UK publishers apply for offices in Sharjah's Publishing City

At least three UK publishers have applied to have bases in Sharjah’s “Publishing City”, The Bookseller has learned. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-04-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH UK to publish four from inauguration poet Amanda Gorman

Penguin Random House UK is to publish four books from Amanda Gorman, the youngest presidential inaugural poet in US history, including a special edition of “The Hill We Climb” which she read at Joe Biden's inauguration. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-08 03:19:06 UTC ]
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Pandemic drives ebook and audiobook sales by UK publishers to all-time high

Printed book sales plunge in first six months of 2020 on back of shop and school closuresSee all our coronavirus coverageSales of digital books by British publishers are set to hit an all-time high this year as the public turns to reading to escape pandemic cabin fever.However, the ebook and... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-11-14 07:00:02 UTC ]
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Québec City Publisher Antoine Tanguay’s Interactive ‘Cabinet of Curiosities’

In a Frankfurter Buchmesse ARTS+ session, publisher Antoine Tanguay introduces his interactive storytelling project and why he believes publishers need to adapt to 'changing cultural needs.' The post Québec City Publisher Antoine Tanguay’s Interactive ‘Cabinet of Curiosities’ appeared first on... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-10-14 20:21:09 UTC ]
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Bernardine Evaristo to UK Publishing: Hire More Diverse People

At the Frankfurt Book Fair conference, writer Bernardine Evaristo delivered a forceful keynote on the systemic bias against people of color in the UK publishing industry The post Bernardine Evaristo to UK Publishing: Hire More Diverse People appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-10-14 18:02:09 UTC ]
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Amazon Publishing launches first UK ad campaign for celeb author

Amazon Publishing is launching its first ever ad campaign for a celebrity in the UK, rolling out digital signage across 100 London bus stops for essay collection Nothing Like I Imagined by US actress Mindy Kaling. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-13 00:14:33 UTC ]
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A New Relief Fund from Sharjah Supports Publishers Affected by the Beirut Blast

The Sharjah World Book Capital Office and Sharjah Book Authority are providing new grants to support Lebanese publishers and book fairs. The post A New Relief Fund from Sharjah Supports Publishers Affected by the Beirut Blast appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-10-07 19:01:26 UTC ]
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Orion Spring to publish 'guide to the wildlife of our cities'

Orion Spring will publish journalist Florence Wilkinson's debut Wild City, a non-fiction book that looks at the wildlife in cities.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-09 19:50:39 UTC ]
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Hachette UK Buys Laurence King Publishing

Laurence King Publishing, the original publisher of adult coloring book queen Johanna Basford, has been acquired by fellow U.K.-based publisher Hachette UK in a deal signed August 31. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-09-02 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Hachette UK buys Laurence King Publishing

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[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-01 17:19:46 UTC ]
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Selby to spearhead music publishing imprint for Bonnier Books UK

Bonnier Books UK is launching a new music publishing list, with Pete Selby joining as publishing director. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-03 13:16:22 UTC ]
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Chelsea Green Publishing outlines its plan for UK market expansion

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[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-26 22:38:39 UTC ]
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UK Book Industry: Publishers Call for Aid, Reporting 2019’s Success

Exports in 2019 rose 3.3 percent over those of 2018 for the UK market, as revealed in today's report on last year's pre-pandemic performance. The post UK Book Industry: Publishers Call for Aid, Reporting 2019’s Success appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-07-22 13:29:07 UTC ]
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PA salutes 2019 as UK publishing's 'best year ever', but calls for Covid support

The Publishing Association has released its latest Yearbook statistics, showing growth in both the industry's print and digital revenues, making 2019 in its estimation “the biggest year ever for UK publishing”.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-21 05:50:22 UTC ]
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What black writers think about the UK's publishing industry – a survey

Limited promotion and marketing budgets reinforce false ideas about how well diverse books and writers will sell. This leads to a negative cycle for black, Asian and minority ethnic writers. Continue reading at The Conversation

[ The Conversation | 2020-07-15 09:57:53 UTC ]
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'Change is not happening fast enough': UK publishers promise to tackle inequality

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[ The Guardian | 2020-06-17 12:45:22 UTC ]
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Hachette UK confirms locations for five new regional offices

Hachette UK has revealed plans to open new offices in Edinburgh, Newcastle, Manchester, Sheffield and Bristol over the next 12 months, following a year-long consultation with staff who have volunteered to relocate.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-15 21:58:40 UTC ]
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Black Writers’ Guild calls for sweeping change in UK publishing

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[ The Guardian | 2020-06-15 17:08:57 UTC ]
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An open letter to UK publishing from the Black Writers' Guild

The protest movement sweeping the world since the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis has forced an international soul searching to understand the pervasive racial inequalities that haunt most sectors of our society. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-15 17:05:27 UTC ]
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Black Writers' Guild tells UK publishing how to get its own house in order

The Black Writers' Guild has issued an open letter, signed by writers including Dorothy Koomson, Malorie Blackman, Candice Carty-Williams, David Olusoga and Bernardine Evaristo, telling British publishers it is "deeply concerned" they are "raising awareness of racial inequality without... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-14 19:50:25 UTC ]
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