Random House Germany recently launched an online community for romance readers and a literary festival to connect romance writers to their fans.
Many Canadian literary festivals match or exceed the Canada Council rate of CAD$250 for an author appearance. Fests are flourishing, coast to coast.
Subscription still works in some contexts, and one area in which it’s alive and well, says Bronwen Hruska, is in her Soho Press’ Crime Club offering.
Five German publishing houses have united to start the first German LitBlog Convention open to all kinds of book lovers and influencer.
Scholastic and the non-profit organization We Need Diverse Books has announced that they are expanding their collaboration in order to put more books by diverse authors with diverse characters into schools.
Ahead of her appearance on March 7 in a Digital Book World practicum, Nielsen’s Jo Henry talks about the new importance of knowing the target reader.
House of Anansi’s Groundwood Books for children in Canada is making special efforts to promote the diversity of its list for young readers.
The UAE-based Knowledge Without Borders has announced the inception of a plan to release and promote “1,001 Titles” in Arabic literature in two years’ time.
Canada’s Export Exchange program invited speakers from various creative industries—including video games, music, and fashion—to speak about their experiences in building global audiences and brands to a gathering of Canadian publishers.
Publishing Perspectives’ Erin L. Cox looks back at 2015 in publishing and highlights three significant moments that sparked conversation in the literary world.