This week’s Publishing Perspective’s #EtherIssue looks at the debate about quality and changing perceptions of the self-publishing community in the broader market.
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Germany’s Rowohlt and Das Wilde Dutzend (The Wild Dozen) embody the latest thinking in transmedia storytelling, one is re-imagining the thriller and the other, fairy tales.
On December 11, the German Book Office New York will celebrate 15 years promoting German literature in North America and connecting the German and American publishing industries.
Our world is overflowing with media. To argue in favor of more specialization and differentiation seems foolish – but still it is neither avoidable nor impossible, writes Helmut von Berg.
The self-publishing ecosystem in Germany is expanding into more dramatic experimentation, from crowdsourcing to offering author advances.
Germany’s Skoobe, Flipintu and LOG.OS are bringing fresh ideas and insight to helping German readers find their next book to read or buy.
In Germany, where fixed price laws demand a level playing field, Amazon’s KDP gave its self-published authors an edge when it came to ebooks.
A German art foundation is experimenting with an open-access self-published monograph as an ebook. Could this be a model for other institutions looking for greater exposure?
Metropolitan Books publisher Sara Bershtel will receive the 2014 Friedrich Ulfers Prize for her contributions to German literature in the USA. The prize is part of NYC’s Festival Neue Literatur.
At Berlin’s E:PUBLISH conference last week, one felt German publishing had finally fully embraced digital as a means of helping the industry and literature thrive.