Rebel Girls authors donate $100,000 to Malala Fund

Elena Favilli and Francesca Cavallo are donating $100,000 from the proceeds of their book Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls (Particular Books) to the Malala Fund. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-01-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Rebel Girls authors donate $100,000 to Malala Fund

Elena Favilli and Francesca Cavallo are donating $100,000 from the proceeds of their book Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls (Particular Books) to the Malala Fund. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-01-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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French author Alice Zeniter has won the eye-popping €100,000 Dublin Literary Award.

The Art of Losing (Farrar, Straus and Giroux) by French novelist Alice Zeniter has won the prestigious Dublin Literary Award, a prize which comes with a handsome glass trophy and the world’s largest purse for a single novel published in English—a whopping €100,000. Nominations for the Dublin... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-05-24 16:21:57 UTC ]
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Amazon donates $100,000 for diversity and robotics programming at UMd.

Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) is again putting more money toward computer science education in the region, this time with a $100,000 donation to the University of Maryland's engineering school for diversity initiatives and robotics programming. Specifically, Amazon Lab126, the... Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2020-10-14 11:53:45 UTC ]
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Amazon donates $100,000 for diversity and robotics programming at UMd.

Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) is again putting more money toward computer science education in Greater Washington, this time with a $100,000 donation to the University of Maryland's engineering school for diversity initiatives and robotics programming. Specifically, Amazon Lab126, the... Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2020-10-13 15:47:55 UTC ]
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UK Book Industry: Society of Authors’ Hardship Fund Renews Appeal for Donations

The UK's authors' union opens a new push for grassroots funding of small emergency grants needed by authors in the pandemic. The post UK Book Industry: Society of Authors’ Hardship Fund Renews Appeal for Donations appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-08-10 14:09:22 UTC ]
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Timbuktu raises $218,000 to publish Rebel Girls journal

The founders of the Rebel Girls books have raised $218,937 to publish a new book, a "guided journal that helps girls train their rebel spirit and lead the revolution of our time". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kobo Writing Life Now Carries 250,000 titles by 30,000 Authors

Two years after its launch, Kobo Writing Life (KWL), ebook retailer Kobo’s self-publishing channel, carries more than 250,000 self-published digital titles by over 30,000 authors who publish regularly through KWL. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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YA Author Lee Wind Launches Kickstarter to Donate Books to LGBTQ+ Teens

Wind, who is also chief content officer at the Indie Book Publishers Association, is creating a limited collector's edition of his latest YA novel, initially published this spring by Chicago Review Press, as an incentive for donors to his Kickstarter campaign benefitting LGBTQ+ teens. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-06-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
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German publisher halts sale of top author’s books after leak reveals he received €600,000 from Putin ally

Broadcaster NDR launches investigation after Hubert Seipel admits receiving support for work on two books on Russian leaderA German publisher has announced a stop to the sale of books authored by a leading journalist and Russia expert after an investigation showed he had received at least... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2023-11-15 14:31:23 UTC ]
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‘A smorgasbord of unlikability’: the authors helping ‘sad girl lit’ grow up

In this post-Fleabag world, publishing has become obsessed with the inner turmoils of messy millennials – but isn’t it time they pulled themselves together? Meet the novelists subverting the clichesYou’ve probably come across this woman: she is unfulfilled in her career, has been abandoned by at... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2023-08-08 15:19:43 UTC ]
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Germany Funds Book Industry Exchange With Ukraine at €900,000

This exchange program, coordinated by the Börsenverein, brings together organizations in Germany and Ukraine to promote the book industry. The post Germany Funds Book Industry Exchange With Ukraine at €900,000 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Author Chuck Forester Donates $250K to Lambda Literary

Lambda executive director Samiya Bashir called Forester's gift "transformational," which will allow Lambda Literary to usher in a new phase of expansion. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-04-11 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Rebel Girls announces $8 million Series A, metaverse expansion

The certified B Corporation aims to reach an audience of 50 million girls by 2025 as it continues to publish new books and expand into new media and storytelling formats. On Monday the girl-centered media brand Rebel Girls announced an $8 million Series A funding round led by publishing giant... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2023-03-06 09:30:00 UTC ]
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PRH Among New Investors in Rebel Girls

Rebel Girls, the media company whose mission is to instill confidence in girls, raised $8 million in a new funding round, with Penguin Random House its lead investor. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-03-06 05:00:00 UTC ]
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For your holiday to-do list: Donate to the HarperCollins Union Solidarity Fund.

Photo by Rye White. As we enter what’s basically the last serious working week for corporate publishing (for some, anyway), it’s important to note that as of now, HarperCollins has yet to meet with any of its 250 or so striking contractors who are seeking better wages and benefits, along with... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-12-05 16:10:49 UTC ]
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Rebel Girls Receives $13 Million in Investments

The Rebel Girls brand has raised $13 million, and has announced new additions to its board of directors. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-03-03 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Online retailer Books2Door donates 1,000 books to Afghan child refugees

Online children’s retailer Books2Door has donated more than 1,000 books to child refugees from Afghanistan who have recently arrived in Leicester.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-12-16 22:39:43 UTC ]
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Julia Fine: Ghosts of Rebel Children’s Book Authors

The author of The Upstairs House on postpartum depression, hauntings, and the legacy of Margaret Wise Brown. Continue reading at Guernica

[ Guernica | 2021-11-18 03:45:32 UTC ]
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UK publishers donate 10,000 books to restock Mosul library after ISIS attack

UK publishers have donated more than 10,000 books through Book Aid International to the University of Mosul Library since it was destroyed by an ISIS attack. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-10-31 21:55:16 UTC ]
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