Workers Unionize at Drawn & Quarterly, Vaunted Literary Graphic Novel Publisher

Employees at D&Q, the Montreal-based literary graphic novel publisher, and its sister bookstore, Librairie Drawn & Quarterly, are unionizing. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-11-15 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Workers Unionize at Drawn & Quarterly, Vaunted Literary Graphic Novel Publisher

Employees at D&Q, the Montreal-based literary graphic novel publisher, and its sister bookstore, Librairie Drawn & Quarterly, are unionizing. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-11-15 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Verso Books just announced a union—and they have advice for other publishing workers.

There’s a new union on the block: Verso Books announced today that its staff has organized to join the Washington-Baltimore News Guild (WBNG), a unit of the NewsGuild and the Communications Workers of America. Management voluntarily recognized the union last week, according to a statement from... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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From Publisher to Artist: Drawn and Quarterly Founder Chris Oliveros’s ‘The Envelope Manufacturer’

After 25 years running Drawn and Quarterly, publisher and founder Chris Oliveros retired to write and draw his own graphic novel; 'The Envelope Manufacturer' will be published in January. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Workers at Barnes & Noble in Manhattan's Union Square vote to unionize, continuing trend

Workers at the Barnes & Noble in Manhattan’s Union Square, one of the retail chain’s signature stores, have voted to unionize Continue reading at ABC News

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Google AMP beat Facebook Instant Articles, but publishers start to question AMP’s benefits

A new Chartbeat study found only one-third of publishers see clear evidence of a traffic increase from the fast-loading articles format. The post Google AMP beat Facebook Instant Articles, but publishers start to question AMP’s benefits appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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Powell’s Books Workers Ratify New Union Contract

Unionized workers at Powell's Books in Portland, Ore., have ratified a new contract, according to ILWU Local 5, the union which has represented Powell's staff since 2000. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-12-19 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Workers at Two More B&N Stores Vote to Unionize

The union drives at Barnes & Noble are spreading beyond East Coast stores, to California and the Midwest, as workers at locations in San Jose, Calif., and Bloomington, Ill., have voted join unions. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-11-22 05:00:00 UTC ]
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The White Review literary magazine ceases publishing

A statement cited increased costs and removal of UK state funding as the magazine, which featured writers including Paul Murray, Caleb Azumah Nelson and Sally Rooney, is to consider its future Literary magazine the White Review will not be published “for an indefinite period” according to a... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2023-09-26 09:06:39 UTC ]
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Private Equity Took Over a Publishing House, and They’re Giving Workers a Stake. What?

The investor behind the Simon & Schuster deal explains what he’s really up to. Continue reading at Slate

[ Slate | 2023-09-19 09:50:00 UTC ]
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Barnes & Noble Workers at Main Brooklyn Store Join Union

After an 88% vote in favor of unionization, the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union will represent more than 30 workers at the store when contract negotiations commence this year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-06-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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8 Recently Published Political Graphic Nonfiction and Memoirs

These eight eye-opening graphic nonfiction and memoirs focus on politics and identity, and they're all published in the last few years, including The Black Panther Party: A Graphic Novel History. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Nigel J. Yorwerth, Known for Eponymous Publishing Consultancy and Literary Agency, Dies at 72

Yorwerth, who founded Yorthwerth Associates in 2003, is remembered for his advocacy for authors in the self-help and spiritual categories and as a fixture of the London and Frankfurt Book Fairs. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-06-02 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Workers at Third B&N Store File for Union Election

Barnes & Noble workers at the Park Slope, Brooklyn, store filed for a union election with the National Labor Relations Board on May 25, making them the third B&N store to do so in less than two months. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-05-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Workers at B&N Flagship Store in NYC Launch Union Drive

Workers at the Barnes & Noble flagship store in New York City's Union Square filed on Friday for a union election with the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union. It is the second union drive started by B&N workers in the past month. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-05-01 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Are Literary Agents Seeing Changes in Publishing with Increased Book Bans (A Survey): Book Censorship News, March 24, 2023

Are publishers acquiring fewer LGBTQ+ and diverse books in the wake of rising censorship? This week's book censorship news. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Deal Reached in HarperCollins Strike as Publisher Has Another Bad Quarter

HarperCollins has reached a tentative agreement with its striking union that includes an unspecified increase in minimum salaries. The deal was announced shortly after the publisher reported that sales fell 14% in the quarter ended December 31, and that profits plunged 52%. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-02-10 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Striking HarperCollins Workers Reach Tentative Agreement With Publisher

After three months of a strike, the two parties reached a tentative deal that includes wage increases and a one-time bonus. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Literary Luminaries Debate Diversity, Publishing's Moral Obligations at PEN Town Hall

During a panel, "Do Publisher’s Have a Moral Obligation to Diversify American Literature?", authors Min Jin Lee, Chris Beha, Roxane Gay and publishing veteran Erroll McDonald weighed in on a central issue in the book business. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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#ReadingAfrica: Five Writers and Publishers Discuss the Continent’s Boundless Literary Landscape

Africa is a continent of 54 countries and some 1.4 billion people, speaking—and sometimes writing and publishing—in hundreds of languages. The book business on the continent is diverse and eclectic. We convened a group of several top practitioners to get a sample of the triumphs and challenges... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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