'We choose Europe': Pullman and Gaiman condemn Brexit in open letter

Almost 90 UK authors including Robert Harris, Neil Gaiman, John le Carré and Philip Pullman, have condemned Brexit in an open letter urging people to vote in tomorrow's European Parliament elections.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-22 12:21:59 UTC ]
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Book industry figures condemn abuse of Clanchy critics in open letter

An open letter, signed by more than 150 figures from the book industry, has condemned the abuse suffered by Monisha Rajesh, Professor Sunny Singh and Chimene Suleyman following their criticisms of Kate Clanchy.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-11 17:31:27 UTC ]
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Read an open letter from publishing professionals condemning Trump enablers’ book deals.

As you may remember, about a week ago, Senator Josh Hawley challenged the results of the election, encouraged the storming of the Capitol, and then complained about Simon & Schuster canceling his book deal, calling the publisher’s decision “Orwellian” (how?) and “a direct assault on the... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-01-19 16:20:57 UTC ]
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Coronet to release Love Letter to Europe on Brexit deadline day

Coronet has commissioned a collection of love letters to Europe from contributors including JK Rowling, Neil Gaiman and Pete Townshend, to be published on Brexit deadline day. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-22 14:13:22 UTC ]
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Gardners opens sister company in France to mitigate 'frustrations' of Brexit

Wholesaler Gardners is opening a separate sister company in France to mitigate the "frustrations, paperwork, and additional costs" for European customers since the beginning of 2021 due to the changes introduced by Brexit. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-24 15:47:37 UTC ]
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Springer Nature Opens Another Transformative Agreement in Europe

Springer Nature formalizes its 14th national transformative agreement, 13 of which are in Europe. This one is for four years. The post Springer Nature Opens Another Transformative Agreement in Europe appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-05-07 18:09:50 UTC ]
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Open letter calls for publishing boycott of Trump administration memoirs

More than 500 book industry professionals have added their names to a call for publishers not to sign up veterans of the departing president’s governmentFive-hundred American authors and literary professionals have signed a letter calling on US publishers not to sign book deals with members of... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-01-19 16:25:50 UTC ]
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Children's authors sign open letter protesting outcome of school meals vote

More than 200 children's authors and illustrators, including Malorie Blackman, Philip Pullman and Cressida Cowell, have signed a letter condemning the government’s vote rejecting the extension of its free school meal scheme over the holidays. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-26 00:51:58 UTC ]
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Roxane Gay, Margaret Atwood sign open letter supporting trans and nonbinary people

Between 1,500 and 2,000 members of the North American literary world signed an open letter offering support to trans and nonbinary communities. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-10-09 21:31:58 UTC ]
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Writers and publishers pen open letter to show solidarity with trans and non-binary community

An open letter expressing “love and solidarity for the trans and non-binary community”, spearheaded by authors Kiran Millwood Hargrave and Daisy Johnson, has garnered support from more than 200 writers, including Malorie Blackman, Jeanette Winterson and Joanne Harris. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-30 14:25:47 UTC ]
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Thousands sign open letter against 'brutal' Southbank Centre cuts

More than 2,500 people have signed an open letter expressing concern about “brutal” plans to make up to 400 people redundant at the Southbank Centre. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-04 16:31:29 UTC ]
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"Let’s clarify what free speech is and is not": An open letter to the industry from Pride in Publishing

Being a book publisher comes with a set of tough moral responsibilities. You provide livelihoods for authors and booksellers, your hiring decisions can greatly influence how UK culture is shaped, and you’re also a company with a duty of care towards your staff. Sometimes these duties come into... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-23 03:23:48 UTC ]
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An open letter to UK publishing from the Black Writers' Guild

The protest movement sweeping the world since the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis has forced an international soul searching to understand the pervasive racial inequalities that haunt most sectors of our society. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-15 17:05:27 UTC ]
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"Do better, publishing people": an open letter to the industry

I have to start by admitting that when I began writing this letter last week, I was boiling mad and ready to take everyone on. Now, in its tenth or twentieth draft (I don’t know which) I’m still boiling mad, but most of your gaslighting social media posts that sent me over the edge have gone, so... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-10 12:34:21 UTC ]
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Open letter calls for China to release bookseller Gui Minhai

Publisher Eva Bonnier and author David Lagercrantz are among the signatories of an open letter calling for the release of Gui Minhai, a bookseller imprisoned in China. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-20 16:34:50 UTC ]
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Gaiman, Sparkes and Rowson sign letter against Hampshire library closures

Scores of authors including Neil Gaiman, Ali Sparkes, Pauline Rowson and Philip Hoare have signed an open letter to Hampshire County Council calling for it to ditch its "shameful" proposal to close 10 libraries. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-10 13:57:46 UTC ]
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Boris Johnson urged to support creative industries in open letter

Boris Johnson has been urged to support a second EU referendum rather than a no-deal Brexit in order to support the UK's creative industries and protect the sector's public investment, just hours after he was elected leader of the Conservative Party.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-23 11:05:44 UTC ]
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SoA open letter demanding Internet Archive stops 'unlawful' lending gets 750 signatures

More than 750 people have signed a Society of Authors (SoA) letter demanding the Internet Archive stops its Open Library project lending scanned books online in the UK. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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British and Irish Writers Condemn No-Deal Brexit

The Society of Authors (SoA) and The Irish Writers' Union have released a joint statement warning of the impact of a no-deal Brexit on publishing and literature in the two countries. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-09-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Chad Post’s Open Letter Books Turns 10

A decade on, Chad Post’s translation-focused nonprofit publishing house, based at the University of Rochester, has released 103 titles from 44 countries and 26 languages. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-09-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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