Robert Chandler’s Russian translations focus on great voices in Russian literature. He hopes to see more contemporary Russian writers translated into other languages.
The new showcase announces this year’s participating writers and organizations, launching its new online platform.
‘If I can do it, anyone can,’ says Bibliocloud c0-founder Emma Barnes, who speaks Tuesday at Frankfurt’s The Markets about publishing’s need to know tech. With just one day to go before Tuesday’s (October 18) The Markets: Global Publishing Summit from Frankfurt Book Fair and Publishing Perspectives, we hear now from Bibliocloud’s Emma Barnes, who participates as a player from the UK in …
Sarah L. Manyika has written that she finds African publishers ‘more savvy,’ willing to ‘look outside cliched representations of the continent’s writers.’
Two assists for authors, one from Reedsy’s curated marketplace of services and the other from a venerable scientific society, both based in London. By Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief | @Porter_Anderson ‘To Make the Journey a Bit Less Daunting’ ondon-based Reedsy tells Publishing Perspectives that 64 percent of its business comes from the United States, and reports that many authors who utilize its author-services marketplace need …
‘It’s important that the book industry stays culturally in touch with the whole of society,’ says PRH Ebury’s Rebecca Smart. She brings her viewpoints to Frankfurt’s The Markets conference.
Perceived cultural resistance and inadequate marketing to international audiences can mean that children’s picture books lag in translation on the world stage.
‘There’s always an element of surprise and unpredictability regarding what draws people to covers,’ says Canongate art director and Rising Star Rafaela Romaya.
The notion that ‘a biographical approach is somehow a peculiarly female pursuit’ dogs the conversation around Andrea Wulf’s ‘The Invention of Nature.’
As teens in the UK prepare to ‘take over’ their community libraries, Open Road media begins releasing Gerald Durrell’s books in the States, as ‘The Durrells’ comes to PBS.