With Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi's Next Novel, a Star is Born

The Ugandan novelist prepares to break out with her sophomore effort, 'A Girl Is a Body of Water.' Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi | 'Stories have such power you cannot imagine'

The First Woman, Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi's powerful feminist novel about a headstrong young woman’s coming-of-age in 1970s Uganda, has had a long and fraught path to publication. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Writing to Uganda: A Conversation with Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi, by Matthew Davis

Interviews Matthew Davis Ugandan novelist and short-story writer Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi’s first novel, Kintu, won the Kwani Manuscript Project in 2013 and was longlisted for the Etisalat Prize in 2014. She was awarded the 2014 Commonwealth... Continue reading at World Literature Today

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Interview: 2019 Star Watch Superstar Jennifer Baker of ‘Minorities in Publishing’

New York City-based Jennifer Baker, as the PW Star Watch program's 2019 Superstar, prepares for Frankfurter Buchmesse as  your text here. The post Interview: 2019 Star Watch Superstar Jennifer Baker of ‘Minorities in Publishing’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-09-19 15:49:07 UTC ]
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PW Star Watch 2019 Superstar: Jennifer Baker

Jennifer Baker, production editor at Teachers College Press in New York, was named PW Star Watch Superstar at a party at Marquee New York in Manhattan on September 18. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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A Star Is Born: Tatiana Maslany turns 33 today

JK Rowling once surprised readers by telling them that all along, without mention in her books, one of her "Harry Potter" characters was gay. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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'It's What I Do' memoir will reportedly star Jennifer Lawrence

Photographer Lynsey Addario's memoir will reportedly be adapted as a film that will be directed by Steven Spielberg. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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The Bookseller Names 2019 Rising Stars; Pan Mac’s Laura Ricchetti is the ‘Shooting Star’

A new class of 40 'Rising Stars' in the UK publishing industry is named by The Bookseller, in association with sponsor Frankfurter Buchmesse. The post The Bookseller Names 2019 Rising Stars; Pan Mac’s Laura Ricchetti is the ‘Shooting Star’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-07-09 05:35:30 UTC ]
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Part 'Star Wars' homage, part unexpected coming-of-age novel: 'Black Star Renegades'

It’s easy to read Michael Moreci’s debut novel “Black Star Renegades” and compare it to “Star Wars.” After all, the story was inspired by that epic saga. But to characterize it as a retelling or a ripoff wouldn’t do justice to this complex, self-aware and fun romp through space. “Black Star... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Seeing Stars: A Look Back at Select Starred Reviews in 2014

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NFL Stars Cam Newton And J.J. Watt Star In Gatorade "Freaks" Digital Comics

Calling J.J. Watt a "freak" to his face is probably not a good idea, but Gatorade decided to chance it.Football and comic books go together like chocolate and, er, pumpkin bread--they're not a bad combination, but we don't see them put together very often. The on-field heroics of stars like... Continue reading at Fast Company

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Star Wars: How to build your own Death Star

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HarperCollins takes two from Kindle star Bloom

HarperCollins has picked up two books from “utterly hilarious” self-published star Tracy Bloom. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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PW Star Watch 2020 Superstar: Nivia Evans

Nivia Evans, editor at Orbit Books, was named PW Star Watch Superstar at a virtual celebration held over Zoom by Publishers Weekly and Frankfurter Buchmesse on October 13. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Walters joins all-star cast to narrate Victoria Wood's biography

Julie Walters will be featuring as part of an all-star cast for the audiobook of Jasper Rees' authorised biography of Victoria Wood, Let's Do It. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Can’t get enough Game of Thrones or Star Wars? New editions on cult favorites are here to satisfy.

Escape again into the worlds created by George R.R. Martin, Ray Bradbury, Lewis Carroll and more. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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'Strictly' star Oti Mabuse waltzes into two-book deal with Walker

Walker Books has signed a deal for two picture books from "Strictly Come Dancing" professional Oti Mabuse. The first title, Dance with Oti, will be published in summer 2021. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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PW Star Watch 2020 Finalists Announced

Five finalists have been chosen by the jurors of PW Star Watch for 2020 from among a group of 40 honorees. A virtual party and the announcement of this year's Superstar will be held October 13. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Tuesday New Release Day: Starring Clarke, Akhtar, Nemerever, and More

Our own Thomas Beckwith takes a look at the notable books publishing this week. The post Tuesday New Release Day: Starring Clarke, Akhtar, Nemerever, and More appeared first on The Millions. Continue reading at The Millions

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PW Star Watch 2020 Honorees Named

'Publishers Weekly' and Frankfurter Buchmesse have named 40 publishing professionals as honorees for PW Star Watch 2020, the annual publishing and bookselling award now in its sixth year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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