Tag Archives: publishing industry

Fix Kiwi Fiction | Writing

Reading room Sales of New Zealand fiction are dismal. Why and how to fix it? The publishing house I work for wants to change the perception of New Zealand fiction. To that end, we’re putting our money where our mouth is and launching a new prize, the Allen & Unwin Commercial Fiction Prize, which offers a $10,000 advance to a ...

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Crisis pushes Japanese publishers to reprint books on Ukraine and Russia

Japanese publishers are increasingly reprinting books and offering free online access to manga about Ukraine and Russia amid heightened reader interest following the invasion of this European country from the East by Moscow. But some companies are wary and rather low-key in promoting reposted material out of consideration for the victims, whose numbers continue to grow in the unfolding humanitarian ...

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Diversity in publishing: who can tell which stories? | Arts

When Toni Morrison left Random House in 1983, their black fatherhood dropped by 99.2%. Even when Morrison was actively working in publishing, only 3.3% of books published by Random House were written by black authors. This, of course, should not devalue Morrison’s commitment to publishing black voices. While Random House’s first black editor, Morrison frequently published radical and militant works ...

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Guilford book publisher is moving to Essex town center this summer

An independent Connecticut book publisher that got its start in the late 1940s is returning to its roots this summer and moving its headquarters to Essex. Globe Pequot is renovating two office buildings at 64 South Main St. in Essex. The two buildings, which have 7,000 square feet between them, had previously been leased to Morgan Stanley for a decade ...

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Award-winning book podcast host launches new publishing company

[ad_1] by: Tamsen Fadal, Brian Danuff Posted: Dec 6 2021 / 17:33 EST / Update: Dec 6 2021 / 17:33 EST Like many mothers, Zibby Owens felt overwhelmed, stressed and worried about not spending enough quality time with her four children. She decided to write an essay in the Huffington Post on the challenges of motherhood, but ended up writing ...

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Mark François to self-publish book on Brexit refused by “biased” publishers

[ad_1] Tory MP Mark Francois will himself publish a brief on his own role in the Brexit battle – claiming it has been rejected by people in the book industry who did not want the UK to leave the ‘EU. Senior Brexiteer, chairman of the Eurosceptic Tories European Research Group (ERG), said partisan publishing houses elsewhere had turned down his ...

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Bracken Bower Prize 2021: the finalists

[ad_1] The 2021 Bracken Bower Prize finalists address cybercrime, the future of higher education, and the stories of seven change actors fighting to stop climate change, in their proposals for new business books. The £ 15,000 prize, first awarded in 2014 and supported by the Financial Times and McKinsey, recognizes the best business book proposal from an author under 35 ...

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Hong Kong libraries remove books for “violation” of national security law – Radio Free Asia

[ad_1] Hong Kong public libraries quietly removed from shelves books deemed politically “sensitive” under a national security law imposed on the city by the ruling Chinese Communist Party (CCP). More than 100 titles – many of which refer to the Tiananmen Massacre in 1989 – have reportedly disappeared from Hong Kong’s public library system since the law came into force ...

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SWOT Analysis of Children’s Publishing Market by Size, Status and Forecast to 2021-2027 | Candlewick Press, Hachette Book Group

[ad_1] Stratagem Market Insights recently published the Youth publishing market Information report which presents a broad-based guideline regarding current and past market trends, market size, share, driving factors, major industry competitors as well as factors for constant growth in the market. Focuses on the major global players in children’s publishing for Define, describe and analyze the value, market share, market ...

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DOJ sues to block publication of “Behemoth”: NPR

[ad_1] A picture shows the headquarters of the Random House publishers in central London on October 29, 2012 before its merger with Penguin. AFP PHOTO / LEON NEAL (Photo credit should read LEON NEAL / AFP via Getty Images) LEON NEAL / AFP via Getty Images hide caption toggle legend LEON NEAL / AFP via Getty Images A picture shows ...

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Sally Rooney, BDS and the Power of Translation | Opinion

[ad_1] Successful Irish novelist Sally Rooney joined the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement by refusing an offer from the Israeli publishing house Modan to translate and publish her latest novel, “Beautiful World, Where Are You?” in Hebrew. Rooney joins leading writers such as Arundhati Roy, China Miéville, Junot Diaz and more. Alice Walker, commonly cited as one of the main ...

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Kidscreen »Archive» How TikTok is changing the publishing game

[ad_1] Forget everything you think you know about the greatest rivalries of all time, because nothing compares to the fervor with which tweens and teens debated the merits of Team Edward versus Team Jacob. Stephenie Meyer’s young adult fantasy Twilight was published in 2005, with another book published each year for the next three years. By the time the first ...

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Sonoma Magazine and editor Abigail Peterson win national awards

[ad_1] Sonoma Magazine is the recipient of two Folio 2021 awards: Eddie and Ozzie Awards, which recognize excellence in the publishing industry. The magazine received special recognition for overall editorial excellence in the city and region category, and editor-in-chief Abigail Peterson was named editorial director of the year. “I’m just over the moon,” Peterson said. “It’s a job that I ...

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Who is Joanna Prior? The new CEO of Pan Macmillan UK

[ad_1] Who is Joanna Prior: She has been appointed CEO of Pan Macmillan UK. She will succeed Anthony Forbes Watson after he steps down from the role early next year. Here’s what you need to know about Joanna Prior She was the Managing Director of Penguin General Books at Penguin Random House UK for twelve years. She was responsible for ...

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Nguyen Nhat Anh’s bestseller to be released in South Korea

[ad_1] South Korean Publishing House 59mins has acquired the copyright to the book and will publish it in early 2022, with Jeong Yekang’s translation, according to Tre (Youth) Publishing House, copyright holder of many. Anh books. “Some countries are far away, but the bridge of literature, cinema, music and art helps to get closer. How can you not want to ...

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Oaklins DeSilva + Phillips Client Workman Publishing Sold to Hachette Book Group for $ 240 Million | State

[ad_1] NEW YORK, September 23, 2021 / PRNewswire-PRWeb / – Oaklins client DeSilva + Phillips, Workman Publishing, one of the largest and most respected independent book publishers in the United States, and Hachette Book Group today announced that Hachette completed the acquisition of Workman for $ 240 million. The transaction was closed after the successful completion of the regulatory approval ...

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5 common myths surrounding self-publishing

[ad_1] Opinions expressed by Contractor the contributors are theirs. The publishing industry has undergone a radical transformation in recent years. Gone are the days when traditional means of publication were the only options for aspiring writers. Self-publishing has taken the world by storm, but sadly, several long-held myths make the process and reality obscure to those looking to break into ...

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Dehradun Booknerds Revolutionize the Way Readers and Authors Connect

Booknerds, a Dehradun-based initiative, is revolutionizing the way books and authors connect. The beginning Booknerds is a Dehradun, India-based literary startup founded by husband-wife bibliophile duo Rohan and Neha Raj with the vision of connecting book lovers and authors in India and beyond. What started as a small community of book lovers in the picturesque town of Dehradun, India at ...

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PMG Presse-Monitor acquires software developer X-CAGO

PMG takes another step towards becoming a central data hub for publishers Higher quality standard for converting content from publishers Secondary digital marketing is getting easier and cheaper for publishers Berlin. PMG Presse-Monitor has acquired the software company X-CAGO. This company, originally from the Netherlands, is known around the world for converting and standardizing a wide variety of content formats, ...

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Italian delegation explores SPC Free Zone business incentives

Sharjah24: Sharjah Publishing City Free Zone (SPC Free Zone) explored potential ways to strengthen cooperation between Sharjah and the Italian Lazio region in the publishing sector with a delegation of Italian officials attached to Lazio Innova, representing the region of Lazio, the Italian Chamber of Commerce in Rome as well as representatives of Italian companies in the publishing sector. This ...

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Italian delegation explores SPC Free Zone business incentives for publishing industry

Sharjah: Sharjah Publishing City Free Zone (SPC Free Zone) explored potential ways to strengthen cooperation between Sharjah and the Italian Lazio region in the publishing sector with a delegation of Italian officials attached to Lazio Innova, representing the region of Lazio, the Italian Chamber of Commerce in Rome as well as representatives of Italian companies in the publishing sector. This ...

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Donald Trump would have asked these incredibly suspicious questions about Ghislaine Maxwell

Donald trump is definitely good for the publishing industry as another book on the former president hit bookstores. Michael Wolff’s latest publication, Landslide: The Last Days of the Trump Presidency, addresses a topic that many people would like answers to – his connection to Jeffery Epstein. Now Trump isn’t the only prominent figure with questionable ties to the now deceased ...

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The 12 best beach reads to get lost this summer

Summer is finally here, and with it a plethora of reading opportunities, whether you’re lounging by the pool or just getting out of the overly air-conditioned office a little early. You could look at Barthes or Baudrillard, of course, but come on, it’s July! Officially, it’s time to unplug and let your brain feast on the best that Beach Cannon ...

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Duration Media named to AdExchanger’s 2021 Programmatic Powerful Players list

Media Duration, the leading advertising technology revenue company in the digital publishing industry for high-end web publishers, was named for AdExchanger 2021 Programmatic Powerful Player List. Launched in 2018, Duration Media has already integrated more than 500 premium web publisher clients around the world. These publishers benefit from VaaS ™ – Viewability as a Service ™, Duration’s proprietary technology that ...

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