UK’s National Literary Trust Research Finds Benefits of Audiobooks for Kids

A report commissioned by the Publishers Association says that during the COVID-19 lockdown, UK children listened to audiobooks, arguing to end their VAT. The post UK’s National Literary Trust Research Finds Benefits of Audiobooks for Kids appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

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New UK Competition to Find the “Next Big Thing” in Kids Books

A new competition to find the “next big thing” in children’s literature is being launched by the UK’s National Literary Trust and Bloomsbury Children’s Books. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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How to Find a Literary Agent: Finding Agents Appropriate for Your Writing

Literary agents are the gate keepers of the publishing world, but not all agents represent all genres of writing. This post shares how to find a literary agent appropriate for your writing project, including links to agents representing various genres. The post How to Find a Literary Agent:... Continue reading at Writer's Digest

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Industry Notes: Europeana Opens ‘Literary Tour’; Trio in UK Opens Literary Events Consultancy

Keyed on World Book Day, the cultural heritage platform Europeana opens a literature focus, as a new consultancy for festivals opens in the UK. The post Industry Notes: Europeana Opens ‘Literary Tour’; Trio in UK Opens Literary Events Consultancy appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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The Best Places to Find Audiobook Narrator Jobs for Beginners

Finding audiobook narrator jobs for beginners can really be hard especially if you don’t know where to start. Here’s where to find them. Continue reading at Book Riot

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In the UK, a New Literary Magazine, With International Intent

The new literary magazine 'Fictionable' launches June 27 with short works including graphic fiction and translation. The post In the UK, a New Literary Magazine, With International Intent appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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2 Literary Novels Find the Poetry in Animal Rescue

A Nobel laureate and a future publisher play major roles in Margarita Engle’s “Singing With Elephants” and Michael Morpurgo’s “The Puffin Keeper.” Continue reading at The New York Times

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Ted Cruz gave the nation a lesson on misreading kids books

Ted Cruz misinterpreted and misrepresented Black children's books as he questioned Ketanji Brown Jackson during her Supreme Court confirmation hearing. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Denmark’s Saga Egmont Producing Audiobooks for Irish and UK Publishers

The Copenhagen-based Saga Egmont division of Lindhard & Ringhof is making English-language audiobooks for four new partner presses. The post Denmark’s Saga Egmont Producing Audiobooks for Irish and UK Publishers appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Research Says Kids' Books Reinforce Gender Stereotypes. Here's What To Do About It.

Children's literature has come a long way, but many books still link girls with emotions and boys with tools. Continue reading at HuffPost

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PA says industry could benefit 'significantly' from UK trade deal with India

The Publishers Association says the industry could benefit "significantly" from a new UK trade deal with India. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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As a black literary agent, I despair at UK publishing's lack of diversity | Natalie Jerome

For decades, I sat in meetings with all-white teams. The industry needs an independent body to advise on equalityI’m a literary agent and at the height of last year’s Black Lives Matter protests I was sent a list, with accompanying photographs, of the top editors working across the major... Continue reading at The Guardian

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The UK’s Publishers Association Charts a ‘Steep Rise’ in Audiobook Sales

The United Kingdom's audiobook sales show an eye-catching 71-percent jump, January to June this year over the same period in 2019. The post The UK’s Publishers Association Charts a ‘Steep Rise’ in Audiobook Sales appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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New research finds a growing appetite for Australian books overseas, with increased demand in China

A new survey of Australia’s international book rights sales finds children’s books are most popular with overseas buyers but adult fiction is catching up. Continue reading at The Conversation

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A Growing Breed in France: Literary Agents Find New Traction

Long under-appreciated in the French book business, literary agents are making headway in rights and representation. A new report looks at their gains.  The post A Growing Breed in France: Literary Agents Find New Traction appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Servadio appointed UK literary scout for Piper Verlag

Rebecca Servadio at London Literary Scouting has been appointed UK literary scout for Piper Verlag and Berlin Verlag in Germany following the retirement of Heather Schiller.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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AwesomeBooks to donate 50,000 books via National Literacy Trust

Retailer AwesomeBooks is giving a copy of every book sold on its site to the National Literary Trust (NLT), which will match them to children and schools who need them. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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The UK’s Young Writer Award Gains Charlotte Aitken Trust Sponsorship

The Young Writer Award led by the Sunday Times in the United Kingdom now is sponsored by the Charlotte Aitken Trust. The post The UK’s Young Writer Award Gains Charlotte Aitken Trust Sponsorship appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Yoto is a podcast and audiobook machine built for kids

Kids can enjoy audiobooks and podcasts too thanks to the child-friendly Yoto Player and its library. Continue reading at Engadget

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Calibre Audiobook Charity Joins the UK’s Big Give Holiday Challenge

The Calibre Audio charity for readers who have print disabilities is hoping to add 48 new audiobooks to its library this holiday season. The post Calibre Audiobook Charity Joins the UK’s Big Give Holiday Challenge appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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