SCIBA Board Passes Resolution to Dissolve

A few days before its annual Fall Trade Show, the Southern California Independent Booksellers Association board has passed a resolution to dissolve the bookselling organization at the end of 2019. SCIBA members will vote on the resolution at the trade show. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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BookMachine reveals editorial board changes to enhance diversity

BookMachine has announced a new editorial board, with some former members stepping down to make way for change, to better reflect the diversity it hopes to see in the industry. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-14 05:55:52 UTC ]
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Viet Thanh Nguyen has just become the first Asian-American member of the Pulitzer Board.

A big congratulations to Viet Thanh Nguyen, who is joining the Pulitzer Prize Board as its first Asian-American and Vietnamese-American member. After an extensive nominating process, the board chooses the winners from a list of finalists in each category and may additionally give a Special Award... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-09-08 18:40:01 UTC ]
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Carlin Romano Will Remain on NBCC Board

The National Book Critics Circle's v-p of grants will see out the remainder of his term, which ends in 2022, after a contentious membership meeting narrowly failed to attain the two-thirds majority of attendee votes required for his removal. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-08-26 04:00:00 UTC ]
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James Murdoch resigns from news publisher News Corp's board

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Daisy Johnson | 'I loved the idea of things, trauma or memory, passing down through the body"

Daisy Johnson’s latest novel revolves around an intense sibling relationship and the horrors that lie within Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Amanda Brainerd on Bowie, Boarding School, and the Discourse Around Consent

Amanda Brainerd’s novel, Age of Consent, is out now, so we asked her a few questions about reading, writer’s block, and David Bowie. * Who do you most wish would read your book? Teenage girls—there are so few adult books written about them. What do you always want to talk about in interviews but... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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NBCC Schedules Meeting to Vote for Board Member Removal

In an email to its members on Wednesday, the National Book Critics Circle's board of directors announced that its members have called for a meeting to remove v-p of grants Carlin Romano from the board. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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NBCC Board Rebuilt as Members Seek Change to Culture

The National Book Critics Circle has appointed 15 members to its board, which was gutted following a racially charged controversy last month. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Charkin and Marneur join Bonnier Books UK board

Richard Charkin and Emilie Marneur have joined the Bonnier Books UK board as non-executive directors. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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ABA Seeks to Expand Board to Add Diversity

The American Booksellers Association is asking its membership to vote to add two additional members to the organization's board, bringing to the total to 13, and approve new bylaws that would ensure four board members would be BIPOC booksellers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Under Newly Elected Chairman, Ebony Board Ousts CEO

The board of directors at Ebony has removed CEO Willard Jackson, the magazine said Sunday, citing an ongoing independent investigation into "a number of transactions that Jackson led." A co-founder and vice chairman of Clear View Group (CVG), the private equity firm that acquired Ebony from... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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Investment Firm Bids to Nominate Directors to B&NE Board

Barnes & Noble Education said it was surprised to learn that Outerbridge Capital, which owns 13.5% of the company, plans to nominate four of its own candidates to run for B&NE's board of directors. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Abraham, Keller, Levitz Leave the CBLDF Board

In the wake of the resignation of former CBLDF executive director Charles Brownstein, Paul Levitz is retiring from the CBLDF board of directors and the board has accepted the resignations of board members Jeff Abraham and Katherine Keller. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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NBCC Members Updated on Board Turmoil

In an email to National Book Critics Circle members from the organization's v-p of membership, Richard Z. Santos, the NBCC provided an update on the current state of its board of directors and issues pertaining to the potential removal of one member. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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NBCC Board, Down to 9 Members, Begins 'Difficult Internal Work'

One week after the National Book Critics Circle released an anti-racism pledge following the publication, on Twitter, of an email critical of certain phrases in that pledge, a now-gutted NBCC board of directors has released a statement addressing how it intends to move forward. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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NBCC Board Gutted as Fallout Over Leaked Emails, Race Issues Widens

The turmoil that roiled the National Book Critics Circle last week continued throughout the weekend and into Monday morning as concerns over matters of race and privacy continue to split the organization's board of directors. As of press time, at least 13 members have resigned from the typically... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Turmoil Rocks NBCC Board

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In Zaina Arafat’s ‘You Exist Too Much,’ a child of the Palestinian diaspora tries to heal the psychic wounds passed down by her mother

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Broken Sleep Books appoints editorial board

Independent press Broken Sleep Books is to appoint an editorial board, in a move that expands the company. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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