Asking this year ‘if abuse and bigotry are anything but the norm,’ the annual VIDA Count for 2017 looks at how women are represented and reviewed in US literary publications.
US-based Authors Guild announced a series of traveling workshops for writers around the country and honored ‘VIDA: Women in Literary Arts’ with its most prestigious award.
Gore Vidal was our contemporary Montaigne, our Wilde, our Edmund Wilson. Many of his books will last, with the essays being among the most vital.
Indian publishing exec David Davidar’s tepid novel Ithaca offers little more than cliches for publishing insiders, but could serve as a 101 course for neophytes.
Ex-Penguin Canada President David Davidar will be focused on Aleph Book Company, a new publishing house headquartered in New Delhi, India.
by Edward Nawotka This past summer former president of Penguin Group Canada David Davidar was embroiled in a sex scandal that forced him to leave his job. Today comes the news that he’s just sold a fictional publishing tell-all to McClelland & Stewart in the fall of 2011. There have been several blasé exposes of life in publishing and the ones …
Since 2009, Amazon Literary Partnership funding nonprofit organizations supporting authors’ work and development has made more than US$12 million in grants.
A total 11 titles are in contention this year in the Frankfurter Buchmesse’s Film Awards program, which has its awards night at Frankfurt Pavilion.
Not unlike the VIDA Count, the ROAR organization’s research reveals discrepancies in gender representation in parts of the Scottish publishing industry.
The coming Frankfurter Buchmesse Guest of Honor program is off to an agile start, as we feature several foreign rights hits from Norway–plus work from Germany and India–in our first 2019 Rights Roundup.