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Publishing Jobs: Quirk Books, Bloomsbury Publishing

2 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

This week, Quirk Books is hiring a social media and marketing manager, while Bloomsbury Publishing needs a senior designer for its children’s division. HarperCollins Christian Publishing is seeking a designer III, and Oxford University Press is on the hunt for a digital strategist. Show More Summary

Wellcome Trust 2015 Book Prize Shortlist Revealed

2 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

The Wellcome Book Prize shortlist has been revealed. Bill Bryson, The Chair of Judges, revealed the nominees which were selected but a committee of experts from the worlds of science, literature, academia and media. Six books, including...Show More Summary

Hachette Revenues Down 4.9% in 2014

2 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Hachette Book Group’s revenues were down 4.9 percent in 2014 as compared to 2013, the company revealed this week. HBG’s annual sales accounted for 24 percent of parent company Hachette Livre’s overall sales last year, a slight drop from...Show More Summary

First Second Books to Publish The Dam Keeper Graphic Novel Series

2 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

The filmmakers behind The Dam Keeper, an Oscar-nominated animation short, have landed a deal with First Second books. Tonko House partners Robert Kondo and Daisuke Tsutsumi, two former Pixar art directors, plan to continue from where...Show More Summary

Write On by Kindle Graduates From Beta

2 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Write On by Kindle, Amazon’s community for writers and readers to collaborate, is now available to anyone. On the site, writers can share works-in-progress for readers to comment on. Readers can share feedback and chat on the forums with other members about the work. Show More Summary

Kazuo Ishiguro, Victoria Kann, & David Arnold Debut on the Indie Bestseller List

2 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

We’ve collected the books debuting on Indiebound’s Indie Bestseller List for the week ending March 08, 2015–a sneak peek at the books everybody will be talking about next month. (Debuted at #3 in Hardcover Fiction) The Buried Giant by Kazuo Ishiguro: “The Romans have long since departed and Britain is steadily declining into ruin. Show More Summary

New App Blocks Profanity From Being Displayed On eBooks

2 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Jared and Kirsten Maughan partnered with Page Foundry, Inc. to create the Clean Reader app; it instantly blocks profanity from being displayed on eBooks. The Washington Post reports that the profane language under target includes the...Show More Summary

Author Terry Pratchett Has Died

2 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Fantasy author Sir Terry Pratchett has died. He was 66 years-old and suffered from early-onset Alzheimer’s disease. “It is with immeasurable sadness that we announce that author Sir Terry Pratchett has died,” reads a post on the author’s Facebook page. Show More Summary

‘Princess Rap Battles’ Video Stars Two Fairy Tale Heroines

2 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

A new “Princess Rap Battle” video has been posted on the Whitney Avalon’s YouTube channel. The video embedded above features two fairy tale princesses who are pitted against one another: Cinderella (from the “Cendrillon” story) vs. Belle...Show More Summary

Mindy Kaling & B.J. Novak to Kick Off BookCon

2 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Actress/author Mindy Kaling, star of the Fox series \"The Mindy Project,\" is teaming up with B.J. Novak, her former co-star on “The Office,” to kick off BookCon. The two will take to the stage on Saturday, May 30 at 11:00 AM.  The two...Show More Summary

Stephen King’s Misery Headed For Broadway

2 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Stephen King’s 1987 novel, Misery, will be getting the Broadway treatment. William Goldman, the screenwriter behind the 1990 film adaptation, wrote the play. Bruce Willis and Elizabeth Marvel have signed on for the lead roles. Here’s...Show More Summary

Cover Revealed For New Edition of Paper Towns

2 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Penguin Young Readers Group has unveiled the cover for the movie tie-in edition of Paper Towns. We’ve embedded the full image above—what do you think? John Green, the author and executive producer, had this statement in the press release: “I am so excited for readers to re-discover Paper Towns ahead of the movie release. Show More Summary

Alabama State Officials Launch an Investigation on Harper Lee

2 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Harper Lee has become the subject of many debates since the announcement of her forthcoming To Kill a Mockingbird sequel. Many wonder if Lee had actually given her consent for the publication of Go Set a Watchman. According to AL.com,...Show More Summary

Gene Luen Yang On Failure

2 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Award-winning graphic novelist Gene Luen Yang has written an article for NEA Arts Magazine. For this issue, every article focuses on the topic of \"failure.\" Yang feels that “good things can come out of failure”; he uses Spider-ManShow More Summary

Eric Carle Exhibit Heads to Pittsburgh

2 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

The Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh has partnered with The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art to take Eric Carle’s books and art on the road for the first time. The Very Eric Carle: A Very Hungry, Quiet, Lonely, Clumsy, Busy Exhibit will...Show More Summary

YouTuber Connor Franta Inks Book Deal

2 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

YouTube star Connor Franta  has inked a book deal. The Internet celebrity revealed the news in the above YouTube video yesterday and tweeted it out to his audience of 20.5K followers. Franta’s memoir Common Culture is due out from Atria/Keywords Press next month. Show More Summary

The National Book Critics Circle Reading in NYC Tomorrow

2 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

The National Book Critics Circle Awards will be revealed in New York tomorrow night. At the event, all of the finalists will read from their work. The event is free and open to the public. It will be held at 6pm in the Tishman Auditorium...Show More Summary

Maude Continues to Lead Self-Published Bestsellers List

2 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Maude by Donna Mabry returns to the top of 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

‘A Letter to My Unborn Daughter’ Poetry Video Goes Viral

2 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Writer Javon Johnson (pictured, via) recited a poem called \"A Letter to My Unborn Daughter\" at The Ill List poetry invitational. Johnson weaves several nuggets of advice into this piece. The Button Poetry YouTube channel posted a video (embedded above) featuring his performance and it has drawn more than 32,000 views. Click here to listen to another one of Ford’s pieces.

Finalists Revealed for the 27th Annual Publishing Triangle Awards

2 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

The finalists of the 27th annual Publishing Triangle Awards have been revealed. According to the press release, the winners will be announced on April 23rd. An awards ceremony will take place at New School University in New York City. Editor...Show More Summary

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