Vicky Williams on Women in Publishing: Women and Men Need to Champion Women

'Women need to almost un-condition themselves,' says Emerald's Vicky Williams, who joins The Markets' panel at Frankfurt Book Fair on women in publishing. The post Vicky Williams on Women in Publishing: Women and Men Need to Champion Women appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-08-15 00:00:00 UTC ]

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Traditional Publishing is for Men, Self-Publishing is for Women

The Guardian reviews the results of a survey that suggests “self-publishing helps women break through the book industry’s glass ceiling.” The post Traditional Publishing is for Men, Self-Publishing is for Women appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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No men allowed: publisher accepts novelist's 'year of women' challenge

Small press And Other Stories will produce no books by men in 2018 in answer to Kamila Shamsie’s call for direct action to beat gender bias in publishingSmall press And Other Stories has answered author Kamila Shamsie’s provocative call for a year of publishing women to redress “gender bias” in... Continue reading at The Guardian

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First PublisHer’s Dinner: Working to Support Women in Publishing

Working to build a global, supportive community of women in publishing, the first PublisHer's dinner brought together some 30 women making a difference in the book business. The post First PublisHer’s Dinner: Working to Support Women in Publishing appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-03-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishing has to keep up with the world, not the other way round | Candice Carty-Williams

A survey of diversity – or lack of it – in the US books industry makes for dismal reading once moreThe results of a survey of diversity in the world of US publishing were released last month. The figures cover executives, editorial staff, sales, publicity and marketing as well as reviewers,... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Bluemoose launches subscription model for its women-only publishing year

Bluemoose Books is launching a subscription model for the first time, to accompany its year of only publishing female writers over 45 in 2020. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-18 08:25:36 UTC ]
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Publishing Perspectives Talks: Executive Women on Pay and Bias in the Book Business

Amid what Amazon Publishing's Mikyla Bruder describes as 'the unconscious bias you're confronted with every day,' panelists call for equal pay for women. The post Publishing Perspectives Talks: Executive Women on Pay and Bias in the Book Business appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-10-18 04:27:59 UTC ]
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Gail Rebuck to discuss women in publishing at FutureBook Live 2019

Baroness Gail Rebuck is to address the issue of women in publishing at FutureBook Live 2019. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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What do old tales of exorcism and murder say about how men see women now? Not much.

Sady Doyle collects hideous examples of mistreated women to shed light on modern relationships between the sexes. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Sol Stein, Publisher, Author and Champion of James Baldwin, Dies at 92

A founder of the publishing house Stein and Day, he also worked with Dylan Thomas, Budd Schulberg and David Frost and wrote more than a dozen books. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2019-09-25 21:47:57 UTC ]
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A robot read 3.5 million books to find we describe women by appearance, and men by virtue.

Researchers have used machine-learning (a reading robot!) to read 3.5 million books published between 1900 and 2008, and tally all the adjectives used to describe men and women. Not surprisingly, women in books are beautiful and men are true-hearted! Yup, when positively described, women (or... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-08-28 13:30:07 UTC ]
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‘Women at the Forefront’: Three Interviews From PublisHer at Nairobi

The second international event in the PublisHer series featured performance, discussion, and networking at the International Publishers Association's 'Africa Rising' seminar in Nairobi. The post ‘Women at the Forefront’: Three Interviews From PublisHer at Nairobi appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-07-08 05:30:55 UTC ]
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Robert Bernstein, publisher and champion of dissidents around the world, dies at 96

Robert L. Bernstein, a publishing executive and human rights activist who presided over a generation of dynamic growth at Random House and advocated for dissidents around the world, from the Soviet Union to Argentina, has died after a brief illness. He was 96. The tall, sandy-haired... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Robert L. Bernstein, Publisher and Champion of Dissent, Dies at 96

The founder of Human Rights Watch, Mr. Bernstein led Random House when it became the world’s largest publisher of general interest books. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Men Outnumber Women by Far in News Photos Posted to Facebook

If you look at images posted to Facebook by news organizations, you are far more likely to see men than women, according to a new study from Pew Research Center. Pew analyzed images posted (publicly) to the social network by 17 national news outlets between April 1 and June 30, 2018, using a... Continue reading at AdWeek

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Men Appear Twice as Often as Women in News Photos on Facebook

A new study of the images accompanying news stories posted publicly on Facebook by prominent American news media outlets finds Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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Quadrille scoops self-promotion guide from Sword-Williams in four-publisher auction

Quadrille has scooped F*ck Being Humble, a “clever and timely” guide to self-promotion by Stefanie Sword-Williams in a four-publisher auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Williams hails 'forward thinking' Women's Prize shortlist, but accident-hit Mosse misses celebration

Women's Fiction Prize co-founder Kate Mosse missed last night's celebration for the 2019 award shortlist after being knocked off her bike in central London. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Elizabeth Macneal | 'I wanted to understand the women in their movement, more than the men'

Elizabeth Macneal reveals both the macabre and painterly inspirations behind her sought-after debut The Doll Factory. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Conduit women in publishing event sells out—organisers forced to find bigger venue

The newly launched collective for women in publishing, Conduit, has found an expanded venue for its inaugural meeting next month after an overwhelming response saw all spaces snapped up within an hour. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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