At Denmark’s largest book fair, Bogforum, director Andreas Nordkild Poulsen is working on engaging readers and giving publishers and authors a public forum.
Two assists for authors, one from Reedsy’s curated marketplace of services and the other from a venerable scientific society, both based in London. By Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief | @Porter_Anderson ‘To Make the Journey a Bit Less Daunting’ ondon-based Reedsy tells Publishing Perspectives that 64 percent of its business comes from the United States, and reports that many authors who utilize its author-services marketplace need …
To promote Don Easton’s latest book, Dundurn Press is releasing one of his previous titles for free on Wattpad. Can it produce new buyers?
One of German publisher dtv’s latest initiatives is an information portal aimed at marketing their titles to the numerous book clubs around the country.
From The Guardian, several leading literary translators talk about the nuanced art of translating a nation’s finest literature into another language.
The new ‘Buch an Bord’ campaign from Condor airlines and Vorsicht! Buch in Germany offers travelers and extra kilo in their hand luggage just for books.
Five German publishing houses united to organize LitBlog, Germany’s first convention for book bloggers, YouTubers and tweeters alike.
‘Storytelling and pop culture collide,’ says the teaser on the New York Comic Con 2016 Web site. And that’s just the way these fans like it. BookCon leaves the trade-show floor and heads for the fans.
What’s promised to be ‘a raft of programming’ encouraging engagement with books is brought together under the umbrella hashtag #LovetoRead by the BBC.
Long, unpaid hours, feelings of being overlooked, having one’s work “disregarded”…there’s reward in the trenches, yes, but also a lot of lonely labor.