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The High Museum of Art Hosts a Mo Willems Art Show

2 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

The High Museum of Art is hosting the “Seriously Silly! The Art & Whimsy of Mo Willems” exhibit. The exhibition opened on May 23, 2015. A closing date has been scheduled for January 10, 2016. Several drawings and pieces of artwork inspired by Willems’ popular picture books have been put on display. Show More Summary

2016 Presidential Candidates to Receive Copies of The Torture Report

2 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Melville House will give away the Senate Intelligence Committee Report on Torture to several 2016 presidential race candidates. Of the sixteen people who have announced their intentions to run in this forthcoming election, only fourShow More Summary

Cover Unveiled for New Carolyn Mackler Book

2 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Carolyn Mackler has revealed the cover for her forthcoming book, Infinite in Between. We’ve embedded the full image for the jacket design above—what do you think? This young adult novel stars five teenage characters named Zoe, Jake, Mia, Gregor, and Whitney and features a storyline reminiscent of John Hughes’ classic movie The Breakfast Club. Show More Summary

Mary Poppins Display Opens at The New York Public Library

2 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

“Chim, chimney, chim, chimney, chim, chim, cher-ee!” A display of rare Mary Poppins-related items has opened at the New York Public Library. This character stars in an eight-book series by writer and actress P.L. Travers (with artwork by artist Mary Shepard). Show More Summary

Recycle Books to Craft a Homemade Father’s Day Gift

2 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Have you prepared all the Father’s Day gifts for dear old dad? We suggest recycling books for a homemade touch. The video embedded above features ten ideas on how to re-purpose old books. To add more book-themed crafts to your home (or...Show More Summary

Jane Green on Self-Publishing, Social Media and Her Kickstarter Campaign

2 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

It’s hard to believe that New York Times bestselling author Jane Green leveraged Kickstarter to fund her new cookbook, Good Taste. Although the campaign ends on July 14, devoted fans and celebrities like Martha Stewart and Jodi Picoult...Show More Summary

Writers and Publishers Face Off in Basketball Game For Charity

2 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

The National Book Foundation is hosting a basketball game for charity in which writers will go at it in the court against publishers. What business do literary folks have playing basketball? The idea stems from the confusion on Twitter between the National Basketball Association (#NBA) and the National Book Awards (#NBAwards). Show More Summary

Stacy Wakefield Discusses Debut Novel on Squatters

2 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Stacy Wakefield‘s debut novel, The Sunshine Crust Baking Factory (Akashic Books), tells the tale of a young woman’s quest to join the anarchist squatting scene in New York in 1995. Upon arrival, Sid discovers that the East Village is crowded and ends up in the uncharted territory of Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Show More Summary

Grey and Go Set a Watchman Are Amazon’s Bestselling Preorders of 2015

2 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Not so surprisingly, E.L. James’ new novel Grey and Harper Lee’s highly anticipated novel Go Set a Watchman are gearing up to be the blockbuster books of the summer. An Amazon spokesperson revealed to GalleyCat that, “So far this year, Grey by E.L. Show More Summary

Publishing Jobs: Yale University Press, Loyola Press

2 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

This week, Yale University Press is hiring an editor, while Loyola Press needs a supervising production artist. Trident Media Group is seeking a literary assistant, and W.W. Norton & Company is on the hunt for a photo editor. Get the...Show More Summary

Query Letters and First Pages Workshop

2 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Mediabistro is running its first workshop to help writers craft the perfect pitch and query letter to send to agents and editors. In the Query Letter and First Pages Workshop, students will work with Kate McKean, a top literary agent...Show More Summary

Amazon’s Latest Paperwhite Kindle

2 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Amazon has released a new Kindle Paperwhite, an update to its bestselling Kindle device. The 6? device weighs in at 7.2 oz and costs $119. The latest e-reader features Amazon’s highest resolution Paperwhite display along with a new typesetting engine. Show More Summary

The Blood and Roses Boxset Leads Self-Published Bestsellers List

2 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

The Blood & Roses Series Box Set by Callie Hart leads the self-published Bestsellers List this week. To help GalleyCat readers discover self-published authors, we compile weekly lists of the top eBooks in three major marketplaces for self-published digital books: Amazon, Barnes & Noble and Smashwords. Show More Summary

Sam Bruno Unveils New Song From The Paper Towns Soundtrack

2 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Sam Bruno has unleashed a single from the Paper Towns movie soundtrack. The video embedded above contains the full track, “Search Party.” According to BuzzFeed, some of the other artists being featured on the album include Vampire Weekend, The Mountain Goats, and Nat & Alex Wolff. Click on these links to watch the first, second, and third trailers.

R.L. Stine Encourages Kids to Read

2 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

R.L. Stine wants to encourage all children to “Power Up & Read!” In the video embedded above, Stine talks about his love of comic books and Ray Bradbury novels. Stine signed up as one of thirteen authors to write an original short story for Scholastic’s Summer Reading Challenge program. Show More Summary

Cover Unveiled For Final Starbound Trilogy Book

2 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

The cover has been unveiled for the third and final installment of the Starbound series, Their Fractured Light. We’ve embedded the full image for the jacket design above—what do you think? Authors Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner collaborated on this young adult trilogy together. Disney Hyperion has set the publication date for December 1st. (via The Hyperion Teens Tumblr Page)

Harold Augenbraum to Leave National Book Foundation

2 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Harold Augenbraum, the executive director of the National Book Foundation since 2004, is leaving his post at the Foundation at the end of March 2016. \"I have very much enjoyed my time here at the Foundation,\" Augenbraum said in a statement,...Show More Summary

E.L. James to Headline Signing For Grey

2 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Author E.L. James will celebrate the launch of Grey in New York City on June 18th. The author behind the immensely popular Fifty Shades of Grey trilogy will sign copies of her new book at the Fifth Avenue branch of Barnes & Noble. According to the company website, “Ms. James will personalize one book per customer, first name only.”

Oyster Launches The Lumin Feature

2 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

The Oyster team has added a new in-app reading feature called Lumin. It regulates the device’s lighting according to the amount of natural sunlight that the user is experiencing (taking into account both the location and time of day). Readers...Show More Summary

See Snoopy Dance in The Peanuts Movie Trailer

2 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

A trailer has been unveiled for the Peanuts movie. The video embedded above features scenes with Charles M. Schulz’s famed comic characters: Charlie Brown, Sally Brown, Snoopy, Woodstock, Linus van Pelt, and Lucy van Pelt. AccordingShow More Summary

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