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Blog Post Archive

Cover Revealed For New Krista Van Dolzer YA Novel

4 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Children’s books author Krista Van Dolzer has penned a new young adult novel. She unveiled the cover for The Sound of Life and Everything on her blog. Artist Rose Wong created the design—what do you think? Penguin Young Readers Group will release the book on May 05, 2015. New Career Opportunities Daily: The best jobs in media.

New Trailer Unleashed For ‘American Sniper’

4 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Warner Brothers has unveiled the official trailer for American Sniper. The video embedded above offers glimpses of lead actor Bradley Cooper as Navy SEAL Chris Kyle. The screenplay is based on Kyle’s memoir. According to Deadline, the story “follows Kyle’s journey from rodeo cowboy to SEAL Chief with the highest number of sniper kills in U.S. Show More Summary

OR Books to Publish Anthology On Income Inequality in NYC

4 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

OR Books will publish an anthology focusing on income inequality within New York City called Tales of Two Cities: The Best & Worst of Times in New York. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to Housing Works. How to Read a Novelist author John Freeman served as the editor for this book and wrote one of the pieces. Show More Summary

VIDEO: ‘Blue Lily, Lily Blue’ Trailer Features a Maggie Stiefvater Song

4 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Author Maggie Stiefvater has unveiled the trailer for her forthcoming release, Blue Lily, Lily Blue. The video embedded above features a song written by Stiefvater herself—what do you think? This young adult novel will be third installment of The Raven Boys fantasy series. Scholastic will publish it on October 21, 2014. New Career Opportunities Daily: The best jobs in media.

Rick Horgan Named Executive Editor at Scribner

4 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Rick Horgan has been hired to serve as vice president and executive editor at Scribner, an imprint at Simon & Schuster. Here’s more from the press release: “In a distinguished career that has spanned decades, Rick Horgan has worked with...Show More Summary

Gillian Flynn on Gone Girl: “It’s a Story About Storytelling.”

4 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Crafting the screenplay that would take her bestseller Gone Girl  from page to reel, in a film by David Fincher and starring Ben Affleck and Rosamund Pike, Gillian Flynn was comfortable with her three (yes, three) lead characters. More...Show More Summary

Publishing Jobs: Oxford University Press, RT Book Reviews, Penguin Random House

4 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

This week, Oxford University Press is hiring a project coordinator and a design project manager. Meanwhile, RT Book Reviews needs a mid- to senior-level editor, and Penguin Random House is on the hunt for an associate publicist for Plume and Hudson Street. Show More Summary

Society of Illustrators to Host ‘The Art of Leo and Diane Dillon’ Exhibit

4 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

The Society of Illustrators will host an exhibition called “The Art of Leo and Diane Dillon.” This art show will open on October 21, 2014 and run until December 20, 2014. Visitors will see pieces from the famed husband-and-wife artistic collaborators. Throughout their careers, the Dillon created illustrations for more than 50 children’s books. Show More Summary

Jackson Pearce & Maggie Stiefvater to Partner On a New Middle Grade Series

4 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Jackson Pearce and Maggie Stiefvater are collaborating on a new middle grade series entitled Pip Bartlett’s Guide to Magical Creatures. Pearce will pen the story and Stiefvater will create the artwork. Stiefvater has become well-known...Show More Summary

Fan Claims World Record For Largest ‘Harry Potter’ Memorabilia Collection

4 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

A Harry Potter fan named Menahem Asher Silva Vargas has claimed the world record for biggest collection of Harry Potter memorabilia. Vargas owns 3,097 pieces of merchandise inspired by J.K. Rowling’s wildly popular book series and the...Show More Summary

Team Book Riot Launches New Comics Website

4 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

The Book Riot team has launched a new comics website called “Panels.” 2% of this venture’s gross revenue will be donated to philanthropic causes. The website has formed a partnership with the Open Books literacy organization. Editor Paul Montgomery penned a welcome letter for readers. Show More Summary

Bloomsbury UK to Publish Neil Gaiman Short Story as a Book

4 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Bloomsbury UK will publish Neil Gaiman’s short story, The Sleeper and the Spindle, as a book. Gaiman drew inspiration for this piece from the “Sleeping Beauty” fairy tale. It was originally published in a 2013 anthology entitled Rags & Bones: New Twists on Timeless Tales. Artist Chris Riddell created illustrations for this project. Show More Summary

Alison Bechdel to Create Third Graphic Novel Memoir

4 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Cartoonist Alison Bechdel has become well-known for her graphic novel memoirs. Her first, Fun Home, came out in 2006 and her second, Are You My Mother?, followed in 2012. Bechdel plans to create a third entitled The Secret to Superhuman...Show More Summary

Eric Price Moves to Melville House

4 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Eric Price has been named vice president of new business development at Melville House. Price will be responsible for overseeing the growth of the publishing house. Prior to this move, he served as director of sales and marketing atShow More Summary

‘Snap Judgment’ Storytelling Show is on Kickstarter

last monthMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Glynn Washington, the host of NPR‘s Snap Judgment, hopes to raise $150,000 on Kickstarter. The funds will be used to cover the cost of producing the storytelling radio show’s sixth season. We’ve embedded a video about the project above. Show More Summary

Visit With Syrian Refugees Influenced Neil Gaiman’s Take On ‘Hansel & Gretel’

last monthMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Author Neil Gaiman took away many ideas from an emotional visit to Jordan where he met Syrian refugees. In an interview with CNN‘s Christiane Amanpour, Gaiman reveals that this experience affected how he wrote his re-telling of “Hansel...Show More Summary

‘Killing Patton’ Joins iBooks Bestsellers List

last monthMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Killing Patton: The Strange Death of World War II’s Most Audacious General by Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard has joined Apple’s Top Paid iBooks in the U.S. this week at No. 2. Apple has released its top selling books list for paid books from iBooks in the U.S. Show More Summary

Lions Gate Invites Female Filmmakers to Make ‘Twilight’ Short Films

last monthMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Lions Gate will host a contest for aspiring female directors to create short films based on characters from Stephenie Meyers’ Twilight saga. The participants will consult Meyers’ 2011 encyclopedic tome, The Twilight Saga: Official Illustrated...Show More Summary

National Book Foundation Unveils 5 Under 35 Honorees

last monthMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

From the Memoirs of a Non-Enemy Combatant author Alex Gilvarry, Faces in the Crowd author Valeria Luiselli, Panic in a Suitcase author Yelena Akhtiorskaya, Redeployment author Phil Klay, and Night at the Fiestas: Stories author Kirstin...Show More Summary

Debut Novelist John Kenney Wins Thurber Prize for American Humor

last monthMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Guest post written by Kelsey Manning (@kelseyMmanning) Before Thurber Prize winner John Kenney settled in to read a selection from his novel Truth in Advertising, he had a few words for his fellow finalist: “Dear David Letterman, Please let me win this award. Show More Summary

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