Publishers bring Radium Girls play to West End

Two publishing professionals have brought a production of Melanie Marnich’s 'These Shining Lives' to the Pleasance Theatre in London. Kate Moore, a former PRH editorial director who now works as a freelance writer and editor, is directing the play, while Anna Marx, commissioning editor at John Blake, takes on the leading role of Catherine Wolfe Donohue. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-09-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hamish Hamilton to publish sequel to Barker's The Silence of the Girls

Hamish Hamilton has acquired Pat Barker's The Women of Troy, the "eagerly awaited" sequel to The Silence of the Girls (Penguin, 2019).  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-16 04:29:31 UTC ]
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‘Brazilian Publishers’ Brings Creativity and Content to Frankfurt

Book export organization Brazilian Publishers has a full lineup of online events during the Frankfurter Buchmesse week, as well as a catalogue of titles with rights available. (Sponsored) The post ‘Brazilian Publishers’ Brings Creativity and Content to Frankfurt appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-10-12 02:30:18 UTC ]
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Story of ‘bloodthirsty unicorns’ brings debut author record publishing deal

Annabel Steadman’s fantasy series Skandar and the Unicorn Thief has won a seven-figure book contract, with film rights also sold to Sony PicturesA 28-year-old first-time author from Canterbury has landed what is believed to be the world’s largest ever book advance for a debut children’s writer,... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-09-16 13:34:54 UTC ]
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Publishers Play the Pandemic Waiting Game

As Covid-19 continues to spread, many fall events have moved online, and publishers don’t see a meaningful return of employees anytime soon. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-31 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Fleet to publish Kathleen Stock's Material Girls

Little, Brown imprint Fleet is to publish Material Girls: Why Reality Matters for Feminism by Professor Kathleen Stock, exploring ideas around gender identity and biological sex.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-23 16:54:44 UTC ]
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Hedge fund Chatham plans to buy newspaper publisher McClatchy out of bankruptcy, ending 163 years of family control

Hedge fund Chatham plans to buy newspaper publisher McClatchy out of bankruptcy, ending 163 years of family control Continue reading at ABC News

[ ABC News | 2020-07-12 18:20:00 UTC ]
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B2B Publishers Call to End Data Misuse in Online Ad Auctions

A group of B2B publishers and ad tech firms are banding together to curtail the harvesting of publisher-specific data from online ad auctions by third-parties, a practice they argue is an unauthorized breach which places their relationships with their audiences at risk. Referred to as data... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-06-17 21:29:40 UTC ]
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The Internet Archive is ending the National Emergency Library over lawsuit from publishers.

Internet Archive’s National Emergency Library initiative, which made more than 1.3 million books available online for free, will end early as publishers sue for copyright infringement. The nonprofit began offering free books during March as the coronavirus pandemic forced Americans to quarantine... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-06-12 14:06:26 UTC ]
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Working Partners brings in Karen Ball to work with publishers

Karen Ball has joined Working Partners as the company's first head of UK sales.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-09 17:48:28 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2020: Natalie Portman Brings Girls to the Fable

At BookExpo Online's Children’s Book & Author Dinner, Portman looks to shift the perspective in children’s literature with a book of reimagined fables with female protagonists. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-27 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Coronavirus Puts Abrupt End to Good Start for Lagardère Publishing

In the first two months of 2020, sales in Lagardère's worldwide publishing group were up 5.3% over the comparable period in 2019, but fell 19% in March. For April, Lagardère said it expects global publishing sales to be down 45% from April 2019. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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IPA on Intellectual Property Day: ‘How Much Value Publishers Bring’

In its World Intellectual Property Day statement, the International Publishers Association warns against 'a pretext of emergency access.' The post IPA on Intellectual Property Day: ‘How Much Value Publishers Bring’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-04-28 01:35:38 UTC ]
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A Haunting Debut Novel Brings New Faces to the Myth of the American West

“How Much of These Hills Is Gold,” by C Pam Zhang, reimagines the region’s past as a Chinese-American tale. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-04-07 09:00:07 UTC ]
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West Coast Publishing Adapts to a New Environment

Bookstores and indie publishers have been scrambling as state-mandated closures expanded along the West Coast late last week and the new coronavirus outbreak worsened. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Platforms, publishers, and the end of scale

Only three years ago, the power that technology platforms would gain over news publishing was unimaginable in depth and breadth. Now platforms both increasingly act as publishers and support the entire publishing ecosystem. This dual role marks the beginning of a new phase in the... Continue reading at Columbia Journalism Review

[ Columbia Journalism Review | 2019-11-22 12:05:35 UTC ]
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Sorkin's To Kill a Mockingbird heading to West End

Aaron Sorkin’s stage adaptation of To Kill a Mockingbird is coming to London’s West End in May 2020, after opening on Broadway last December to rave reviews. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-03 21:08:41 UTC ]
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Mohamed Sabry Brings Youthful Energy and Fresh Approaches to his Egyptian Publishing House

In Frankfurt as part of the fair's 2019 Invitation Program, Egyptian publisher Mohamed Sabry has seen success with his fresh approach to running Kayan Publishing. The post Mohamed Sabry Brings Youthful Energy and Fresh Approaches to his Egyptian Publishing House appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-10-18 07:17:49 UTC ]
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This Social Marketing Platform Is on Pace to Become the Largest Sports Content Publisher by Year-End

A project started by two former University of Nebraska football teammates to help a fellow Cornhusker who made it to the National Football League has evolved into a robust athlete social-marketing platform that has raised $9.5 million since being established in 2012. Opendorse recently closed a... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2019-06-27 14:00:59 UTC ]
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Go West: Publisher services operation looks to UK market to fuel growth

After tasking former History Press m.d. Tim Davies to lead its expansion in the UK, Westchester Publishing Services has signed up a number of clients from this side of the Atlantic.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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