Rebuck pays tribute to 'writer's publisher' Stephen Johnson

Penguin Random House UK chair Gail Rebuck has paid tribute to Stephen Johnson, the former m.d. of Exclusive Books and Random House South Africa, who died earlier this week. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers pay tribute to 'luminary' Stephen Hawking

Transworld's managing director Larry Finlay has paid tribute to "one of the world's greatest thinkers" following the death of Stephen Hawking, aged 76. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Publishers pay tribute to 'inspiring' Nell Gifford

Publishers have paid tribute to Nell Gifford, the co-founder of Giffords Circus, who has died at the age of 46. Gifford had been diagnosed with breast cancer, and she died on Sunday (8th December), surrounded by family "both immediate and circus", Giffords Circus confirmed in a statement. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-10 02:52:08 UTC ]
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Publishing world pays tribute to 'extraordinary' Judith Kerr

Figures from across the children’s book world have been paying tribute to the “extraordinary” Judith Kerr, following her death at the age of 95. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Fletcher pays tribute to sci-fi writer Vonda N McIntyre

Vonda N McIntyre’s UK publisher has paid tribute to the award-winning science fiction writer who died this week, aged 70. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Writers and publishers trade blows over plummeting author pay levels

Responding to a survey that found the median author income had dropped to £10,500, Publishers Association said the figures were ‘unrecognisable’The Society of Authors has issued a sharply worded challenge to the UK’s biggest publishers after the chief executive of the Publishers Association... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2018-06-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers are paying writers a pittance, say bestselling authors

Philip Pullman, Antony Beevor and Sally Gardner call for fairer share of profits, as survey shows full-time writers earn below minimum wagePhilip Pullman, Antony Beevor and Sally Gardner are calling on publishers to increase payments to authors, after a survey of more than 5,500 professional... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2018-06-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pan Mac pays tribute to 'gentle' crime writer Sue Grafton

Pan Macmillan has paid tribute to the late American crime writer Sue Grafton as "a giant in her field" and "an amazing author" who "cared about her readers first and last".  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-01-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publisher pays tribute to 'Titan of theatre' Peter Hall

James Hogan, publisher at Oberon Books, has paid tribute to the late Peter Hall, founder of the Royal Shakespeare Company, as a "Titan of the theatre" and treasured author who helped to transform the fortunes of the small independent press 15 years ago.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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W&N pays tribute to A A Gill: 'one of the finest writers of our time'

Weidenfeld & Nicolson has paid tribute to journalist and critic A A Gill as "one of the finest writers of our time", following his death. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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France's publishers pay tribute to Charlie Hebdo staff

The French Publishers Association (Syndicat National de l’Edition, SNE) said in a statement this afternoon that it was “deeply upset” by today's terror attack against publication Charlie Hebdo and “freedom of the press, expression and right to publish, the foundations of democracy.”  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Amazon launches Kindle Worlds publishing platform for fan fiction, will pay royalties to writers and rights holders

Amazon's taken a number of steps to bring different types of content to the Kindle Store, and it's now venturing into an area that has a long history with the internet: fan fiction. The company's today announced Kindle Worlds, a new publishing platform that promises to pay writers royalties for... Continue reading at Engadget

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Denis Johnson, 'Writer's Writer's Writer,' Dead at 67

The award-winning fiction writer, poet, and playwright, whose best-known and most influential work, the story collection 'Jesus' Son,' turned 25 this year, has died. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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How low pay and low pay transparency undermine the publishing business

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New Publisher Says It Welcomes Conservative Writers Rejected Elsewhere

All Seasons Press, started by former executives from Simon & Schuster and Hachette, plans to publish books by the former Trump officials Mark Meadows and Peter Navarro. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Scholastic Authors Pay Tribute to Dick Robinson

A number of Scholastic’s writers paid tribute to the Scholastic CEO, lauding his vision, his passion, and his unwavering support for children’s books and authors. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Indie publishing 'crucial' for literary fiction writers, Roffey says

Independent publishers are "crucial and critical" for literary fiction writers, Costa-winning author Monique Roffey has said, enabling them to take risks no mainstream publisher would allow. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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‘I’m afraid of repercussions’: Publishing industry members question Google’s motives in paying off News Corp

Google's News Corp deal may pacify Australian lawmakers, but publishing industry members worry about repercussions for smaller publishers. The post ‘I’m afraid of repercussions’: Publishing industry members question Google’s motives in paying off News Corp appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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‘I’m afraid of repercussions’: Publishing industry members question Google’s motives in paying off News Corp

Google's News Corp deal may pacify Australian lawmakers, but publishing industry members worry about repercussions for smaller publishers. The post ‘I’m afraid of repercussions’: Publishing industry members question Google’s motives in paying off News Corp appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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‘A force to be reckoned with’– fantasy world pays tribute to Storm Constantine

A pioneering novelist, she was also a passionate publisher, highlighting voices neglected by the mainstream. My life was one of many changed by her enthusiasmStorm Constantine, the fantasy author and book publisher who has died at the age of 64, was a prolific novelist and short-story writer.... Continue reading at The Guardian

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