Publishers keep a watchful eye on intricate non-fiction as LBF approaches

Despite fears around the coronavirus disrupting the London Book Fair, agents are reporting undimmed interest in highbrow but accessible non-fiction, with feminist fiction also faring well.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-28 02:35:06 UTC ]
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Viking is expanding its fiction publishing programme and has bolstered its team by promoting Katy Loftus to publisher, while Vikki Moynes is also joining from HQ. Loftus, previously editorial director of Viking, is now publisher for the imprint with responsibility for a team dedicated to... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-10 04:36:30 UTC ]
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Christian Publishers Tap into Grittier Side of Fiction

Novelists no longer shy away from tough issues readers are facing such as mental illness, racial inequity, sexual harassment and abuse, trafficking, and domestic violence. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-09 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Flying Eye Books to publish third from Grill

Flying Eye Books will publish Bandoola: The Great Elephant Rescue, the publisher's third collaboration with author and illustrator William Grill.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-03-03 04:44:33 UTC ]
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Publishers 'in dark' about LBF may not attend this year

Several publishers say they may not be attending the London Book Fair this year amid concerns over the way last year's cancellation was handled and its new 2021 date in June. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-10 19:10:15 UTC ]
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Flipped eye publishing marks 20th anniversary with tour and 2021 list

Flipped eye publishing is marking its 20th anniversary this year with a digital bookshop tour, a nationwide hunt for a young editor and a 2021 list including work from Warsan Shire and José Eduardo Agualusa. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-19 07:31:59 UTC ]
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Puffin to publish 'eye-opening' true story of growing up with autism

Puffin has announced it is publishing A Different Sort of Normal, written and illustrated by debut talent Abigail Balfe – the true story of one girl's journey growing up with autism. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-13 08:28:31 UTC ]
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Publishers split on LBF's decision to reschedule

Publishers have expressed mixed views on the London Book Fair's decision to postpone from March to late June 2021, with some welcoming the development while others complained the timing disrupts the natural rhythm of the publishing calendar. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-05 01:22:41 UTC ]
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Fearne Cotton to publish two non-fiction titles with Puffin

Puffin will publish Fearne Cotton's first children's book, My Mood Journal, in November, as the first title in a two-book deal.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-02 09:45:03 UTC ]
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DK to publish first educational fiction series

DK will publish its first educational fiction series The Secret Explorers, developed in association with packager Working Partners. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-06 09:07:52 UTC ]
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Blackburn to lead HCG's picture books and trade non-fiction publishing

Emma Blackburn is leaving Bloomsbury Children's Books after eight years to join Hachette Children’s Group in the role of picture book and non-fiction publisher.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-24 10:24:27 UTC ]
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Holly Harris to join Simon & Schuster as non-fiction publishing director

Holly Harris is to join Simon & Schuster UK as publishing director in the non-fiction adult publishing division. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-14 07:50:08 UTC ]
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Hachette Ireland to publish fictional account of Guinness sisters

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[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-09 12:27:08 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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Publishers Sharpen Their Approach to Paywalls

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Andrew Krivak’s ‘The Bear’ takes a gentler approach to post-apocalyptic fiction

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Legend Times launches non-fiction publisher Hero

The Legend Times group has launched a new publisher called Hero, specialising in "inspirational and thought-provoking" non-fiction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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'Queer Eye' star Jonathan Van Ness to publish début picture book with HarperCollins

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Publishing Trends to Watch in 2020

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