A panel at the IDPF Digital Book Conference this Wednesday asks, is Amazon good for readers? Tell us what you think.
Publishing Perspectives would like to hear from women executives in publishing about the leadership challenges they face and how they envision the future.
IPR License and agent Lucy Abrahams look at the Poland, one of Europe’s dynamic developing book markets, one with huge potential but also many challenges.
The Ugandan International Writers Conference revealed a wide-variety of new initiatives aimed at elevating the professionalism of African writing.
With three leading figures in UK publishing passing away in the past few weeks there has been a palpable sense of an old order changing.
‘We are finally shedding archaic typographic rules, and technology now allows emotion to return to printed text,’ argues Anthony Franco of EffectiveUI.
For the young Bulgarian translator Izidora Angel, winner of the Literary Translators’ Residency at the University of Rochester, there is much to experience.
Alex Zucker, translator and co-chair of the Translation Committee at PEN, wonders whether more focus on fewer translations would help the books sell better.
A recent day-long event in New York highlighted the travails Spanish-language publishers have finding traction for translations in the US market.
The Culture Ministers of France, Germany, Italy and Poland have joined together to campaign for the EC to charge the same VAT for ebook sales as print.