Poster artists remind us what makes national parks worth visiting

“The Art of the National Parks” is a collection of screen-printed posters portraying the Badlands and beyond. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2021-07-20 12:00:00 UTC ]
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If you can’t visit a national park this summer as planned, here’s a charming alternative

“This is a Book for People who Love the National Parks” is an illustrated guide with fun nuggets of information. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-05-27 12:57:27 UTC ]
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Amber Share turned negative reviews of national parks into an art form

The creator of the Subpar Parks Instagram account offers tips on how to make the most of a park visit. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-05-27 13:00:00 UTC ]
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Artist Duncan Grant erotic drawings kept under bed 'worth £2m'

A massive haul of drawings by Bloomsbury Group artist Duncan Grant is finally made public. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2020-10-07 23:12:12 UTC ]
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Bernard and Barokka named National Centre for Writing associate artists

Ted Hughes Award winner Jay Bernard and Indonesian poet Khairani Barokka have been named associate artists at the National Centre for Writing (NCW). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-05 18:33:14 UTC ]
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National Book Awards Makes the Move to Digital: November 18

The States' 71st National Book Awards ceremony follows other international publishing events onto the ether, as 'a beacon of hope for all who attend.' The post National Book Awards Makes the Move to Digital: November 18 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-07-10 17:02:00 UTC ]
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Can Words Help Heal a Fractured Nation?: A Visit to the Jaipur Literature Festival

THREE MUSLIM GIRLS — two sisters and their cousin — stood in the sunshine on the grounds of the Diggi Palace Hotel in Jaipur, where the world’s largest literary festival took place over five days in late January. All around them, young people streamed into the sprawling compound, before a... Continue reading at Los Angeles Review of Books

[ Los Angeles Review of Books | 2020-05-14 17:00:42 UTC ]
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Making a living as a comic book artist

I draw, write, speak about, teach, facilitate and organise events about comics. After graduating with a degree in Social Anthropology from the University of Sussex, I attended art college and worked as a freelance illustrator. In 2008, I began to incorporate comics into my practice. I also... Continue reading at British Council global

[ British Council global | 2020-03-11 13:11:13 UTC ]
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How to make your brand worth talking about

In today’s information-rich, mobile-centric world, people are more distracted than ever. Marketers used to be able to rely on TV ads or billboards to get in front of consumers. Now they must think mobile-first.  Earlier this year, we hit a remarkable milestone: According to eMarketer, Americans... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-10-22 15:19:20 UTC ]
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George R R Martin to make first UK visit for five years in August

George R R Martin is making a UK visit and appearing in a Waterstones event to discuss his latest book, Fire and Blood (HarperCollins). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-14 12:55:33 UTC ]
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Libraries 'central' to nation’s culture strategy, campaigners make case to ACE

The Library Campaign (TLC) is appealing to Arts Council England (ACE) for funding and support in recognition that public libraries are “the bedrock of the nation’s entire culture strategy”. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Roxane Gay to make first visit to the UK next month

Roxane Gay is appearing in conversation with Liv Little, the founder of gal-dem, for her very first visit to the UK.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Chivers and Walker to be National Centre for Writing associate artists

Writer and publisher Tom Chivers, director of indie Penned in the Margins, and poet and theatre-maker Hannah Jane Walker (pictured) have been appointed as associate artists to the National Centre for Writing (NCW) in Norwich.  Both Walker and Chivers will receive a package of support worth... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Making of 'The Parking Lot Attendant': Nafkote Tamirat Talks with Her Editor

Nafkote Tamirat, author of the debut novel 'The Parking Lot Attendant,' talks with her editor, Caroline Zancan, about the editing process. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Turkish cooking, discovering Sequoia National Park and more

TURKEY Presentation Angie Brenner will discuss her new cookbook, “Tree of Life — Turkish Home Cooking,” inspired by her travels in Turkey. When, where: 7:30 p.m. Monday at Distant Lands, 20 S. Raymond Ave., Pasadena. Admission, info: Free. RSVP to (626) 449-3220. SEQUOIA Workshop REI experts will... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-04-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers Look to Crack the National Parks Market

With the National Parks enjoying a popular centennial year, publishers are working with in-park gift shops to reach the growing number of parks visitors. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-08-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Comic Book Artist Phil Noto Drew A Stunning Poster For "Star Wars: The Force Awakens"

Everything about this is perfect—even the weird new lightsaber.There are a huge number of things that make Star Wars unique in terms of how movies are marketed—but one that doesn't get discussed much is the fact that the series' posters and one-sheets, rather than being photoshopped assemblages... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2014-12-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Rebels and mavericks make it into 2014 Dictionary of National Biography

Comedians, punks and sportspeople now among 'notables' in the online reference work, once the preserve of the great and goodThe Dictionary of National Biography has charted the lives of the British establishment for 130 years. But while entry into its prestigious pages after death used to depend... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2014-01-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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National Book Awards hopes to make a splash on 'Morning Joe'

The National Book Awards in recent years has been working to raise its profile and increase books' cultural impact. Now it's taking another step toward extending its reach. The National Book Foundation, which administers the prizes, will announce Monday that the 2013 awards ceremony and benefit... Continue reading at Crains New York

[ Crains New York | 2013-10-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Comic Book Artist Turns Breaking Bad</em> Episodes Into Killer Posters

If you're not already in a state of advanced excitement over the Breaking Bad finale, Francesco Francavilla's episodic images will put you over the edge.     Continue reading at Wired

[ Wired | 2013-09-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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