Women Rewriting the Rules of Reporting in the Arab World

In “Our Women on the Ground,” an anthology edited by the Lebanese-British journalist Zahra Hankir, 19 female journalists recount their experiences. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2019-07-29 15:37:53 UTC ]
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Women ran. Women won. Women changed the rules of American politics.

Caitlin Moscatello recounts the 2018 midterms, which saw more female candidates than ever. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-08-30 12:14:40 UTC ]
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Reading Women Discuss Indigenous Women Writers from Around the World

To introduce Reading Women‘s theme this month, Kendra Winchester and Jaclyn Masters discuss books by and/or about Indigenous women, including Joy Harjo’s An American Sunrise, the anthology Growing Up Aboriginal in Australia, edited by Dr. Anita Heiss, Rebecca Roanhorse’s Trail of Lightning, and... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-09-04 08:46:57 UTC ]
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Faber publishers appeal to Women's Prize to 'revisit' new gender criteria rules

Faber associate publisher Louisa Joyner and publisher Alex Bowler have appealed to the Women's Prize to "revisit" its new rules around eligibility "to consider the lived experience of now excluded writers".  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-07 14:48:15 UTC ]
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Join Us for a Live Update on Translation From the Arab World

Presented by the Sheikh Zayed Book Award, a publisher and a translator weigh in with practical insights and observations. The post Join Us for a Live Update on Translation From the Arab World appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-09-25 19:02:04 UTC ]
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J.K. Rowling’s New Book Is Reportedly About A Man Who Wears Dresses To Murder Women

The author has faced backlash after a reviewer said the moral of her book “Troubled Blood” is to “never trust a man in a dress.” Continue reading at The Huffington Post

[ The Huffington Post | 2020-09-14 23:01:41 UTC ]
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Publishing must ‘wake up to the world beyond the M25’, new report urges

A new report championing working class writers has published today (1st May), recommending better funding for “new collaborations” and the “decentralisation of UK publishing”–including asking more literary agents to move outside the capital–to help promote inclusion. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-30 13:41:58 UTC ]
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Here are the winners of the Sheikh Zayed Book Awards, one of the Arab world’s major literary prizes.

The Sheikh Zayed Book Awards, among the most esteemed and lucrative literary prizes in the Arab world, recognized winners across seven categories today. This year marks the 14th edition of the awards, each of which comes with a cash prize of $204,000. These awards acknowledge literary and... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-04-08 15:14:35 UTC ]
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Naomi Wolf and Sandi Toksvig to headline Women of the World Festival

Naomi Wolf, Shazia Mirza, Scarlett Curtis, Sandi Toksvig and Mary Robinson will headline the 10th Women of the World (WOW) Festival in London in March 2020. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-29 02:55:25 UTC ]
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Feminist Writing by Women from around the World, by Olivia McCourry

Lit Lists Olivia McCourry Asja BakićMarsTranslated by Jennifer Zoble Feminist Press, 2019 With imaginative and striking prose, Bosnian author Asja Bakić’s debut story collection, Mars, tells a tale of a series of different universes. Each realist tale... Continue reading at World Literature Today

[ World Literature Today | 2019-10-16 13:12:17 UTC ]
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Rewriting the historical epic: African women writers go big

Petina Gappah’s “Out of Darkness, Shining Light” is the latest example of a new generation of African novelists reinventing historical fiction. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2019-10-03 17:21:24 UTC ]
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Rewriting the historical epic: African women writers go big

Petina Gappah’s “Out of Darkness, Shining Light” is the latest example of a new generation of African novelists reinventing historical fiction. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2019-10-03 17:21:00 UTC ]
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Rewriting the historical epic: African women writers go big

Petina Gappah’s “Out of Darkness, Shining Light” is the latest example of a new generation of African novelists reinventing historical fiction. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2019-10-03 17:21:00 UTC ]
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OverDrive’s Steven Rosato: The Arab World’s ‘Enormous Advantage’ in Libraries

At the IPA Amman seminar, OverDrive's Steven Rosato will stress that in moving to a digital library ecosystem, 'It's the publishers who must take the leap.' The post OverDrive’s Steven Rosato: The Arab World’s ‘Enormous Advantage’ in Libraries appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-09-16 05:30:15 UTC ]
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Women's World Cup showed how safety guardrails cost brands valuable audiences

For 30 glorious days each year, brands in every category reach out to LGBTQ+ consumers and say, "We see you (and your wallets)." By July, the media and marketing industries have usually abandoned their rainbow-tinted Pride goggles. This year though, the LGBTQ+ community was gifted a brief,... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-09-03 22:13:52 UTC ]
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Why Are So Many Women Rewriting Fairy Tales?

Peg Alford Pursell’s second book, A Girl Goes Into the Forest, contains a collection of 67 short stories exploring moments in the lives of women. Pursell’s first book, Show Her a Flower, a Bird, a Shadow, was recognized as a 2017 Indies finalist and a finalist and honorable mention in fiction... Continue reading at Electric Literature

[ Electric Literature | 2019-07-25 11:00:57 UTC ]
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As the U.S. advances on a title defense, Women's World Cup ratings soar

The 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup has been putting up big numbers for Fox Sports, and if the United States squad can get past England in Tuesday’s semifinal match, advertisers are all but assured that a massive audience will tune in for the July 7 final. According to Nielsen live-same-day data,... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-07-01 17:19:54 UTC ]
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New Report Looks at Translated Literature in Some World Markets

Called a 'Diversity Report,' a new study looks at the status of translated literature various book markets, with emphasis on Austria and Slovenia. The post New Report Looks at Translated Literature in Some World Markets appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-06-11 05:30:05 UTC ]
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How Google is rewriting the rules of ad auctions

Google is moving to a simpler online advertising model called “unified auctions,” but its adoption will be anything but simple for the publishers who rely on the internet giant’s technology to manage their ad inventory. In the coming months, Google is aiming to level the playing field for... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-05-28 07:00:00 UTC ]
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Emirates Publishers Association at 10: Driving Books’ Fast Progress in the Arab World

Bodour Al Qasimi, the founding president of the Emirates Publishers Association reflects on the last decade of book publishing in the UAE and the Arab world The post Emirates Publishers Association at 10: Driving Books’ Fast Progress in the Arab World appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-03-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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