English Language

English-language markets are, in many respects, leading the way when it comes to digital content and book publishing innovation. Find information about trends, new developments and issues in these areas.

135-Year-Old Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Plays to Its Strengths

LInda Zecher, former MIcrosoft Executive, now leads Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.

With Linda Zecher, a former Microsoft executive, at the helm of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, the publisher is focused on its core competencies, notably education.

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How Publishers Can Work with Entrepreneur Authors

Judith Curr is the president and publisher of Atria Books, a division of Simon & Schuster.

“We should act like a grown-up and think like a start up,” says Judith Curr of Atria Books when it comes to working with with entrepreneur authors today.

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World Editions Translates Dutch Lit for English Readers

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Veteran Dutch publisher Eric Visser launches World Editions a new translation house focused on bringing Dutch and international lit to a global readership.

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New Ways of Publishing Translations

Rebecca Carter is a literary agent with Janklow & Nesbit  UK.

Janklow & Nesbit literary agent Rebecca Carter discusses how independent publishers specializing in translation are changing the market for the better.

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Can an Oil-and-Gas Exec Disrupt the Book Business?

Gordon Ross wants to disrupt the book business.

Bangkok-based Gordon Ross says disrupting the book industry is a business challenge, and has launched Bleeding Heart Publications to test his instincts.

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Bringing the Love of Books to Indigenous Australians

Karen Williams en route to Alice Springs

The Indigenous Literacy Foundation has spent a decade leveraging the skills of publishing pros bring the love of books to remote communities in Australia.

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Independent Publishing as the Source of Bibliodiversity

Susan Hawthorne is director of

Susan Hawthorne argues that independent publishing is the source of cultural diversity, bringing bibliodiversity to confront megapublishing and bookselling.

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Hollywood L.I.T.: Taking Your Story to the Silver Screen

HLIT 2014 headliner Anthony McCarten

At the Hollywood L.I.T. Retreat producers, filmmakers and more shared inspiration for building a career and getting your story to the silver screen.

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Virtual Sci-Fi Book Festival Makes Backlist Sexy Again

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Sam Missingham explains how HarperCollins UK’s recent Virtual Sci-fi Festival leveraged new platforms to connect backlist authors with new readers.

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Dan Brown on the Writing Life as a Global Megaseller

Dan Brown

What’s it like to sell over 200 million books worldwide? Dan Brown speaks with Publishing Perspectives about his writing life in the wake of enormous success.

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