‘June is bustin’ out all over’ in rights deals, it seems, and we look at some of them here, as part of our monthly Rights Edition.
From the Arts & Humanities Research Council: Pessimism about translated literature’s prospects in the UK is ‘outdated.’ A new report.
What’s changed in a career like Kate Hibbert’s? ‘The status of rights selling,’ says this historian’s daughter who’s seen a lot of the industry.
Both the winning illustrator and author are given more than $600 in books to donate to their local libraries, as well as more than $6,300 in cash.
Characterized as South Korea’s largest ebook service, Ridibooks’ parent company raises funds. And Quarto Group Takes on Zest Books distribution.
While translations from Asia seem to have new traction in the UK market, could the market be overly dependent on awards programs and uneven funding?
Frankfurt Book Fair’s ‘The Markets’ conference explores an industry that keynote speaker Andrew Wylie says stands ‘at odds with the nationalist agenda.’
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.
In his keynote at Frankfurt’s The Markets, the arch-agent Andrew Wylie will address the forces of nationalism: ‘The publishing world is in opposition.’
One of the UK’s most prominent museum publishers gets new distribution; and one of the USA’ first publishing platforms gets a link-up with London.