This year’s Kurt Wolff Prize has been awarded to Frankfurt-based Schöffling & Co. Verlag, honoring its 25-year tradition of independent publishing.
A significant merger in influential independent publishers in the US, and a new wholesale distribution deal for a language-training program outside the States.
Zhejiang University Press has events at BIBF this week, as Japan’s Toto Serkan looks at Japan’s mobile gaming market, and Scotland’s Society of Young Publishers weighs the industry’s interest in new skills.
Long, unpaid hours, feelings of being overlooked, having one’s work “disregarded”…there’s reward in the trenches, yes, but also a lot of lonely labor.
The 2016 shortlist for the IPG Independent Publishing Awards showcases how publishers are generating sales from new business models and digital projects.
Nick Mulgrew discusses the birth of his South African poetry press, uHlanga, which he hopes will open the doors for young poets to develop their careers.
South African writer and literary magazine publisher Nick Mulgrew discusses how literary magazines are perfect training for pursuing more ambitious projects.
Government support for independent publishers is an essential public good because indie publishers provide an essential public service, argues Manuel Rico.
Andrew Franklin of London’s Profile Books doesn’t believe in publishing mysticism, just good business: “It always comes down to authors and their books.”
Mexico’s publishing industry has great potential, but the lack of organized government is a persistent problem, argues Déborah Holtz of Trilce Ediciones.