In its program to change the makeup of the UK book business workforce, British publishers have taken the lead in international inclusivity efforts.
Audiobook Month continues in the US as the UK’s #LoveAudio week kicks in. In both markets, research shows audio formats are popular with many men.
The UK’s Publishers Association lays out demands to the government that it says are necessary for UK publishers to be successful post-Brexit.
The culprit-of-choice for the new report’s ‘downturn’ in e-reading is ‘screen fatigue.’ And the usual confusion follows a data-challenged overview.
In the UK, the PA opens its ‘Textbook Challenge’ to the educational community, while in the States, PRH backs its people’s PEN memberships.
Amid ‘rhetoric of animosity and intolerance and the growing support for right-wing politicians,’ a new conference examines the publishing community’s accelerating drive for diversity.
‘UK publishing will embrace the opportunities presented by leaving the EU,’ according to a Brexit manifesto on the Publishers Association’s lobbying points.
China ‘is funding 20 new English-language journals a year,’ according to the UK’s Publishing Association report out this week. At the same time, concern is expressed about ‘ideological control.’
‘Publishing is now multi-format: success in one format should not be seen as a victory over the other format.’ But are we ready yet to hear such wisdom around the UK Publishers Association’s report?
Polish publishing is featured in The Markets Global Summit at Frankfurt Book Fair 2016, the Market Forum at BEA 2016, and LBF’s Market Focus in 2017.