Serving Writers and Readers: African American Publishing

From student workshops and academic conferences to literary awards and book clubs, African American literary organizations work to support writers and readers. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-22 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Are African Writers Trumping African-American Authors?

In the NYTimes, Felicia R. Lee asks if the 'new wave of African writers' with an international appeal are drawing attention away from African-American voices. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2014-07-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Oneworld to publish Hay anthology of Latin American writers

Oneworld is to publish a new anthology of work from a selection of the best fiction writers under 40 from across Latin America. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-05-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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AWP 2016 in Photos: Publishers, Writers, and Readers Meet Up in L.A.

Photos from the book fair and panels at the Association of Writers and Writing Programs annual conference, held this year at the L.A. Convention center in downtown Los Angeles. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-04-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Literary Magazines As Training Ground for Readers, Writers and Publishers

South African writer and literary magazine publisher Nick Mulgrew discusses how literary magazines are perfect training for pursuing more ambitious projects. The post Literary Magazines As Training Ground for Readers, Writers and Publishers appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-01-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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African-American Publishing, 2015

As race continues to be a hot topic in America, academic presses that have long specialized in African-American nonfiction are finding new opportunities in the trade market. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-11-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Central American Publishers, Writers to Appear at Frankfurt Book Fair

Publishers from Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Costa Rica will attend the Frankfurt Book Fair's International Rights Directors Meeting for the first time to showcase regional talent. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2014-09-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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East African Writers Embrace Self-publishing and Promotion

Author Aleya Kassam explains how Kenyan writers are embracing the idea of branding and taking control of their careers. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2014-09-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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African publishers should publish more books in African languages, says Ngugi wa Thing’o

African publishers should publish more books in indigenous languages to stop their disappearance and to increase the awareness of African writers in their own countries, the celebrated Kenyan writer and activist Ngugi wa Thing’o told delegates at the second International Publishers Association... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-13 23:53:47 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

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-05-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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San Diego Reader Launches eBook Publishing Program to Re-Introduce Great Writing to New Readers

The San Diego Reader is mining gold from its rich archives and releasing the treasures as a collection of six eBooks, the first installment of a series that will showcase the literary quality and historic value of a collection spanning more than 40 y ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2013-10-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Small Publishers’ Catalogue Offers Listing of African Publishers and More

The 2013 Small Publishers' Catalogue Africa offers more than just a listing of small African publishers: it's a guide to inspire small publishers from around the world. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-07-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New Works by Writers with Disabilities Hit Publisher Lists

For the first time, a spate of new and forthcoming titles written by people with disabilities across the United States suggests that the publishing industry may finally be amplifying their voices and stories. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Canadian publishers turn to e-book discounts to entice readers amid COVID-19

Some Canadian publishers are offering special deals on e-books in a bid to entertain readers and pay authors during the COVID-19 shutdown. Continue reading at CBC

[ CBC | 2020-03-23 09:00:00 UTC ]
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NEA Says 55% of Americans Are Readers

A new report from the National Endowment for the Arts tracking American reading habits in 2017 revealed that more than half of all U.S. adults, 55%, or 132 million people, did some form of book-reading. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-13 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Jessica Kingsley Publishers launches writing prize for trans and non-binary writers

Jessica Kingsley Publishers has launched a non-fiction writing prize for trans and non-binary writers. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-12 09:48:12 UTC ]
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Latinx in Publishing Debuts Writers Mentorship Program

Literary nonprofit Latinx in Publishing has launched a new initiative, the Writers Mentorship Program, which is aimed at providing unpublished and/or unagented writers who identify as Latinx with professional mentorship opportunities. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-02-25 05:00:00 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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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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