Three Fired Employees Return to Work at Wayne State U Press

The three senior employees recently fired from their jobs at Wayne State University Press have been re-hired, but their attorney is not ruling out litigation against the university for discrimination, retaliation, and due process claims. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-02-24 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Wayne State U. Press Employees Charge Racial Discrimination, Retaliation

The three senior employees at Wayne State U Press who were fired on Feb. 7 and rehired on Feb. 21 have filed a complaint with the EEOC and Michigan Dept. of Human Rights, charging discrimination on the basis of race. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-11 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Wayne State U Press Appoints New Director

Wayne State University Press, which endured three weeks of internal chaos in February after three senior employees were fired but later reinstated, announced that Stephanie Williams has been appointed director. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-08 04:00:00 UTC ]
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President's Office Takes Over Wayne State U Press, Interim Director Stepping Down

Wayne State University Press remains embroiled in controversy since the firings of three senior employees. The president's office has assumed oversight for the press, and interim director Tara Reeser is stepping down. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-02-18 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Wayne State U President Assumes Oversight of Embattled Press

Wayne State University president M. Roy Wilson informed his colleagues Friday that the press' interim director, Tara Reeser, will now report to WSU's chief of staff in the president's office rather than to the dean of libraries. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-02-14 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Wayne State University Press Celebrates 75 Years, Successful Trade Program

An expanded trade publishing program has paid off well for Wayne State University Press. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Knopf Working to Ensure ‘City on Fire’ Catches Fire

Knopf is putting lots of marketing muscle behind "City on Fire," a 900-page first novel by Garth Risk Hallberg, for which the publisher is building bookseller interest well before its October pub date. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Climate activists accused of ‘attacking free press’ by blockading print works

Extinction Rebellion protests at News Corp sites condemned by Society of Editors as ‘attempt to silence other voices’Ministers and MPs from all parts of the political spectrum have condemned Extinction Rebellion for blocking the delivery of newspapers across the UK on Saturday.Four national... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-09-05 17:00:00 UTC ]
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Glasstown Entertainment Under Fire From Former Employees, Authors

Book packager Glasstown Entertainment is being accused by former employees and authors of creating and perpetuating a hostile environment for people of color. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-09 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Powell's Closes for Eight Weeks as Laid Off Employees Fire Back

In a letter to employees, Emily Powell, owner of Powell's Books in Portland, Ore., said the store would be closed for a minimum of eight weeks, forcing layoffs. Former employees rejected her explanation, saying it "added insult to injury." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-20 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Australia’s fires are a climate reckoning for the Murdoch press

For several months, catastrophic fires have been raging in Australia. Collectively, they’ve torched some 38,000 square miles nationwide, killing at least 28 people and, according to the University of Sydney, more than a billion animals. In recent weeks, heart-rending stories of death and... Continue reading at Columbia Journalism Review

[ Columbia Journalism Review | 2020-01-17 13:05:42 UTC ]
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The Tories can’t win without the press. This isn’t how democracy works | Gary Younge

The power of the rightwing press has corroded public debate. But we can do more than just complain about itIn February 2016, a few months before the referendum, Donald Tusk published the European Council’s draft plans for renegotiating Britain’s relationship with the EU. David Cameron was... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-11-15 06:00:01 UTC ]
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Velocity Press revises cult drum and bass book State of Bass

Velocity Press has announced a revised reissue of cult drum and bass book State of Bass. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-10 18:34:45 UTC ]
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Michael Wolff returns with 'explosive' Fire and Fury sequel

Michael Wolff's "explosive" sequel to Fire and Fury will be published next month as the author explores Donald Trump's second year in the White House with Siege: Trump Under Fire. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Printed Matter's LA Art Book Fair returns to the Geffen at MOCA with artist-made works

If you're a book lover with a soft spot for visual art, you might want to plan a trip to the Geffen Contemporary at MOCA this weekend, where the 2019 LA Art Book Fair will be taking over the Little Tokyo museum. The annual book fair, first held in Los Angeles in 2013, is a celebration of artists’... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-04-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fire-hit indie press 'astonished' after support from online fundraiser

Independent publisher Joe Pearson of Design for Today who lost £100,000 worth of stock in the Croydon warehouse fire has been “astonished” by an online funding campaign raising almost £25,000 from well-wishers. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Mahfouz collection on working class artists to Westbourne Press

Saqi imprint The Westbourne Press has bought world English rights to Smashing It: Working Class Artists on Life, Art and Making It Happen, edited by poet and playwright Sabrina Mahfouz, recently made a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-09-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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History Press returns to profitability following management buyout

The History Press has returned to profitability following a management buyout of the publisher. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-06-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Was a Hostile Work Environment Behind the Firing of AWP’s David Fenza?

Controversy has dogged the Association of Writers and Writing Programs (AWP) since David Fenza, its longtime executive director, was fired on March 11. While the AWP board has not offered any explanation for Fenza's termination, former AWP president Rita Dove claims she was told a hostile work... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-05-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2017: The Little Press on the Prairie Returns to New York City

The South Dakota Historical Society Press is hoping that lightning will strike twice at BookExpo: this year, the small press is promoting "Pioneer Girl Perpectives: Exploring Laura Ingalls Wilder," edited by Nancy Tystad Koupal, 150 years after Wilder’s birth on February 7, 1867. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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