The ‘Waterstones 11′ list of potential prize-winning debut novels includes an Alaskan bookseller, a former RSC actress, and a fundamentalist Welsh woman.
Writing in a Digital Age, a new UK publishing conference, promises to teach authors to maximize their commercial potential in the electronic marketplace.
So, Waterstones dropped the apostrophe from its name. Well, you’ve got to feel sorry for them–and for those little bits of type: they’re battered on all fonts.
Amazon.com’s deal to publish the debut novel of actor James Franco, star of 127 Hours, underscores traditional publishing’s increasingly untenable position.
UK publishers are ready to capitalize on digitization as evidenced by the smart, pointed discussions at Monday’s Bookseller Futurebook Conference.
If the novel is like a feature film, what’s the written equivalent of the TV series? Boxfiction has an answer.
The DSC Prize of South Asian Literature awards a writer $50,000 for a work focusing on South Asian themes, and gains recognition in international publishing.
A makeshift lending library has opened at the Occupy London protest outside St. Paul’s Cathedral. Several authors have donated work to show support.
By Roger Tagholm Using new technology to spark interest in some of the oldest of books -– in part that’s the philosophy of one of the new companies that presented at the Publishers Launch Children’s Book Conference on October 10 in Frankfurt. Based in London’s Soho, intellectual property development company 1454 is currently working with Amazon to develop an innovative …
Internationally bestselling writer John le Carre regrets supporting the removal of retail price regulations in the UK that ultimately hurt independent booksellers.