Publishers and Literary Organizations Seek Donations to Survive

Cinco Puntos Press launched a GoFundMe campaign to raise $250,000, as did Small Press Distribution, which is seeking $100,000. Lambda Literary, the LGBTQ-focused group, is asking for $175,000 to survive. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-21 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Something to celebrate: Four literary gems that have survived the vagaries of publishing

Here’s to 20 years of NYRB Classics, 25 years of the Chicago Quarterly Review and other bookish toasts. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-10-02 19:26:43 UTC ]
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The Literary Arts Emergency Fund will award 3.5 million to 282 literary organizations this year.

Exclusive: the Literary Arts Emergency Fund, launched and administered by the Academy of American Poets, the Community of Literary Magazine & Presses, and the National Book Foundation, has announced that it will distribute $3.5 million in emergency funding to 282 nonprofit literary arts... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-09-15 19:00:39 UTC ]
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Niche Publishing: Publishers Seek To Capitalize On e-Books

As traditional revenue channels for newspapers collapse, publishers are seeking new and innovative ways to make a profit without expending a lot of resources. Finding the appropriate niche is the key to survival, and newspapers that recognize this ar ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2012-02-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Literary world overwhelmed by 600 books to be published on one day

Hundreds of titles will flood the market because of Covid. It’s bad news for minority authors, says former Booker prize judgeOver the summer, novelist and screenwriter David Nicholls has been something of a hero. With a humorous nod to the less glamorous aspects of publishing life – hastily... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-08-16 07:29:05 UTC ]
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Aspen Words Literary Prize Opens 2021 Submissions Seeking ‘Transformative Fiction’

Opening today for submissions in its 2021 cycle, the Aspen Words Literary Prize is focused on fiction that illustrates 'the transformative power of literature on thought and culture.' The post Aspen Words Literary Prize Opens 2021 Submissions Seeking ‘Transformative Fiction’ appeared first on... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-06-10 17:05:39 UTC ]
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NEA Awards $1.4 Million to Literary Organizations

The National Endowment for the Arts announced $84 million in grants for 1,144 projects, including 62 for literary arts organizations, worth a total of $1.4 million. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-10 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Hamish Hamilton to publish Norwegian literary writer Linn Ullmann

Hamish Hamilton will publish Unquiet, a novel by Norwegian writer Linn Ullmann, daughter of film director Ingmar Bergman and actress Liv Ullmann. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-05 01:22:58 UTC ]
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Coronavirus has left small publishers desperately fighting for survival

A survey of indie presses shows that 60% fear they could be out of business by the autumn, writes Galley Beggar Press cofounder Sam JordisonOver the past few years, the success of independent publishers such as Fitzcarraldo, And Other Stories, Bluemooose and Influx Press has been something to... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-05-15 06:00:32 UTC ]
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Publishing Organizations Urge Public to Support Bookstores

In a joint statement released to mark World Book Day, leaders of three organizations serving the publishing industry issued a cry to support the country’s booksellers as they struggle to survive the Covid-19 pandemic. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Literary Magazines Published by Libraries

Many libraries publish art and literary magazines featuring authors and artists from their local community and from all over the world. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-04-13 10:31:23 UTC ]
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Lady Gaga’s organization is publishing an anthology about kindness.

Boy do we need it. Lady Gaga and her organization, the Born This Way Foundation, have announced that they’ll be publishing an anthology later this year called Channel Kindness: Stories of Kindness and Community.  All of the anthology’s authors are contributors to the Born This Way Channel... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-03-12 19:33:17 UTC ]
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Publishers donate unused LBF stock to Book Trade Charity

Publishers including Penguin Random House, Pearson, Bonnier Books UK and Macmillan Education have donated books they planned to use at the cancelled London Book Fair to the Book Trade Charity. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-11 20:10:12 UTC ]
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Do Literary Agents Steal Ideas? What About Editors and Publishers?

Do literary agents steal ideas? Do editors and publishers? Is there any way to protect yourself? Find the answers here. The post Do Literary Agents Steal Ideas? What About Editors and Publishers? by Robert Lee Brewer appeared first on Writer's Digest. Continue reading at Writer's Digest

[ Writer's Digest | 2020-03-11 03:44:03 UTC ]
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3 Qualities Advertisers Seek in a Publishing Partner

An inside look at what advertisers look for when selecting print and digital publisher partners. By Kevin Rehberg, Vice President, Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2020-02-27 18:23:48 UTC ]
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Sphere to publish 'life lessons' from last surviving prosecutor at Nuremberg Trials

Sphere is publishing "life lessons" from the last surviving prosecutor at the Nuremberg Trials, Benjamin Ferencz. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-18 01:45:26 UTC ]
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Literary Earthquakes: Tori Amos is publishing a memoir

Tori Amos—synesthete musical prodigy, RAINN activist, and one of the most iconic singer-songwriters of the 1990s (easily the greatest musical decade)—is releasing a new, politically-themed memoir entitled Resistance: A Songwriter’s Story of Hope, Change, and Courage. The book, Amos’ first since... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-11-05 21:44:52 UTC ]
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Zaffre offshoot Manilla seeks to publish conversation-creators across genres

With a high-profile launch title in the form of climate change polemic The Future We Choose, Zaffre Books’ new, concise list Manilla is seeking to publish books that set the agenda.      Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-11 12:15:50 UTC ]
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Literary Agents Seeking Under Represented and Unique Voices

Literary agents are gatekeepers of the publishing industry. Find literary agents open to submissions from under represented and unique voices in this post. List will be updated regularly. The post Literary Agents Seeking Under Represented and Unique Voices by Robert Lee Brewer appeared first on... Continue reading at Writer's Digest

[ Writer's Digest | 2019-10-02 14:41:00 UTC ]
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How to Hook a Literary Agent to Represent Writing and Get Published

Finding a literary agent is one thing, but the hard part is gaining representation. In this post, we share how to hook a literary agent to represent writing and get published by looking at the query letter, synopsis, book proposal, and sample pages. The post How to Hook a Literary Agent to... Continue reading at Writer's Digest

[ Writer's Digest | 2019-09-25 23:48:10 UTC ]
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