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On #unkindness and doing better
December 3, 2021 at 1:45 am

This month, I’ve decided to write something to try and make those feeling sad or disenfranchised a little better.

Booker winner Saunders joins Substack
December 3, 2021 at 1:45 am

Booker winner George Saunders has become the latest big-name author to join Substack, sharing content about writing and analysing short stories. 

Marjoleine Kars Wins the $75,000 Cundill History Prize
December 2, 2021 at 3:22 pm

In winning the 2021 Cundill History Prize, historian and professor Marjoleine Kars says she hopes the Guyanese will feel supported. The post Marjoleine Kars Wins the $75,000 Cundill History Prize appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

In New York: Open Road’s Acquisition Investors Include Steinberger, Entrekin
December 2, 2021 at 1:40 pm

Originally founded in 2009 by Jane Friedman, Open Road enters a new chapter under the ownership of an investment group, with David Steinberger coming in as CEO. The post In New York: Open Road’s Acquisition Investors Include Steinberger, Entrekin appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

The Open Access Race: Springer Nature Announces One Million Articles
December 2, 2021 at 9:38 am

Saying 34 percent of all its articles and 16 percent of its primary research is published under open access, Springer Nature proclaims leadership in the field. The post The Open Access Race: Springer Nature Announces One Million Articles appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

Community Reflections: Takeaways from the Diversity Sessions at SSP’s 43rd Annual Meeting, Part 4
December 2, 2021 at 5:30 am

This week a series of posts looking back at the lessons learned from SSP Meeting DEI sessions. Today's post looks at “Retrogression Research and Limiting Diversity: the Impact of the Pandemic on Scholarly Publishing’s Inequities” The post Community Reflections: Takeaways from the Diversity Sessions at SSP’s 43rd Annual Meeting, Part 4 appeared first on The…

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