Amid the pandemic, the new HarperNorth team finds itself working digitally together without ever having worked first in a physical setting.
Coronavirus Worklife: OUP’s Nigel Portwood on ‘Weathering the Challenges’
An international publisher, Oxford University Press is ‘managing employees and navigating markets at different stages with the crisis,’ says Nigel Portwood.
The UK’s Tom Fickling, a ‘Sudden’ Publisher of Philip Pullman
Tom Fickling finds himself the publisher of one of the UK’s most successul authors and a partner of the world’s largest trade book publisher.
Interview With the Plan S Implementation Committee’s David Sweeney
‘My question for those who say it’s too tight a time scale,’ says Plan S task force co-chair David Sweeney, ‘is how long do you want?’
Today at London Book Fair: Friendly, Non-Intimidating Coding for Publishers
Publisher Emma Barnes, the UK’s leading evangelist for code-capable publishers, brings her Consonance team to London Book Fair.
At Frankfurt: What is ‘Plan S’ and Why Are Many Publishers Worried?
In Frankfurt, academic publishing experts expressed their many concerns about ‘Plan S,’ an new open access strategy announced by research funders in Europe.
Political Publishing: Byline Media Launches Its New Issues-Driven Press
Established to let journalists publish books quickly about current political issues, the UK’s independent press Byline Media will feature its first book–on responses to injustice–at its annual festival opening Friday.
Latvia’s Kristaps Ozoliņš on Diversity and Rights: ‘Slightly Too Exotic’
The Latvian pubishing house Mansards has translated more than 60 works, and after our exchange with its lead editor Kristaps Ozoliņš, we look at some of the house’s rights action.
Riga’s Alīse Nigale on Selling Rights Into Asia: ‘English Is the Bridge’
Latvian children’s publisher Alīse Nigale and her publishing house Liels un Mazs have won a number of awards in Latvia, and she’s now seeing a boost from foreign rights sales.
Drawing a Line to the London Book Fair: Latvian Illustrator Elīna Brasliņa
Looking at her joyous illustrations, it’s easy to see why Elīna Brasliņa is a rising star in Latvian book publishing. We talk with her ahead of London Book Fair’s new emphasis on illustration–and the Baltics.