The Publisher with All of Speculative Fiction in Its Orbit

Orbit Books has won three Hugos since its U.S. branch launched in 2007—and its publisher thinks it's poised to dominate the sci-fi and fantasy publishing world by 2027. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-09-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Katy Loftus promoted to publisher as Viking expands fiction publishing

Viking is expanding its fiction publishing programme and has bolstered its team by promoting Katy Loftus to publisher, while Vikki Moynes is also joining from HQ. Loftus, previously editorial director of Viking, is now publisher for the imprint with responsibility for a team dedicated to... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-10 04:36:30 UTC ]
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Neon Hemlock Press: A Small Press in a Big World of Speculative Fiction

This year, a Neon Hemlock Press novella won a Nebula. But what is this publisher, where did it come from, and what does it put out? Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2022-06-21 10:36:00 UTC ]
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Unseen works by ‘queen of gothic fiction’ Shirley Jackson published

Two previously unseen short stories by Jackson, rated by Stephen King as one of the great horror fiction writers, are to appear in US magazine the StrandTwo previously unpublished short stories by Shirley Jackson, the queen of gothic fiction, have been released.Charlie Roberts and Only Stand and... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2022-06-09 14:05:30 UTC ]
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Stephen King, Janelle Monáe and more: Let’s talk about speculative fiction to read this year

2022 is turning out to be a great year if you love science fiction, fantasy and horror books Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-03-15 11:00:26 UTC ]
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Ross to edit Peepal Tree's Black British speculative fiction anthology

Peepal Tree Press has commissioned a speculative fiction anthology authored by Black British writers and edited by author Leone Ross.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-12-15 06:54:29 UTC ]
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Pacini starts social justice focused fiction publisher Disturbance Press

Society of Young Publishers member Marta Pacini has founded Disturbance Press, a new independent focused on publishing fiction with a social justice theme. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-17 17:51:01 UTC ]
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Sequoia Nagamatsu | 'Speculative fiction can open a dialogue'

Sequoia Nagamatsu’s bold first novel imagines how future humans might grapple with the fallout from climate change Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-10-15 04:56:32 UTC ]
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African speculative fiction is finally getting its due. Let’s talk about books to seek out.

A few of the fresh voices: Tade Thompson, Nnedi Okorafor, Sofia Samatar and Suyi Davies Okungbowa. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-05-14 14:00:00 UTC ]
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Indie publishing 'crucial' for literary fiction writers, Roffey says

Independent publishers are "crucial and critical" for literary fiction writers, Costa-winning author Monique Roffey has said, enabling them to take risks no mainstream publisher would allow. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-05-11 11:27:01 UTC ]
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Christian Publishers Tap into Grittier Side of Fiction

Novelists no longer shy away from tough issues readers are facing such as mental illness, racial inequity, sexual harassment and abuse, trafficking, and domestic violence. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-09 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Fearne Cotton to publish two non-fiction titles with Puffin

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Speculative fiction is recognising the power of disability

In 2016, the internet was rife with divisive opinions over Jojo Moyes’ Me Before You. The novel, published in 2012, chronicled the relationship between a recently-paralyzed man, Will, and his caregiver, Louisa. The 2016 film, starring Emilia Clarke and Sam Claflin, faced significant backlash... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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DK to publish first educational fiction series

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Blackburn to lead HCG's picture books and trade non-fiction publishing

Emma Blackburn is leaving Bloomsbury Children's Books after eight years to join Hachette Children’s Group in the role of picture book and non-fiction publisher.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-24 10:24:27 UTC ]
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Holly Harris to join Simon & Schuster as non-fiction publishing director

Holly Harris is to join Simon & Schuster UK as publishing director in the non-fiction adult publishing division. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-14 07:50:08 UTC ]
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Hachette Ireland to publish fictional account of Guinness sisters

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[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-09 12:27:08 UTC ]
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Publishers keep a watchful eye on intricate non-fiction as LBF approaches

Despite fears around the coronavirus disrupting the London Book Fair, agents are reporting undimmed interest in highbrow but accessible non-fiction, with feminist fiction also faring well.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Legend Times launches non-fiction publisher Hero

The Legend Times group has launched a new publisher called Hero, specialising in "inspirational and thought-provoking" non-fiction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-08 20:47:54 UTC ]
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Welbeck Publishing primed for fiction push

After the buyout of Carlton Books, Mark Smith and Marcus Leaver will look to fiction to build on the publisher’s non-fiction base.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-11 02:23:42 UTC ]
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