First on the calendar is Edinburgh’s Scottish Book Trade Conference in February. And in April, London Book Fair’s Quantum conference’s programming is featuring audiobooks and seldom-heard voices.
Scotland builds on Iceland’s annual book-giving tradition with #ScotBookFlood, and Open Road Media cites strong growth through its marketing services.
The Publishing Scotland translation fund sets a deadline for its second round of applications for grants. And Springer’s ‘Marine Geosciences’ is honored.
‘Lazy publishing,’ says Canongate’s Jamie Byng, ‘is just a disservice to what books can be.’ The publisher talks Man Booker, reading, and ‘Letters Live.’
Ahead of the annual Bloody Scotland festival in September, the William McIlvanney Prize shortlist for Scottish crime fiction has been announced.
Among the many partnerships being announced this week during BookExpo in New York City, many include international elements.
The Publishing Scotland translation fund sets a deadline of August 4 for applications, and Mark Allin departs after 16 years at Wiley.
‘All designed to move Scottish publishers into the international arena,’ Publishing Scotland’s program includes fellowships and a 2017 catalog.
What Margaret Atwood calls ‘an essential window into many of the hazard-strewn worlds younger women are living in right now’ announces a new publisher.
‘There’s always an element of surprise and unpredictability regarding what draws people to covers,’ says Canongate art director and Rising Star Rafaela Romaya.