W&N lands memoir of Likely Lads writers Clement and La Frenais

Weidenfeld & Nicolson has landed the memoir of "Porridge" and "The Likely Lads" screenwriters Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-28 09:14:50 UTC ]
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S&S UK lands Queer Eye star Jonathan Van Ness' memoir

The first memoir of Jonathan Van Ness, of Netflix makeover show "Queer Eye", will be published by Simon & Schuster UK in September. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sketch writer Crace's novel and memoir goes to 4th Estate

4th Estate will publish a novel and memoir by parliamentary sketch writer John Crace. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-12-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH lands two on Writers' Guild shortlist

Penguin Random House has scored two out of the three shortlisted titles for best first novel from the Writers' Guild of Great Britain Awards. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-12-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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In Memoirs, Religious Writers Tell of Faith Lost and Found

New and forthcoming memoirs in the religion and spirituality category tell stories of overcoming adversity, and of faith found, changed, or regained. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Spider-Man writer lands book deal

One of the writers behind disaster-prone Spider-Man Broadway musical, Glen Berger, will reveal all in a "fly-on-the-wall" book. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2012-10-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Teen writer lands six-figure deal

The teenage author of a vampire fantasy novel who is a vegetarian with a morbid fear of blood has become the latest internet sensation to land a global publishing deal. Continue reading at Stuff

[ Stuff | 2012-09-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Denis Johnson, 'Writer's Writer's Writer,' Dead at 67

The award-winning fiction writer, poet, and playwright, whose best-known and most influential work, the story collection 'Jesus' Son,' turned 25 this year, has died. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-05-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Writers Awards celebrates 30 'underrepresented' writers

Spread the Word has chosen 30 writers from underrepresented backgrounds for its second annual London Writers Awards. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-23 16:49:46 UTC ]
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La secretaria de Seguridad Nacional afirmó que la caravana es una ‘crisis… al otro lado de este muro’

Este martes, la secretaria de Seguridad Nacional, Kirstjen Nielsen, contraatacó las afirmaciones de que los migrantes centroamericanos que viajan hacia Estados Unidos como parte de una caravana son mujeres dóciles y niños que huyen de la violencia. En una playa, cerca de la valla de alambre de... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-11-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘Writer’s Summit’ from London Book Fair and Writer’s Digest Announces Pitch Slam Agents

Now with a 'pitch slam' event in which writers present projects to agents, the November 'Writer's Summit' is co-chaired by The Guardian's Alison Flood. The post ‘Writer’s Summit’ from London Book Fair and Writer’s Digest Announces Pitch Slam Agents appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-09-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A 68-year-old aspiring writer accuses the Iowa Writers' Workshop of age discrimination

A 68-year-old man who was rejected by the prestigious Iowa Writers' Workshop has filed a complaint with the U.S. Department of Education, claiming he was discriminated against because of his age. Dan Thomson, a former lawyer and self-published author, was among the 97% of applicants to the... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-07-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Rugged Land Books Returns, Rebrands as Rugged Land Media

After several years in limbo, Rugged Land is back as a media company with interest in print and digital publishing, television, and film. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-06-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Capel & Land demerges as Land departs

Anita Land is leaving agency Capel & Land to set up her own business, focusing on TV and broadcasting rights.   Land, who was previously a director at Capel & Land, left the company on 23rd June and is taking her clients with her to set up her own company from different premises. No... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-06-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Writer's writer William Zinsser dies

Author and writing coach William Zinsser, who penned the best-selling book On Writing Well, dies in New York, aged 92. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2015-05-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Tiger Woods to write memoir telling his 'definitive story'

Publisher HarperCollins says Back is first and only account ‘directly from’ US golferFresh from a startling career comeback after years of battling injuries, sex addiction and tabloids, Tiger Woods has announced a new memoir titled Back in which he promises to tell his “definitive story”.The... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-10-15 15:31:34 UTC ]
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Column: Julie Andrews relives her glorious, complicated, very real Hollywood life in her new memoir

From behind-the-scenes stories of "Mary Poppins" and "The Sound of Music" to the pressures of balancing career and family, Julie Andrews talks candidly about the work involved in her amazing life and career. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-10-15 13:00:07 UTC ]
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3 Books to Read by Indigenous Writers

Tommy Orange, the award-winning author of “There, There,” recommends his favorite books by Native writers. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2019-10-14 22:12:55 UTC ]
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Tiger Woods to publish memoir globally with HarperCollins

HarperCollins has landed world rights to golf legend Tiger Wood’s first ever memoir, entitled Back, promising the "definitive" story of his career, fall and comeback. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-14 21:07:47 UTC ]
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Benefits of The Booker Prize and Other Literary Awards for Writers (Besides the Money)

It's the height of literary award season and WD senior editor Amy Jones considers what prizes like The Booker Prize have to offer readers and writers. The post Benefits of The Booker Prize and Other Literary Awards for Writers (Besides the Money) by Amy Jones appeared first on Writer's Digest. Continue reading at Writer's Digest

[ Writer's Digest | 2019-10-14 19:33:33 UTC ]
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