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Hachette scoops four of six CrimeFest awards
May 22, 2018 at 1:45 am

Hachette managed a virtual clean sweep at the 10th annual CrimeFest awards, taking four of the six categories, with YA writer Patrice Lawrence and debut novelist Helena Duggan among the winners.

Why CLPE's Reflecting Realities project matters
May 22, 2018 at 1:45 am

The Centre for Literacy in Primary Education's chief executive explains why it is launching the UK's first survey of ethnic representation in children’s literature.

'Unblinking' Tash Aw novel to 4th Estate
May 22, 2018 at 1:45 am

4th Estate has signed an “unblinking” novel from prize winning Taiwanese author Tash Aw, described as “devastating” and “poignant”.

The New York Rights Fair Changes the Rights Floorplan at BookExpo
May 22, 2018 at 1:30 am

The jury is out on how things will go for BookExpo trade visitors at the Javits Center and the show's rights badge-holders, who will be in two different parts of the city–as the New York Rights Fair makes its debut at the Manhattan Pavilion. The post The New York Rights Fair Changes the Rights Floorplan…

When Rights Are Alleged To Be ‘Trampled’: Authors Sue Education Publisher Cengage
May 22, 2018 at 1:30 am

How are authors' contractual rights with a publisher best handled when the house rolls out a digital subscription offer and promises that its entire content library will be on offer that way? An authors' lawsuit of Cengage is calling the question. The post When Rights Are Alleged To Be ‘Trampled’: Authors Sue Education Publisher Cengage…

When Rights Are Alleged To Be ‘Trampled’: Authors Sue Education Publisher Cengage
May 22, 2018 at 1:30 am

How are authors' contractual rights with a publisher best handled when the house rolls out a digital subscription offer and promises that its entire content library will be on offer that way? An authors' lawsuit of Cengage is calling the question. The post When Rights Are Alleged To Be ‘Trampled’: Authors Sue Education Publisher Cengage…

Journals Lose Citations to Preprint Servers
May 21, 2018 at 5:30 am

Why do authors continue to cite preprints years after they've been formally published? The post Journals Lose Citations to Preprint Servers appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.

No Corks Popped: The Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Jury Has No Winner
May 21, 2018 at 1:45 am

Promising to name an extra-large breed pig after next year's winning book, the Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize jury isn't laughing this year. Nobody gets the prize. They are not amused. The post No Corks Popped: The Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Jury Has No Winner appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

No Corks Popped: The Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Jury Has No Winner
May 21, 2018 at 1:45 am

Promising to name an extra-large breed pig after next year's winning book, the Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize jury isn't laughing this year. Nobody gets the prize. They are not amused. The post No Corks Popped: The Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Jury Has No Winner appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

UK’s CrimeFest Conference Confers Its 10th Annual Awards
May 21, 2018 at 1:30 am

Both the CrimeFest event and its awards program have turned 10 years old this year, its four-day convention set this year in the West Country, in Bristol.  The post UK’s CrimeFest Conference Confers Its 10th Annual Awards appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

UK’s CrimeFest Conference Confers Its 10th Annual Awards
May 21, 2018 at 1:30 am

Both the CrimeFest event and its awards program have turned 10 years old this year, its four-day convention set this year in the West Country, in Bristol.  The post UK’s CrimeFest Conference Confers Its 10th Annual Awards appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

A Montreal Publisher’s Coffee Shop Becomes a Cultural Gathering Place
May 21, 2018 at 1:30 am

Chez l'Éditeur has become a profitable and popular coffee shop for book publisher Québec Amérique, and Caroline Fortin says the café contributes more than money to her business. The post A Montreal Publisher’s Coffee Shop Becomes a Cultural Gathering Place appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

Abrams turns Rosie Revere into middle-grade series
May 20, 2018 at 1:45 am

Rosie Revere, Engineer, a bestselling picture book about a girl who dreams of becoming an engineer, will be turned into a series of chapter books this autumn by the publisher Abrams.

Chambers and HarperCollins launch writing bursary
May 20, 2018 at 1:45 am

Crime author Kimberley Chambers and HarperCollins have launched a writing scholarship, the 'Kickstart Prize', in association with Peters Fraser and Dunlop Literary Agency and CrimeFest.