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The 5 Finalists for the Burt Award for Caribbean Literature

Burt Award

CODE and the Bocas Lit Fest have announced the finalists for the 2015 Burt Award for Caribbean Literature, which honors YA titles by Caribbean authors.

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Using Solar Power for E-readers in Africa, France

Worldreader Solar

Worldreader now offers solar-powered charging stations for schools and libraries in Africa; France’s Bookeen is developing a new light-powered e-ink device.

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Diagram Prize For Oddest Book Title: Shortlist Announced odd title, perhaps, but a really fine book in our estimation.

The Diagram Prize for the Oddest Book Title of the Year announces the shortlist for 2015. Vote now to help choose the winner!

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Deep Vellum’s “Texas” Takes Typographical Translation Award

Typographical Era Translation Award

The winner of the 2014 Typographical Era Translation Award is ‘Texas: The Great Theft’ by Carmen Boulossa, the first book from Deep Vellum Publishing.

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Hogarth Shakespeare Series Adds to Its Illustrious Roster

Edward St Aubyn

Edward St. Aubyn, author of the critically acclaimed Patrick Melrose series, has joined the Hogarth Shakespeare series to retell King Lear.

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Get to Know Millennial Consumers

Publishers, find out how to reach Millennials at our March 26 event in NYC, Designing Books for Millennials

Millennial consumers control $200 billion in annual spending, and research shows that they read more books than ever. How can publishers reach this influential group of readers?

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African Publishing Through African Eyes

Jalada Books

Moses Kilolo of the African writers’ collective, Jalada Collective, is at the epicenter of African publishing and literature written for African readers

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Editorial & Production Internship at Publishing Perspectives

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Publishing Perspectives is looking for a hard-working intern interested in journalism, media and book publishing to work from our office in New York City.

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Indies First Goes North: Canadian Authors for Indies Day is May 2

Anne Marie Macdonald

Nearly 100 independent bookstores and 270 authors throughout Canada have signed up for the first annual Canadian Authors for Indies Day on May 2.

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In Search of the Chinese Super Consumer

China's Super Consumers

With 800 million consumers, China is a huge opportunity and entertainment is one of the top categories, but you need to know how to market to them.

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