Teresa Mlawer, Spanish-Language Publishing Pioneer, Dies at 75

Mlawer, one of the most recognized and respected people in the Hispanic publishing industry in the U.S., died on March 21; 'PW' Spanish-language editor Leyhla Aquile, who worked with Mlawer, offers a tribute. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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How Booksellers Can Succeed with Spanish Books: Spanish-Language Publishing 2014

Hispanics are the fastest-growing ethnic group in the U.S., and they are not only growing in terms of numbers but also expanding their presence in regions across the country. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-10-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Obituary: Howard Cruse, Pioneering Queer Cartoonist, Dies at 75

The pioneering underground and queer cartoonist and author of the acclaimed queer/civil rights graphic novel 'Stuck Rubber Baby,' died November 26, from lymphoma. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Changes Coming This Fall for Spanish-Language Publishers

The change of seasons has brought changes in the landscape of Spanish-language book publishing. In September, the Celebra imprint announced that it will stop acquiring new titles, and the Sélector USA imprint launched. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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La Pereza Ediciones: A Spanish-Language Publisher in Miami

Defying the doubts of those who'd advised against it, Greity Gonzalez and Dago Sasiga have made a go of their Spanish-language publishing house in Miami. 'There are more than 50 million Spanish speakers in the US.' The post La Pereza Ediciones: A Spanish-Language Publisher in Miami appeared... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-07-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Overseas Spanish-Language Indie Publishers Tackle the American Market

Traditionally, the American market for Spanish-language books has been dominated by big publishers from Latin America and Spain. But now there’s a new wave of independents making a splash. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Spanish Language Publishing News Roundup

U.S. librarians head to this year’s Guadalajara International Book Fair, PRH Grupo Editorial starts a new Spanish-language imprint, and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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HC Expands Spanish-Language Publishing Efforts

HarperCollins is creating two new Spanish-language publishing divisions: HarperCollins Español and HarperCollins Iberica. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Getting Serious about Spanish-Language Publishing

This column marks the start of PW’s monthly coverage of the Spanish-language book market in the U.S. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Tips for Librarians at The Guadalajara Fair: Spanish-Language Publishing 2014

The Guadalajara International Book Fair (FIL), the most important publishing gathering in Ibero-America, will be held this year from Saturday, November 29, to Sunday, December 7, with thousands of attendees from around the world. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-10-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH to Buy Major Spanish-Language Publisher

The move to acquire Santillana Ediciones Generales, according to PRH, will "significantly" increase its presence in Spain and Latin America. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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People of the Book: Spanish-Language Publishing 2013

There is no denying the growing influence the Hispanic population is having on the demographic, social, cultural, and political shifts taking place in the U.S. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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A New Chapter in Puerto Rico: Spanish-Language Publishing 2013

Known for its pristine beaches, El Yunque rain forest, and beautiful Spanish colonial architecture, Puerto Rico is also an important book market for U.S. publishers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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What Hispanics Are Buying: Spanish-Language Publishing 2013

As book publishers continue to expand their offerings to meet the needs of Hispanic consumers, it is important to look at the genres and formats of the books these consumers are likely to purchase. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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African publishers should publish more books in African languages, says Ngugi wa Thing’o

African publishers should publish more books in indigenous languages to stop their disappearance and to increase the awareness of African writers in their own countries, the celebrated Kenyan writer and activist Ngugi wa Thing’o told delegates at the second International Publishers Association... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-13 23:53:47 UTC ]
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Publishing in Québec 2018: Good Times for English-Language Publishing

"There was a time when there were few English-language publishers here in Québec," says Linda Leith, president of the Association of English-language Publishers of Québec. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-09-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA, LéaLA, and Expolit Book Fairs Highlight Books in Spanish: Spanish Publishing 2015

Book fairs have become much more aware of the purchasing power of the Hispanic population in the U.S. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Retired PRH Fulfillment Exec Phyllis Mandel Dies at 75

Phyllis Mandel, retired senior v-p of fulfillment at Bantam, BDD, and Penguin Random House distribution facilities, died on May 20 in Cape Cod—the day after her 75th birthday. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Fred Jordan, Former Grove Press Editor and Pantheon Publisher, Dies at 95

Fred Jordan, a Holocaust survivor and influential longtime editor at Grove Press for three decades and, later, publisher of Pantheon Books, died on April 19. He was 95. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Robert Hershon, Artful Poet Who Published Poets, Dies at 84

He was a founder of Hanging Loose Press, which started as a loose-page poetry journal and became a book publisher as well. Continue reading at The New York Times

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