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.

How Writers Can Work with Games Developers

Bedlam Brookmyre

At the London Book Fair last week experts in video games development shared their insight on how writers can break into the lucrative and growing industry.

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Archipelago Books: 10 Years, 100 Titles, 26 Languages

Jill Schoolman

Jill Schoolman, the publisher of Archipelago Books, looks back on the company’s 10 year history, and how it has managed to foster literary translation in the US.

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An Insider’s Guide to How One UK Agency Places Its Writers

Andrew Lownie is one of the top-selling agents in the world according to Publishers Marketplace.

Andrew Lownie, recently short-listed for The Bookseller UK literary agent of the year, explains how the agency goes about selling its authors.

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From Page to Stage: The UK’s Theatrical Licensing Boom

Perfect Murder

Theater producers in the UK have scored several recent successes with stage adaptations of popular and award-winning books, and there’s a hunger for more.

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University Presses Seize Opportunity to Sell Foreign Rights

Staff of the University Press of Colorado, circa 2008. Darrin Pratt, director, is pictured bottom right.

IPR License’s Tom Chalmers talks to a trio of university press directors about their strategies for pursuing foreign rights sales.

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Tin House: 15 Years of Fostering Lively, Diverse Literature

Tin House

Portland’s Tin House Press, born out of the eponymous magazine, continues to foster a community of engaged readers interested in eclectic small press publishing.

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The Impatient Reader

David Wilk, Publisher of Frederator Books

In a high speed interconnected culture, slow to market doesn’t work…we want to fill demand as quickly as possible, writes David Wilk of Frederator Books.

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UK Independent Publishers Call for Bolder Experiments

James Daunt

Signs from the UK Independent Publishers Guild conference signal a move toward bolder experiments with with content, DRM, and engagement to foster a brighter future.

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Explaining Australia’s Fair Use Publishing Conundrum

Australia globe shot

We look at what would the proposed introduction of fair use to Australian copyright law mean for publishers, and why is it attracting international attention.

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Kaya Press: Stirring Things up with Diasporic Literature

Sunyoung Lee of Kaya Press

In an interview, Sunyoung Lee of Kaya Press discusses the poetry and prose from Asian and Pacific Islander diasporas and how she grows readership for these books.

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