Prima Games Takes Travel Publishing to Virtual Worlds

The 25-year-old imprint at Penguin Random House’s DK division has adopted a hybrid publishing model to evolve along with the video game industry. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-04-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Virtual Book Festivals Run By Major Publishers Take Off in UK

HarperCollins UK's June virtual Romance Festival was a success; this week SF publisher Gollancz is hosting a festival combining online Q&As with real life events. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2014-08-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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One of the largest book publishers in the world announces new publisher.

Andy Ward has been named a new vice president and publisher at Random House. Formerly editor in chief, Ward moves into the spot long held by the beloved Susan Kamil, who died in September. Ward has edited the likes of David Mitchell, George Saunders, and Imbolo Mbue, and will see his role as... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-11-19 15:22:43 UTC ]
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IPA: UK publishers 'published most in the world' in 2013

The UK publishing market led the world in terms of the number of new titles published relative to population size in 2013, as well as in 2013 export revenue, according to new figures from the International Publishing Association (IPA). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2014-10-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Serpent's Tail to publish 'uniquely trans take on love and parenting' by Torrey Peters

Serpent's Tail will publish Torrey Peters’ debut novel Detransition, Baby, described as a "uniquely trans take on love and parenting".  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-05 09:01:28 UTC ]
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How The Publishing World Is Staying Afloat During The Pandemic

Quarantine may be a golden opportunity to finally read "War and Peace" — but it's not an easy time for the book industry. Continue reading at HuffPost

[ HuffPost | 2020-05-21 09:45:35 UTC ]
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Virtual events should 'mirror the real world', says Orion's Wilding

Maura Wilding has urged publicists and marketing teams to think about "mirroring the real world" when organising online events. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-19 01:03:37 UTC ]
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Publishing must ‘wake up to the world beyond the M25’, new report urges

A new report championing working class writers has published today (1st May), recommending better funding for “new collaborations” and the “decentralisation of UK publishing”–including asking more literary agents to move outside the capital–to help promote inclusion. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-30 13:41:58 UTC ]
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Hotels Share Favorite Travel Stories for World Book Day: Critical Linking, April 23, 2020

An awesome daily roundup of the most interesting bookish links from around the web! Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-04-23 10:30:24 UTC ]
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Trade shows try adapting to a world of virtual meetings

The New York Comic Con has become a certifiable blockbuster show, with more than 200,000 tickets sold. The event is centered in the Javits Center but also includes Madison Square Garden and the... To view the full story, click the title link. Continue reading at Crains New York

[ Crains New York | 2020-04-21 18:29:44 UTC ]
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In Matt Ruff’s ‘88 Names,’ virtual reality dangers bleed into the real world

Ruff makes his adventures fashioned from electrons and bytes read as authentically as any naturalism. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-03-27 16:56:00 UTC ]
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The Coronavirus Takes Its Toll on Publishing

As the virus’s spread continues, another conference is canceled, more stores close, and disruptions ripple across the industry. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-27 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Google makes it easier for studios to self-publish Stadia games

Google has launched a new program called Stadia Makers that could lead to the release of more titles for the platform, particularly ones from experienced indie developers. The tech giant has announced the project during its virtual Games Developer Su... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2020-03-24 12:31:00 UTC ]
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IPA and Norwegian Publishers Association Cancel Lillehammer’s World Congress

The 33rd biennial world congress of the International Publishers Association is the latest event to be canceled amid the fast rising coronavirus emergency. The post IPA and Norwegian Publishers Association Cancel Lillehammer’s World Congress appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-03-16 17:13:20 UTC ]
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Heartwood takes on Marco Polo travel guides

Heartwood Publishing is taking over exclusive licensing and distribution rights in the English speaking world for MairDumont’s Marco Polo travel guides. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-09 15:50:41 UTC ]
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Savidge takes up library role for BBC Novels That Shaped Our World

Simon Savidge has left his role at Liverpool Libraries to take charge of logistics for the BBC’s Novels That Shaped Our World libraries events programme. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-09 06:33:08 UTC ]
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Publishers take stock following the cancellation of the London Book Fair

Publishers and agents react to the cancellation of one of publishing’s most significant events and seek new ways to host meetings scheduled for the fair Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-05 08:52:23 UTC ]
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Mirror Books to publish 'remarkable' World War Two memoir

Mirror Books will publish new memoir about the only living sisters to have signed the Official Secrets Act during the Second World War.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-04 12:36:25 UTC ]
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Publishing has to keep up with the world, not the other way round | Candice Carty-Williams

A survey of diversity – or lack of it – in the US books industry makes for dismal reading once moreThe results of a survey of diversity in the world of US publishing were released last month. The figures cover executives, editorial staff, sales, publicity and marketing as well as reviewers,... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-02-08 07:00:31 UTC ]
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Q&A: Reagan Arthur on taking the reins of book publisher Alfred A. Knopf

Reagan Arthur on becoming head of Alfred A. Knopf, publisher of Toni Morrison, Stieg Larsson and many others. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-01-29 21:12:26 UTC ]
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