Publishing’s traditional position as society’s main storytelling industry may be in jeopardy. At a Byte the Book session during London Book Fair, speakers discussed how publishers can remain competitive.
Workshops and masterclasses are part of the plan for events in July’s three-day ‘Man Booker 50’ celebration of a half-century of Man Booker Prize for Fiction awards. Tickets now are on sale.
The 2018 Man Booker International shortlist spans four European languages: French, Spanish, Hungarian, Polish, and includes Han Kang and Deborah Smith, who won in 2016.
The massive numbers of literary works, readers, and writers behind China Literature and its online Qidian operation are behind the company’s efforts at foreign rights sales in books, film, and television.
From the Nordic-lifestyle parody of ‘Pantsdrunk’ to the darkly courageous revelations of the aftermath of rape in ‘I Will Find You,’ there’s range in both content and rights availabilities here.
The Nigerian publishing house founded by Bibi Bakare-Yusef was named winner of the Inclusivity in Publishing Award, and US-based Sara Miller McCune was on-hand to accept her Lifetime Achievement Award.
The public-facing London Book and Screen Week opens with adaptation awards in film, television, gaming, audio, and stage.
Ten years in operation, the Etisalat Award for Arabic Children’s Literature is among the world’s highest paying prizes in the field, just as Canada’s Cundill Prize is in history awards.
The program, run by the foundation that presents the annual National Book Award, is designed to distribute free, new books to young readers through public housing authorities in the United States.
Ahead of an Insights Seminar at London Book Fair, SAGE Publishing’s Kiren Shoman talks with Copyright Clearance Center’s Christopher Kenneally about factors in a digital transformtion of academic publishing.