Roxane Gay, Myriam Gurba and others discuss the publishing 'crisis' after 'American Dirt'

Inside a packed room in Culver City on Thursday, Myriam Gurba, Roxane Gay and other writers of color talked about "American Dirt," Macmillan and the "crisis" in U.S. publishing. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-02-07 21:39:43 UTC ]
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Roxane Gay, Myriam Gurba and others discuss the publishing 'crisis' after 'American Dirt'

Inside a packed room in Culver City on Thursday, Myriam Gurba, Roxane Gay and other writers of color talked about "American Dirt," Macmillan and the "crisis" in U.S. publishing. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-02-07 21:39:43 UTC ]
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Roxane Gay Starts Publishing Imprint With Grove Atlantic

Roxane Gay Books will focus on underrepresented fiction, nonfiction and memoir writers, with or without agents. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2021-05-26 09:00:15 UTC ]
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Julia Alvarez discusses her radically different novel, 'Afterlife' (and defends 'American Dirt')

Julia Alvarez's "Afterlife" is her first novel for adults in 15 years. She talks about loss, fragmentation and "American Dirt." Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-04-02 22:24:09 UTC ]
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How 'American Dirt' controversy could change publishing industry

The "American Dirt" uproar is prompting the book industry to review, reenforce, and revamp plans to become more diverse and inclusive. The publishing industry is predominantly run by white women, according to a new study. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2020-02-12 17:29:22 UTC ]
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How 'American Dirt' controversy could change publishing industry

The "American Dirt" uproar is prompting the book industry to review, reenforce, and revamp plans to become more diverse and inclusive. The publishing industry is predominantly run by white women, according to a new study. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2020-02-12 17:29:22 UTC ]
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Publisher cancels ‘American Dirt’ book tour: ‘Serious mistakes’ and ‘concerns about safety’

The 13 events left to promote the highly anticipated -- and then, highly-condemned -- novel will instead be replaced by town hall-style discussions between the author, Jeanine Cummins, and critics of the book. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-01-30 12:25:04 UTC ]
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Publisher Of Controversial ‘American Dirt’ Cancels Author Tour Amid Security Concerns

The latest Oprah's Book Club pick by Jeanine Cummins, a white woman, has been widely criticized for stereotypical depictions of Mexicans and migration. Continue reading at HuffPost

[ HuffPost | 2020-01-29 21:08:32 UTC ]
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'American Dirt' publisher cancels entire book tour due to 'safety' concerns

'American Dirt' publisher Flatiron Books announced on Wednesday that it was canceling its book tour with Jeanine Cummins. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-01-29 20:47:11 UTC ]
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Oprah Winfrey promises a 'deeper' discussion of 'American Dirt' amid controversy

Oprah Winfrey is finally addressing the controversy surrounding her latest book club pick, "American Dirt," and promising to take its critics seriously. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-01-27 23:16:21 UTC ]
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Publishers defend American Dirt as claims of cultural appropriation grow

Jeanine Cummins’s novel, acclaimed by Oprah Winfrey, Stephen King and others, also faces scathing criticism from Latinx writersJeanine Cummins’s British publisher, Headline, is standing shoulder to shoulder with the American press that published her divisive thriller, declaring that it is proud... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-01-24 14:53:36 UTC ]
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American Publishers’ Freedom to Publish Honor for Bangladesh’s Shuddhashar

Recognizing 'responsibilities to each other that transcend national borders,' the Jeri Laber International Freedom To Publish Award was established in 1975. The post American Publishers’ Freedom to Publish Honor for Bangladesh’s Shuddhashar appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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UK Publishing Crowd Gathers in London to Discuss Self-Publishing

Self-publishing pros observed that the self-publishing vs. traditional publishing debate may be moot: it's all publishing. But what you want from it depends on you. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Latin American Publishers on Children’s Books, and Markets

For a Latin American publisher, it’s harder to enter Spain than the United States, one children's book publisher said at Bogotá's book fair. The post Latin American Publishers on Children’s Books, and Markets appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2024-05-20 19:58:13 UTC ]
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Meta ‘discussed buying publisher Simon & Schuster to train AI’

Audio shared with the New York Times appears to record executives discussing purchase of the US books giant to feed into its large language modelsStaff at technology company Meta discussed buying publishing house Simon & Schuster last year in order to procure books to train the company’s... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2024-04-09 15:36:14 UTC ]
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At Bologna: PublisHer’s Excellence Awards and Panel Discussions

Returning this year to Bologna Children's Book Fair, PublisHer names its award winners and offers a daily panel discussion and networking. The post At Bologna: PublisHer’s Excellence Awards and Panel Discussions appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2024-04-04 23:27:53 UTC ]
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U.K. Publishing Spotlight: Advice for Americans Working with Brits

A U.S.-based publishing exec for John Murray Press offers five pieces of advice on working with colleagues in the U.K. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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U.K. Publishing Spotlight: Barbican’s American Ambitions

Martin Goodman, publisher of Barbican Press, describes his move from the U.K. to Los Angeles and the challenges of breaking into the U.S. market with transgressive and radical books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-02-23 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Roxane Gay on Marguerite Duras and Kaveh Akbar on Amos Tutuola

Two writers known for their bold explorations of personal experience on two of the authors that have shaped their work. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Children’s Books: Publishers Discuss the Mexican Market’s Evolution

At the 2023 Guadalajara International Book Fair, three Mexican children’s publishers discuss what they describe the sector’s boom. The post Children’s Books: Publishers Discuss the Mexican Market’s Evolution appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2023-12-08 19:37:01 UTC ]
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How Has Big Publishing Changed American Fiction?

A new book argues that corporate publishing has transformed what it means to be an author. Continue reading at New Yorker

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