Condé Nast has shuttered its print edition of Teen Vogue, adjusting the frequency of various titles, and laying off approximately 80 staffers, Folio: has learned. The cuts represent approximately 2.5 percent of its 3,000 employees, and the company “is expected to complete its final round of cuts by next Thursday,” reports WWD. In addition to the changes at Teen Vogue, GQ, Glamour, Allure, Architectural Digest, Bon Appétit, W and Condé Nast Traveler are among the company’s magazines set to see decreases in print frequency. Vanity Fair, Vogue, Wired, Brides and The New Yorker, however, will remain unaffected and continue to print at the same frequency. Click Read More below for additional information.
The Simon & Schuster adult trade imprint is pleased to announce the second annual BOOKS LIKE US First Novel Contest to facilitate accessibility to underrepresented writers and celebrate the diversity of readers across the United States. As the nation continues to strive for progress, Simon & Schuster aims to help catalyze that change by amplifying voices that represent us, by publishing books like us.
Previously administered in 2021 by Gallery Books, the Books Like Us First Novel Contest will rotate among the various adult imprints at Simon & Schuster.
A two-week entry period will begin on Tuesday, July 12, 2022. At that time, writers are invited and encouraged to submit 25 pages of an original adult novel to https://www.simonandschuster.com/p/simon-and-schuster-books-like-us. The publisher welcomes inclusive, entertaining, and ground-breaking reads with expert pacing, depth as well as heart, and irresistible characters who leap from the page. At the end of the submission period, the editorial, marketing, and publicity teams at Simon & Schuster will review all submissions for originality, relevance to today’s publishing climate, and writing quality. In January 2023, the author of the selected novel will be awarded the opportunity to enter into a $50,000 book deal with Simon & Schuster.
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