Rewriting history: why book publishing must embrace LGBTQ+ stories—and soon

For many readers growing up in the UK, the book publishing sector does not adequately serve them with books that speak to their experience of their sexuality or gender—and this must change. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-04-30 21:47:40 UTC ]
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Seven Stories has delved into its own archive to put together a book about children’s illustration, which it will publish with Walker Books in October. Drawn from the Archive: Hidden Histories of Illustration is edited by Sarah Lawrence, Seven Stories’ collection director, who looks at the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Publisher stands by 'Flamin' Hot' book after Frito-Lay calls origin story 'urban legend'

'We are proud to stand with our author,' said the head of Portfolio Books, promising that the memoir 'Flamin' Hot' will still be released June 15. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Mirror Books to publish story of Pug Café

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Mirror Books to publish Martin and Shirlie Kemp's love story

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Mirror Books to publish refugee's story of 'bravery and endurance'

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BBC Books to publish Saward Doctor Who stories

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PRH Children’s to publish LGBTQ+ activity book

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Telling Trump’s Story to Children: For Book Publishers, It’s Tricky

“A True Book: President Donald Trump” describes Mr. Trump’s real estate career, as well as public perceptions of his opponent during the election, Hillary Clinton. Continue reading at The New York Times

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The Big Book Publishing Stories of 2016

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‘The history of punk was always HIS story’: the women rewriting rock

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London Book Fair 2014: Helping Publishers to Sell Direct: The Qbend Story

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Call for Stories: Publishing Perspectives’ Frankfurt Book Fair Show Dailies

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Edinburgh Book Festival to publish story collection

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Do Books to publish climate change book by Omond

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When Can I Go Back to School? Self-published lockdown story lands major publisher

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