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chicagoreader.com - Salem Collo-Julin - Skulls support self-publishing on the gig poster of the week
Skulls support self-publishing on the gig poster of the week
Chicago Reader

Sign up for our newsletters Subscribe On this week's gig poster, a party skull says hello to October—and to the fifth edition of ZINEmercado, an independent zine fair based in Logan Square. The poster was created by one of the event's…

gaytimes.co.uk - 200 members of the UK and Irish publishing community sign a letter in support of trans and non-binary rights
200 members of the UK and Irish publishing community sign a letter in support of trans and non-binary rights
GAY TIMES

The long list of authors, marketing teams, publicists, broadcasters and illustrators have publicly show their support for trans and non-binary people during a time when their rights and identities have been needlessly questioned by high-profile…

musicweek.com - Round Hill Music signs Rob Thomas to worldwide publishing deal
Round Hill Music signs Rob Thomas to worldwide publishing deal
Music Week

Round Hill Music has announced the signing of Grammy Award-winning Matchbox Twenty frontman Rob Thomas to a worldwide publishing deal. Total record sales for Rob Thomas' output has exceeded 80 million worldwide. Thomas said: “I'm so excited…

majorspoilers.com - Robot Overlord - Oni-Lion Forge Publishing announces YA OGN for Spring 2021 - Major Spoilers - Comic Book News
Oni-Lion Forge Publishing announces YA OGN for Spring 2021 - Major Spoilers - Comic Book News
Major Spoilers Entertainment

Oni-Lion Forge Publishing sent Major Spoilers the cover images and solicitation information for titles arriving in the Spring 2021. Here is the information from the press release: In January, Lemonade Code, an own voices middle grade graphic novel…

adage.com - The future of advertising: 9 things marketers should expect to see in a world of ad blockers
The future of advertising: 9 things marketers should expect to see in a world of ad blockers
Ad Age

Credit: Photos courtesy of the individual members. In the early days of the internet, a business could make a lot of money by selling ads to a new and willing market. Marketers flocked online to experience this new targeted form of outreach.

seekingalpha.com - Michael A. Gayed, CFA - Zovio Inc.: The Future Of Education Technology (NASDAQ:ZVO)
Zovio Inc.: The Future Of Education Technology (NASDAQ:ZVO)
SeekingAlpha

Education is what survives when what has been learned has been forgotten. – B. F. Skinner Zovio Inc. (NASDAQ: ZVO) is an education technology company that works directly with schools and corporations to create personalized learning…

pressgazette.co.uk - Future of programmatic: What brands and publishers need to know
Future of programmatic: What brands and publishers need to know
Press Gazette

Here, in the first of a new Press Gazette series of analyses into the space where news and marketing meet, we take a look at the future of programmatic display advertising system and examine whether it is working – for readers, for…

firstcomicsnews.com - ONI-LION FORGE PUBLISHING GROUP ANNOUNCES UPCOMING CHILDREN'S AND YOUNG ADULT ORIGINAL GRAPHIC NOVELS FOR SPRING 2021
ONI-LION FORGE PUBLISHING GROUP ANNOUNCES UPCOMING CHILDREN'S AND YOUNG ADULT ORIGINAL GRAPHIC NOVELS FOR SPRING 2021
First Comics News

Cryptids, Ghosts, Robots, and More Hit Shelves Starting January 2021 PORTLAND, OR: This spring, the Oni-Lion Forge Publishing Group is pleased to announce the addition of several upcoming original graphic novels—including several new middle…

pitchfork.com - Dean Van Nguyen - Action Bronson: Only For Dolphins | Review
Action Bronson: Only For Dolphins | Review
Pitchfork

When Action Bronson emerged a decade ago, he was hailed as a paragon of formalist East Coast hip-hop: a buddha-sized trash-talker who kicked loquacious rhymes, toked on breakbeats, and paid tribute to New York tacos. But recent years have seen…

thebookseller.com - Katherine Cowdrey - Hachette UK reveals programme of events for Black History Month, spearheaded by THRIVE
Hachette UK reveals programme of events for Black History Month, spearheaded by THRIVE
The Bookseller

Hachette UK's black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) employee network THRIVE is partnering with its authors to host a series of free panels in celebration of Black History Month. The panels, which will be held virtually throughout October, will…

lithub.com - Our terrible year of open letters continues: JK Rowling edition.
Our terrible year of open letters continues: JK Rowling edition.
Literary Hub

Pandemic? Depression? The rapid destabilization of one of the richest countries in the world? No, 2020 will likely go down in history as the year we had way too many open letters. Today sees an open letter in response to the open letter two days…

nytimes.com - Bill Friskics-Warren - Mac Davis, Pop and Country Singing Star, Is Dead at 78
Mac Davis, Pop and Country Singing Star, Is Dead at 78
The New York Times

NASHVILLE — Mac Davis, the pop-country crossover star who wrote hits for Elvis Presley and had a No. 1 pop single of his own with “Baby Don't Get Hooked on Me,” died on Tuesday at a hospital here. He was 78. His death…

thebookseller.com - Katherine Cowdrey - Writers and publishers pen open letter to show solidarity with trans and non-binary community
Writers and publishers pen open letter to show solidarity with trans and non-binary community
The Bookseller

An open letter expressing “love and solidarity for the trans and non-binary community”, spearheaded by Kiran Millwood Hargrave (pictured) and Daisy Johnson, has garnered support from more than 200 writers, including Malorie Blackman…

bloomberg.com - David Yaffe-Bellany - Snowden Ordered by Judge to Surrender Book Profits to U.S.
Snowden Ordered by Judge to Surrender Book Profits to U.S.
Bloomberg

A federal judge in Virginia ordered the whistle-blower Edward Snowden to relinquish $4.2 million in profits from his tell-all memoir about his work in U.S. intelligence because he did not submit the manuscript for government review before…

arablit.org - modoy315 - On the 'Boom' of Syrian Literature in Berlin
On the 'Boom' of Syrian Literature in Berlin
Arabic Literature (in English)

In the last five years, there has been a surge of interest in Syrian writing in German translation. In this series of interviews, writers, poets, publishers, and artists in Berlin talk about their experience with the publishing industry in Germany…

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