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BISG Plans Trivia Fundraiser to Benefit Binc

Open to BISG members and non-members, and featuring trivia questions about books, authors, and publishing, the hour-long event on May 21 will be held via Zoom and administered by CourseHorse, a New York City–based events platform.

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Blackwell’s staff have lost our shops - but we leave with heads held high
June 5, 2020 at 1:45 am

On the 1st of June, the day thousands of pupils returned to school as part of the government’s plan to end lockdown, I received a call from my manager. As a bookseller with Blackwell’s, I had been glad when we shut our doors in March to protect the health of our staff and customers. I…

Lockdown diaries: the book marketer
June 5, 2020 at 1:45 am

If you’d asked me how I was coping a month ago, the truth would have been not so well actually. I let the anxiety that so many of us have been feeling overwhelm me, and I was tired of all the Zoom. SO TIRED.

Faber acquires spoof Cummings diary
June 5, 2020 at 1:45 am

Faber is to publish The Cummings Files: Confidential–Thoughts, Ideas, Actions by Dominic Cummings, written by Arthur Mathews.

PEN America: Chinese Essayist Xu Zhiyong Wins Barbey/Freedom To Write Award
June 4, 2020 at 11:07 am

On the 31st anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre, the writer Xu Zhiyong is named PEN America's 2020 winner of the Barbey/Freedom To Write Award. The post PEN America: Chinese Essayist Xu Zhiyong Wins Barbey/Freedom To Write Award appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

PEN America: Chinese Essayist Xu Zhiyong Wins Barbey/Freedom To Write Award
June 4, 2020 at 11:07 am

On the 31st anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre, the writer Xu Zhiyong is named PEN America's 2020 winner of the Barbey/Freedom To Write Award. The post PEN America: Chinese Essayist Xu Zhiyong Wins Barbey/Freedom To Write Award appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

Donations to inclusive publishers' appeal leap after George Floyd killing
June 4, 2020 at 10:18 am

Pandemic fundraiser for Knights Of and Jacaranda has seen donations of more than £100,000 in the past weekMore than £100,000 has poured in from the public over the last week to help diverse independent publishers in the UK survive the coronavirus pandemic.Last month, inclusive publishers Jacaranda Books and Knights Of warned their income had reduced…

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