Teenage kicks: Illustrator Small takes Dark turn

We spoke to award-winning children’s illustrator David Small, who returns this October with a "fictional follow-up" to his 2009 memoir Stitches. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kyle Books to publish artist's illustrated take on 'difficult year'

Kyle Books has acquired Together, a "gently philosophical and very relatable look at how we have dealt with a difficult year", by artist Luke Adam Hawker.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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How a Master Illustrator Turned an Old English Carol Into the Perfect Children’s Book for Thanksgiving

Peter Spier’s take on The Fox Went Out on a Chilly Night is full of mischief and beauty. Continue reading at Slate

[ Slate | 2019-11-21 12:30:01 UTC ]
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Taking a Turn Behind the Circulation Desk (shelftalker)

From cool technology to book clubs to a tricky round of Jeopardy, a bookseller plays librarian for a day. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-20 12:00:45 UTC ]
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Small media company to run Sports Illustrated for new owner

The company that recently bought has found someone to run it: a small media company called Maven. Authentic Brands Group bought Sports Illustrated from publishing giant But in a filing Monday,... To view the full story, click the title link. Continue reading at Crains New York

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Chinese Investment Firm Takes Stake in Dark Horse

A major investment stake from Chinese media firm Vanguard Visionary Associates will be used to fund publishing projects at Dark Horse in addition to creating a development fund for film projects based on Dark Horse comics properties Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-11-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Travel market takes a wrong turn

Two years of growth were ended in 2017, with print sales dropping to an all-time low. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Your Thursday Wake-Up Call: Sports Illustrated's World Series Prophecy. Plus, WPP Takes Legal Action

Welcome to Ad Age's Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital-related news. What people are talking about today: The Houston Astros won the World Series by beating the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-1 in Game 7. Sports Illustrated prophesied the Astros' win in a cover... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2017-11-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Politics Take Center Stage at the Small Press Expo 2017

This year's Small Press Expo served as a platform for the indie comics community to respond to issues of politics, race, and gender; celebrate Annie Koyama and 10 years of Koyama Press, and hail the works of newcomers Emil Ferris and Tillie Walden. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-09-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Comic book artist turned wrestler Michel Mulipola takes workshops at Te Oro

 A comic-artist-by-day come super-villain-wrestler-by-night has been helping inspire the youth of Auckland. Continue reading at Stuff

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Candid Comments on What It Takes To Run a Small Press

Long, unpaid hours, feelings of being overlooked, having one's work "disregarded"...there's reward in the trenches, yes, but also a lot of lonely labor. The post Candid Comments on What It Takes To Run a Small Press appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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AWP 2016: Book Fair Kicks Off; Penguin Random House Takes Notice of Literary 'Tastemakers'

The annual AWP conference opened Thursday at the L.A. Convention Center with nearly 11,000 attendees and a record number of exhibitors. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Winter Institute 11: Small Presses Take the Spotlight on Day Three

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Why today's teenagers still want to take a peek inside My Mad Fat Diary

Lots has changed since Rae Earl wrote her personal diary in the 1980s, which she later converted into the bestselling book My Mad Fat Diary, but the basic pains of transition from teenager to grownup remain the same – and books help us find the way through itWhen my nan used to tell me about... Continue reading at The Guardian

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TV review: Netflix's dark 'Daredevil' takes the superhero origin story to new heights

Daredevil can't see you, but he knows you're coming. His new show is so good, it might catch comic book fans by surprise. Continue reading at Baltimore Sun

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Amazon, Harper Talks Take a Turn

A 'Business Insider' story is seen by some as Amazon turning up the heat on HarperCollins over sales terms negotiations. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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New Year, New You: Health and Wellness Books Take a Spiritual Turn

Set for a healthier 2015? Religion publishers offer new titles and reissues of bestsellers to encourage both physical health and spiritual fitness. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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This Note–Taking System Turns You Into An Efficiency Expert

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Jacqui Small to publish illustrated ebooks

Aurum imprint Jacqui Small Publishing is moving into the illustrated ebook market, starting next... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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When Creativity Takes A Wrong Turn: Lousy Book Covers

Aptly titled new Tumblr "Lousy Book Covers" collects the delightfully dubious achievements in jacket design. The book Spending Christmas With a Yeti is already at a marketplace disadvantage, what with that title, but then there’s the book cover. Oh boy, where to start. The real-life... Continue reading at Fast Company

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