Williams joins Bristol UP as ops director

Andy Williams, formerly head of operations at Thames & Hudson, has joined Bristol University Press as its operations director, a new role at the press. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-15 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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Cheryl Klein Named Editorial Director of Algonquin Young Readers

Klein, who previously served as editorial director of Lee & Low, will report to publisher Stacy Lellos. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-06-13 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Kent Watson Named Executive Director of SPD

Watson takes the reins following interim executive director Cindy Myers, who stepped in to lead Small Press Distribution after the resignation of Brent Cunningham. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-06-07 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Steve Paul and Henry Schvey on How Evan S. Connell and Tennessee Williams Never Really Left Missouri

Journalist and biographer Steve Paul and writer and Washington University professor Henry Schvey join host Whitney Terrell live from the Unbound Book Festival in Columbia, Missouri, to discuss their books on novelist Evan S. Connell and Tennessee Williams, respectively. Each of the old masters... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-05-19 08:51:27 UTC ]
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London Book Fair Director Andy Ventris Is Reported Leaving

Said to be stepping away from London Book Fair's producer RX, Andy Ventris saw only one iteration of the fair under his management. The post London Book Fair Director Andy Ventris Is Reported Leaving appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-05-18 17:34:07 UTC ]
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More than 25 Organizations Join ALA's 'Unite Against Book Bans' Campaign

“Our partners and supporters are critical in moving the needle to ultimately bring an end to book bans," said Deborah Caldwell-Stone, director of the ALA’s Office for Intellectual Freedom. “It’s time that policymakers understand the severity of this issue.” Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-05-11 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Gayatri Patnaik Named Director of Beacon Press

Following Helene Atwan's retirement, Patnaik has been promoted to director, effective July 30. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-04-04 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Brown Joins R&L as Senior Executive Editor of Religion

Veteran university press and religion publisher Richard Brown will join Rowman & Littlefield as senior executive editor of religion and his tasks include reviving the company's Sheed & Ward Catholic book imprint. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-03-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Ukraine: Germany’s Börsenverein Joins Leipzig’s ‘Right to Peace’ Campaign

Ahead of the ceremony for the 2022 Leipzig Book Prize for European Understanding, demonstrators will call for Ukraine's 'Right to Peace.' The post Ukraine: Germany’s Börsenverein Joins Leipzig’s ‘Right to Peace’ Campaign appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-03-15 17:43:51 UTC ]
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Margot Atwell Named Executive Director and Publisher of Feminist Press

The former director of outreach and international for Kickstarter plans to build on the Press’s mission of centering marginalized voices. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-03-10 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Exact Editions Asks Publishers to Join a Ukraine Collection

The United Kingdom's Exact Editions opens a new 'Ukraine Digital Book Collection' to the public, free to read to April 15, hashtagged #PublishersForUkraine. The post Exact Editions Asks Publishers to Join a Ukraine Collection appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-03-09 18:03:12 UTC ]
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Book Fair Directors on Ukraine: ‘We Cannot Remain Silent’

The leadership of 14 international book fairs in 13 nations agree to suspend contact with Russian state institutions and agencies. By Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief | @Porter_Anderson ‘Free Expression and Critical Voices’ e continue to receive new messages relative to Vladimir Putin’s war on... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-03-08 01:04:51 UTC ]
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Lia Ronnen Named Publisher, Editorial Director at Workman

Effective May 2, Ronnen will assume the role of publisher and editorial director of Workman's adult publishing program, all while continuing her role as publisher and editorial director of the Artisan imprint. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-03-03 05:00:00 UTC ]
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William P. Barr’s Memoir Is Part Lawyerly Defense, Part Culture-War Diatribe

In “One Damn Thing After Another,” the former attorney general suggests that Republicans move past Donald Trump and his “madcap rhetoric,” but saves his harshest words for the former president’s critics. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2022-02-27 19:50:52 UTC ]
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‘They excluded me’: Confessions of a Black director at a digital media company who felt ‘invisible’

As the only Black director on her team, an employee at a large digital media company quit after the support and resources she needed to succeed went to her white colleagues instead. The post ‘They excluded me’: Confessions of a Black director at a digital media company who felt ‘invisible’... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2022-02-22 05:01:00 UTC ]
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Books To Screen Edition: Literary Agents’ and Rights Directors’ Film Deals

Publishers and literary agents report their books to film deals, and the year ahead already is a standout for film and television adaptations. The post Books To Screen Edition: Literary Agents’ and Rights Directors’ Film Deals appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-02-11 15:09:04 UTC ]
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Sarah Baker Elected Executive Director of SCBWI

The Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators' board of directors has elected Sarah Baker the organization’s new executive director, succeeding the organization's cofounder, Lin Oliver. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-02-09 05:00:00 UTC ]
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McCauley joins Hachette UK in new media development role

Fern McCauley has moved from The Artists Partnership to Hachette UK in the newly created role of head of media development, where she will be responsible for handling all book-to-film and TV rights deals for the business.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2022-02-01 05:31:21 UTC ]
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McMillan appointed director at Midas amid string of promotions and hires

Hannah McMillan has been promoted to director at Midas amid a string of promotions and new hires at the communications agency. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2022-02-01 04:10:51 UTC ]
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Braybrooke joins Bonnier to launch new imprint as Slight steps up at Scribe

Scribe UK publisher and m.d. Sarah Braybrooke is to join Bonnier Books UK, becoming the publishing director of a new non-fiction imprint. Her departure sees Molly Slight, Adam Howard and Aoife Datta all promoted at Scribe, with Slight appointed publisher at the firm. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2022-01-31 18:30:02 UTC ]
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