Women Rule in Indie Publishing

Mainstream publishing, despite its heavily female workforce, has serious gender pay gap issues—but at independent houses, it's a woman's woman's woman's world. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-04-28 00:00:00 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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Zine queens: how women’s magazines found new life via indie publishing

Promoting diversity and representing women on their own terms, female-led, DIY zines are on the rise in the UK. Here, the industry’s rising stars reveal how they’re reshaping the genre on their own termsThe British media has a diversity problem. Research at City University last year found the... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-07-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Self-Publishing Rules the EBM at Indies

When On Demand Books introduced its Espresso Book Machine to the U.S. book trade in 2008 by installing a beta model at Northshire Books in Manchester Center, Vt., the company promoted it as a tool for printing backlist titles and books in the public domain, as well as for authors who wanted to... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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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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Vicky Williams on Women in Publishing: Women and Men Need to Champion Women

'Women need to almost un-condition themselves,' says Emerald's Vicky Williams, who joins The Markets' panel at Frankfurt Book Fair on women in publishing. The post Vicky Williams on Women in Publishing: Women and Men Need to Champion Women appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-08-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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First PublisHer’s Dinner: Working to Support Women in Publishing

Working to build a global, supportive community of women in publishing, the first PublisHer's dinner brought together some 30 women making a difference in the book business. The post First PublisHer’s Dinner: Working to Support Women in Publishing appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-03-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Indie publishers 'spurred on' to publish more from Trump's banned nations

Independent publishers have been “spurred on” to continue producing works that give a voice to silenced nations following President Trump's controversial "travel ban". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-02-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Traditional Publishing is for Men, Self-Publishing is for Women

The Guardian reviews the results of a survey that suggests “self-publishing helps women break through the book industry’s glass ceiling.” The post Traditional Publishing is for Men, Self-Publishing is for Women appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Sweet Cherry Publishing: Life for Leicester children’s indie after Nibbies Small Press triumph

"We want to be recognised as one of the leading children’s book publishers in the industry: we want not only to be recognised, we want to be respected.” Sanjee de Silva (pictured), the new publisher at Sweet Cherry, recently named Small Press of the Year at the British Book Awards, has big... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-05-28 22:25:53 UTC ]
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Indie publishing 'crucial' for literary fiction writers, Roffey says

Independent publishers are "crucial and critical" for literary fiction writers, Costa-winning author Monique Roffey has said, enabling them to take risks no mainstream publisher would allow. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-05-11 11:27:01 UTC ]
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Publishers, Authors to Raise More Aid for Indie Bookstores

Indie Shindig, a virtual event series for booksellers created by half a dozen publishers, aims to raise up to $18,000 for We Need Diverse Books and Binc. Author Gayle Forman and Penguin Books for Young Readers are contributing sales of Forman's new novel to Binc's "Thrive to Survive" campaign. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-27 04:00:00 UTC ]
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How one indie publisher is reducing their carbon imprint.

Sales and marketing director Julie Atkins of outdoor sports publisher Vertebrate talks to The Bookseller about their first carbon negative book.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-04-15 22:42:47 UTC ]
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Northeast Indie Publishers Stuck with Their Niches in 2020

Five New England indie publishers posted 2020 gains by doing what they do best... with a couple of pivots. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Is Women's Empowerment Coming to Publishing?

Publishers say there has long been demand for titles on women’s empowerment, but #MeToo and other social justice movements have created a sense of urgency around these books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-01-29 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Indie publishers optimistic despite lockdown struggles

Many independent presses are reporting a mood of optimism after good 2020 sales.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Indie publishing celebrated on 2021 Rathbones Folio Prize longlist

More than half of the titles in the running for the £30,000 Rathbones Folio Prize 2021 are published by independent presses, while the 20-strong longlist also features Douglas Stuart's Booker-winning debut Shuggie Bain (Picador). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-20 02:47:22 UTC ]
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Transworld to publish book encouraging women into STEM careers

Transworld has bought She’s In CTRL, a book "about women, tech and daring to dream" by Dr Anne-Marie Imafidon, a leading advocate for girls going into STEM careers as the founder of social enterprise Stemettes. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-10 19:45:10 UTC ]
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2020: an indie publisher's A-Z

As a new independent publisher launching our first list in 2020, here at BAD PRESS iNK the year has been, well let’s just go with… a learning experience. So what have we learnt? In fact we’ve learnt a whole alphabet full: A is for Authors, and a need to recruit hustlers up for the sales... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-29 01:23:40 UTC ]
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'It’s been a rollercoaster': how indie publishers survived - and thrived - in 2020

When lockdown came in March, many small presses feared they would go out of business. But then came an outpouring of support from the publicThe best books from indie publishers in 2020Six months ago, independent publishers Jacaranda and Knights Of were warning publicly that their income had... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-12-16 08:00:30 UTC ]
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