The Bookseller – 2012-02-01
Gollancz has signed a debut science fiction novel from comedian and songwriter Mitch Benn, star...
The Bookseller – 2012-01-24
Author of The Time Traveller’s Wife Audrey Niffenegger is to write a short story for...
The Bookseller – 2011-12-16
HarperCollins has acquired an account of this year's Libyan conflict by Sky News reporter...
Poynter. – 2011-11-03
Ever find yourself getting distracted when youre supposed to be writing? Ive been having this problem a lot lately. I have a deadline in May for a book manuscript, and Im not making my usual...
Poynter. – 2011-10-25
Romenesko+ Misc. Look at what you started, Huffington Post: Hi Jim, My name is Jeremy Vara, Public Relations Manager for Food & Drink Digital. We are seeking contributing authors for our website and...
Poynter. – 2011-10-18
@ACarvin Just after he logged his 100,000th tweet, NPRs Andy Carvin told people on Twitter that hes taking the week off so he can work on a book about covering the Arab Spring via social media....
The Bookseller – 2011-09-30
Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Fri, 30/09/2011 - 08:55 Publishers should not be too quick to write off physical products and should encourage competition between a number of digital...
The Bookseller – 2011-09-23
Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Fri, 23/09/2011 - 08:35 Marian Keyes is writing a cookery title for Michael Joseph, as the imprint ramps up its spring food publishing list next...
The Bookseller – 2011-09-22
Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 22/09/2011 - 11:01 Faber is to publish a new detective novel from P D James which combines a murder investigation with the world and characters...
The Bookseller – 2011-09-15
Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Thu, 15/09/2011 - 08:30 The Red Queen author Philippa Gregory is turning her hand to young adult fiction for the first time, after signing a deal with...
The Bookseller – 2011-09-01
Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Thu, 01/09/2011 - 14:45 Hodder Children's Books has bought two teen titles from journalist and presenter Dawn Porter. Publisher Emily Thomas did the...
The Bookseller – 2011-08-18
Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 18/08/2011 - 12:00 Jonathan Cape has acquired a memoir about the British painter Lucian Freud, who died last month, written by his friend,...
Slate – 2011-08-11
Hunched over my keyboard, I'm haunted by anecdotes of faster writers. Christopher Hitchens composing a Slate column in 20 minutesafter a chemo session, after a "full" dinner party, late on a Sunday...
The Bookseller – 2011-07-21
Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Thu, 21/07/2011 - 13:00 British Science Fiction award-winner Alastair Reynolds is the latest author to try his hand writing a Doctor Who novel, after...
Guardian – 2011-07-21
When editors depart - whether willingly or unwillingly - the public usually sees only a polite exchange of notes.So let's hear it for N. Ravi who has just quit after serving 20 years as editor of The...
The New York Times – 2011-07-11
Sheila C. Bair, who ended a tumultuous five-year term as chairwoman of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation this month, has landed a book deal to give her inside account of the financial crisis.
Poynter. – 2011-06-27
Salon.com – 2011-06-07
A reader, prompted by last week's commentary on whether great books can make you a better person, wrote in to ask a related question. Her favorite author is Charles Dickens; his books have been...
Salon.com – 2011-06-03
How banal life would be without the feud-picking, egomaniacal literary blowhard. Imagine if we had to rely solely on Alain de Botton's novels, without the pleasure of his "I will hate you till the...
The Bookseller – 2011-04-21
Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 21/04/2011 - 10:29 Random House imprint Hammer has acquired the latest title by Orange-prize winner Helen Dunmore, in a special project for the...
Poynter. – 2011-04-21
paidContent.orgAmazon announced this morning that sometime later this year, Kindle owners and Kindle app users will be able to check out its e-books from local libraries. The service will enable...
The Bookseller – 2011-04-20
Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Wed, 20/04/2011 - 15:13 Palazzo Editions will publish a "major" retrospective of the work of Steven Spielberg in August 2012, written in co-operation...
Guardian – 2011-04-05
Plus Twitter updates user recommendation engine, and Guardian switches from Java to ScalaA quick burst of 8 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology teamGoogle: Departing Product Chief...
The Bookseller – 2011-03-17
Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Thu, 17/03/2011 - 15:57 Luke Johnson, best known in the book trade for his spell owning Borders, and fellow Financial Times journalist Mrs Moneypenny are...
The Independent – 2011-03-12
There was a time when the giants of literature sneered at the small screen. But now Sir Salman Rushdie is moving from books to the box after signing up to write his first television drama.
The Independent – 2011-02-12
Children's authors have hit back at comments by Martin Amis in which he said he would need to "have a serious brain injury" before he would consider writing children's literature.
The Bookseller – 2011-01-28
Written By: Charlotte Williams Puffin is to publish a new picture book by The Very Hungry Caterpillar author Eric Carle, his first in four years. The Artist Who Painted a Blue Horse will be...
Slate – 2011-01-23
In 1919, the young E.B. White, future New Yorker writer and author of Charlotte's Web, took a class at Cornell University with a drill sergeant of an English professor named William Strunk Jr. Strunk...
CBC – 2010-12-22
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has sold the publishing rights to his memoirs and could have a manuscript ready by March, according to a report in the Guardian newspaper.
Yahoo – 2010-07-21
Leigh Hobbs is one of Australia's best known children's book creators. His latest, Mr Chicken Goes To Paris , is shortlisted for the Prime Minister's Literary Awards in the new children's book...
Independent – 2010-03-14
Guardian Media Group (GMG), owner of The Guardian and The Observer newspapers, is set to take a significant hit on its investment in publisher Emap, sending it to an annual loss for the second year...
AP – 2010-03-09
AP - Welcome the latest celebrity children's author, Hilary Duff.
The Huffington Post – 2010-03-08
What's Your Reaction? CARACAS, Venezuela Former Honduran President Manuel Zelaya plans to write a book describing his ouster last year. Zelaya says Honduras' business elite was behind last June's...
1up.com – 2010-03-01
Novels based on video games are nothing new, but Random House wants to do more than novelize existing games -- they want to have an active hand in creating them. Hence the creation of a new group...
USA Today – 2010-02-24
Novelist Salman Rushdie plans to write a book about his decade in hiding under a death threat from the Iranian government using a digital archive of his personal papers housed at Emory University,...
Blogcritics.org – 2009-03-11
Maybe it's time to do that writing you've talked about for the last 10 or 20 years. So the economy sucks. Maybe youve lost your job or youre simply looking for something to do since you cant...
AP via Yahoo! News – 2009-03-03
Rod Blagojevich, the first U.S. governor in more than 20 years to be removed from office by impeachment, signed a deal Monday to write a book "exposing the dark side of politics," his publicist...
Editor And Publisher – 2009-02-26
Cablevision Systems says its loss widened during the fourth quarter due to a hefty write-down on the value of its Newsday newspaper.
Publishers Wekly – 2009-02-26
Little, Brown editor-in-chief Geoff Shandler has signed up Tom Shales and James Andrew Miller to write a book on ESPN; Sloan Harris at ICM sold world rights.
Editor & Publisher – 2009-02-13
CHICAGO Journal Communications Inc. Thursday said it swung to a $223 million loss in the fourth quarter of 2008 after taking non-cash after-tax goodwill and impairment charges totaling $228.7...
New York Times – 2009-02-05
The media company reported a fourth-quarter loss, hurt by a $24.2 billion write-down for its cable, publishing and AOL assets.
USA Today – 2009-02-05
A representative for Patrick Swayze says the cancer-stricken actor plans to write a memoir and his wife, Lisa, will collaborate with him on the book.
New York Daily News – 2009-02-04
Elizabeth Edwards plans a new book about facing adversity, recapping an often-tumultuous life that most recently included her husband's public disclosure of an affair.
MSNBC – 2009-02-03
Stephen Kings opinion may drive a stake through the heart of Twilight author Stephenie Meyer.
The Christian Science Monitor – 2008-12-16
Talk about the power of a good idea. Chris Wilcox was teaching fifth grade in Provo, Utah, when it occurred to him: Online publishing could be just the thing to get his students excited about...
Reuters – 2008-12-04
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Former New York Governor Eliot Spitzer, who resigned earlier this year over his involvement in a prostitution ring, will write a column for online magazine Slate.com about the...
Guardian – 2008-10-08
Even though publishers are reluctant to commission minority interest sport books, there are some real hidden gems on offer
CNN.com – 2008-09-24
NEW YORK (AP) -- Alec Baldwin, at a bookstore event he says he didn't want to attend, gave a fired up talk Tuesday night about a book he says he didn't want to write.
Lifehacker – 2008-09-21
For those writers hoping to hit the big-time with their book ideas, new social publishing company WEbook wants to recreate for books what Digg did for internet articles. Submit your work to...
PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance – 2008-09-17
Ellen Archer, President and Publisher, announces today that Hyperion will publish the next book in the beloved and world-famous Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy series. Eoin Colfer, author of the...
Guardian – 2008-09-12
Telegraph.co.uk will publish the first of 100 successive episodes of Alexander McCall Smith's new novel, Corduroy Mansions, on Monday. By Oliver Luft
Guardian – 2008-09-12
Telegraph Media Group has signed Delia Smith to write a weekly food column for the Telegraph Magazine. By Oliver Luft
BizJournals – 2008-09-01
When I decided to write and publish my first book, I asked people what I thought was a very simple question: How do I publish a book? Let me take this opportunity to thank everyone who didnt...
Editor And Publisher – 2008-08-27
Robert Novak, who announced his retirement earlier this month after being diagnosed with a brain tumor, will still write occasional columns.
New York Times – 2008-08-08
In an assessment that could lead to a substantial charge against its future profits, Google believes its $1 billion investment in advertising partner AOL is souring.
Centre Daily Times – 2008-08-05
Aspiring authors have a new resource that will make online publishing more accessible and affordable than ever before, according to Cindy Grady, managing director of WriteLife.com, a unique website...
BBC News – 2008-07-29
Sir Salman Rushdie says he may write a book about the fatwa imposed on after the publictation of The Satanic Verses.
Hindustan Times – 2008-07-11
Celebrated India-born author Salman Rushdie is thinking of penning a children' book and may start work on his new novel later this month. "I'm thinking of writing a children's book.
AllAfrica.com – 2008-07-10
The Military Prosecutor General decided to release journalist and writer Abd Al Khaliq Farouq on 8 July 2008 after two and a half hours of questioning. However, Farouq was instructed to not address...
The West Australian – 2008-07-09
Outspoken former Howard government minister Tony Abbott will write a book about the future of conservative politics.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation – 2008-07-09
Federal Opposition frontbencher Tony Abbott is to write a book about the future of conservative politics in Australia.
Poynter. – 2012-02-15
BuzzFeed BuzzFeed reports that Karin Tanabe, a former Politico reporter, has landed a book deal that Publisher’s Marketplace summarizes as “a 20-something journalist leaves a cushy NYC...
Chicago Tribune – 2011-12-13
Actor Tom Sizemore is writing a memoir of his drug use and recovery for Atria Books. Sizemore, whose acting chops landed him roles in the Academy Award-winning "Saving Private Ryan" and "Black Hawk...
The Wall Street Journal – 2012-02-24
J.K. Rowling, the wildly successful writer of the "Harry Potter" series of children's books, is coming out with a novel aimed at adults, to be published by Little, Brown.
Publishers Weekly – 2012-03-05
A last-minute addition to the University Press of New England list has become the fastest-selling book in the Hanover, N.H., university press consortium’s 42-year history and its first book to hit...
The Bookseller – 2012-03-06
Hodder & Stoughton has acquired a YA title by bestselling author Jodi Picoult and her teenage...
Yahoo! News – 2012-03-15
Novelist Toni Morrison tells fans in Ohio she canceled plans to write a memoir because "there's a point at which your life is not interesting."
BBC – 2012-03-15
Tom Fletcher and Dougie Poynter from McFly sign a publishing deal to produce two children's picture books.
Poynter. – 2012-03-23
David Cay Johnston tells South Carolina students how not to get shot by people they write about Before publishing a story he knows could ruin someone’s life, Johnston said he asks himself,...
Editor & Publisher – 2012-04-05
The closure of News of the World has so far triggered charges of almost £250m, with its publisher admitting that the final total could well be significantly more. News Group Newspapers, the...
Media Bistro – 2012-04-09
Agents, editors and authors outline the seven surefire steps to query perfection. 7 Steps to a Winning Book Proposal New Career Opportunities Daily: The best jobs in media.
The Bookseller – 2012-04-12
Novelist William Boyd is to write the next James Bond book, with 007 set to return to a 1960s...
Los Angeles Times – 2012-04-22
Writer Tod Goldberg couldn't quite grasp the essence of Los Angeles as a young first-time visitor, but that had as much to do with the city as with him.I can still remember the first time I saw Los...
The Christian Science Monitor – 2012-05-15
A dozen books a year? Some writers are accelerating the pace in this brave new world of e-books.
BBC News – 2012-07-06
The mummy porn novel Fifty Shades of Grey has made the subject of sex, fashionable again. Author John Banville, and Rachel Johnson, whose book Shire Hell was the winner of the bad sex in fiction...
Los Angeles Times – 2012-07-11
Nobel Prize-winning novelist Gabriel Garcia Marquez is suffering from dementia, which has made him unable to write, his brother says.
The Christian Science Monitor – 2012-07-11
The Nobel Prize-winning author's brother says the effects of dementia mean Márquez may be unable to write.
BusinessWeek – 2012-07-20
The seven habits of highly prolific self-promoters
Salon.com – 2012-07-29
Walter's latest offering, "Beautiful Ruins," is the result of a novelist working at the height of his powers
The Wall Street Journal – 2012-08-09
News Corp. posted a $1.55 billion loss for its fiscal fourth quarter on a multibillion-dollar write-down primarily of its publishing businesses, most significantly those in Australia.
Yahoo! News – 2012-08-09
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Billy Crystal will share his comedic views on life and aging in a new memoir to be published on his 65th birthday, Henry Holt and Co said on Thursday. The actor and comedian will...
Salon.com – 2012-08-18
A cruel New York Times piece shows how not to pan a book. But there is a way to do it, without appealing to trolls
The Christian Science Monitor – 2012-08-22
Alex Morgan, soccer star on the US Olympic team will write a soccer series targeted at middle school girls.
Slate – 2012-09-19
When a man routinely hailed as one of America’s “greatest living writers” publishes a new novel, one hardly expects it to draw reviews posing questions along the lines of “Can he do it? Can...
The Atlantic Wire – 2012-09-26
Drinking Diaries is an essay collection based on the blog of the same name started by Leah Odze Epstein and Caren Osten Gerszberg in 2009. The common thread for the stories within...
Salon.com – 2012-09-27
Rowling says that some of the "Potter" characters "needed another year"
BBC – 2012-10-07
Author JK Rowling has promised fans that her next published book will be for children.
Stuff – 2012-10-24
Today I am a published author. My book - my first book - On Song, has been published by Penguin. It is in stores and at your mercy. The book will make a great Christmas gift for many. Some reviewers...
Salon.com – 2012-10-24
Ginger White continues to campaign against the eccentric politician
Salon.com – 2012-11-03
The Nobel Prize–winning author and Holocaust survivor talks about his friendship with the president
Publishing Perspectives – 2012-11-19
Eliot Schrefer reveals all about his NBA nominated Congo-based novel Endangered. He'll be a featured speaker at PP's YA: What's Next? conference on Nov. 28.
The Bookseller – 2013-01-07
Eoin Colfer has been named as the author of the first of Puffin's eleven Dr Who short stories...
Slate – 2013-01-09
There has lately been a rising backlash against the ubiquity of personal writing. Hamilton Nolan’s anti-confessional diatribe in Gawker claims that journalism students are now taught only to write...
Salon.com – 2013-02-13
I've read a lot of tips on how it's done but I'm still not sure how to do it myself
Salon.com – 2013-04-09
Barack Obama's former political strategist will write about his career and relationships with other politicians
Yahoo! News – 2013-04-11
By Elaine Lies TOKYO (Reuters) - Elise is a single mother whose only child is killed in a sudden freak accident. Distraught, she at first wants to join her son - but then realizes she must stay alive...
Media Bistro – 2013-05-03
In this encore edition of the Morning Media Menu, we spoke with children's book author Dashka Slater about her new picture book, Dangerously Ever After. Slater explained how she transitioned from...
Publishing Perspectives – 2013-05-07
Software exists that promises to assist you in finishing your novel, or when it comes to nonfiction, to literally write for you. Should we trust it?
Salon.com – 2013-06-15
The novelist wrote an abrupt letter to the Times saying that sexism is worse in theater than it is in publishing
Chicago Tribune – 2012-07-02
Be a critic with the Read and Write summer book programIt's summertime, and school's out. It's time to kick off your shoes, settle into a relaxing place and read the day away. Then, be a critic. Tell...
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