People of Color in Publishing Addresses Book Biz Burnout

In a May 20 panel, four young publishing professionals discussed workloads for lower-level staffers in publishing, a growing dissatisfaction among a new generation of book business workers, and more. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-05-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Color It Confusing: Can the UK’s VAT People Classify Coloring Books as Not Books?

If Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs office can somehow categorize coloring books as not books—and "incomplete" because they're not colored in—what might publishers have to pay in VAT? The post Color It Confusing: Can the UK’s VAT People Classify Coloring Books as Not Books? appeared first on... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-05-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Book People publishes schoolgirl's book

Schoolgirl Isabel Harris has had her book published after winning The Book People’s inaugural Bedtime Story Competition. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-05-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Dave Trott 'best of' e-book published for people with dyslexia

'Being Interesting' features selected articles from Trott’s long-running blog about creativity. Continue reading at Media Week

[ Media Week | 2022-08-03 10:34:37 UTC ]
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Frederick Douglass Books, a new imprint, will publish nonfiction by writers of color.

Forefront Books and the Frederick Douglass Family Initiatives are teaming up to form Frederick Douglass Books, a publishing imprint meant to “establish a pathway for Black and Brown authors” into the publishing industry, the two organizations announced in a press release last week. The imprint... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-06-16 13:04:40 UTC ]
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Book People collapse plunges small publisher Galley Beggar into crisis

Editors say it was pressured into printing an edition of Ducks, Newburyport for the discount retailer but now may not see the returnsGalley Beggar Press, the tiny literary publisher behind acclaimed novels including the Booker-shortlisted Ducks, Newburyport and women’s prize for fiction winner A... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-12-18 13:22:39 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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Frank Zappa coloring book to be released by L.A. publisher this fall

Legendary oddball musician Frank Zappa, known for his jazz-rock fusion and bizarre sensibilities, will be the subject of a new coloring book. Los Angeles animation studio and book publisher Fantoons will release “The Frank Zappa Coloring Book” this fall, giving fans of Zappa a chance to add... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-06-27 22:40:00 UTC ]
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The Book People and Save the Children to publish 7-year-old Tom Burlison

Tom Burlison from Epsom, who is seven years old, has won this year’s Bedtime Story Competition, ran by Save the Children and The Book People. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-28 01:00:26 UTC ]
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AWP 2015: Publishing Pros Point Toward Careers in the Book Biz for M.F.A. Grads

A group of publishing professionals from Riverhead, Graywolf, the National Book Foundation, and Coffee House Press, talked to AWP attendees about the promises and pitfalls of pursuing a career in publishing in a panel sponsored by PW. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-04-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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People of the Book: Spanish-Language Publishing 2013

There is no denying the growing influence the Hispanic population is having on the demographic, social, cultural, and political shifts taking place in the U.S. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-10-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple, Publishers Must Address All Allegations Before E-book Case Can Be Closed, EU Says

Apple along with five ebook publishers must address all the European Commission's antitrust concerns before any settlement can be reached warned the European... Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2012-03-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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U.S. Book Fairs Show the Pulse of the Book Biz

Book fairs in the U.S. evolve alongside the industry, and while some have declined in the digital age, others have thrived through embracing regionality and technology, writes ‘PW’ Midwest correspondent Claire Kirch. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-04-19 04:00:00 UTC ]
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This village was a book capital. What happens when people stop buying so many books?

Redu, Belgium, was for decades a destination for book lovers. But now more than half of its bookstores have closed. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-12-26 14:43:23 UTC ]
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Do Books to publish climate change book by Omond

Do Books will publish a book on climate change by non-binary eco-activist Tamsin Omond, who is also standing for election as a co-leader of the Green Party.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-14 21:18:03 UTC ]
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#Merky Books to publish first children's book Superheroes

Stormzy's imprint at PRH, #Merky Books, will publish its first children's book in September, celebrating 50 iconic British figures from underrepresented communities to inspire, encourage and empower children.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-06-29 07:55:17 UTC ]
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UK Book Publishing Industry Raises Copyright Alarm: ‘Save Our Books’

'The biggest threat to our industry post-Brexit,' says the Publishers Association, is an 'international copyright exhaustion framework.' The post UK Book Publishing Industry Raises Copyright Alarm: ‘Save Our Books’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-06-07 17:22:58 UTC ]
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Her Book Doesn’t Go Easy on Publishing. Publishers Ate It Up.

Zakiya Dalila Harris, a former editorial assistant, is making a splash with “The Other Black Girl,” her debut novel about an African-American woman navigating a nearly all-white workplace. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2021-05-23 20:21:45 UTC ]
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Barnes & Noble's Book Publishing Arm Gets a New Publisher

The bookseller has hired Emily Meehan as publisher and chief creative officer of Sterling Publishing in what it called part of a relaunch of its publishing division. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-01-15 05:00:00 UTC ]
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How One Book Biz Insider Is Getting Books to Prisoners

W.W. Norton's Liveright imprint publicity director Peter Miller moonlights as a bookstore owner in Brooklyn—and he's working with Books Through Bars to get books into the hands of the imprisoned. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-10-09 04:00:00 UTC ]
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