Raising the Barr: 'the roles publishers play are largely invisible to readers'

The new PA president Stephen Barr outlines his priorities in an interview with Benedicte Page. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-10-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Jonny Benjamin on publishing's role in raising mental health awareness

For Mental Health Awareness Week, we spoke to Jonny Benjamin MBE about his debut memoir The Stranger on the Bridge (Bluebird).  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-05-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Australia to Play Big Role in News Corp.'s Publishing SpinOff

In splitting News Corp. into two companies, Rupert Murdoch is creating something he hasn't had in years: an Australian media company. By some measures, the publishing company to emerge from the division of News Corp. sometime next year will have ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2012-10-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt CEO Talk: Defending Freedom to Publish and Role of Publishers

Defending freedom to publish, Frankfurt's CEO Talk featured Simon & Schuster CEO Carolyn Reidy and Albin Michel VP Guillaume Dervieux. The post Frankfurt CEO Talk: Defending Freedom to Publish and Role of Publishers appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-10-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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San Diego Reader Launches eBook Publishing Program to Re-Introduce Great Writing to New Readers

The San Diego Reader is mining gold from its rich archives and releasing the treasures as a collection of six eBooks, the first installment of a series that will showcase the literary quality and historic value of a collection spanning more than 40 y ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2013-10-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Given a Choice: Small Press, Large Publisher, or Self Publish?

The gap between what a small press, a large publisher, and someone self-publishing is getting narrower. Do you have a preference for one over another? Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-09-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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What is the role of art in times of turmoil? ‘A Play for the End of the World’ offers no easy answers.

A novel by Jai Chakrabarti follows two productions of a play staged decades apart as acts of resistance. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Cugnoni leaves Vintage after publisher role made redundant

Vintage publisher Rachel Cugnoni is leaving the company with immediate effect after her role was made redundant. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-13 21:28:52 UTC ]
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New PLA Survey Illustrates Critical Digital Role Played by Public Libraries

The report, '2020 Public Library Technology Survey,' provides a current, detailed snapshot of how libraries serve as digital equity hubs. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-09-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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UK Book Publishing Industry Raises Copyright Alarm: ‘Save Our Books’

'The biggest threat to our industry post-Brexit,' says the Publishers Association, is an 'international copyright exhaustion framework.' The post UK Book Publishing Industry Raises Copyright Alarm: ‘Save Our Books’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-06-07 17:22:58 UTC ]
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Publishers, Authors to Raise More Aid for Indie Bookstores

Indie Shindig, a virtual event series for booksellers created by half a dozen publishers, aims to raise up to $18,000 for We Need Diverse Books and Binc. Author Gayle Forman and Penguin Books for Young Readers are contributing sales of Forman's new novel to Binc's "Thrive to Survive" campaign. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-27 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Wellcome and Profile to publish Mosse's 'timely' exploration of carer role

Wellcome Collection and Profile Books will publish An Extra Pair of Hands by Kate Mosse, her own "deeply personal" story of finding herself, in middle age, caring for her relatives.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-02 21:14:32 UTC ]
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Six roles at risk as Reach publishing team takes over Mirror Books

All six roles at Mirror Books have been placed at risk of redundancy as the imprint is taken over by the Reach publishing team. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-10 04:48:24 UTC ]
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Puffin to publish animal detective series for younger readers by Megan Rix

Puffin will publish a new animal detective series from Megan Rix for readers aged six plus. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-02 09:37:50 UTC ]
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Del Rey will publish behind the scenes look at web series 'Critical Role'

Del Rey UK, Cornerstone's science fiction and fantasy imprint, will publish The World of Critical Role, a "definitive guide" to the history of the online web series "Critical Role", written by cast of the series and author Liz Marsham. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-27 08:30:55 UTC ]
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Hale joins Pan in new publisher role

Lucy Hale, previously of Hachette UK, has been appointed to the newly created role of publisher for Pan. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-13 00:00:01 UTC ]
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Publishers Play the Pandemic Waiting Game

As Covid-19 continues to spread, many fall events have moved online, and publishers don’t see a meaningful return of employees anytime soon. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-31 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Canadian publishers turn to e-book discounts to entice readers amid COVID-19

Some Canadian publishers are offering special deals on e-books in a bid to entertain readers and pay authors during the COVID-19 shutdown. Continue reading at CBC

[ CBC | 2020-03-23 09:00:00 UTC ]
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People Magazine’s Newest Engagement Play Is Texting Readers Directly

You up? It's People. Starting Sunday, People magazine says it will be offering free, exclusive Oscars red carpet and backstage content to users who text 212-479-1704 and sign up by providing their name and phone number. The project is part of a partnership with Community, a messaging platform... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-02-04 19:22:48 UTC ]
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Fans are creating a Harry Potter role-playing game inside 'Minecraft'

There have been some ambitious Minecraft projects before, but this one may win for sheer sophistication. The modding team Floo Network is creating Minecraft School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, a Harry Potter-themed role-playing experience inside a Mi... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2020-01-13 18:43:00 UTC ]
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