WHS Travel to run gay literature promotion to tie into LGBTQ landmark

W H Smith Travel is to hold a gay literature promotion in major stores in June to mark the 50th anniversary of the decriminalisation of homosexuality in England and Wales. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-04-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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WHS Travel to run gay literature promotion to tie into LGBTQ landmark

W H Smith Travel is to hold a gay literature promotion in major stores in June to mark the 50th anniversary of the decriminalisation of homosexuality in England and Wales. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-04-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fresh Talent promotion from WHS Travel

WH Smith Travel has launched a promotion to back new and emerging authors called Fresh Talent. The retailer has picked 12 titles to promote on dedicated bays in WHS Travel shops, with bespoke point of sale information featuring author photographs.  All the titles will be offered in a "buy one... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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How Iowa City, Hub of Literature, Became a Landmark for Cinephiles

The literary world knows Iowa City as home to America’s first creative writing program and a UNESCO City of Literature, but it’s also a landmark city for cinephiles. In the early 1960s, Refocus debuted in Iowa City as one of the largest cinematography and still photography festivals in the... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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The Ever-Shifting Challenge of Promoting Literature in Translation

An industry roundtable, held at the Multipli Forti literary festival in New York on June 6, addressed how independent publishers can get works of translated literature to readers in an era marked by media saturation and increased dominance by major companies over the book business. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Saleem Kidwai, scholar who unearthed long-buried literature on gay love in India, dies at 70

His volume “Same-Sex Love in India” was regarded as a foundational text for queer studies in India and in recent years was cited in petitions to the country’s supreme court to end the criminalization of homosexuality. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-09-02 05:09:05 UTC ]
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‘Landmark’ BBC series on the novel kicks off year-long celebration of literature

The BBC is to host a year-long celebration of literature with new programming across BBC TV, Radio and online, including a “landmark” BBC2 series “The Novels That Shaped Our World”, to be broadcast this autumn. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Jaipur Literature Festival travels to Belfast

The ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival (JLF) is coming to Belfast this June, in the event’s latest edition to hit cities outside of India. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Haruki Murakami takes his name out of the running for alternative literature Nobel

This year there won’t be any Nobel Prize in literature, and Japanese author Haruki Murakami wants to make sure he’s not in the running for its alternate, for which he’d been named a finalist. Murakami said he doesn't want to be considered for the New Academy Prize, a Swedish literary award... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Trump Books Travel, but German Rights Directors Say Interest Rarely Runs Both Ways

The growing list of political Trump books published in the States this season are seeing strong foreign rights sales into Europe. The post Trump Books Travel, but German Rights Directors Say Interest Rarely Runs Both Ways appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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WHS Travel to open 15 UK stores this year

High Street sales at W H Smith continue to tumble – down 4% like-for-like in the past 15 weeks. However, its Travel arm continues to trade strongly, with sales up 5% like-for-like. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-06-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Malorie Blackman to boycott US literature festivals after Trump travel policy

Former children's laureate Malorie Blackman has vowed to boycott literature festivals and events in the US while Donald Trump's "travel ban" policy - barring refugees and arrivals from predominantly Muslim countries - is in place. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-01-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Traveling Exhibit Brings Together Southern Literature, Music and Art

The new traveling Trio exhibit, which debuted at the SIBA trade show in September and celebrates Southern culture, will visit fairs, museums and bookstores around the Southeast. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Norton’s Robert Weil on His Career Promoting German Literature

Norton executive editor Robert Weil reflects on his career in response to winning this year's Friedrich Ulfers Prize for the promotion of German literature. The post Norton’s Robert Weil on His Career Promoting German Literature appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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A Small Example of How Korea’s Efforts to Promote Its Literature Pays Off

A publishing grant from South Korea's Literature Translation Institute will help UK's b small publishing promote the children's book "Creative Hand Art." Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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WHS to run events for 1,000 children

Schoolchildren will be encouraged to cash in their World Book Day vouchers by visiting W H Smith... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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WHS launches R&J children's promotion

W H Smith has launched its new Richard & Judy Children’s Book Club promotion with a... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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'Well-funded' Literature Prize may run in 2012

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Wed, 12/10/2011 - 16:06 Publishers, agents, writers, scouts and literary critics are backing the new Literature Prize announced today but all names other than those already released are being kept under wraps, spokesperson Andrew Kidd has told The... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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World Literature Today Announces Finalists for 2025 NSK Neustadt Prize for Children’s and Young Adult Literature

World Literature Today Announces Finalists for 2025 NSK Neustadt Prize for Children’s and Young Adult Literature News and Events [email protected] Mon, 06/17/2024 - 12:19 Top row (left to right): Samira Ahmed (photo by Erielle Bakkum), Hatem Aly;... Continue reading at World Literature Today

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World Literature Today Announces Finalists for 2024 Neustadt International Prize for Literature

World Literature Today Announces Finalists for 2024 Neustadt International Prize for Literature News and Events [email protected] Wed, 05/24/2023 - 13:17 Top row (left to right): Angie Cruz, Ananda Devi (credit: J.F. Paga (Grasset)), Jenny... Continue reading at World Literature Today

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Sheikh Zayed Award Names Longlists: Literature, Children’s Literature, Young Authors

The first three categories' longlists have been released in the 17th edition of the Sheikh Zayed Book Award, based in Abu Dhabi. The post Sheikh Zayed Award Names Longlists: Literature, Children’s Literature, Young Authors appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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