Spirituality Authors Draw on Their Heritage and Identities

Publishers offering mind, body, and spirituality titles look for BIPOC authors who authentically represent a discipline or practice with depth, sensitivity, and nuance. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Spirituality Authors Draw on Their Heritage and Identities

Publishers offering mind, body, and spirituality titles look for BIPOC authors who authentically represent a discipline or practice with depth, sensitivity, and nuance. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Children's book by Quebec author on gender, identity targeted by complaints in U.S. town

A library in the U.S. is dealing with complaints about a children's book from a Quebec author that deals with sexual and gender diversity. Parents have asked that the book be removed from the library shelves. Continue reading at CBC

[ CBC | 2023-02-03 09:00:44 UTC ]
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BookCon 2018: YA Authors and a Former President Draw Fans to Javits

BookCon 2018 drew about 20,000 booklovers to the Javits Center this past weekend. While many attendees were there to see their favorite bestselling YA authors, others wanted to meet a debut novelist named Bill Clinton. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-06-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookCon 2018: Four Sci-Fi Authors Talk Reality, Identity, And #Fearlesswomen

Four sci-fi authors—Charlie Jane Anders, Seth Dickinson, S.L. Huang, and V.E. Schwab—will appear in not one but two panel discussions. Riffing on the panel titles, we asked them how reality, identity, and fearless female characters influence their work. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-06-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New Amazon Buy Button Program Draws Ire of Publishers, Authors

Industry members claim the program, which allows third-party re-sellers to win the main buy button on book pages, has the potential to "decimate authors' and publishers' earnings," especially on backlist books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-05-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A Spiritually Harmful Election: Evangelical Authors Sound Off on Trump and Clinton

Evangelical Christian authors discuss what it's like to be faced with choosing one of two major party candidates whose values in one way or another deeply contradict their own. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-11-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Controversial Africa memoir draws fire for Louise Linton, actress, self-published author and Trump dining companion

Until last week, Louise Linton was a little-known Scottish actress living in California, whose most prominent roles were guest spots in the television shows "CSI: NY" and "Cold Case" and the movies "Intruder" and "Cabin Fever." Now, thanks to a self-published memoir she wrote about her... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2016-07-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Identities of Costa Short Story authors revealed

The anonymity of six finalists in the running for the Costa Short Story Award has been lifted, revealing a novelist who made it into David Bowie's "Top 100 Must-Read books of all time". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-01-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New Novel From 'The Shack' Author Among Spirituality and Religion Highlights at BEA

A new novel from 'The Shack' author and debuting imprints at HarperOne and New World Library gave publishers lots to talk about. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-06-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Author Daniel Torday draws praise for his debut novel 'The Last Flight of Poxl West'

'Poxl' is being published on March 17 and centers on teenager Eli, who loves to hear stories of his uncle's World War II bravery. However, he soon discovers all may not be what it seems. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2015-03-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Spirituality and Religion Update: Meet the Authors

This rich category embraces a plethora of topics, as evidenced by the writers of five new books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-03-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Reddit Draws Readers, Authors, Publishers

For anyone struggling with choosing the perfect literary present this holiday season, there’s a large, vocal, and opinionated group that just might be able to help: the more than one million subscribers to the Books category on Reddit, the popular social media Web site. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-12-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors draw fans to ... a casino?

A program at Connecticut's Mohegan Sun titled 'Winning Authors' brings bestselling authors to the casino, drawing crowds of hundreds. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2013-12-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2013: Debut From Joshua Ferris’s Wife Draws Buzz, Along With Co-Authored Iraq War Novel

Two more books drawing buzz at the fair include a debut novel by Joshua Ferris's wife, and a co-authored book about friendship and the Iraq war. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-10-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors draw up 'manifesto' to save Venice's bookshops

Authors have called on the Venice Biennale to "mobilise intelligence and artistic talent... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-04-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors Guild Issues Update on New Leaf Authors

The Guild says it met with the agency's leadership on May 18 and was assured of transition plans to support a number of authors who were recently dropped by the agency following the departure of agent Jordan Hamessley. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-05-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Ninety budding authors to receive trade tutelage through HC’s Author Academy

HarperCollins affiliate publisher Rose Sandy reveals the details of its new Author Academy, which will give 90 emerging talents guidance as to how the book industry functions. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-15 22:41:09 UTC ]
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Are Self-Published Authors Still Indie Authors?

The publishing landscape is rapidly changing—as is the way self-published authors are viewed. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-10 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Society of Authors renews calls for TV shows to pay authors

The Society of Authors (SoA) has renewed its calls for TV companies to pay and credit historians and authors for their research work after a rise in complaints from members. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors Guild and Society of Authors Allege Copyright Infringement by the Internet Archive

In a copyright flare-up, California's Internet Archive finds itself on the wrong side of the English-speaking world's two largest author trade organizations. The post Authors Guild and Society of Authors Allege Copyright Infringement by the Internet Archive appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-01-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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