In a look at translators’ careers, Sarah Death tells the Swedish Book Review that as freelancers, they’re dependent on what work is offered to them.
World Book Day on Thursday typically woos young people toward reading, but Cambridge University Press wants them on the payroll.
A passion for books meets industry savvy in Tory Lyne-Pirkis’ success as a public relations ace and a Bookseller Rising Star in the UK book scene.
‘The best thing any leader can do is simply to listen,’ outgoing Wiley research executive vice-president Philip Carpenter says as he reflects on his academic publishing career.
With a goal of supporting and promoting ‘Latino/a/x’ people and literature in the publishing industry, a new network of book professionals formalizes the group’s activities.
‘There’s always an element of surprise and unpredictability regarding what draws people to covers,’ says Canongate art director and Rising Star Rafaela Romaya.
One third of the team swinging into Orion’s soon-to-be-launched Trapeze imprint, editor Emma Smith says ‘publishing is a huge collaborative effort.’
As we observe National Translation Month, six translators share their experiences and insights on entering the business: ‘Time, connections, luck.’
‘I’m not afraid to ask questions,’ says Meze Publishing’s Phil Turner, whose line of pre-sold cookbooks has found traction in the aisles of Waterstones and other UK bookstores.
Tech specialist Emily Labram knows the digital context of publishing’s potential and she’s spreading the word in the UK industry.