The Academy rewards

The Academy of British Cover Design hosted its third annual awards at the beginning of March, championing the best in British book livery. Co-founders Jamie Keenan and Jon Gray tell Danny Arter how ABCD came to be and why its awards evening is unique. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-03-14 00:00:00 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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2020 Academy of American Poets Laureate Fellowships Announced

The Academy of American Poets has announced its 2020 Poets Laureate Fellows. The 23 fellowships are intended to help the poets lead civic poetry programs in their communities over the next year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-28 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Scribner signs Faber Academy graduate's debut novel

Simon & Schuster UK will publish The Miseducation of Evie Epworth by Faber Academy graduate Matson Taylor. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-14 03:26:34 UTC ]
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The Risk, and Reward, of Turning from Memoir to Fiction

I feel creatively lost most of the time. It doesn’t matter if I’m beginning a fresh project, wading through the middle, or racing toward the end—I often find myself in a fugue state that makes it impossible for me to understand what I’m doing, even as I’m doing it. This is what I love about […] Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-02-05 09:48:59 UTC ]
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Oscar nominations announced, Academy still LOVES white dudes.

Sooo. People are pissed—rightly so, I think—about the particularly white, particularly male slate of nominations for this year’s Academy Awards.* For example, in a year with movies like Little Women (directed by Greta Gerwig), The Farewell (directed by Lulu Wang), and Hustlers (directed by... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-01-13 15:46:10 UTC ]
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Nosy Crow signs eight more titles in Unicorn Academy series

Nosy Crow has acquired eight more titles in the Unicorn Academy series by Julie Sykes and Linda Chapman. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-13 23:45:06 UTC ]
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The Swedish Academy took a year off to fix the Nobel Prize in literature. It’s still broken.

Austrian author Peter Handke is this year’s winner, which doesn’t inspire much confidence in the selection process. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-10-10 18:32:28 UTC ]
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Doubleday pre-empts Faber Academy graduate Ericka Waller’s debut

Doubleday has pre-empted Faber Academy graduate Ericka Waller’s debut novel, Dog Days, about the solace of canine companions “when times are hard”.   Kirsty Dunseath, publishing director of Doubleday Fiction, bought world rights in all languages for two titles from Katie Greenstreet at C&W.... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-01 12:33:37 UTC ]
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Canongate hails 'rewarding year' in 2018 as turnover increases

Canongate and Severn House have announced consolidated turnover increased 24% to £11.9m in 2018 from £9.6m in 2017, with pre-tax profits of £966,272. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-09 05:38:45 UTC ]
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Orion bags Faber Academy graduate’s debut

Orion has snapped up rights to Faber Academy graduate Rebecca Ley's "achingly sad" debut.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-26 04:02:20 UTC ]
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Ad vets to create universal ID and loyalty reward program to woo consumers

A cohort of ad industry veterans and tech platforms are launching BritePool, an identity solution for digital advertising that aims to provide consumers with some level of control over who uses their data. Along the way, it hopes to offer agencies and brands an alternative to the so-called... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-04-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Inaugural Academy of American Poets Laureate Fellowships Announced

The Academy of American Poets has announced the recipients of its inaugural fellowships,awarding 13 poets laureate across the U.S. with a combined $1,050,000 in recognition of their literary merit and to support civic programs. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-04-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Microsoft Bounty Program offers larger rewards for bug hunters

Bug bounty programs are a popular way for tech companies to track down problems with their products without having to spend large sums of money on dedicated research teams. Microsoft is one of the big names with such a program, and it has just announced that it is increasing the payouts it... Continue reading at Betanews

[ Betanews | 2019-04-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Green Book’s Best Picture Win Sparked Facebook and Twitter During the 91st Academy Awards

Green Book winning the Best Picture award was the most-talked-about moment on both Twitter and Facebook during the 91st Academy Awards Sunday night. The most-tweeted-about moments during the event were: Green Book wins Best Picture Shallow wins Best Original Song Rami Malek wins Best Actor Lady... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2019-02-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Review: ‘Umbrella Academy’ vs DC Universe’s ‘Doom Patrol’: A battle of misfit shows

Scoot over “Deadly Class” and “Black Lightning,” and make room in the crowded superhero arena for two new avenging TV series: Netflix’s “The Umbrella Academy” and “Doom Patrol” from DC Universe, a fledgling streaming service devoted to the comic book franchise. Both superhero dramas premiere... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-02-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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What's on TV: 'Far Cry,' 'Crackdown 3' and 'Umbrella Academy'

This week is a big one for streaming platforms, as Amazon premieres its documentary series uncovering the truth surrounding Lorena Bobbitt, and Netflix presents the first season of its comic book adaptation The Umbrella Academy. For gamers, Crackdown... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2019-02-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Netflix's 'Umbrella Academy' trailer showcases an offbeat superhero saga

One of the biggest original titles coming to Netflix next month is The Umbrella Academy, and the first full trailer for the superhero show has landed. The adaptation of Gerard Way and Gabriel Bá's award-winning comic book centers on a group of... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2019-01-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Janklow & Nesbit reaps the rewards of investing in 'smart non-fiction'

West London-based literary agency Janklow & Nesbit has been one of the progenitors of the "brainy non-fiction" trend of recent vintage, with a number of big books and deals coming from the Will Francis-led outfit. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kassabova wins British Academy's £25k Prize for Global Cultural Understanding

Kapka Kassabova's "extraordinary" book Border: A Journey to the Edge of Europe (Granta) has won the British Academy’s £25,000 Nayef Al-Rodhan Prize for Global Cultural Understanding 2018. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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