Wayne State U. Press Employees Charge Racial Discrimination, Retaliation

The three senior employees at Wayne State U Press who were fired on Feb. 7 and rehired on Feb. 21 have filed a complaint with the EEOC and Michigan Dept. of Human Rights, charging discrimination on the basis of race. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-11 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Three Fired Employees Return to Work at Wayne State U Press

The three senior employees recently fired from their jobs at Wayne State University Press have been re-hired, but their attorney is not ruling out litigation against the university for discrimination, retaliation, and due process claims. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-02-24 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Wayne State U Press Appoints New Director

Wayne State University Press, which endured three weeks of internal chaos in February after three senior employees were fired but later reinstated, announced that Stephanie Williams has been appointed director. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-08 04:00:00 UTC ]
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President's Office Takes Over Wayne State U Press, Interim Director Stepping Down

Wayne State University Press remains embroiled in controversy since the firings of three senior employees. The president's office has assumed oversight for the press, and interim director Tara Reeser is stepping down. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-02-18 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Wayne State U President Assumes Oversight of Embattled Press

Wayne State University president M. Roy Wilson informed his colleagues Friday that the press' interim director, Tara Reeser, will now report to WSU's chief of staff in the president's office rather than to the dean of libraries. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-02-14 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Racially charged threats against Cal State Long Beach students are investigated

Authorities are investigating a series of racially charged threats made on social media and in fliers that targeted Latino and Jewish students at Cal State Long Beach, officials said Saturday. They included a threat to shoot officers of the La Raza Student Assn. posted on the group’s Facebook... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-09-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Wayne State University Press Celebrates 75 Years, Successful Trade Program

An expanded trade publishing program has paid off well for Wayne State University Press. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-11-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Taking From The Vulnerable: JPay, States Charge Incarcerated For Free Ebooks

JPay made ebooks from Project Gutenberg free to incarcerated people who have their tablets last month. But...where did the money they collected for all of those Project Gutenberg books go? Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-12-05 11:39:33 UTC ]
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Velocity Press revises cult drum and bass book State of Bass

Velocity Press has announced a revised reissue of cult drum and bass book State of Bass. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-10 18:34:45 UTC ]
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At 25, the New Press Thrives In Politically Charged Climate

The New Press plans to celebrate its 25th anniversary with an energized publishing program focused on the challenge of resisting the new administration's political agenda. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-03-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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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Outgoing Facebook Employee Slams Company for Treatment of Black Employees and Users

A former manager at Facebook published a scathing memo on Tuesday criticizing the social media giant for its treatment of its black users and its black employees. Mark Luckie, a former partner manager for global influencers at Facebook who focused on underrepresented voices, wrote in a memo to... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2018-11-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Chicago Review Press Acquires Parenting Press

Chicago Review Press, Inc., the parent company of Chicago Review Press and Independent Publishers Group, is acquiring Parenting Press. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-12-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Small Press, Big Prize: Inside Brooklyn Arts Press

Brooklyn Arts Press is a one-man operation that, despite its scant resources, took home the National Book Award for Poetry this year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-12-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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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AWP 2015: Graywolf Press Wins Small Press Award, Celebrates Its Authors on Home Turf

With the Association of Writers & Writing Programs conference taking place in Minneapolis, Graywolf is taking full hometown advantage to celebrate its authors. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-04-10 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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2012-12-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Tbilisi Book Fair States Support for Belarus Opposition; PEN America Backs Alexievich

Georgia's book fair surveyed the impact of the pandemic and issued a statement of support for Belarusian writers and publishers. The post Tbilisi Book Fair States Support for Belarus Opposition; PEN America Backs Alexievich appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-09-28 19:12:36 UTC ]
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Hamilton buys Bannister debut for John Murray Press

John Murray Press will publish Ilona Bannister's debut novel When I Ran Away on its Two Roads imprint. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-28 10:28:24 UTC ]
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