PW Talks to Ferguson Library Director Scott Bonner

'PW' catches up with director Scott Bonner for a wide-ranging talk about life in Ferguson, MO, and the library’s much lauded efforts following the shooting of Michael Brown. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-02-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Talks with ALA Executive Director Tracie D. Hall

With a virtual ALA conference now set for June 24–26, PW caught up with Hall over two days in mid-May to talk about guiding the association’s necessary, complex transformation. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-05 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Breathing New Life into Old Books: PW Talks with 'The Booksellers' Director D.W. Young

We spoke to the director of a new documentary on the world of antiquarian bookselling about how the movie came about, what the future of the rare book world looks like to him, and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-12 04:00:00 UTC ]
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ALA 2019: PW Talks to ALA Washington Office Director Kathi Kromer

With librarians preparing to gather in Washington for the 2019 Annual Conference, PW recently caught up with ALA's Kathi Kromer to talk about navigating today's unusual political climate, and why 'year-round advocacy' is the office's defining strategy. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-06-07 04:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Select Fall 2011: E-Book Master Class: PW Talks with Joshua Tallent

If self-publishing is a major part of the future of the publishing business, then its most uncharted region, and the frontier of greatest possibility, is digital self-publishing, where authors can make their own names and sell infinite numbers of books with the help of a handful of increasingly... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2011-10-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Tracking the 'Nones' Tide: PW Talks to Ryan P. Burge

Burge’s book, 'The Nones: Where They Came From, Who They Are, and Where They Are Going' (Fortress, out now), cites research listing atheists and agnostics each at 6% of the U.S. population, while 20% identify as “nothing in particular." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-03-19 04:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Webinar Series 'Live from the Library Lounge' Returns March 4

The free webinar series for librarians will resume with a discussion exploring how Covid-19 has impacted public libraries, including the successes, failures, the hard lessons learned, and the challenges and opportunities yet to come as we approach year two of this global public health crisis. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-02-12 05:00:00 UTC ]
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BiblioBoard, PW’s BookLife Launch New Library E-book Program for Self-Published Authors

BookLife Elite will offer public libraries access to a curated collection of unlimited, simultaneous-use indie e-books, meaning library readers can access the books instantly—no holds lists. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-01-13 05:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Talks to Megha Majumdar

In her day job, Megha Majumdar publishes other authors' books. And now, her debut novel, 'A Burning' (Knopf) is a finalist for the American Library Association's prestigious Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction. PW caught up with Majumdar to talk about how she balances editing and writing,... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-12-04 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Publishing in Talks to Offer E-books to Public Libraries

The potential deal would be a breakthrough moment in the library e-book market as Amazon currently does not make its digital content available to libraries. It would also be a major coup for the Digital Public Library of America's upstart e-book platform and its SimplyE library reading app. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-12-04 05:00:00 UTC ]
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A Thin Line Between Love and Hate: PW Talks with Peter Bagge

This month, cartoonist Peter Bagge returns to his indie comics roots and to Buddy Bradley, one of his most enduring characters, when Fantagraphics publishes 'The Complete Hate', a three-volume collection of Bagge’s fictional chronicle of the gruff, heading nowhere fast 1990s slacker. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-11-03 05:00:00 UTC ]
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From Baby Sitters to a Fairy-Tale Kingdom: PW Talks with Katy Farina

After adapting the first two novels in Ann Martin's Baby Sitters Littlle Sister series into graphic novels, cartoonist Katy Farina has just released 'Song of the Court,' her own original graphic novel. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-11-03 05:00:00 UTC ]
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The Skillset Podcast #2: Angela Craig, Director of the Charleston County (SC) Public Library

In this week's episode, hosts Nicole A. Cooke & R. David Lankes talk with Angela Craig, director of the Charleston County (SC) Public Library about what it’s like to run a library…one week at a time. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-10-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Talks to Walter Mosley

Walter Mosley was given a Lifetime Achievement Award at this year's Bouchercon 2020. In an interview with 'PW,' Mosley touched on topics ranging from his career to the progress mystery organizations have made in addressing diversity concerns. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-10-20 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Connecting at a Heart Level: PW Talks to Toni Nieuwhof

A former divorce attorney explores some of the most prevalent problems in marriages and how to solve them in her new book, 'Before You Split.' Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-10-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Anxious Authority: PW Talks with Jeremy Leon Hance

In ‘Baggage’ (HCI, Oct.), environmental journalist Hance conveys what it’s like to travel with severe anxiety and OCD. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Fantasy, Power, and Magic: PW Talks with V.E. Schwab.

‘PW’ Talks with bestselling fantasy novelist V.E. Schwab about 'The Rebel Army', the final volume in her graphic novel trilogy 'Shades of Magic: The Steel Prince', which was published July 8. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-15 04:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Talks with Spike Trotman

Founded by artist and writer Spike Trotman in 2007, Iron Circus Comics is a small indie graphic novel publishing house based in Chicago. PW talked with Trotman about how she is dealing with publishing during the Covid-19 pandemic. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-26 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Struggling for Serenity: PW Talks to Jim Terry

The comic book artist explains the triumphs and challenges he experiences while drawing his own life's story in the graphic memoir 'Come Home, Indio.' Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-12 04:00:00 UTC ]
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The Changing Ecosystem of Learning: PW Talks to Macmillan Learning GM Susan Winslow

Macmillan Learning general manager Susan Winslow explains how the textbook publishers of yesterday are transforming into cutting-edge digital platforms focused on student success, and what the Covid-19 crisis is revealing about the future of learning. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-14 04:00:00 UTC ]
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