Mon, 20/05/2013 - 09:40
Orange Prize-winner Ann Patchett has warned that authors who decide to shun traditional publishing deals and instead use self-publishing channels to “cut out the middle man” are turning their back on vital publishing services they really need.
Patchett, who has been published in the UK by Bloomsbury and HarperCollins, has...
Fri, 03/05/2013 - 09:26
An essay by Ann Patchett written in praise of bookshops, prints featuring handwritten texts by authors, and competitive deals from Penguin and Orion are to be offered exclusively to indie bookshops for Independent Booksellers Week.
So far, a record 350 shops have signed up to take part in the promotion, which runs from 29th June...
Wed, 28/11/2012 - 09:40
Bloomsbury has been forced to pulp 6,000 copies of a novel after wrongly labelling it as the winner of the Orange Prize 2012.
The publisher reprinted Ann Patchett¹s book State of Wonder with a banner above the author¹s name declaring it the "Winner of the Orange Prize 2012". The book was shortlisted for...
Tue, 17/04/2012 - 09:40
Bloomsbury has three titles on this year’s Orange Prize shortlist, while novels published by independent publishers account for five of the six nominations.
The Bloomsbury titles are Ann Patchett’s State of Wonder, Madeline Miller’s The Song of Achilles and Georgina Harding’s Painter of...