Politics Was Front and Center At This Year’s AWP Conference

Concern over the Trump administration was a central theme at the Washington D.C. event. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-02-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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AWP 2017: Writers Get Political as Conference Opens

The Association of Writers & Writing Programs, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, kicked off its annual conference on Thursday with politics on people's minds, as exhibitors, panelists and attendees expressed their opposition to the Trump presidency. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-02-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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AWP 2017: This Year's Conference Will Be All About—and Against—Trump

Anti-Trump protests and political actions are planned throughout this year’s AWP conference. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-02-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Coronavirus Leads to Smaller AWP Conference

The threat of the new coronavirus lead to a loss of attendees and exhibitors at the AWP conference in San Antonio, but the show went on and gave a boost to local writers and organizations. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-11 04:00:00 UTC ]
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AWP Conference in San Antonio to Proceed as Planned

The annual AWP Conference will be held despite any threat from the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus. This year's event, which takes place from March 4-7, is being held in San Antonio, Tex. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-02 05:00:00 UTC ]
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A Renewed AWP Wraps a Big 2019 Conference

The Association of Writers and Writing Programs ended a tumultuous 2018 with its 2019 conference, held in Portland, Ore., this past Saturday, marking its most successful show to date. Accessibility, however, while improved, remained an issue. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-04-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Stratospheric' political book sales almost double in two years

Exposés of the Trump White House have led the boom, but readers have also been turning to theoretical work from authors including Marx and OrwellWhether it boils down to a desperation to understand the intricacies of Theresa May’s backstop or a longing for reason in these troubled times, sales... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-03-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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AWP Leaders, Former Conference Director Exchange Public Barbs

After former AWP conference director Christian Teresi wrote an essay that leveled a host of charges against the organization, the AWP board fired back, claiming the organization is in much better shape than it was six months ago. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-11-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurter Buchmesse’s 2018 Pre-Fair News Conference: ‘Held in Political Times’

At the annual pre-fair news conference, Frankfurter Buchmesse officials stress the importance of the freedom to publish and the international book industry's role in a politically charged era. The post Frankfurter Buchmesse’s 2018 Pre-Fair News Conference: ‘Held in Political Times’ appeared... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-09-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Singapore Book Council, in Its 50th Year, Confers 2018 Literature Prize Honors

In Chinese, English, Malay, and Tamil, the Singapore Literature Prizes are conferred every other year in categories of fiction, creative nonfiction, and poetry. The Singapore Book Council, announcing the winners tonight, is celebrating its 50th year of service. The post Singapore Book Council,... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-08-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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NPD Group Sees 32-Percent Rise in US Political Books, Year to Date

The political debate is paying off for publishers of political books, NPD's data indicates, with major titles leading a nonfiction boost that shows up not just in print but also in ebook sales. The post NPD Group Sees 32-Percent Rise in US Political Books, Year to Date appeared first on... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-06-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Milan’s Tempo di Libri in Year Two: Crowds Up, Rights Center Growing

The second year of Milan's book fair saw a big bump in attendance, according to organizers. We talk to foreign rights agent Marleen Seegers, who was there this year for the show's Milan International Rights Center. The post Milan’s Tempo di Libri in Year Two: Crowds Up, Rights Center Growing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-03-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Seventeen in 2017: How a 73-Year-Old Publication Keeps Up With Gen Z, Politics and News Feeds

Subscribing to Seventeen magazine is a rite of passage for many young readers. Luckily, between today's ubiquitous variety of devices and platforms, the Hearst title has kept up with its evolving and savvy audience. Lately, that's meant not waiting for readers to come through their front door,... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2017-12-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Third World Press's 50 Years of Black Literature and Politics

Originally founded in Chicago as Third World Press in 1967, the Third World Press Foundation has been challenging the publishing landscape with its African-American literature ever since. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-09-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Politics Take Center Stage at the Small Press Expo 2017

This year's Small Press Expo served as a platform for the indie comics community to respond to issues of politics, race, and gender; celebrate Annie Koyama and 10 years of Koyama Press, and hail the works of newcomers Emil Ferris and Tillie Walden. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-09-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Surgery Sessions for this year's Marketing & Publicity Conference

Delegates attending The Bookseller’s Marketing & Publicity Conference on 13th June can sign up now for a marketing or publicity quick-fix.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-05-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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AWP 2017: Politicized Writing Conference Ends With White House Vigil

This year's politically-charged AWP conference concluded Saturday evening with a candlelight vigil outside the White House and strong sales reported from the book fair floor. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-02-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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AWP 2017: A Political Book Fair

The AWP book fair, always a centerpiece of the conference experience, was as politically charged as this year's panels and protests. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-02-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Just Buffalo Literary Center Celebrates Its 40th Year

The Buffalo, N.Y., literary center distinguished itself from the beginning by putting an emphasis on working with young people. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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L.A. Convention Center books 30 major gatherings for 2016, a 30% jump from last year

The Los Angeles Convention Center has booked 30 major conventions for 2016, a 30% increase over last year and a new record for big multi-day gatherings at the city facility. The conventions this year include a celebration of comic books and movies, a gathering of experts on allergies and a... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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