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BISG

A Mobile-First Approach to Serial Reading

Pub Date: Apr 14, 2017

Join Ashleigh Gardner at The Evolution of Delivery on April 21st as she explains explain how Wattpad has leveraged a mobile-first approach to serial reading into an online platform serving more than 45 million unique visitors each month. The Evolution of Delivery is the first of BISG’s signature Making Information Pay events. A full line up of speakers and the Read more »

Yale School of Management

Gain insights from SOM, Random House, Time Magazine and more

Pub Date: Apr 13, 2017

Year after year, participants of the Yale Publishing Course agree: Yale brings together the best of academia and industry to deliver a truly transformative experience for leaders in publishing. By blending core management instruction with insights from leading industry practitioners, the YPC is the most relevant career-development experience in the field. Due to popular demand, Read more »

Ingram Content

CoreSource® Connects 750+ Publishers to Microsoft’s Digital Bookstore

Pub Date: Apr 11, 2017

Ingram Content Group has been working with Microsoft to build inventory for the initial launch of the new books category in the Windows Store. CoreSource®, Ingram’s digital asset management and distribution platform, is already delivering content from over 750 publishers to the Windows Store. “With the Windows 10 Creators Update we are excited to bring Read more »

ASJA

ASJA Announces Winners of Freelance Writing Awards

Pub Date: Apr 3, 2017

The American Society of Journalists and Authors (ASJA) announces the recipients of its annual writing awards, which honor outstanding nonfiction articles and books produced on a freelance basis last year.  Some categories are open to all freelance writers.  Most are open only to ASJA members, all of whom are self-employed, professional writers.   “Every year I’m Read more »

Ingram Content

Ingram Content Group names New Associates and Promotions

Pub Date: Mar 28, 2017

Ingram Content Group today announced promotions and new associates to the company. Lisa Tomasello has joined Ingram as the Director of Mass Merchandisers Sales. Lisa oversees sales activities in the mass channel, which includes Costco, Target, Walmart, Sam’s Clubs, Readerlink Distribution, Ingram Book Company, America West, among others. She also manages overall growth in the Read more »

Ingram Content

Ingram Taps Stephen Sparks to Write New Poetry Newsletter

Pub Date: Mar 15, 2017

Ingram Content Group announces the launch of a newsletter, Little Infinite, focused on highlighting poetry’s hottest titles, excerpts, publisher profiles and all things poetic. Bustle, the popular women’s blog, has already taken notice by including Little Infinite as one of “6 literary newsletters to diversify your reading list.” Little Infinite, a quarterly publication, showcases the Read more »

Simpson Literary Project

Exciting Literary News from the Bay Area

Pub Date: Mar 10, 2017

New Literary Prize of $50,000.00 Awarded Yearly for Fiction For more information:  https://www.simpsonliteraryproject.org The Lafayette Library and Learning Center Foundation and the University of California, Berkeley, English Department are pleased to announce the launch of The Simpson Family Literary Project and the creation of a $50,000.00 literary prize. The prize will annually recognize a writer Read more »

Netflix Taps Maria B. Campbell Associates As Literary Scouts

Pub Date: Mar 3, 2017

Netflix has retained international literary consulting company Maria B. Campbell Associates as exclusive literary scouts for the internet TV network in New York and the UK. This is the first time Netflix, which has been ramping up production of original movies and series, has hired literary scouts. As literary scouts, Maria B. Campbell and her colleagues identify adult Read more »

Ingram

Ingramspark to Receive Authors Guild Awards

Pub Date: Mar 3, 2017

Honorees to be celebrated on May 24, 2017, at 25th Annual Gala Novelist and Nobel laureate Toni Morrison, best-selling author and literary philanthropist James Patterson, and self-publishing service IngramSpark® will be celebrated for their distinctive and distinguished contributions to American literature at the Authors Guild’s 25th Annual Gala on Wednesday, May 24, 2017, at the Essex House, Read more »

Smith Memorial Fund Call for Entries for 2017 Photography Grant 

Pub Date: Mar 2, 2017

38th annual memorial fund increases grant to $35,000 for photographers who display poignant,humanistic approach to storytelling The W. Eugene Smith Fund announced it is now accepting applications for its 38th annual Grant in Humanistic Photography. Since presenting its first grant in 1980, the Fund has awarded more than one million dollars to exemplary photographers whose works, created Read more »