Bookwire expands its ebook distribution business in Spain. And a new survey finds that American libraries see rising demand for non-English language content.
The Rev. Canon Michael Hempel tied Paddington Bear’s plight to that of Brexit-era refugees in a memorial service for author Michael Bond, who died in June at age 91.
The world’s second-largest consumer book publisher, HarperCollins, will bring its 200-year retrospective to the 2017 Frankfurt Book Fair
Italy’s PubCoder announces a beta edition of its third iteration, while HarperCollins Children’s Books looks to Canada’s Wattpad for new content and talent.
Ebook distributor Enthrill is acquired by Firebrand; HarperCollins halts digital sales of a Trump appointee’s book amid plagiarism allegations.
‘We see Brazil as an area of growth’ both for HarperCollins content imported and for Brazilian authors, says HarperCollins chief Brian Murray.
London and New York’s trade shows have opened registration. And in Christian publishing, a Big Five player teams up with Amazon.
‘We just have to do better at acquiring, marketing, and selling books by marginalized authors,’ says HarperCollins’ Andrew Harwell, this year’s Frankfurt Book Fair-bound PW Star Watch Superstar.
Tech specialist Emily Labram knows the digital context of publishing’s potential and she’s spreading the word in the UK industry.
‘Global publishing right now is a dance between the scalable and the bespoke,’ says HarperCollins’ Kerry Saretsky ahead of her appearance at the June 13 Rights and Content conference in New York City.