Publishing in Québec 2018: New Frontiers of Crime Fiction

Québec and its long, dark winters have much in common with the Scandinavian environment that has proven such a fertile ground for authors in the ever-popular Nordic noir genre. W Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-09-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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US trade publishers saw 4.6% lift in 2018, but education sales fell

American trade publishing saw a 4.6% rise in revenue for 2018 but a decline in educational sales left the market relatively flat, new figures show. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Barbour Launches Christian Fiction Series Based on True Crimes

The Christian publisher’s six-book series, True Colors, features fictional characters in stories that are based on real murders and other crimes in American history. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-02-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Review of 2018: Specialist Publishers

We investigate how specialist children's, illustrated/comic and academic/educational publishers fared last year in our Review of 2018.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bodley Head to publish Cooke's 'lucid and brilliant' non-fiction

The Bodley Head is publishing a new "important" non-fiction book by journalist Rachel Cooke, called The Reckoning. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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UK Publishers’ 2018 Diversity Report: ‘More Needs To Be Done’

The Publishers Association's second annual diversity survey found that racial and ethnic criteria were where progress is slowest in the UK industry. The post UK Publishers’ 2018 Diversity Report: ‘More Needs To Be Done’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-01-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Germany’s Bestselling Books of 2018: Crime, Politics, and Big Questions

In fiction, thriller writer Sebastian Fitzek tops the list of Germany's bestselling books in 2018. In nonfiction, the top-selling title is Michelle Obama's 'Becoming.' The post Germany’s Bestselling Books of 2018: Crime, Politics, and Big Questions appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-01-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Biggest Publishing News Stories of 2018

With 2018 in the rearview mirror, we take a look back at some of the biggest stories that captured headlines in the industry last year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-01-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Friend scoops the 2018 National Book Award for Fiction

The 69th National Book Awards took place in New York last night, emphasising the importance of translation and open borders. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Prometheus Sells Fiction Imprints to Start Publishing

After entering the fiction market in 2005 with the launch of its Pyr science fiction imprint, Prometheus has sold that imprint and another one to return to its original focus: nonfiction. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-11-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The PW Publishing Industry Salary Survey, 2018

The industry made small improvements on such hot-button issues as pay disparity and workforce diversification in 2017—but sexual harassment remains an issue. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Sharjah’s 2018 Rights Center to Host More Than 350 Publishers and Agencies

Sharjah's work promoting Arab book markets includes its annual rights center at Sharjah International Book Fair, which will host 350 companies this year. The post Sharjah’s 2018 Rights Center to Host More Than 350 Publishers and Agencies appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-10-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Femi Kayode wins Little, Brown Award for crime fiction

University of East Anglia creative writing student Femi Kayode has won the £3,000 Little, Brown Award for crime fiction for the manuscript for his "shocking and emotional story", Lightseekers. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Northern Ireland’s Anna Burns Wins 2018 Man Booker Prize for Fiction

The 17th woman to win the Man Booker Prize for Fiction, Anna Burns has won for 'Milkman,' set in Northern Ireland during the Troubles. Her publisher, Faber & Faber, becomes the second biggest winner of Man Booker titles. The post Northern Ireland’s Anna Burns Wins 2018 Man Booker Prize for... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-10-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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These Print And Digital Publishers Are Redefining What It Means to Be a Media Brand in 2018

It's been a remarkable year for journalism and storytelling, as legacy media outlets continue to find their new identities in this rapidly evolving digital era. Others have had to nimbly reimagine themselves after being acquired by new owners, all while strategizing for the future with new... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2018-10-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Capital Crime to open school students' eyes to publishing careers

London’s newly launched crime and thriller festival Capital Crime is preparing a new social outreach initiative to provide sixth form students with an insight into how they might be able to pursue careers in writing or publishing. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-09-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers pronounce psychological thriller trend over, back smart non-fiction

Early signs suggest the market has moved on from psychological suspense novels and darker fiction, in favour of more uplifting, book-club titles and smart women’s fiction, publishers have told The Bookseller ahead of Frankfurt Book Fair. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-09-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishing in Québec 2018: Crossing Borders with Québec Édition

Québec Édition is a committee within the Association nationale des éditeurs de livres (ANEL), a group that brings together French-language publishers from across Québec and the rest of Canada. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-09-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishing in Québec 2018: Middle Grade and YA Lit from Québec

The YA scene in Québec today, says literary translator Arielle Aaronson, is grounded in strong characters and good old-fashioned storytelling. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-09-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishing in Québec 2018: Health, How-to, And Happiness

Practical, useful nonfiction books that appeal to readers across the world: it sounds like a tall order, but Québec consistently delivers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Publishing in Québec 2018: Today’s Québec Writing Is Bold, Intimate, And Borderless

Québec publishers and authors are confident looking abroad, searching less for reassurances and acknowledgment from the rest of the world than for new international outlets to share all they have to say. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-09-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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