WI15: Finding Her Voice: PW Talks with Rebecca Solnit

In this conversation with a featured speaker, PW checks in with Rebecca Solnit, who will give the afternoon keynote on Wednesday, January 22. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-01-10 05:00:00 UTC ]
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WI15: Writing About Love—and Dogs: PW Talks with Jennifer Finney Boylan

In this conversation with a featured speaker, PW checks in with Jennifer Finney Boylan, who will discuss gender and resistance with Parul Sehgal, 'New York Times' book critic, on Thursday, January 23. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-01-10 05:00:00 UTC ]
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WI15: Unearthing the Roots of Racism: PW Talks with Jason Reynolds and Ibram X. Kendi

In this conversations with featured speakers, PW checks in with Jason Reynolds and Ibram X. Kendi, who will discuss Stamped at a panel on Friday, January 24. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-01-10 05:00:00 UTC ]
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WI15: Preserving African-American Writings: PW Talks with W. Paul Coates

In this conversation with a featured speaker, PW checks in with W. Paul Coates, who will participate in a keynote panel entitled “Bookselling and Liberation: Black Bookstores in America, from the ’60s to the Present” on Friday, January 24. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-01-10 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Seeking and Finding: PW Talks to Joel Fotinos

With over four decades of experience in the book business, publisher of St. Martin's Essentials Joel Fotinos reflects on changes and growth in mind-body-spirit publishing and where the category is headed in the future. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-12-10 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Helping Teens Find Hope Amid the Hurt: PW Talks to Reggie Dabbs and John Driver

The co-authors of ‘Just Keep Breathing’ discuss how this collection of letters from real teens sheds light on the pain average teenagers experience and how parents, families, and educators can help. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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PW Select Fall 2011: E-Book Master Class: PW Talks with Joshua Tallent

If self-publishing is a major part of the future of the publishing business, then its most uncharted region, and the frontier of greatest possibility, is digital self-publishing, where authors can make their own names and sell infinite numbers of books with the help of a handful of increasingly... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2011-10-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A Literary Festival for Diverse Voices Finds a Home Online

What happens when you hand over the reins of a literary festival to the hosts of the popular feminist podcast Call Your Girlfriend? You get By The Books: A Collection of Rising Voices, a highly diverse online lit fest. By The Books starts today and is curated by Ann Friedman and Aminatou... Continue reading at AdWeek

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PW Talks with Spike Trotman

Founded by artist and writer Spike Trotman in 2007, Iron Circus Comics is a small indie graphic novel publishing house based in Chicago. PW talked with Trotman about how she is dealing with publishing during the Covid-19 pandemic. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-26 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Indie Success: Raising Voices, Finding Opportunities

After more than 30 years, the publishers of 'Just Us Books' continue to innovate and inspire. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Struggling for Serenity: PW Talks to Jim Terry

The comic book artist explains the triumphs and challenges he experiences while drawing his own life's story in the graphic memoir 'Come Home, Indio.' Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-12 04:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Talks with ALA Executive Director Tracie D. Hall

With a virtual ALA conference now set for June 24–26, PW caught up with Hall over two days in mid-May to talk about guiding the association’s necessary, complex transformation. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-05 04:00:00 UTC ]
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As Audiobook Market Grows, Narrators of Color Find Their Voice

Publishers are increasingly seeking out audio talent that reflects the race and experience of the books’ authors and characters. But what constitutes a black, Latino or Asian voice? Continue reading at The New York Times

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BookExpo Children’s Dinner Speakers Emphasize Finding One’s Voice

This year’s BookExpo Children’s Book & Author Dinner took place via Facebook Live, where more than 700 booksellers and others viewed in real time a diverse group of authors, ranging from the iconic Judy Blume to younger voices such as Kwame Mbalia and Raj Haldar. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-29 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Finding your literary voice - with a working class accent

At the beginning of 2020, well before my debut novel was published, I was invited to an evening soiree in Glasgow’s Mitchell Library – a kind of preview event for authors performing at a well-known literary festival.  I changed quickly in the toilet at the car salesroom I worked in and navigated... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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The Changing Ecosystem of Learning: PW Talks to Macmillan Learning GM Susan Winslow

Macmillan Learning general manager Susan Winslow explains how the textbook publishers of yesterday are transforming into cutting-edge digital platforms focused on student success, and what the Covid-19 crisis is revealing about the future of learning. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-14 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Rebecca Solnit, who inspired the term ‘mansplaining,’ explains herself (sort of)

“Recollections of My Nonexistence,” a memoir by the feminist icon, is both revealing and not. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-05-07 15:00:00 UTC ]
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Mutual Respect: PW Talks with Marilyn Gist

Gist interviews a dozen CEOs who she says achieved success while keeping their egos in check in 'The Extraordinary Power of Leader Humility' (Berrett-Koehler, Sept.). Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Tectonic Shifts: PW Talks with Bob Davis

In ‘Superpower Showdown’ (Harper Business, June), Davis and coauthor Lingling Wei examine how U.S.-China relations deteriorated to the point of impasse just as cooperation between the world’s two largest economies has become more urgent than ever. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Radical Kindness: PW talks with Ashlee Eiland

In ‘Human(Kind)’ Ashlee Eiland draws on her experiences as a black woman as well as her extensive Biblical knowledge to advocate for a radical kindness and unity that can appeal to people from all backgrounds and from across the aisle. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-17 04:00:00 UTC ]
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