... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-07-19 06:01:08 UTC ]
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AT&T considers selling regional sports networks to slash debt

AT&T Inc. is weighing a sale of its regional sports networks as part of a plan to cut as much as $8 billion in debt by the end of the year, according to people familiar with the matter. The four regional networks, which includes rights to teams such as the hockey’s Pittsburgh Penguins,... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-07-02 19:54:11 UTC ]
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Do millennial women really need the book ‘How to Skimm Your Life’? Give us more credit.

This guide, from the women behind theSkimm, is what you’d expect: A chatty collection of information and advice. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-06-24 14:44:00 UTC ]
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What the ‘Hellboy’ post-credits scene means

“Hellboy” has finally hit theaters, and one thing that’s clear before the box office receipts are even counted: This movie is hoping for a sequel. Based on the long-running comic book series created by Mike Mignola, “Hellboy” stars David Harbour as the titular half-demon, half-human who was... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-04-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Rakuten Kobo Forma e-reader review: Refined experience, flawed package

The Rakuten Kobo Forma is a poster child for the tug-of-war behind the design of every device you own. Companies strive to find the right balance of size, weight and features based on market research and what’s worked well for them in the past. Sometimes it works out. Sometimes things go... Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2018-12-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Universal Credit threatens to drive working-class writers from profession, warns SoA

The Society of Authors has warned MPs that Universal Credit could silence working-class writers, impeding diversity in publishing and making it harder to attract different types of reader. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Universal credit could silence working-class writers, MPs told

All-party inquiry into authors’ incomes hears new benefit’s rules could mean only the wealthy will write. Meanwhile booksellers welcomed budget business-rate changesMPs have been warned that the rollout of universal credit championed in Monday’s budget will further undermine professional... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2018-10-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Netflix plans $2bn debt raise to fund content growth

Netflix is planning on raising $2bn (£1.5bn) through a bond offering to fund content growth. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Timely International Publication Credited as Part of Romania’s Stronger Market

A new study finds that Romanian publishers have increased book sales by releasing Romanian translations of foreign books parallel to launches in other key markets. The post Timely International Publication Credited as Part of Romania’s Stronger Market appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-07-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Salt saved from debt after supporters rally to buy 'just one book'

Independent publisher Salt has raised more than £7,500 after appealing to its supporters to purchase "just one book" to help save the struggling business. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-05-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Concerns over debt' motivated Quarto boardroom coup

Quarto’s dramatic boardroom takeover last week was partly motivated by a major shareholder’s concern over the publisher’s debt, The Bookseller has been told. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-05-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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