U.S. Book Show: Making Publishing More Inclusive Demands Leadership

On the anniversary of the death of George Floyd, a panel at the U.S. Book Show discussed the challenges of and best practices for establishing a more inclusive publishing industry. It starts a the top, with a leadership that is willing to embrace the process of change. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-26 04:00:00 UTC ]
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U.S. Book Show: Making Publishing More Inclusive Demands Leadership

On the anniversary of the death of George Floyd, a panel at the U.S. Book Show discussed the challenges of and best practices for establishing a more inclusive publishing industry. It starts a the top, with a leadership that is willing to embrace the process of change. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-26 04:00:00 UTC ]
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The State of Publishing, As Seen From the Inside: Notes from the 2024 Publishers Weekly U.S. Book Show

Get insights on the state of publishing from agents, editors, and other industry professionals from the 2024 U.S. Book Show. Continue reading at Book Riot

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The independent publisher making a business of celebrity book imprints

Independent publisher Zando's highest-visibility imprints are its collabs with celebrities, which are part of its mission to change the institutional racism that has plagued American publishing from its start. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Libraries struggle to afford the demand for e-books, seek new state laws in fight with publishers

Libraries across the U.S. are struggling to cover the cost of e-books, which have grown in popularity Continue reading at ABC News

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Inclusive Children’s Book Publishers

Editors at four children’s imprints that focus on promoting underrepresented authors tell 'PW' how they got their start and what they love about their work. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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“Phenomenal” woman Meena Harris makes the leap from t-shirt branding to book publishing

Phenomenal Media, a company launched by Kamala Harris’ niece that celebrates underrepresented women, is debuting a new partnership with Hachette Books. In 2016, Meena Harris started designing statement t-shirts that quite literally made a statement. Her most famous one read “Phenomenal Woman,”... Continue reading at Fast Company

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How Publishers Make Old Books New Again

Pluck any classic novel from a bookstore shelf and it will most likely feature an introduction by a contemporary writer. Especially inspired pairing of authors can imbue an old text with new relevance, highlight its enduring influence, or even become a new selling point for a backlist title. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-12-09 05:00:00 UTC ]
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U.S. Book Show: Pondering a Healthy Publishing Industry

Panelists addressing the issue of what a healthy publishing industry looks like concluded that, while the industry is suffering some severe aches and pains, creative remedies could bolster the book business—as long as industry leaders are willing to reimagine old formulas. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-05-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
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U.S. Book Show: The Pandemic and Publishing: How Has Covid Changed the Industry for Good?

Industry experts discussed the normalization of working from home, the dearth of in-person networking in the age of Covid-19, new expectations among a younger generation of publishing professionals, and more on the second day of the 2022 U.S. Book Show. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-05-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
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U.S. Book Show: Ukrainian Novelist Andrey Kurkov on Wartime Reality for Writers and Publishers

The U.S. Book Show's opening keynote featured Ukrainian novelist Andrey Kurkov, speaking from his home in Kyiv, who provided the history through a literary lens of the Russo-Ukrainian conflict that culminated in war. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-05-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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A few ideas for how TV shows about book publishing could include more Lit Hub.

I’ve recently been enjoying season two of the HBO Max series Love Life. I enjoyed season one because it felt like a combination of an extended rom-com and listening to someone talk about their first dates, two genres I enjoy. Season two is even better, because it stars William Jackson Harper... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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A Better Way to Produce Books Locally and Fulfill Global Demand: Spotlight on HP Publishing Solutions

Through its global print partner network, HP offers publishers a more economic, sustainable, and resilient way to do business. (Sponsored) Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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U.S. Book Show: Inside Ingram, a Quiet Force in Trade Publishing

On the opening day of the U.S. Book Show, Ingram Content Group chairman John Ingram and author Keel Hunt sat down with PW executive editor Jim Milliot, giving publishing professionals a rare glimpse of the inner workings of the distributor, printer, and publisher. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
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U.S. Book Show: The Future of the Publishing Office

In the U.S. Book Show's opening panel, experts discussed the many concerns surrounding the future of the publishing office, the best practices to help bring them back safely, and how the business has changed in an age of remote work. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
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U.S. Book Show: Publishers Fight Pandemic Blues with the Backlist

Backlist titles have been a key driver of sales for trade book publishers over the last 12 months. At a U.S. Book Show panel, representatives from four major houses discussed strategies on how to continue to build a publisher’s backlist revenue. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH accelerates inclusion plan with targets on leadership, hires and books

Penguin Random House has published an “accelerated inclusion plan”, including a commitment on "radical and urgent action" to make its senior leadership teams representative of UK society. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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What if the main character of your favorite classic book were black? A publisher makes it so

Penguin Random House teams with TBWA and Barnes & Noble to launch #DiversityEditions for Black History Month. During the Pequod‘s last voyage in Herman Melville’s classic Moby Dick, Captain Ahab is 58 years old. Physically, he has a prosthetic leg made of whale bone, and a pale white mark or... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2020-02-05 09:00:42 UTC ]
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Latvian Publishers Association Demands a Cut in the VAT Rate on Books

The publishers' association in Riga is mounting a new bid to ease the country's VAT rates on books, after enduring sharp hikes and only modest decreases. The post Latvian Publishers Association Demands a Cut in the VAT Rate on Books appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Ahead of London Book Fair: IPA’s New Leadership on the State of a World Publishing Industry

This year's London Book Fair coincides with the arrival of the International Publishers Association's new president and vice-president, leading 'a conversation of public debate' about publishers' role amid 'sensitive socio-cultural issues.' The post Ahead of London Book Fair: IPA’s New... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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London Book Fair and the Publishers Association Plan a Third Inclusivity Conference

Remaining 'committed to keeping this important topic on the publishing agenda,' the trade show and publishers' organization will stage a third inclusivity conference on November 27. The post London Book Fair and the Publishers Association Plan a Third Inclusivity Conference appeared first on... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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