Ursula Mackenzie joins Profile Books' board

Ursula Mackenzie, former c.e.o of Little, Brown, has joined Profile Books’ board of directors as a non-executive director. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-01-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Greg Evaristo joins Bonnier Books UK board

Bonnier Books UK has appointed Greg Evaristo to its board as a non-executive director. He will also be contributing to the business' people strategy, with a particular focus on the ongoing development of its diversity and inclusion plan. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-09 09:07:22 UTC ]
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Profile Books joins Facebook boycott

Independent publisher Profile Books, including imprints Serpent’s Tail, Viper Books and Souvenir Press, has joined the global Facebook advertising boycott led by by the advocacy group Stop Hate for Profit, withdrawing all Facebook and Instagram advertising with immediate effect. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-04 21:25:31 UTC ]
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Charkin and Marneur join Bonnier Books UK board

Richard Charkin and Emilie Marneur have joined the Bonnier Books UK board as non-executive directors. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-08 18:19:11 UTC ]
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Warren Elected President of PubWest Board; Bryerman, Hernandez Join Board

PubWest announced that Miriam Warren of No Nonsense Fly Fishing Guidebooks has been elected president of its board of directors. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-02-11 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Bologna Children’s Book Fair Joins London Book Fair in Moving to June

An even busier Bologna Children's Book Fair than in the past will feature a new parallel general-publishing conference, 'BolognaBookPlus.' The post Bologna Children’s Book Fair Joins London Book Fair in Moving to June appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-11-18 13:58:55 UTC ]
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Ursula K Le Guin's speech at National Book Awards: 'Books aren't just commodities'

In a passionate speech, writer takes aim at publishers who put profit before artUrsula Le Guin cries freedom as she is honoured for contribution to literatureTo the givers of this beautiful reward, my thanks, from the heart. My family, my agents, my editors, know that my being here is their... Continue reading at The Guardian

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More than 25 Organizations Join ALA's 'Unite Against Book Bans' Campaign

“Our partners and supporters are critical in moving the needle to ultimately bring an end to book bans," said Deborah Caldwell-Stone, director of the ALA’s Office for Intellectual Freedom. “It’s time that policymakers understand the severity of this issue.” Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-05-11 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Sales of Maus Soar After a Tennessee School Board Banned the Book

Art Spiegelman’s graphic novel about the Holocaust now has several top slots on Amazon’s bestseller list. Continue reading at Slate

[ Slate | 2022-01-30 22:54:35 UTC ]
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Little Hands Love New Board Books for 2022

Put these new board books publishing in the first half of 2022 into the hands of the youngest readers in your life. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Petty joins Blair Partnership from Macmillan Children's Books

The Blair Partnership has appointed Macmillan Children's Books (MCB) editorial director Rachel Petty as agent, heading up its children’s and YA list. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2022-01-04 08:08:25 UTC ]
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What It’s Like to Have Your Book Banned by the School Board

An author whose YA novel is getting banned across the country responds to the outrage. Continue reading at Slate

[ Slate | 2021-12-13 20:06:19 UTC ]
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Spears, Alsberg and Houston join Joffe Books

Alexander Spears is joining Joffe Books from Indigo Press as digital marketing manager, while "BookTube" host Sasha Alsberg becomes social media manager and Jenna Houston is named marketing assistant. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-06 05:29:23 UTC ]
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Ware joins S&S UK with 'unputdownable' novel in two-book deal

Simon & Schuster UK has signed an “unputdownable” new book from internationally bestselling author Ruth Ware in a two-book deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-10-26 02:40:30 UTC ]
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Murphy joins Ameet to spearhead Lego Books

Harriet Murphy has joined Ameet Publishing, the strategic publishing partner for the Lego Group, in the newly created role of market development director.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-10-09 18:14:33 UTC ]
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Lyall Grant joins Joffe Books as Severn House appoints new publisher

Severn House publisher Kate Lyall Grant is joining Joffe Books as publishing director, to be succeeded at Severn House by Joanne Grant. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-10-08 16:06:12 UTC ]
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Chu, Illidge, Noles Join the CBLDF Board

The Comic Book Legal Defense Fund has added comics writer Amy Chu, editor Joseph Illidge, and fan fixture Pam Noles to its board of directors. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-10-06 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Wallace joins board at Andrew Nurnberg Associates International

Doug Wallace has been appointed to the board of Andrew Nurnberg Associates International (ANAI). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-24 02:12:19 UTC ]
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Lambert joins Bookshop board

Sophie Lambert has been appointed to Bookshop.org's advisory board, as the company continues to grow and embarks on future development plans. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-08 04:20:35 UTC ]
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Ghanshamdas joins Round Table Books as director

Independent children’s bookshop Round Table Books has hired Meera Ghanshamdas as its new director. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-01 06:07:32 UTC ]
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