US Authors Guild Opens First Regional Chapters and Amazon Author-Complaint Resolution

Following its deployment of a traveling team of workshop leaders, the Authors Guild opens a round of regional chapters. It also has just opened a new author-complaint resolution service in direct cooperation with Amazon.com. The post US Authors Guild Opens First Regional Chapters and Amazon Author-Complaint Resolution appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-06-08 00:00:00 UTC ]

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Amazon opens Manchester office, recruits 1,000 staff

Amazon is opening a new 90,000 sq ft corporate office in Manchester next year, for 600 fresh employees, along with boosting its development centres in Edinburgh and Cambridge. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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NCAC, Authors Guild Slam Trump's S&S Litigation Threats

Following one more threat of litigation from President Donald Trump against a major book publisher, free speech and book industry organizations have condemned the president's attempts to cease publication of books unfavorable to his administration. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-08-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Political Publishing in the US: Forthcoming Titles and an Authors Guild Statement on First Amendment Freedoms

As Simon & Schuster prepares to release new political books, the Authors Guild condemns Trump's assaults on the news media. The post Political Publishing in the US: Forthcoming Titles and an Authors Guild Statement on First Amendment Freedoms appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-08-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors Guild Demands South Carolina Police Cease Pressure on School About Reading List

The Authors Guild releases a letter sent to the president of a South Carolina police association: 'Attempts at censorship by law enforcement organizations cannot be tolerated in a democracy.' The post Authors Guild Demands South Carolina Police Cease Pressure on School About Reading List... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-07-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Open letter on author earnings

The Society of Authors' Nicola Solomon and The Authors' Licensing & Collecting Society's Owen Atkinson pen a letter to the PA's Stephen Lotinga on author earnings. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-06-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Freedom to Publish Advocacy: Authors Guild Wins ‘CockyGate’ Court Ruling

In a court case mounted with the Romance Writers of America, the Authors Guild has prevailed against Faleena Hopkins in the Southern District of New York: Authors can use the word 'cocky' in titles. The post Freedom to Publish Advocacy: Authors Guild Wins ‘CockyGate’ Court Ruling appeared first... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-06-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors Guild, Epiphany Magazine Partner on New Student Writing Prize

The Authors Guild and literary journal Epiphany magazine have partnered to launch the Breakout 8 Writers Prize, established to "recognize outstanding emerging literary voices" among college students. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-04-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishing in the Baltic Region 2018: Piret Raud - Estonia's Favorite Children's Author

Piret Raud is one of the leading children's book authors and illustrators in Estonia, having illustrated over 40 books and written 16 Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-03-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon to open new Rugby fulfilment centre

Amazon's new fulfilment centre in Rugby will create 400 new jobs, the e-tailer has said. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-01-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ABA, Authors Guild Slam Trump's Legal Campaign Against 'Fire and Fury'

The ABA, Authors Guild, and National Coalition Against Censorship have issued separate statements condemning a cease and desist letter sent to Henry Holt by a lawyer for President Trump demanding that the publisher stop publication of Michael Wolff's White House tell-all. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-01-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ASA considering investigation over Amazon delivery complaints

The Advertising Standards Authority has said it is assessing whether an investigation into Amazon parcel deliveries is warranted, following "a handful" of complaints. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-12-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Brexit will usher in a dark chapter for new British authors, warns publisher

Harry Potter publisher Bloomsbury warns UK’s exclusive English rights across EU will end, with firms fighting US companies in an open marketThe next generation of British authors could struggle to land a book deal after Brexit, according to the publisher who launched Harry Potter writer JK... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-12-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors Guild Survey Points to Translators’ Challenges in Year Ahead: Earnings, Contracts, Credit

Only 14 of 205 respondents to an unprecedented Authors Guild survey said that 100 percent of their income is from translation and related activities. The post Authors Guild Survey Points to Translators’ Challenges in Year Ahead: Earnings, Contracts, Credit appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-12-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Literary fiction is in crisis. A new chapter of funding authors must begin | Claire Armistead

Competition from smartphones and readers sticking to well-known writers means novelists are suffering. We must find ways better ways to enable themFinally it’s official: literary fiction is in crisis, and writers across the land are burning the midnight oil in their garrets, teaching or slogging... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-12-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors Guild Releases Report On Translation Pay, Work Conditions

A new report released by the Authors Guild showed that more than 65% of the literary translators responding to a survey earn less than $20,000 a year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-12-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon opens in Australia

After months of speculation, Amazon has opened in Australia, promising to “create thousands of new jobs and invest hundreds of millions of dollars” in the country. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-12-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon to open Black Friday pop-up shop in Soho

Amazon has opened a pop-up shop in London's Soho Square ahead of its Black Friday sale on 24th November. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-11-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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AlAmmar's 'Pact' to Borough Press Following Open Call for Muslim Authors

Following an open call for submissions by Muslim writers held by a number of literary agents industry-wide earlier this year, the Borough Press has signed Layla AlAmmar's 'The Pact We Made,' to be published in spring 2019. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-11-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon opens new development centre in Cambridge

Amazon has opened a new development centre site in Cambridge that will be home to 400 employees. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-11-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Books to Open in Washington, D.C., and Austin

The retailer has confirmed it will open new bookstores in the Georgetown neighborhood of Washington, D.C., and in Austin, next year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-09-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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