*+-Andrea Fuentes of illustrated books publisher La Caja de Cerillos — Match Box Editions — outlines how she is trying to revolutionize reading in Mexico
*+-Independent publishing and bookstores that offering indie press books are lone bright spots in an otherwise depressed South Korean publishing landscape.
*+-The CEO of Australia’s Hardie Grant Publishing urges independent publishers to embrace “transformational solutions” to stay profitable in the years to come.
*+-A quintet of editors from Argentina and Mexico discuss the boom and future of independent publishing in Latin America.
*+-In response to the Charlie Hebdo attack, the International Alliance of Independent Publishers has issued a statement of support for freedom of expression
*+-BISG award-winner Judith Appelbaum reflects on changes in the industry and explains why the lack of statistics on self-publishing is misleading us all.
*+-Germany’s small press scene is thriving, with an eclectic mix of ambitious publishers seeking out new authors, experimenting with formats and finding audiences.
*+-Signs from the UK Independent Publishers Guild conference signal a move toward bolder experiments with with content, DRM, and engagement to foster a brighter future.
*+-Startup Crowd the Book launched in March, is using selective, online marketing to try and ‘create a wildfire around great books published by small presses.’
*+-Coffee House Press, with two finalists, and Cinco Puntos Press join FSG and Pantheon with titles on the shortlist for this year’s prestigious PEN Faulkner Award for fiction.