This year's Lollies cancelled due to coronavirus outbreak

Scholastic has cancelled the Laugh Out Loud Awards (known as the Lollies) for 2020, due to schools closing and the uncertainty surrounding the coronavirus crisis. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-08 22:49:38 UTC ]
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Hay Festival goes digital after cancellation due to coronavirus

Hay Festival will hold its first fully digital edition following the cancellation of this year's main event. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-02 08:47:04 UTC ]
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Germany's Lit.Cologne literary festival cancelled due to coronavirus

While German publishers are still reeling from the cancellation of the major spring fair Leipziger Buchmesse last week, the industry has been dealt two more blows in the wake of the coronavirus crises. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-11 07:50:07 UTC ]
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Bologna Children's Book Fair postponed to May due to coronavirus outbreak

The Bologna Children’s Book Fair has been postponed for a month owing to the coronavirus outbreak in Italy, organisers announced today.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-24 03:08:08 UTC ]
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Coronavirus Live Updates: Book trade staffers tell of anxiety over coronavirus outbreak

Anxiety about health and finances, stress at juggling childcare and uncertainty for the future are frequent reactions among book trade staffers to working through the current coronavirus crisis, according to the nearly 150 respondents to The Bookseller's survey, launched yesterday Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-25 20:14:36 UTC ]
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Navajo Times Closes for Two Weeks Due to Coronavirus

The Navajo Times Publishing Company Inc. will close its doors for 14 days beginning today (Friday, June 19) due to Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2020-06-23 18:07:46 UTC ]
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The Sun and Times publisher warns of job cuts due to coronavirus

CEO of News UK, Rebekah Brooks, tells staff pandemic has hammered print sales and advertising revenueThe publisher of the Sun and the Times has warned of impending job losses as part of a major cost-cutting programme as the coronavirus pandemic hammers newspaper sales and advertising... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-06-11 12:06:20 UTC ]
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Coronavirus forces National Book Festival to shift to online-only format this year

The Library of Congress’s annual event usually draws hundreds of thousands of attendees. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-05-28 15:10:21 UTC ]
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CUP scoops coronavirus book from 'outbreak sleuth' Paul Rabadan

Cambridge University Press has signed a book on the coronavirus by “outbreak sleuth” Professor Raul Rabadan, who helped solve the mystery of the swine flu pandemic in 2009. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-23 18:03:58 UTC ]
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CUP provides free resources to support students during coronavirus outbreak

Cambridge University Press is providing free access to books, research and learning materials for teachers, students and researchers impacted by the coronavirus.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-09 06:39:31 UTC ]
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Libraries that close due to coronavirus should keep the Wi-Fi on, says ALA.

More and more public libraries are temporarily closing shop across the country to limit the spread of coronavirus, but their Wi-Fi can still be a valuable resource for communities, the American Library Association said Monday. Libraries that close should leave their Wi-Fi open to the public... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-03-23 18:01:46 UTC ]
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Waterstones and Blackwell's close all shops due to coronavirus concerns

Waterstones and Blackwell's have both announced today (Sunday 22nd March) that they will close all their physical bookshops on a temporary basis due to concerns over the spread of coronavirus.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-21 18:23:19 UTC ]
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Barnes & Noble warns of potential cuts if stores close due to coronavirus

Barnes & Noble boss James Daunt has sent a letter to staff warning of potential lay offs if stores are closed due to the coronavirus. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-20 01:04:03 UTC ]
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Free Comic Book Day has been postponed amid coronavirus outbreak

Free Comic Book Day, which is usually held in May, has been postponed until the summer because of the coronavirus outbreak. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-03-19 23:32:50 UTC ]
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Hay Festival appeals for emergency funds after coronavirus cancellation

The Hay Festival has been cancelled owing to the coronavirus outbreak with organisers saying it is now in “immediate financial jeopardy” and has 10 days to raise emergency funds. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-19 09:16:58 UTC ]
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Publishers move to postpone book launches amidst the coronavirus outbreak

In light of the coronavirus outbreak and the government's new advice regarding social distancing, many of the major publishing houses are gearing up to work from home and close their offices.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-17 05:41:36 UTC ]
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Indie Publishers Adapting to Coronavirus Outbreak

The new coronavirus is causing unprecedented disruption for independent publishers, but despite those challenges more than half a dozen indies said this week that they were managing to make a somewhat smooth transition to remote work while rallying in support of independent booksellers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-17 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Coronavirus live updates: S&S tells all staff to work from home, more events cancelled

The impact of the coronavirus outbreak continues to be felt across the trade, with further cancellations of literary events and larger numbers in the book trade now working from home to fight the spread. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-15 14:06:36 UTC ]
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Publishing attempts to keep things on track after the coronavirus outbreak

Publishers are exploring flexible working arrangements with their staff as fears over the coronavirus grow, with the Booksellers Association warning that it is “extremely concerned” about the impact on bookshops.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-12 11:24:40 UTC ]
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L.A. Art Book Fair at MOCA canceled over coronavirus fears

Printed Matter's annual L.A. Art Book Fair, which was scheduled for April and typically draws more than 30,000 people, will not be staged this year. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-03-11 18:05:11 UTC ]
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