Germany’s small press scene is thriving, with an eclectic mix of ambitious publishers seeking out new authors, experimenting with formats and finding audiences.
Portland’s Tin House Press, born out of the eponymous magazine, continues to foster a community of engaged readers interested in eclectic small press publishing.
In an interview, Sunyoung Lee of Kaya Press discusses the poetry and prose from Asian and Pacific Islander diasporas and how she grows readership for these books.
Germany’s Rowohlt and Das Wilde Dutzend (The Wild Dozen) embody the latest thinking in transmedia storytelling, one is re-imagining the thriller and the other, fairy tales.
The self-publishing ecosystem in Germany is expanding into more dramatic experimentation, from crowdsourcing to offering author advances.
Germany’s Skoobe, Flipintu and LOG.OS are bringing fresh ideas and insight to helping German readers find their next book to read or buy.
A German art foundation is experimenting with an open-access self-published monograph as an ebook. Could this be a model for other institutions looking for greater exposure?
At Berlin’s E:PUBLISH conference last week, one felt German publishing had finally fully embraced digital as a means of helping the industry and literature thrive.
At the Frankfurt Book Fair, Kestity Pringgoharjono, Executive Director of the Lontar Foundation, introduced Indonesia as the Fair’s Guest of Honor in 2015.
The varied views from digital publishers on display at Berlin’s Rewrite the Web event revealed one commonality: content always takes precedent over platform.
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