Académie Balzac, a new literary TV reality show in France, is trying to succeed where others have failed by convincing authors to have sex in a swimming pool.
Author Archives: Edward Nawotka
Edward Nawotka is the Editor-in-Chief of Publishing Perspectives. A former foreign correspondent, he has covered the book business exclusively since 2000, serving as daily news editor for Publishers Weekly and columnist for Bloomberg News.
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.
Up until now second serial rights for stories and articles have been an afterthought, but it is a huge opportunity, says Byliner’s Richard Nash.
In our series of Q&A’s with the world’s leading literary agents, we talk to Norbert Uzseka of the Lex Copyright Iroda in Budapest, Hungary.
Prior to the opening of the London Book Fair, Ed Nawotka wonders why in the digital age such events still exist? The answer is easy: word-of-mouth.
Corey Pressman of Exprima Media links the closure of Readmill to the evolution of post-print culture, or what Marshall McLuhan called ‘the second orality.’
As the first of an ongoing series of Q&A’s with the world’s leading literary agents, Publishing Perspectives talks to New York’s Barbara Zitwer.
Looking at core religious works as literary texts, one with possibly unreliable narrators, rather than as the literal word of God might serve us all better.
Open Access (OA) is picking up steam in publishing circles. But there’s the fear that if everything becomes OA, it will curtail research authors’ income.
Primary to VitalSource’s acquisition of CourseSmart were the company’s superior analytics and sampling technology, says COO Kent Freeman.