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Morning Brief — Tuesday, September 23

I’m working on putting together a list of publishing house blogs for an upcoming post.  Some are already listed on my blogroll, but if your house / imprint maintains one (or you know of one) that is not listed, let me know and I’ll add it.

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Cindy Hamel, media escort in the Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill / Greensboro area, reported that the Greensboro News & Record is slashing their book coverage too:

Elma Sabo says they no longer have a book review section.  Elma is writing for the Ideas section and may cover non-fiction books that are tied into local issues—but please email her first.  Books are not being opened in their offices and they are not reviewing any fiction at all.

Alas.

September 23, 2008 - Posted by | Update Your Database |

2 Comments »

  1. Hi there,

    I’m the marketing director for a small Canadian publisher located in Vancouver, BC.
    We’re distributed by Consortium in the US.

    We just launched our blog last week.
    http://www.arsenalia.com

    I really enjoy reading your book publicity blog. Lots of great information.
    Thanks!!
    Janice

    Comment by Janice Beley | September 23, 2008 | Reply

  2. Hi Yen,

    Here’s a list that I have been keeping track of. Lots of UPress blogs, but I’m sure there are a few publishers I’m missing.

    Berkshire
    http://www.berkshirepublishing.com/blog/

    Chronicle Books
    http://www.chroniclebooks.com/blog/

    Columbia University Press
    http://cupblog.org/

    Encounter Books
    http://www.encounterbooks.com/blog

    Harper Perennial (“The Olive Reader”)
    http://www.olivereader.com/

    Harper Studio (“The 26th Story”)
    http://harperstudio.typepad.com/blog/

    Harvard Business School Press http://discussionleader.hbsp.com/

    Harvard University Press
    http://harvardpress.typepad.com/

    Macmillan
    http://www.foundry01.com/macmillan/

    MIT Press Log
    http://mitpress.typepad.com/mitpresslog/

    Overlook Press
    http://theoverlookpress.blogspot.com/

    Oxford University Press
    http://blog.oup.com/

    Penguin UK
    http://thepenguinblog.typepad.com/

    Puffin
    http://www.thepuffinblog.typepad.com/

    Raincoast (Canada)
    http://blogs.raincoast.com/

    Soft Skull News
    http://www.softskull.com/news/

    Stanford University Press
    http://stanfordpress.typepad.com/

    Thomas Nelson
    http://blogs.thomasnelson.com/

    University of California Press
    http://ucpress.typepad.com/ucpresslog/

    University of Chicago Press
    http://pressblog.uchicago.edu/

    University of Hawai’i Press
    http://uhpress.wordpress.com/

    University of Nebraska Press
    http://nebraskapress.typepad.com/

    University of Pennsylvania Press
    http://pennpress.typepad.com/pennpresslog/

    University of Tennessee Press
    http://utpress.org/utpressblog/

    Yale University Press
    http://yalepress.typepad.com/yalepresslog/

    Tor has set up their main website with blog software (WordPress I suspect?)
    http://www.tor.com/

    Hope this helps!

    Alice
    AMACOM Books (no blog yet, maybe soon)

    Comment by Alice Northover | September 24, 2008 | Reply


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