Stanfords Travel Writers Festival goes digital with Winn and Dalrymple

The Stanfords Travel Writers Festival is going digital this year with a line-up including Raynor Winn, William Dalrymple, James Naughtie and Simon Reeve. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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Mirror, Independent and Standard enjoy festive website traffic boost | Digital ABCs

Three sites buck annual trend, but Mail, Guardian and Telegraph report month-on-month declines in daily unique browsersMirror Group Digital, Independent.co.uk and Standard.co.uk enjoyed month-on-month traffic gains in December, when the festive holiday usually results in newspaper website user... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Writers attack 'overrated' Anglo-American literature at Jaipur festival

Xiaolu Guo warns that English-language mainstream has warped a broader 'reading habit', on panel with Jhumpa Lahiri and Jonathan FranzenAmerican literature is "massively overrated", the award-winning author and film-maker Xiaolu Guo told the Jaipur literature festival – and fellow panellist and... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2014-01-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The 2013 Ubud Writers & Readers Festival

This year marks the 10th anniversary of the Ubud Writers & Readers Festival, a destination literary and arts festival created in response to the Bali bombings in 2002 Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-10-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Stanfords partners with travel companies

Stanfords Travel Bookshop is partnering with travel agents and other companies in a bid to become... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Denis Johnson, 'Writer's Writer's Writer,' Dead at 67

The award-winning fiction writer, poet, and playwright, whose best-known and most influential work, the story collection 'Jesus' Son,' turned 25 this year, has died. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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China’s Digital Publishing Innovation Forum : ‘Digital Inheritance’

At a conference in Beijing, publishers are asked to consider how their content could be reformmated for popular digital distribution systems. The post China’s Digital Publishing Innovation Forum : ‘Digital Inheritance’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-09-16 18:21:48 UTC ]
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Are You a New York Writer or an LA Writer?

You go to a coffee shop in order to focus on your craft. What do you order?  A. A black coffee.  B. An almond milk matcha.  What is your critically acclaimed debut novel about?  A. A man getting stuck on a subway train and revisiting the weight of all of the mistakes he’s made in […] The post... Continue reading at Electric Literature

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London Writers Awards celebrates 30 'underrepresented' writers

Spread the Word has chosen 30 writers from underrepresented backgrounds for its second annual London Writers Awards. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Festival Picks: Edinburgh International Book Festival

The International Literature ShowcaseExceptional times call for exceptional writers. International bestselling crime novelist, journalist and Man Booker judge Val McDermid will reveal her selection of the most compelling LGBTQI+ writers working in the UK today. Val McDermid presents...10 August,... Continue reading at British Council global

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Consumer Reports Named Digital Team of the Year at the Folio: Digital Awards

NEW YORK – Digital executives, thought leaders and creators from across the magazine media industry gathered in the Yale Club Ballroom in Midtown on Thursday to celebrate this past year’s greatest achievements in online media at the Folio: Digital Awards. Twenty different prizes, ranging from... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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Aiming for TV dollars, digital publishers adopt Nielsen’s Digital Content Ratings

Publishers including BuzzFeed, Group Nine and Business Insider are investing in third-party measurement to add legitimacy to their video audiences. The post Aiming for TV dollars, digital publishers adopt Nielsen’s Digital Content Ratings appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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Digital Solutions in India 2018: Relentless Digital Momentum

Maintaining the status quo is anathema to any digital solutions player. Not only is the competition always snapping at their heels but the client base (i.e., the publishing industry) constantly demands something new, unique, and robust to keep the workflow energized, audiences engaged, and... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Digital Solutions in India 2018: Next Steps Toward Digital Accessibility

In 2014, the International Digital Publishing Forum executive director, Bill McCoy, spoke to 'PW' about the organization’s goals, influence, and success in advocating for accessibility in publishing and how ePub 3 will push its agenda forward. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Digital Solutions in India 2018: Instructional Design in Digital Publishing

Education has finally started moving. And like events at the edge of a black hole, where the laws of physics stop working, this transformation of education from its traditional methodology is taking place so quickly that it is already happening before we are even aware of it. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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‘Writer’s Summit’ from London Book Fair and Writer’s Digest Announces Pitch Slam Agents

Now with a 'pitch slam' event in which writers present projects to agents, the November 'Writer's Summit' is co-chaired by The Guardian's Alison Flood. The post ‘Writer’s Summit’ from London Book Fair and Writer’s Digest Announces Pitch Slam Agents appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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A 68-year-old aspiring writer accuses the Iowa Writers' Workshop of age discrimination

A 68-year-old man who was rejected by the prestigious Iowa Writers' Workshop has filed a complaint with the U.S. Department of Education, claiming he was discriminated against because of his age. Dan Thomson, a former lawyer and self-published author, was among the 97% of applicants to the... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Digital Solutions in India 2017: Gearing Up for the Shifts and Twists in the Digital Content Industry

Everything is different, and yet the same. Think about Polaroid cameras, which were first replaced by digicams and later smartphones for snapping instant photos. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Digital Publisher Woven Digital Lays Off Just Under 20

Woven Digital, which publishes millennial-focused brands such as BroBible and Uproxx, recently laid off just under 20 employees, according to multiple people with knowledge of the California-based company.Most of those affected worked for HitFix, an entertainment news site acquired by Woven in... Continue reading at Advertising Age

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Digital Solutions in India 2016: Cloud: The Next Digital Transformation Weapon for Publishers

Today, the evolution of cloud technology has erased all doubts that kept publishers from adopting cloud in their digital transformation strategy. They have realized the benefits of cloud for creation and delivery of digital products such as ebooks across multiple device platforms, workflow... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Digital Solutions in India 2016: Unfolding the Next Chapter in Digital Content Proposition

This being Generation Flux, perpetual innovation and transformation are imperative, and competitive advantages are, at best, fleeting. Continuous value creation and higher engagement—at lower cost and faster speed and with improved quality—is the key to business longevity. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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