*+-Publishing Perspectives spoke with Sam Elsworthy of the New Zealand Publishers Association, Jacques Testard of Fitzcarraldo Editions, Ailish White and Hannah Lyons of Liberties Press.
*+-NZCER Press of New Zealand and Knowledge World Publishers of India discuss how they employed Ingram’s Lightning Source POD service to reach new markets abroad.
*+-The inaugural Australia & New Zealand Festival of Literature & Arts brought 130 authors and performers to London, showcasing the two nations’ talents.
*+-Lisa Buchan of SmackFiction explains the process of building and piloting a new app for Young Adult and New Adult book discovery in New Zealand and Australia.
*+-Setting up Wednesday’s #EtherIssue debate on Twitter, Porter Anderson looks at recent writing on perceptions of elitism in the literary world.
*+-Australian upstart publisher Milk Shadow Books has tapped a well of multicultural comics talent down under to produce a string of bestselling fringe titles.
*+-London’s new Australia & New Zealand Festival of Literature & Arts had a glamorous, clever launch on Monday. It takes place May 29-June 1, 2014.
*+-Books in Browsers showcased several, new big ideas for digital publishing, including ‘Network Tense,’ ‘Collaborative Architecture,’ ‘Book Hacks’ and more.
*+-At Books in Browsers 2013, the summit kicked off with several discussions about how readers, both as consumers and creators of content, are transforming the book publishing industry.
*+-New Zealand author Eleanor Catton, at the age of just 28, has become the younger ever winner of the Man Booker Prize for her novel, The Luminaries.