Weekly Recap: UKs Myebook, Caribbean Fiction, Tokyo Book Fair

In Feature Articles by Edward Nawotka

istock_000009693739xsmallEarlier this week Publishing Perspectives offered you stories you’re not likely to read anywhere else. If you missed any of them, please click on any of the links below. And then, if you like what you read, please forward the link to a friend and encourage them to sign up for our daily newsletter.

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MONDAY: “UK’s Myebook Attracts DJs, Gamers, South Americans,” looked at a free, new UK-based online e-publishing platform.

TUESDAY: “Macmillan’s Caribbean Dream” profiled Macmillan’s new Island Fiction Series, edited by Joanne Gail Johnson of Port-of-Spain, Trinidad.

WEDNESDAY: “How the Tokyo Book Fair Helps Rights Seekers” previewed this year’s Fair, taking place this week, where digital is king.

THURSDAY: “Clarice Lispector’s Biography on the Thrill of the Hunt” offered a glimpse at writer Ben Moser’s adventures while chasing the legacy of the mercurial Brazilian writer around the world for his new biography, Why This World.

And don’t forget our…

BONUS MATERIAL which included tips on how to create a better PowerPoint presentation, how to sell books to Caribbean islanders, a profile of the top Japanese e-commerce site (hint: it’s not Amazon), and links to video from this year’s FLIP literary festival in Paraty, Brazil.

Have a great weekend!

About the Author

Edward Nawotka

A widely published critic and essayist, Edward Nawotka serves as a speaker, educator and consultant for institutions and businesses involved in the global publishing and content industries. He was also editor-in-chief of Publishing Perspectives since the launch of the publication in 2009 until January 2016.