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James Cropper to sponsor Wainwright Prize
July 23, 2021 at 1:45 am

The Wainwright Prize for UK Nature and Conservation Writing has entered into a three-year sponsorship deal with James Cropper PLC, a paper-making company based in the Lake District.

Wildfire to publish Leng’ete memoir
July 23, 2021 at 1:45 am

Wildfire will publish The Girls in the Wild Fig Tree: How One Girl Fought to Save Herself, Her Sister and Thousands of Girls Worldwide, a memoir from activist Nice Leng’ete, in partnership with Little, Brown US and Amref Health Africa.

The real data behind BookTok
July 23, 2021 at 1:45 am

Just before Christmas 2019, a friend who worked at a major UK publisher messaged me to ask whether I could help advise them on how to get onto TikTok. They had seen the first ripples of the app’s success breaking on the shore, and thought it may be useful to try and meet the next…

PRH to publish collection of Obama and Springsteen conversations
July 23, 2021 at 1:45 am

Penguin Random House is to publish "a collection of candid, intimate, and entertaining conversations" between former President of the United States Barack Obama and musician Bruce Springsteen, based on their shared podcast, with the VIking imprint bringing out the book in the UK. 

Chris Whitaker's We Begin At The End named Theakston Crime Novel of the Year
July 23, 2021 at 1:45 am

Chris Whitaker has won the Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year with We Begin At The End (Zaffre). Meanwhile, Brian McGilloway's political thriller The Last Crossing (Constable) has been highly commended for the award, in an unprecedented decision to recognise his "exceptional" novel.

The UK’s Welbeck Publishing Group To Publish in Australia, New Zealand
July 22, 2021 at 5:24 pm

Anticipating producing 50 titles per year from Australia, Welbeck's Marcus Leaver and Mark Smith are partnering with retailer Tony Nash. The post The UK’s Welbeck Publishing Group To Publish in Australia, New Zealand appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

The UK’s Welbeck Publishing Group To Publish in Australia, New Zealand
July 22, 2021 at 5:24 pm

Anticipating producing 50 titles per year from Australia, Welbeck's Marcus Leaver and Mark Smith are partnering with retailer Tony Nash. The post The UK’s Welbeck Publishing Group To Publish in Australia, New Zealand appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

Lukashenko Regime To Close PEN Belarus in Minsk
July 22, 2021 at 4:02 pm

As PEN Belarus is told it's to be shut down, PEN America's Suzanne Nossel speaks of 'when a government silences and stomps on its writers.' The post Lukashenko Regime To Close PEN Belarus in Minsk appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

Lukashenko Regime To Close PEN Belarus in Minsk
July 22, 2021 at 4:02 pm

As PEN Belarus is told it's to be shut down, PEN America's Suzanne Nossel speaks of 'when a government silences and stomps on its writers.' The post Lukashenko Regime To Close PEN Belarus in Minsk appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

Penguin Random House: New Stories of Social Impact
July 22, 2021 at 2:00 pm

Penguin Random House's site focused on the publisher's social outreach has a 2020 update on international projects and growth in diversity. The post Penguin Random House: New Stories of Social Impact appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

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