'PW' Announces New Nonfiction Reviews Editor, Writer-at-Large

Harmony Difo joins 'Publishers Weekly' as nonfiction reviews editor, replacing Mark Rotella, who left the magazine earlier this summer. Zoe Christen Jones has been hired in a newly created writer-at-large position, which includes a new magazine column on diversity, equity, and inclusion in the book business. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-09-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Habash Departs, Varno Named Fiction Reviews Editor at PW; Cramer Goes Full-Time

David Varno has been named fiction reviews editor, effective November 18, replacing Gabe Habash, who will leave the company on November 15. Phoebe Cramer is now a full-time associate reviews editor, covering genre fiction. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-07 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Maya C. Popa Joins 'PW' as Poetry Reviews Editor

Maya C. Popa has joined 'Publishers Weekly' as its new poetry reviews editor. She is a widely published poet and critic, and will be responsible for editing reviews of poetry collections at the magazine. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-12-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Seth Satterlee Named New PW Religion Reviews Editor

Publishers Weekly has a new spirituality and religion reviews editor: Seth Satterlee. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Announcing a New Publishing Project and a Call for Co-Editors: Best Translations: An Annual Anthology, by The Editors of WLT

News and Events Photo by Wendy Call / www.wendycall.com Deadline for Applications: Thursday, January 7, 2021 Call for Applications: Two series co-editors, one with expertise in Asian literatures and one with expertise in Middle Eastern and/or... Continue reading at World Literature Today

[ World Literature Today | 2020-12-09 14:16:34 UTC ]
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PW's Teicher Heading to 'Paris Review'; Boretz, Burnett Up at PW

Craig Teicher is headed to the 'Paris Review' on May 28, when Adam Boretz will replace him as director of special editorial projects and content director at 'Publishers Weekly.' Matia Burnett succeeds Boretz as editor of BookLife. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-14 04:00:00 UTC ]
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‘Writer’s Summit’ from London Book Fair and Writer’s Digest Announces Pitch Slam Agents

Now with a 'pitch slam' event in which writers present projects to agents, the November 'Writer's Summit' is co-chaired by The Guardian's Alison Flood. The post ‘Writer’s Summit’ from London Book Fair and Writer’s Digest Announces Pitch Slam Agents appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-09-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Online and On Air: PW’s Digital Year in Review

Last year was a great year for PW online. We added new podcasts and newsletters, made a ton of friends on Twitter and Facebook, and have had the busiest year ever at publishersweekly.com. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Frederick Douglass Books, a new imprint, will publish nonfiction by writers of color.

Forefront Books and the Frederick Douglass Family Initiatives are teaming up to form Frederick Douglass Books, a publishing imprint meant to “establish a pathway for Black and Brown authors” into the publishing industry, the two organizations announced in a press release last week. The imprint... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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U.S. Book Show: Our 2022 PW Editors' Picks Panels and More

Did you miss the U.S. Book Show last week? Watch the Editors' Picks panels, along with the rest of our programming from the second annual U.S. Book Show, from now until the end of August. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-06-01 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Roger Angell, editor, baseball writer at the New Yorker, dies at 101

As fiction editor, he helped mold the stories of generations of writers. As a sportswriter, he was enshrined in the writers’ wing of the National Baseball Hall of Fame. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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U.S. Book Show 2022: PW Editors’ Picks Panels

Our reviews editors put together eight virtual panels, each featuring the editors of several big fall titles in a given category or age range. Here, those editors tell us why their books stand out. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-05-13 04:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Bookstore, Rep Finalists Announced

The five bookstore finalists and five sales rep finalists have been announced in PW's annual award program. Winners will be announced at PW's U.S. Book Show set for May 23-26. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-03-15 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Announcing The Sunday Times Charlotte Aitken Young Writer of the Year Award shortlist

Photo credit: Nigel DaviesSunday Times Charlotte Aitken Young Writer of the Year Award marks the 30th anniversary with one of it's most decorated shortlists to date:• Irish novelist Megan Nolan for her darkly funny debut novel Acts of Desperation;• US-based writer Anna Beecher for her novel... Continue reading at British Council global

[ British Council global | 2022-02-16 14:40:41 UTC ]
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Lacey joins newly announced Footnote Press as consulting editor

Candida Lacey, former publishing director at Myriad Editions, is joining the newly announced Footnote Press as consulting editor.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-12-01 03:21:21 UTC ]
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Russ Kick, writer, editor and ‘rogue transparency activist,’ dies at 52

He used FOIA requests to pry loose government records. He also edited “The Graphic Canon,” a book series that reinterpreted literary works as comics and visual art. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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First Sky Arts RSL Writers Award winners announced

The RSL has announced the recipients of the inaugural 2021 Sky Arts RSL Writers Awards, which celebrate and nurture British writers of colour at the beginnings of their careers. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-07-27 17:54:16 UTC ]
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Michael Sheen announces scheme to support 11 new writers

Actor Michael Sheen has called on the media industry to create more opportunities for aspiring writers and journalists from lower income and underrepresented backgrounds, as he announced a new scheme to support 11 new writers. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-06-29 05:29:07 UTC ]
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'PW' Once Again Accepts Print Galleys for Review Consideration

After a hiatus during the Covid-19 pandemic, 'PW' will again begin accepting print galleys for review consideration. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-06-17 04:00:00 UTC ]
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U.S. Book Show: 'PW' Editors' Picks, Picture Books

Kicking off the day of children’s editors' picks was a conversation between eight editors on forthcoming picture books moderated by 'PW' senior children’s reviews editor Amanda Bruns. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-27 04:00:00 UTC ]
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