University presses launch new initiatives to reach readers with ‘experts’ in vogue

The boom in "smart non-fiction" has been a boon to university presses, with several publishers investing in new or ramped-up trade crossover lists. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-21 12:05:56 UTC ]
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Prize launched for university presses tackling global issues

A new prize has been launched to recognise the work university presses do in addressing issues of global importance. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-07 12:50:08 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2019: Veteran Editors Launch Avid Reader Press

A bookseller once said that readers think they love writers, but without knowing it, they love editors just as much. That notion is at the foundation of Avid Reader Press, the newly announced Simon & Schuster imprint. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Leeds Beckett University launches children’s press

Leeds Beckett University has started to publish children’s books, with author Sita Brahmachari signed up to mentor one of the first authors. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Princeton University Press launches global audio strand

Princeton University Press has launched an audio arm, with one of the launch titles an anthology of socialist fairy tales edited by Michael Rosen. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-07-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Cambridge University Press Content Sharing Platform in Pilot Launch

Cambridge University Press launches a selection of journals in its Core content sharing program, which offers subscribers read-only links. The post Cambridge University Press Content Sharing Platform in Pilot Launch appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-12-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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With World Book Day, Cambridge University Press Reaches Out to Young Book Lovers

World Book Day on Thursday typically woos young people toward reading, but Cambridge University Press wants them on the payroll. The post With World Book Day, Cambridge University Press Reaches Out to Young Book Lovers appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-03-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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American University in Cairo Press Launches New Fiction Imprint

The mission of new fiction imprint Hoopoe is to "accurately reflect what is going on in the Middle East, from the Middle East." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-03-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Infographic: Launching University Press Week, November 8-14

University Press Week runs November 8-14. This handy infographic summarizes all you need to know about this dynamic segment of the publishing industry. The post Infographic: Launching University Press Week, November 8-14 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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CWA to launch readers' initiative

The Crime Writers’ Association (CWA) is to launch a new initiative, the Crime Readers... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Northern Illinois University Press Partners with Cornell University Press

In a partnership agreement that could serve as a model for academic publishing, Northern Illinois University Press will become an imprint of Cornell University Press beginning July 1. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-04-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Distribution: Edinburgh University Press and Oxford University Press Agree

Edinburgh University Press, the third largest university press in the U.K., has appointed Oxford University Press as its exclusive agent in North and South America and Canada beginning August 1, 2013. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Policy Press and Bristol Uni create University of Bristol Press

Academic publisher Policy Press has joined with the University of Bristol to become the University of Bristol Press. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-10-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Central Recovery Press, Beacon Press Launch Audio Imprints

Las Vegas-based Central Recovery Press and Boston’s Beacon Press are the latest independent publishers to jump into the booming audio segment. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-09-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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San Diego Reader Launches eBook Publishing Program to Re-Introduce Great Writing to New Readers

The San Diego Reader is mining gold from its rich archives and releasing the treasures as a collection of six eBooks, the first installment of a series that will showcase the literary quality and historic value of a collection spanning more than 40 y ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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University of East Anglia launches 50th anniversary creative writing project

The University of East Anglia (UEA) has announced a major strand of its ambitious CW50 anniversary campaign, which celebrates 50 years of creative writing at UEA.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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The Emma Press to host virtual book launch

Birmingham-based indie publisher The Emma Press is hosting a virtual book launch to mark the publication of Call and Response by Rachel Spence. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-26 15:11:54 UTC ]
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Yale University Press London records revenue lift in 2019

Consolidated revenues for Yale University Press London and subsidiary Yale Representation stood at £7.9m for the year to end June 2019, up 3.4% on the previous year (£7.7m), according to the latest files at Companies House.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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University Press Redux conference cancelled over coronavirus concerns

The 2020 University Press Redux conference, organised by Cambridge University Press and ALPSP, and due to take place 17th-18th March, has been cancelled “in light of the unprecedented, ongoing and unpredictable developments around the novel coronavirus”. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-06 05:06:06 UTC ]
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Harlequin’s Carina Press to Launch LGBTQ Romance Line

Harlequin’s digital-first romance imprint Carina Press plans to launch Carina Adores, a line of contemporary and classic LGBTQ romance tales, in June 2020 during Pride Month. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-01-14 05:00:00 UTC ]
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