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Blog Post Archive

New Anthology Features Essays By Writers Who Love New York City

4 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Last year, Sari Botton served as the editor of an anthology called Goodbye to All That: on Loving and Leaving New York. Cheryl Strayed, Dani Shapiro, Emma Straub, and 25 other writers penned essays on how they renounced residency from...Show More Summary

92Y to Host a Dylan Thomas Exhibit

4 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

“Dylan Thomas in America—A Centennial Exhibition” will be displayed at the 92Y. The curators organized this exhibit in celebration of Thomas’ 100th birthday. The famous Welsh poet first visited this New York City institution back inShow More Summary

Sheryl Sandberg Stars in Comic Book

4 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Bluewater Productions has created a biographical comic book profiling Facebook COO and Lean In author Sheryl Sandberg. Publisher Darren G. Davis had this statement in the press release: “Our goal is to show the behind-the scenes machinations...Show More Summary

‘#TeachBannedBooks’ Hashtag Sweeps Twitter

4 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Over the last few days, the #TeachBannedBooks hashtag has swept Twitter. In honor of Banned Books Week, The Huffington Post asked educators to explain why they introduce their students to certain banned books using the social media platform. Some...Show More Summary

A Book of Pun Poetry is Featured On Kickstarter

4 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Emmy Award-winning artist Llyn Hunter hopes to raise $11,000 on Kickstarter for a book of visual puns. The funds will be used to cover the costs of self-publishing and printing. The finished full-color coffee table book, entitled Punnies, contains pun-themed illustrations and poetry. Show More Summary

Sophie Kinsella Signs Deal For YA Novel

4 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Shopaholic series author Sophie Kinsella (pictured, via) has landed a deal for her first young adult novel. Finding Audrey will  be released in Summer 2015 in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Canada. Annie Eaton, the fiction...Show More Summary

Authors Speak Out on Climate Change

4 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Climate change is in the air, literally and figuratively, in people’s marches across the country, at the United Nations, and in cars with diplomatic plates all over New York City. So what is the literary crowd thinking? The New YorkShow More Summary

New Trailer Unleashed For For ‘Kingsman: The Secret Service’

4 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

20th Century Fox has unleashed a new trailer for the Kingsman: The Secret Service movie adaptation. The video embedded above features scenes with actors Colin Firth and Taron Egerton playing spies Harry Hart and Gary ‘Eggsy’ Unwin. According...Show More Summary

Josh Funk Endorses Band Books & Banned Books

4 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Children’s books author Josh Funk wants to celebrated Banned Books Week by speaking out against censorship. In the video embedded above, Funk (pictured, via) endorses both “band books” and “banned books.” What are your favorite books that have received either challenges or bannings? New Career Opportunities Daily: The best jobs in media.

Publishing Jobs: HarperCollins, Perseus Books, TASCHEN America

4 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

This week, HarperCollins is hiring a marketing manager, while Perseus Books needs a special sales assistant. TASCHEN America is seeking a west coast sales representative, and Routledge/Taylor & Francis Group is on the hunt for an editorial assistant for its education division. Show More Summary

James Dashner to Pen a New ‘Maze Runner’ Prequel

4 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

James Dashner (pictured, via) will pen a new prequel novel for The Maze Runner series. Delacorte Press, an imprint of Random House Children’s Books, has scheduled The Fever Code for publication in 2016. According to the press release,...Show More Summary

‘Edge of Eternity’ Joins iBooks Bestsellers List

4 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Edge of Eternity by Ken Follett has joined Apple’s Top Paid iBooks in the U.S. this week at No. 3. Apple has released its top selling books list for paid books from iBooks in the U.S. for week ending 9/22/14. Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn and...Show More Summary

Jeff Smith Talks About Book Banning in a Reading Rainbow Guest Post

4 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

How did comics creator Jeff Smith react when he found out the Bone series made it to the Top Ten List of Frequently Challenged Books? Smith wrote about his feelings on the censorship in a guest post the Reading Rainbow website. He also talks about how much of a positive impact that reading has had on him. Show More Summary

Journalist Leslie Bennetts Lands Deal For Joan Rivers Biography

4 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Vanity Fair entertainment reporter Leslie Bennetts has landed a deal with Little, Brown to pen a biography about the late Joan Rivers. Rivers (pictured, via) died in early September 2014. Prior to her passing, Bennetts met Rivers several times. Show More Summary

Malcolm Gladwell Speaks Out Against Amazon

4 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Many members of the literary community have shown great concern about the Amazon vs. Hachette dispute. In an interview with the Financial Times weekend magazine, Malcolm Gladwell spoke out in disapproval of the online retail giant’s retaliatory...Show More Summary

The Mother of a Columbine High School Shooter Signs Memoir Deal With Crown

4 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Susan Klebold has landed a memoir deal with Crown Publishers. She is the mother of Dylan Klebold, one of two men who committed the 1999 Columbine High School massacre. According to The Associated Press, Susan “was compelled to shareShow More Summary

Universal Pictures Forms Partnership With Penguin Random House

4 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Universal Pictures has signed a two-year, first-look, production deal with Penguin Random House. Universal will examine the publishing house’s recent publications, upcoming releases, backlist titles, and original ideas for movie projects. Show More Summary

You Have to Fking Eat: The Long-Awaited Sequel to Go the FK to Sleep

4 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Exciting news for exhausted, frustrated parents everywhere (and those looking to gift them this holiday season): From the author of the international best seller Go the Fk to Sleep, comes the natural and long-awaited sequel, You Have...Show More Summary

When the Publishing Industry Looks at Itself in the Mirror, Does It Like What It Sees?

last monthMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Late last week, Publishers Weekly released its 2014 Salary Survey. While many of the findings were what you would expect—i.e., overwhelmingly white, female employees working longer hours than the year before and with a little more pay—they...Show More Summary

Wattpad Contest Invites Fans to Collaborate On a R.L. Stine Short Story

last monthMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Wattpad is running “The R.L. Stine Fill In The Fear Contest.” This allows fans to collaborate on a short story called “Let’s Make a Trade” with R.L. Stine. Stine wrote the beginning and now it’s up to the participants to fill in the middle; Stine will be responsible for the ending. Show More Summary

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