Publishers prepare for Work in Publishing Week

Publishers including And Other Stories, Cambridge University Press and HarperCollins are preparing to take part in Work in Publishing Week, a campaign to inspire young people aged 14–24 to pursue a career in publishing. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-13 04:20:22 UTC ]
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Publishers prepare Independent Bookshop Week exclusives

Deals on Picador Classics, exclusive editions published by Macmillan and money off Hachette Children’s Books series are among the promotions being offered to indies in celebration of Independent Bookshop Week (IBW). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-05-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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First PublisHer’s Dinner: Working to Support Women in Publishing

Working to build a global, supportive community of women in publishing, the first PublisHer's dinner brought together some 30 women making a difference in the book business. The post First PublisHer’s Dinner: Working to Support Women in Publishing appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-03-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Are small independent publishers doing the work for big publishers?

While the giant firms sink huge sums into fleeting fads, the commitment and passion of the smaller imprints leave a larger impression in the long termIndependent publishers pick the books they loved and wished they published in 2015Here’s an observation: it sometimes feels as though smaller... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2015-12-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New Works by Writers with Disabilities Hit Publisher Lists

For the first time, a spate of new and forthcoming titles written by people with disabilities across the United States suggests that the publishing industry may finally be amplifying their voices and stories. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Penguin Business is to publish 'hilarious' and 'relatable' guide to working

Penguin Business will publish Cate Sevilla's guide to working titled How to Work Without Losing Your Mind.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-22 19:49:13 UTC ]
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Academic publishing staffers work from home

Academic houses including Wiley, Oxford University Press and Cambridge University Press have this week been sending employees home to work remotely, in the same way as their trade counterparts. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-18 11:25:26 UTC ]
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How Working in Publishing Made Me Appreciate Books More

A reader explains why working in the publishing industry made him appreciate the value of a book more. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-03-17 10:35:25 UTC ]
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Weldon prepares staff to work from home as PRH UK cancels all events

Penguin Random House UK is expecting all London-based staff to work from home from Tuesday (17th March) and cancelling all events, including bookshop events, Penguin Live, launch parties and "any meetings". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-16 02:54:57 UTC ]
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Piatkus to publish on mental wellbeing at work

Piatkus is publishing Gabriella Braun's "wise and humane exploration of workplace psychology". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-28 14:53:12 UTC ]
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Digital focus for Libraries Week as Bobby Seagull publishes manifesto

Libraries Week kicks off today with a focus on what the nation’s libraries are doing with digital technology. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-06 18:00:32 UTC ]
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Audible Will Exclude Publishers’ Works from Captions Program—For Now

In a filing this week, Audible has agreed to exclude titles from a group of major publishers from its Captions program until a recently filed copyright lawsuit is resolved. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-08-29 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Cutting Print: Making It Work When Publishing Days Must Go

When a large U.S. newspaper cuts print publication days or curtails home delivery, headlines may scream media apocalypse. But for Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2019-08-27 15:09:04 UTC ]
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Penguin to publish Salinger works as e-books for first time

Penguin Books UK is publishing all four of J D Salinger’s works as e-books for the first time, as part of celebrations marking the centenary of his birth. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-12 05:42:10 UTC ]
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The Week’s Big Story: Amazon Publishing on Wooing Dean Koontz

A major release from Patricia Cornwell, new writings from Mindy Kaling, Andy Weir, Blake Crouch, NK Jemisin and more in the wake of APub's Dean Koontz deal. The post The Week’s Big Story: Amazon Publishing on Wooing Dean Koontz appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-07-26 06:30:49 UTC ]
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The Week in Libraries: New Reader Survey Urges Publishers, Libraries to Bridge Their Data Gap

Among the stories making news this week: veteran bookseller and library advocate Tim Coates releases a reader-focused survey; more drama over Drag Queen Storytimes; and what to expect from all the talk of antitrust action in the tech sector. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-06-14 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Bucking the Trend: Print Magazines Still Work for (Some) Publishers

Much like the several years that have preceded it, 2019 will see the deaths of many a once-formidable print magazine. Some will find new life online, some will fade into irrelevance, and many that survive will scramble to implement new business models, hoping to save their print foundations... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2019-05-30 18:30:31 UTC ]
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Richard Charkin: Reflections on Publishing Association Work

Richard Charkin looks back at his four decades with the UK's Publishers Association and the many book publishing issues the PA dealt with. The post Richard Charkin: Reflections on Publishing Association Work appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-04-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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On reading, publishing and being working class

Noel Murphy discusses what more can be done to encourage and develop more working class readers. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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J.D. Salinger’s unseen work to be published; reaction from literary community is mixed

The news that J.D. Salinger's family is preparing to publish the late author's previously unseen works has left some literary observers excited and some unsettled. On Friday, the Guardian reported that Matt Salinger, the son of the legendary author of "The Catcher in the Rye," is working to... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-02-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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