These moms couldn’t find bilingual books. So they started a publishing company

Patty Rodriguez and Ariana Stein started Lil’ Libros in 2014 because they had trouble finding children’s books in both English and Spanish. The Huntington Park company now has 14 titles, all written by the co-founders, and brought in $1 million in sales last year, a feat the pair never thought... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-03-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Josh Hawley finds new publisher after Simon & Schuster cancels book

Simon & Schuster severed ties with senator after Capitol attackPublisher distributes titles by conservative imprint RegneryThe rightwing Missouri senator Josh Hawley has found a publisher for a book dropped by Simon & Schuster over his role in attempting to overturn the US election on... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-01-18 16:02:10 UTC ]
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Olga Tokarczuk is publishing an illustrated, all-ages book about finding fulfillment.

Ah, February 2021: maybe by then, we’ll have forgotten that 2020 ever existed. An upcoming book by Olga Tokarczuk, translated by Antonia Lloyd-Jones and illustrated by Joanna Concejo, promises to help us cleanse the timeline: The Lost Soul, a story for both children and adults. Publisher Seven... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-11-18 18:31:35 UTC ]
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The editor of Michelle Obama’s Becoming is starting a new publishing company.

It’s always good news when people want to invest in books, so we’re happy to hear that Molly Stern, the former SVP & Publisher of Penguin Random House’s Crown imprint, is starting a new publishing company in partnership with the independent studio SISTER. (Stern was Michelle Obama’s editor,... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-10-22 12:01:51 UTC ]
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Christian Publishers Find Added Value in Book Awards

Award-winning Christian titles can often break into the broader market, and publishers are taking notice. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-02-26 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Cairo international book fair turns away jailed publisher's company

Khaled Lotfy, whose firm Tanmia published a new edition of a book about Egyptian double agent Ashraf Marwan, has been sentenced to five yearsCairo international book fair has excluded imprisoned publisher Khaled Lotfy’s firm from the event citing “security reasons”, the International Publishers... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-01-22 13:55:22 UTC ]
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Richard Charkin: How (Not) To Start a Publishing Company, a Case Study

'What I hadn’t anticipated was just how difficult it is to start a publishing business,' writes Richard Charkin in a Frankfurt installment of his exclusive series for Publishing Perspectives. The post Richard Charkin: How (Not) To Start a Publishing Company, a Case Study appeared first on... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-10-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Killer Nashville Founder Starts Publishing Company

Clay Stafford, founder and CEO of the Killer Nashville writing conference, has launched Clay Stafford Books, which will look to capitalize on the writing talent discovered at the writing conference. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-04-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Clinton Devotional Book Pulled After Publisher Finds Further Instances of Plagiarism

Abingdon Press is discontinuing the sale of ‘Strong for a Moment Like This,’ a book of devotionals written for Hillary Clinton by Rev. Bill Shillady, after finding that several passages were lifted from the writing of other pastors. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-09-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children's Books in China 2017: Children’s Fun Publishing Company

Children’s Fun Publishing is a joint venture between Egmont Group and Posts & Telecommunications Press, so the wealth of foreign works in its 6,000-title catalogue is not surprising. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-03-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Why A West Coast Software Company is Getting into Book Publishing

NationalBuilder, a software company whose products are popular with political organizations, is starting a publishing business with a focus on stories about "people doing really remarkable things." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-08-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Is Twitter a Book Publishing Company?

The definition of what a publisher does is up for grabs, and one German executive predicts his company will one day employ more IT pros than editors. The post Is Twitter a Book Publishing Company? appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Beijing Book Fair 2014: International Publishers Find Their Niche

On the third day (and the last of the trade/professional days) of the Beijing International Book Fair (BIBF), international publishers combined rights sales with more educational efforts on the needs of the Chinese market. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-09-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Literal: America’s Newest Bilingual and Spanish Book Publisher

Literal magazine, the well-regarded English and Spanish literature magazine literature, has expanded into bilingual and Spanish-language books by Latin American writers. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2014-01-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Do Books to publish climate change book by Omond

Do Books will publish a book on climate change by non-binary eco-activist Tamsin Omond, who is also standing for election as a co-leader of the Green Party.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-14 21:18:03 UTC ]
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#Merky Books to publish first children's book Superheroes

Stormzy's imprint at PRH, #Merky Books, will publish its first children's book in September, celebrating 50 iconic British figures from underrepresented communities to inspire, encourage and empower children.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-06-29 07:55:17 UTC ]
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LSC Book Division Now Lakeside Book Company

Six months after it acquired LSC Communications, Atlas Holdings has renamed the book division Lakeside Book Company. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-06-08 04:00:00 UTC ]
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UK Book Publishing Industry Raises Copyright Alarm: ‘Save Our Books’

'The biggest threat to our industry post-Brexit,' says the Publishers Association, is an 'international copyright exhaustion framework.' The post UK Book Publishing Industry Raises Copyright Alarm: ‘Save Our Books’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-06-07 17:22:58 UTC ]
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U.S. Book Show: Key Findings from Project Panorama's 'Immersive Media & Books 2020' Report

Professors Rachel Noorda and Kathi Inman Berens offer a 21-minute presentation of some key findings from their groundbreaking survey report 'Immersive Media & Books 2020.' Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-28 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Her Book Doesn’t Go Easy on Publishing. Publishers Ate It Up.

Zakiya Dalila Harris, a former editorial assistant, is making a splash with “The Other Black Girl,” her debut novel about an African-American woman navigating a nearly all-white workplace. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2021-05-23 20:21:45 UTC ]
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