Havana Book Fair Concludes, another Big Success

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Havana Book Fair Concludes, another Big Success

The People's Republic of China came with books from over 60 publishers and different cultural events, including book readings, movie screenings, debates, signing publisher agreements, exchanges with Chinese writers and the 2018 Chinese New Year artistic gala which took place at Havana's Alicia
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Parsons is new Recorder publisher

The Porterville Recorder has a new publisher. … Parsons, who started at The Recorder on Monday, replaces longtime Publisher and Editor Rick Elkins, who retired in August of 2017. … For Parsons this is a return to the Golden State after publishing newpapers in the Salinas Valley earlier in his career.
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Publisher Ernest Hecht dies, aged 88

Dubbed “the Brian Clough of publishing” for his fast talking, mischievous nature and notoriously untidy office, Mr Hecht ran Souvenir Press for more than 60 years, publishing work from writers including PG Wodehouse, Jenny Joseph and even Che Guevara, as well as work from five Nobel Prize winners.
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Chocolate Facts, Effects & History

Initially, Spanish colonizers forced Mesoamericans to farm the cacao plantations, according to “The Biography of Chocolate” (Crabtree Publishing Co., 2005), by Adrianna Morganelli. When the indigenous peoples began to die in large numbers from diseases brought by Europeans, enslaved Africans
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Sync Story: Inside Ford/Jake Houlsby's new collaboration

Sometimes, a good sync can kickstart an artist's career, and Ford's hook up with Jake Houlsby looks likely to be a case in point. Now well on its way to four million Spotify plays, the Newcastle singer/songwriter's track Howl has undeniably benefited from Ford's endorsement. The track was part of
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The Loony Ladies of Earth Star Love Publishing Comics in Mangirl!

“Cruising the Crunchy-Catalog” may not be able to aid you in landing that dream job in the anime or manga industry, but we can help you pick out a new series to watch. Each week, we provide additional info and cultural context for a Crunchyroll catalog title to help anime fans decide whether or not
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Report: Apple News Drives Significant Traffic to Stories, Publishers Pitch Articles via Slack

The editorial team in the United States runs a dedicated Slack channel in which publishers can pitch stories to Apple, which tends to favor big breaking stories, special features, and multi-part series, according to the report. Apple is said to have similar teams working with publishers in Australia and the
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How Overturning Net Neutrality Impacts Digital Advertising & Publishing

The recent Net Neutrality overturn is set to shake up the digital publishing and advertising industries. Learn exactly what will be impacted, and how the industry may respond.
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Darlene Hill's New Book “Seeing Life in the 1940's & 50s through the eyes of a Nebraska Child” Is …

Recent release “Seeing Life in the 1940's & 50s through the eyes of a Nebraska Child” from Page Publishing author Darlene Hill is a heartrending narrative … Page Publishing knows that authors need to be free to create – not bogged down with complicated business issues like eBook conversion,
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THQ Nordic acquires Saints Row and Metro publisher Deep Silver

Since game publisher THQ went bankrupt and sold its game properties to several different companies in 2013, the Saints Row and Metro games have been published by Deep Silver. But that is about to change — kind of — as Deep Silver has itself been purchased by none other than Darksiders III
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Tranduc Han Prudence's New Book “Solving the Adversities” Is a Powerful Account That Delves …

Recent release “Solving the Adversities” from Page Publishing author Tranduc Han Prudence focuses on themes of conflicts and adversities … Tranduc Han Prudence, a member of PEN International, and author of two books on literature and history written in his native tongue, has completed his new
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Publisher typing job

Job description Copy-editors and proofreaders work on various publications, online content, manuals and journals in the final editorial stages. How to Get a Job in Book Publishing. This software is written in order to increase your arabic typing speed, through Internet Seattle, Simple Part Time Full Time
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Tinder Poo Date Guy Admits He Is Still Single During 'Lorraine' Appearance

After that dating disaster, it probably won't come as a surprise to hear UK post-grad student Liam reveal that the pair didn't decide to keep seeing each other afterwards. Despite that, Liam's explained that they're still good friends and he is still on the look-out for someone new. Let's hope he finds
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Democratizing thought leadership through books that matter

The “books that matter” mantra of Blooming Twig goes one step further. Their approach not only assists author clients to become published authors, it also encourages them to create their own publishing companies, under their own personal brands (a service they call “ghost publishing”).
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Report: Apple News editors field pitches from publications over Slack, publishers still struggle to …

Not much is publicly known about the team of editors behind Apple's News app on iOS, and now The Information has a new report (paywalled) that includes new details on how it operates. According to the piece, Apple's small editorial staff fields pitches from publications for features using Slack, and the
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A Black Poet Speaks: An Interview with Haki R. Madhubuti

The new press published poets, historians, scholars, novelists and essayists, including both established and emerging black writers. It became the most significant literary institution of the Black Arts Movement. In addition to being a publisher, his own creative production generated an extensive body of
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Movie Review: 'Fifty Shades Freed' Offers an Unsexy Paean to Wealthy Living

I tried to be grateful that E.L. James' best sellers about a bondage-loving billionaire and his demure bride-to-be make for racier, more eventful romances than Nicholas Sparks' output ever could. But enough with benefit-of-the-doubt giving. It took only a few minutes of Fifty Shades Freed — directed, like
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Borough snaps up Saunders' protégé for 'dazzling' debut

Borough Press has scooped a debut novel by British author Joe Mungo Reed, described as “dazzling” by his professor George Saunders. London-born Reed studied on the Syracuse Creative Writing MFA programme in New York where he was taught by Man Booker-winning Saunders. We Begin Our
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At 31, Ryan Coogler ascends to the top with 'Black Panther'

The Oakland, California, native got into filmmaking almost on a lark when a creative writing professor at St. Mary's College in Moraga, California, where he was attending on a football scholarship, suggested he look into screenwriting. He had thought he would play football and be a doctor, maybe, to help
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How Google Chrome will limit the ads you view

It's part of the The Better Ads Experience Program, organized by the Coalition for Better Ads, which count Facebook, Google and Microsoft as board members, as well as news publisher News Corp. Its goal is to push publishers to drop the worst kind of ads, the ones that drive users to install blanket ad
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