Religion Publishing Industry Responds to Sexual Harassment Revelations

After the PW story on sexual impropriety at Christian writing conferences, readers and industry professionals flooded social media with responses and solutions for preventing future harassment. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-10-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Booksellers Respond to Kid Lit Sexual Harassment Scandal

Booksellers are responding in varied ways to the sexual harassment scandal that has engulfed the chuldren's book publishing world. One bookstore has pulled books by two authors under fire, while others want the market to decide whether they will stock such books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-02-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sexual Harassment In Children's Publishing Reaches a Crisis Point

Jay Asher, David Díaz, and others have been accused of sexual harassment and abuse in the comments section of a January 'School Library Journal' article as the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators deals with an unfolding controversy. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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New Republic Publisher On Leave After Sexual Harassment Allegations | People On the Move

Redbook editor-in-chief departs, Elle taps two editorial hires, and more... The post New Republic Publisher On Leave After Sexual Harassment Allegations | People On the Move appeared first on Folio:. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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Amid Sexual Harassment Allegations, Halperin Dropped by Publisher

Mark Halperin, the co-author of 'Game Change' and former ABC news political director, has been dropped by his publisher, Penguin, after stories surfaced that Halperin sexually harassed a number of women while at ABC. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-10-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sexual Harassment Is a Problem in Publishing

After reaching out to female professionals in book publishing inquiring about their experiences with sexual harassment and assault, 'PW' found that in spite of the book industry’s high percentage of female workers, publishing still has a significant sexual harassment problem. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-10-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: Germany’s Publishers’ Forum and THE ARTS+, Publishing Scotland Fellows

The 2019 Publishers' Forum in Berlin will feature a programming partnership with the Frankfurter Buchmesse's THE ARTS+, while Publishing Scotland has issued its call for fellowship applications. The post Industry Notes: Germany’s Publishers’ Forum and THE ARTS+, Publishing Scotland Fellows... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Publishing 3.0: The Atomization of the Publishing Industry

[Sponsored] Four steps toward harnessing the power of audience data for success. The post Publishing 3.0: The Atomization of the Publishing Industry appeared first on Folio:. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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Publishing industry's 'Super Thursday' to see more than 500 books published

Thursday in October heralds book industry’s major assault on the Christmas marketThe nature of that rectangular parcel under the Christmas tree can now be predicted: it could well be a new cook book by Nigella Lawson, Gordon Ramsay or Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall, just like last year.Or it might... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Publishing In Russia 2012: Publishers in a Changing Industry

Despite the economic gloom, the number of titles produced annually in Russia continues to grow. The country is now #3 in terms of book production (approximately 125,000 new titles per year), after the U.S. and China. It also saw more than 20 million ebook downloads and some one million reading... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Publishing Industry Sales Down 4.5% Through September

Total publishing industry sales fell 4.5% through September compared to 2021, with trade sales down 3.3%, at the 1,368 publishers who report revenue to the AAP’s StatShot program. Lower hardcover sales and higher returns were the main drivers in pushing down trade sales. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The Guardian view on the book publishing industry: no one size fits all | Editorial

The failure of a recent bid to merge two large publishing companies shines a light on a central issue of cultural powerDespite a rise in self-publishing, commercial publishers are still the main gatekeepers of what arrives on our bookshelves. As such, they have great cultural and – if a book... Continue reading at The Guardian

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A Reconnection for Religion Scholars, Publishers

The joint annual meetings between to learned societies, the Society of Biblical Literature (SBL) and the American Academy of Religion (AAR), will bring together publishers, professors, students, authors and more in Denver, Colo. from Nov. 19-22. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Playwrights Canada Press Keeps Pace with Publishing Industry

The sole Canadian press that deals exclusively in theatrical works evolves to keep pace with changes in the publishing industry. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Global 50: The World Ranking of the Publishing Industry 2021

PW’s annual ranking of the world’s largest publishers in 2021 shows little change from 2020 among the top 10 Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Publishing Industry Sales Rose by $3 Billion in 2021

Final sales numbers for 2021 from the Association of American Publishers show a 12.3% increase in industry sales, with total sales hitting $29.33 billion, up from $26.1 billion in 2020. Easing of the pandemic in 2021 had a significant impact on industry results. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Meet Alex Aster, The TikToker Changing The Publishing Industry For The Better

The Colombian-American author's new book "Lightlark" was rejected numerous times — until she went directly to her readers for support. Continue reading at HuffPost

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Is the Publishing Industry Broken?

As houses across the industry start recalling staff to their offices, publishing professionals are pushing back against low pay, heavy workloads, and an increasingly stifled corporate environment. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Why Publishing Sitcoms Help Me Maintain Hope and Humor for the Future of the Industry

Hollywood can’t resist a literary adaptation. Frontlist, backlist—it’s all fodder for screenplays. The publishing world itself also feeds the insatiable page-to-screen pipeline: from 1930s and ’40s screwball satires about newspaper reporters (His Girl Friday, Meet John Doe, Mr. Deeds Goes to... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Antitrust trial puts book publishing industry in the dock

The Justice Department’s legal effort to block the merger of book publishing giants Penguin Random House and Simon & Schuster is more than just a showcase for the Biden administration’s tougher approach to corporate consolidation Continue reading at ABC News

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