‘Sick of Reading about White Boys and Dogs,’ 11-Year-Old Launches #1000BlackGirlBooks

#1000BlackGirlBooks is a project headed by an 11-year-old in Philadelphia who wants to promote diversity in children's books. The post ‘Sick of Reading about White Boys and Dogs,’ 11-Year-Old Launches #1000BlackGirlBooks appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

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Bluemoose launches subscription model for its women-only publishing year

Bluemoose Books is launching a subscription model for the first time, to accompany its year of only publishing female writers over 45 in 2020. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-18 08:25:36 UTC ]
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B&N Launches Book of the Year Award

As one of the first initiatives under the leadership of new CEO James Daunt, Barnes & Noble has announced the shortlist for a new Book of the Year award. The nominees and winner are chosen by B&N booksellers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-12 05:00:00 UTC ]
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PPC launches fourth year of publicist mentoring scheme

The Publishers’ Publicity Circle is has announced the fourth year of its mentoring scheme, which is open to publicists of all levels and will start after the enrolment process in January 2020. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-01 03:39:14 UTC ]
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Reading for Pleasure Prize Competition launches

The Reading for Pleasure Prize Competition has launched to find "compelling, disruptive and innovative" ideas that encourage people in the UK and beyond to read for pleasure throughout the year.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Inaugural Paisley Book Festival to launch next year

Paisley will host its first ever book festival in February 2020, honouring the "brilliant political thinkers and creatives that have long been associated with the area", say organisers.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Miranda Jewess to launch Viper imprint with White, Jackson and Valentine

Serpent's Tail senior commissioning editor Miranda Jewess will launch a new crime imprint, Viper, in November with 20 titles for its inaugural year.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-15 12:07:38 UTC ]
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Brackstone to launch White Rabbit imprint with Cox, Nightingale and Frantz

Lee Brackstone’s new imprint for Orion, White Rabbit, will launch in April 2020 with twelve titles scheduled for its inaugural year, including memoirs from music industry legends Carl Cox, Richard Russell, Annie Nightingale and Chris Frantz. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-23 04:12:12 UTC ]
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Audible to launch new narrative non-fiction project next year

Audible will launch a new narrative non-fiction project in February 2020 from social care worker Shane Dunphy, shining a light on Irish gangs. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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‘Do black people read?’ What my years in publishing have taught me about diversity in books | Natalie Jerome

Malorie Blackman laments the lack of BAME children’s characters. I know – it’s a real battle to get writers of colour publishedMy daughter, like me, is of mixed heritage. She has wildly curly hair, as have I. When she was born four years ago I was given five copies of the same kids’ picture book... Continue reading at The Guardian

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A girl and boy meet at a bookstore in Iran. Sixty years go by.

Tinged with love and sadness, Marjan Kamali’s new novel ‘The Stationery Shop’ is an ode to an Iran that no longer exists. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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A girl and boy meet at a bookstore in Iran. Sixty years go by.

Tinged with love and sadness, Marjan Kamali’s new novel ‘The Stationery Shop’ is an ode to an Iran that no longer exists. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2019-07-28 22:04:19 UTC ]
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A girl and boy meet at a bookstore in Iran. Sixty years go by.

Tinged with love and sadness, Marjan Kamali’s new novel ‘The Stationery Shop’ is an ode to an Iran that no longer exists. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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A summer reading list for fans of ‘To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before’

The latest YA rom-coms include and affirm a broader range of experiences than ever before. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-07-23 16:05:15 UTC ]
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Expanded Whiting Literary Magazine Prizes Name Second Year of Winners

This year's five honorees, up from three last year, are 'The Common,' 'American Short Fiction,' 'Black Warrior Review,' 'The Margins,' and 'The Offing,' which will receive a combined $144,000 from the Whiting Foundation. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-07-18 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Bloomberg’s TicToc Plans to Launch on OTT Streaming Services This Year

Bloomberg’s goal to turn TicToc, its 24/7 news brand, into a fully fledged media network is taking shape. Launched on Twitter December 2017, Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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Ex-Vice exec launches pot-focused agency with ties to Snoop Dog’s media company

Former Vice executive Ryan Archibald and Ted Chung, a business partner of Snoop Dogg, have joined forces to launch a new global agency specializing in cannabis marketing. The shop, called Gram By Gram, has already inked a significant client–Canopy Growth, a Canadian cannabis firm recently... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-05-21 10:00:00 UTC ]
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Bloomberg’s TicToc plans to launch on OTT streaming services this year

"The mission is to live across all platforms that make up someone’s daily news diet," said Jean Ellen Cowgill, md of TicToc. The post Bloomberg’s TicToc plans to launch on OTT streaming services this year appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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BookExpo's Librarians' Lounge 2019: Learn More about Move Books’ Efforts to Get Boys Reading

On Thursday, May 30, from 9:00-9:30 a.m. join Move Books in the Librarians' Lounge (booth 557) to learn about the books that will hook boys on reading. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-14 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Norwegian reading app to launch in the UK

Poio, an app created to help children learn to read, is launching in the UK in June. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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White Supremacists Take Over D.C. Bookstore Reading

White supremacists briefly took over a reading by author Jonathan Metzl at the flagship location for Politics and Prose Bookstore in Washington, D.C., on Saturday, shouting “this land is our land” and marching through the store yelling the name of a group that helped to organize the 2017... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-04-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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