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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The newest self-publishing platform for writers? OnlyFans.

The Internet has opened up new modes of self-publishing for writers: subscription services like Substack and Patreon, online releases on platforms like Gumroad, and even NFTs. Now, we’re seeing the debut (to my knowledge) of a new self-publishing model: writer Aurora Mattia has published her... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-07-30 16:50:24 UTC ]
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New Publisher Says It Welcomes Conservative Writers Rejected Elsewhere

All Seasons Press, started by former executives from Simon & Schuster and Hachette, plans to publish books by the former Trump officials Mark Meadows and Peter Navarro. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2021-06-15 22:28:39 UTC ]
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Is Poe the most influential American writer? A new book offers evidence.

John Tresch’s “The Reason for the Darkness of the Night” presents the multitalented author’s fascination with science. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-06-02 16:21:20 UTC ]
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Indie publishing 'crucial' for literary fiction writers, Roffey says

Independent publishers are "crucial and critical" for literary fiction writers, Costa-winning author Monique Roffey has said, enabling them to take risks no mainstream publisher would allow. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-05-11 11:27:01 UTC ]
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In ‘How Beautiful We Were,’ an African village goes up against an American oil company

Imbolo Mbue’s follow-up to “Behold the Dreamers” follows a familiar desecration made wrenchingly fresh by the power of Mbue’s storytelling. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-03-16 05:42:46 UTC ]
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400 years of the African American experience, told by a ‘choir’ of Black voices

Ibram X. Kendi and Keisha N. Blain gather activists and scholars to write a group history. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-02-05 13:00:00 UTC ]
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Eric Jerome Dickey, best-selling African American novelist, dies at 59

Described as ‘one of the few kings of popular African-American fiction for women,’ he wrote 29 books that together sold more than 7 million copies. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-01-06 13:20:32 UTC ]
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11 New Books by Native American Writers

This year has been a dumpster fire and we mean that literally. But the shining bright spot in the literary world is an abundance of great new books by Indigenous writers being published in 2020. Since it’s National Native American Heritage Month, we’re focusing on books coming out of the U.S.... Continue reading at Electric Literature

[ Electric Literature | 2020-11-27 12:00:00 UTC ]
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