+-*Penguin Random House imprint Hogarth is focuses on publishing high quality literary fiction told in voices from around the world, says editor Alexis Washam.
+-*German self-published author Annie Stone advises writers to focus on fan engagement and being a nice, approachable person, than straight forward marketing.
+-*Valla Vakili looks at how Netflix uses character development and storytelling to define its customers, as well as create great content.
+-*To educate children, Argentina’s Pequeno Editor published a biodegradable book embedded with jacaranda seeds that can literally be planted after it is read.
+-*Direct-to-consumer bookselling is growing and innovative thinking is helping. Two solutions that are appealing: BitLit ebook bundling and Penguin Hotline.
+-*Richard Mollet, CEO of the Publishers Association, reports that 2014 UK publishing revenues were £4.3 billion, with 44% coming from export markets.
+-*Venerable digital publishing platform Vook is no longer, but has been re-imagined and rebranded as Pronoun — a company that will offer 100% royalties.
+-*Hungarian author László Krasznahorkai has won the £60,000 Man Booker International Prize for his ‘achievement in fiction on the world stage.’
+-*Publishing is returning to its pre-industrial models when everyone was a creator, transforming into a network where emotions matter most, says Richard Nash.
+-*Strong leadership in publishing is welcome, but as new publishing leaders step forward, one realizes all are mere ‘temporary custodians.’