Open to female and male writers of color, the Eleanor Taylor Bland annually goes to an unpublished writer working on a mystery-in-progress.
‘Keep an eye on Danish,’ Open Book and Three Percent’s Chad Post advises. ‘That seems to be the hot language for women writers’ in translation.’
From 45 honorees, five shortlisted contenders will be revealed on September 4, a PW Star Watch ‘Superstar’ to be named on September 6 in New York City.
Netflix acquires comic book publisher Millarworld. Barnes & Noble Education adds positions in Brazil, France, Mexico with Student Brands.
A US judge ruled that publisher Moppet Books violated copyright by publishing children’s books based on modern literary works like Breakfast at Tiffany’s.
As Hollywood went into high gear for Christopher Nolan’s new film, so did Open Road Integrated Media for Walter Lord’s 1982 book on Dunkirk.
Draft2Digital’s ebook platform adds international library distribution. London’s Quarto partners with two new distributors for Iberoamericana.
The Association of American Publishers’ StatShot program cites preliminary indications that its 1,202 publishers saw $2.33 billion in revenue in Q1.
Ethiopia leads as the main recipient country in what Books for Africa describes as its biggest year of donated content. The charity is three decades old.
Italy’s PubCoder announces a beta edition of its third iteration, while HarperCollins Children’s Books looks to Canada’s Wattpad for new content and talent.