Sphere to publish Lee Lawrence's story of racism, riots and redemption

Sphere is publishing the story of Lee Lawrence, whose mother's wrongful shooting by police in 1985 sparked rioting in Brixton.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-15 22:07:45 UTC ]
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Sphere to publish new ghost stories from the 'very finest storytellers'

Sphere will publish The Haunting Season, a "dazzling" collection of "haunted tales". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-26 08:00:52 UTC ]
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When Can I Go Back to School? Self-published lockdown story lands major publisher

‘Gentle, honest’ book, written by Anna Friend in response to her seven-year-old son’s worries, wins five-figure deal with ScholasticA self-published children’s picture book that was written to help the author’s son deal with being kept home from school during lockdown has been snapped up by a... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-02-20 07:00:25 UTC ]
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Mikyla Bruder, Publisher of Amazon Publishing Worldwide: ‘When the Stories Are Good’

'We can use the marketing muscle and the global strength that we have to support this ever-widening range of storytellers,' says Mikyla Bruder, publisher of Amazon Publishing. The post Mikyla Bruder, Publisher of Amazon Publishing Worldwide: ‘When the Stories Are Good’ appeared first on... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Publishing’s Darker Stories: Focusing on Freedom to Publish in London

In a never-before staged seminar event, London Book Fair this year presented a mini-conference on the freedom to publish with the International Publishers Association and featuring the widow of slain publisher Faisal Arefin Dipan. The post Publishing’s Darker Stories: Focusing on Freedom to... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Beat poet, publisher Lawrence Ferlinghetti dead at 101

Poet, publisher and bookseller Lawrence Ferlinghetti, who helped launch and perpetuate the Beat movement, has died. He was 101.  Continue reading at CBC

[ CBC | 2021-02-23 20:10:42 UTC ]
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Hodder to publish the story behind the making of the Oxford vaccine

Hodder & Stoughton is publishing the inside story of the Oxford coronavirus vaccine written by two of the leading scientists who developed it, Professor Sarah Gilbert and Dr Catherine Green. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-03 06:00:52 UTC ]
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Fairlight to publish debut short story collection from Lynda Clark

Fairlight Books has acquired world rights to Lynda Clark’s debut short story collection Dreaming in Quantum and Other Stories. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-19 04:48:26 UTC ]
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Puffin to publish 'eye-opening' true story of growing up with autism

Puffin has announced it is publishing A Different Sort of Normal, written and illustrated by debut talent Abigail Balfe – the true story of one girl's journey growing up with autism. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-13 08:28:31 UTC ]
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A never-before-seen Shirley Jackson story has just been published.

This week is a whirlwind for Shirley Jackson fans! On Monday we learned we’re getting a Jackson tribute anthology in 2021, and now, an unseen Shirley Jackson story has been published in The Strand Magazine. Jackson’s son, Laurence Hyman, found the story—“Adventure on a Bad Night”—among Jackson’s... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-12-17 16:17:13 UTC ]
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Riot Recommendation: 53 of the Most Outstanding Short Stories You’ve Read

We asked for your favorite short stories and got a long list! Here are 53 of the most outstanding short stories our readers have read. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-11-02 11:31:00 UTC ]
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Riot Recommendation: What Outstanding Short Stories Have You Read?

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Sphere to publish Mackintosh's 'best novel yet'

Sphere is publishing a new thriller from Clare Mackintosh called Hostage, due to be a "major" lead title for the publisher in summer 2021. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-15 01:45:09 UTC ]
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Sphere to publish true crime exploring murder of author's stepsister

Sphere has acquired a book in which the author tells the story of her own investigation into the long-unsolved murder of her stepsister.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Story of ‘bloodthirsty unicorns’ brings debut author record publishing deal

Annabel Steadman’s fantasy series Skandar and the Unicorn Thief has won a seven-figure book contract, with film rights also sold to Sony PicturesA 28-year-old first-time author from Canterbury has landed what is believed to be the world’s largest ever book advance for a debut children’s writer,... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-09-16 13:34:54 UTC ]
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Virago wins six-publisher fight for Grush's untold space story

Virago has triumphed in a six-publisher auction for The Six: The Untold Story of America’s First Women in Space by science reporter Loren Grush. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-08 06:21:34 UTC ]
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Mirror Books to publish story of Pug Café

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Indie Hajar Press launches 'to tackle racism in publishing'

A new independent political press, run by and for people of colour, is to focus on tackling institutional racism in the industry.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-10 00:55:40 UTC ]
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Religious Publishers' Anti-Racism Resources Draw Sales

Faith-based houses reached a ready audience in June when they highlighted social justice titles and resources on anti-racism as outcries against police brutality and discrimination dominated the streets and the headlines. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Religion Publishers' Anti-Racism Resources Draw Sales

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