With its hallmark requirement that expert academic works be readable by ordinary citizens, the 46-year-old Wolfson History Prize this year goes to a book on faith.
In the ‘Cockygate’ court case mounted with the Romance Writers of America, the Authors Guild has prevailed against Faleena Hopkins: The guild says authors can use the word ‘cocky’ in titles.
China Literature is at New York Rights Fair this week to bring more Chinese literature to the American market. And Amazon Publishing announces a two-book deal with Patricia Cornwell.
US-based Authors Guild announced a series of traveling workshops for writers around the country and honored ‘VIDA: Women in Literary Arts’ with its most prestigious award.
A trend toward public reading-engagement projects continues, this time as the European Union Prize for Literature’s 10th-anniversary short-fiction competition opens for reads and votes on newly created ‘European stories.’
How are authors’ contractual rights with a publisher best handled when the house rolls out a digital subscription offer and promises that its entire content library will be on offer that way? An authors’ lawsuit of Cengage is calling the question.
Both the CrimeFest event and its awards program have turned 10 years old this year, its four-day convention set this year in the West Country, in Bristol.
‘My colleagues and I are suffering real-time damage triggered by this act.’ Glenn Rollans and Kate Edwards of the Association of Canadian Publishers, along with John Degen of the Writers’ Union, testify in hearings on the Copyright Modernization Act.
Three attorney-authors are up for this year’s Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction, with an autographed copy of the late writer’s ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ waiting for the winner. The public votes through June 30.
In categories of art, photography, fiction, nonfiction, and speciality books, the 213-year-old New England Society announces winners of its award for trade books of regional interest and significance.