After some time working in other media and cultural sectors, Morten Hesseldahl returns to the book industry as CEO of Denmark’s oldest publishing company, Gyldendal, with fresh observations.
Taking audiences behind the scenes of the editorial process, publishing house editors at the recent Kbh Reads festival showed how they handle their work—and an author’s.
Looking for wider sales for its Danish authors in English-language markets, Copenhagen publisher Rosinante & Co. has inked a new partnership with the UK agency Rogers Coleridge & White.
With distributors ‘expanding their services to cover a larger part of the value chain,’ the Frankfurter Buchmesse and IPDA inaugurate a new Distribution Forum.
With a boycott anticipated, organizers of Göteborg Book Fair say they’re confident that their decision to include hard-right exhibitor is correct.
‘The readers feel the book was written to them,’ says one of two authors of ‘postcard books’ in Denmark, books ‘sent from somewhere unknown,’
‘We need to leave the old distinction between analog and digital behind,’ says a Danish educational publisher. But is the new approach working?
Brisk springtime rights trading is reported from Scandinavia, with nonfiction hits as well as fiction highlighted in Denmark, Iceland, Sweden, and Norway.
‘Our digital services can easily be used as a platform for testing’ books, Morten Strunge tells Publishing Perspectives, on acquiring a new publisher.
As we near London Book Fair, the adult coloring book tide has receded, but these Danish hygge titles are plentiful. Who’s missing out? Danish publishers.