In part for seeing publishers, authors as ‘partners in the publishing process,’ Tim Hely Hutchinson is praised as he retires from the helm of Hachette UK.
The Rev. Canon Michael Hempel tied Paddington Bear’s plight to that of Brexit-era refugees in a memorial service for author Michael Bond, who died in June at age 91.
Told that the publishing industry ‘has a responsibility to be a beacon of inclusivity,’ delegates to the UK’s diversity conference look at challenges.
Ahead of the second ‘Building Inclusivity’ conference, London Book Fair’s director sees ‘examples of publishers making concerted efforts’ in diversity.
‘Publishers are noticeably investing in improving inclusivity,’ says the Publishers Association’s Emma House in London ahead of Monday’s conference.
Sixty-five French publishers are releasing accessible editions their ‘rentrée littéraire’ titles. English PEN’s ‘Translates’ awards include translator-led books.
A new program for classrooms: The UK’s Make Our Book is free to schools and is ‘properly magical’ for students, says its creator Emma Barnes.
Two Faber & Faber releases are among the expanded shortlist announced this weekend (October 29) for the Irish and UK author 35 or younger.
The chiefs of Gallimard Jeunesse, Bloomsbury Publishing, and the Quarto Group join Kalimat’s Bodour on translation-exchange partnerships.
As the post-Frankfurt publishing conference season rolls on, here are notes on several publishing events in Europe, Asia, and North America.