Shortfire launches Papercut app

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Thu, 15/09/2011 - 15:23 Digital short story publishing house Shortfire Press has launched a new app which presents sound and video content when a reader reaches a certain point in the text. The Papercut app was produced in conjunction with digital design studio ustwo and is priced £3.99. The app features stories from Laura Dockrill, Nadifa Mohamed and non-fiction writer Richard Beard. read more Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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SoA launches book club to celebrate literary estates

The Society of Authors will launch a bi-monthly book club on Twitter next month, to celebrate a selection of favourite titles from works in its literary estates. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-22 16:59:37 UTC ]
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Trigger launches new imprint as distribution moves to Orca

​Mental health and wellbeing publisher Trigger will launch its children’s imprint Ups!ideDown Books next month and has announced plans to move distribution to Orca.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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'Feminist safe haven' English language bookshop to launch in Paris

A Kickstarter is under way to create a 'feminist safe haven' bookshop in Paris called COVEN to offer English language books, a café and range of events. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Libraries Connected to launch income-generation funding scheme

Libraries Connected is using a £150,000 Arts Council England grant for a training and mentoring programme helping services develop funding strategies. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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TLS launches online bookshop with Monwell

The Times Literary Supplement has opened a new online shop selling books, prints of its covers and illustrations alongside branded merchandise. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Barnsley launches The Brideshead Festival

To mark the 75th anniversary of the publication of Evelyn Waugh’s novel Brideshead Revisited (Penguin), the newly unveiled The Brideshead Festival will "celebrate and interrogate the ongoing appeal of this seminal novel and its screen adaptations", masterminded by former HarperCollins c.e.o.... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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The History Press to launch new imprint in 2020

​The History Press will launch a new publishing imprint in 2020, with a list focused on "books that spark".  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Graffeg launches crowdfunder for orchestral Soanes tale

Welsh indie Graffeg Publishing has launched a £12,500 crowdfunding campaign to record an orchestral tale for children Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Curtis Brown Creative launches TV serial writing course

The Curtis Brown Creative writing school is launching a new course in writing an original TV drama serial. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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BA launches Indie Book of the Month scheme

The Booksellers Association (BA) will launch the Indie Book of the Month scheme, to promote adult and fiction titles across the UK and Ireland next year.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Clean Prose to host edible book launch for Irenosen Okojie

London’s newly opened first co-working space for writers, Clean Prose, will host an edible book launch for author Irenosen Okojie on Thursday. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Hoffman and Green in International Literary Estates launch

A new company working across London and New York, International Literary Properties, has been launched to acquire and manage the intellectual property in literary estates and to exploit the rights and cash flows deriving from them. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Caxton Books launches £25,000 crowdfunder in rent hike battle

Essex store Caxton Books has launched a £25,000 crowdfunding campaign after facing a potential 60% increase in rent. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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University presses launch new initiatives to reach readers with ‘experts’ in vogue

The boom in "smart non-fiction" has been a boon to university presses, with several publishers investing in new or ramped-up trade crossover lists. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Waterstones and Fourth Estate to launch The Mirror & The Light gift card

Waterstones and Fourth Estate will team up this Christmas to create a gift card celebrating Hilary Mantel’s eagerly-awaited The Mirror & The Light, the first time the chain has created a gift card for a specific title. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Today in not everything is terrible: HarperCollins is launching a Native-centric imprint.

In Publishers Weekly, Sally Lodge reports that HarperCollins Children’s Books will be launching a new imprint “devoted to publishing books by Native creators that introduce young Native protagonists and showcase the present and future of Indian Country.” Heartdrum is currently scheduled to... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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CrimeFest launches new prizes for 2020 awards

CrimeFest has launched two new prizes for debut crime novel and best TV crime drama for the 2020 awards. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Industry Notes: John Murray Press Launches US Basic Books Imprint in the UK

Hachette in London is creating a Basic Books imprint for the UK in cooperation with the New York Hachette house of that name. The post Industry Notes: John Murray Press Launches US Basic Books Imprint in the UK appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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John Murray to launch non-fiction imprint Basic Books UK

John Murray Press will launch a new UK imprint of the award-winning non fiction New York publisher Basic Books, headed up by John Murray Press m.d. Nick Davies. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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The London Library launches new podcast series

The London Library has launched a new podcast series in which a leading writer or cultural figure will discuss the books that have shaped them with its director Philip Marshall. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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