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Ira Silverberg on Making Backlist Pay: Making What’s Old New Again

Ira Silverberg will keynote the "Monetizing the Backlist" conference next Thursday in NYC.

With backlist, you have to see what’s old that’s new or make it new again, says Ira Silverberg, who keynotes PP’s Monetizing the Backlist conference next Thursday.

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Bailey’s Women’s Prize for Fiction Shortlist Announced

Women's Prize for Fiction

Donna Tartt, Chimamanda Adichi, and Jhumpa Lahiri are among the finalists for The Bailey’s Women’s Prize for Fiction (formerly the Orange Prize) awarded June 4.

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Why Do Celebrities Think They Can Write Children’s Books?

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At the Observer, writers Tom Lamont and Robert Muchamore sat down to discuss a very important topic: Should celebrities stop writing children’s books?

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How Writers Can Work with Games Developers

Bedlam Brookmyre

At the London Book Fair last week experts in video games development shared their insight on how writers can break into the lucrative and growing industry.

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Want to Write for Video Games? 7 Top Tips

Video Games

Many writers would like to try their hand at writing for the video games. Here are a few top tips on how to get started.

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Yi Mun-Yol on Allegory and Naked North Korean Writing

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Korean author Yi Mun-yol and writer Marina Warner discuss the use of allegory and the state of North Korean literary production at the London Book Fair.

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Telling the Stories of World War I to a YA Audience

cover stories of ww one

An introduction to one of the most interesting books to come out about World War I, a book that is aimed at making the trauma accessible to a YA audience.

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Archipelago Books: 10 Years, 100 Titles, 26 Languages

Jill Schoolman

Jill Schoolman, the publisher of Archipelago Books, looks back on the company’s 10 year history, and how it has managed to foster literary translation in the US.

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Tolkien’s Translation of Beowulf To Be Published in May

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Nearly 90 years after JRR Tolkien translated the 11th-century classic poem Beowulf will be published this May by HarperCollins UK and Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.

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How to Write a Good Non-fiction Book Proposal for Submission

Christian Jennings is a veteran foreign correspondent and the author of five books.

Veteran author Christian Jennings offers tips, techniques and strategies on how to write a good non-fiction proposal for submission.

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  • Monetize Your Backlist

    Organized by Publishing Perspectives

    Hear experts from publishing and technology discuss strategies and tools you can use to generate more revenue from your backlist content.

    What: Monetizing the Backlist event
    When: 9am–1pm on April 24, 2014
    Where: Scholastic Headquarters, NYC

    Buy your tickets now!