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Guest Post – New Opportunities for Early Career and HSS Scholarly Communications Professionals to Connect and Discuss Shared Interests 
July 6, 2022 at 5:30 am

The SSP announces its Communities of Interest Network, starting with networks for HSS Publishing Professionals and Early Career Publishing Professionals. The post Guest Post – New Opportunities for Early Career and HSS Scholarly Communications Professionals to Connect and Discuss Shared Interests  appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.

Children’s books world reacts to ‘horrible loss’ of Blue Peter book awards
July 6, 2022 at 3:10 am

BookTrust which ran the awards said its limited resources would now be directed to disadvantaged familiesThe decision to axe the Blue Peter book awards has been labelled by authors and agents as “devastating” and a “horrible loss” for the books industry, in particular for children’s publishing. The prize, which was awarded to both fiction and…

Emirates Literature Foundation To Host a Gulf WikiArabia Conference
July 6, 2022 at 12:49 am

The producing body of the Emirates Airline Festival of Literature plans 'a platform for the Arabic Wikimedia community.' The post Emirates Literature Foundation To Host a Gulf WikiArabia Conference appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

Publishers, Booksellers Cheer Europe’s Digital Markets Act
July 5, 2022 at 2:23 pm

The European publishers' and booksellers' federations issue quick statements on today's adoption of the Europe's DMA and DSA. The post Publishers, Booksellers Cheer Europe’s Digital Markets Act appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

A 2022 IPA Prix Voltaire Shortlistee is Arrested in Thailand
July 5, 2022 at 10:21 am

After an arrest of Same Sky's publisher, the IPA Prix Voltaire's administration calls for a stop to such 'constant harassment.' The post A 2022 IPA Prix Voltaire Shortlistee is Arrested in Thailand appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

Marcus Rashford Book Club to give away 50,000 books this summer
July 5, 2022 at 9:14 am

Initiative led by the footballer will distribute copies of his own children’s adventure book to young readers with little access to readingFootballer Marcus Rashford’s debut children’s book will be given to 50,000 children this summer as part of an initiative by his book club.The Marcus Rashford Book Club, which is run in partnership with Macmillan…

Implementing DEIA in Scholarly Publishing — A Call for Papers
July 5, 2022 at 5:30 am

If you or your organization are working to improve DEIA in scholarly publishing please consider submitting an article for Learned Publishing's special issue on implementing DEIA The post Implementing DEIA in Scholarly Publishing — A Call for Papers appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.

Out of Office: 4th of July
July 4, 2022 at 5:30 am

We are off for the 4th of July holiday, with some bittersweet musical accompaniment. The post Out of Office: 4th of July appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.

Bilingual poetry book about A470 sets Welsh hearts racing
July 3, 2022 at 10:00 am

Welsh-English anthology about Welsh equivalent of Route 66 republished twice since release on St David’s DayIt is variously described as a snake, a zip, a ribbon, a scar, a Welsh version of Route 66. Memories, myths and moments of love and grief are woven into a collection of poems celebrating an unusual subject – the…

Simon & Schuster’s Jonathan Karp: ‘A Country Divided’
July 1, 2022 at 8:10 pm

Hoping to see more common ground discovered in a polarized age, S&S' president and CEO Jonathan Karp offers two titles free. The post Simon & Schuster’s Jonathan Karp: ‘A Country Divided’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

IPA Criticizes the UAE’s Anti-LGBTQ Pressure on Amazon
July 1, 2022 at 4:06 pm

Having led many efforts in Arabic and Arab-world literary culture, the UAE reportedly is restricting LGBTQ-related products including books. The post IPA Criticizes the UAE’s Anti-LGBTQ Pressure on Amazon appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

Desmond Elliott Prize Winner: Picador’s Maddie Mortimer
July 1, 2022 at 2:18 pm

Administered by the National Centre for Writing in Norwich, the Desmond Elliott Prize honors an author's first published novel. The post Desmond Elliott Prize Winner: Picador’s Maddie Mortimer appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

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