Condemned as ‘hugely confusing for the book-buyer’ and the publishing supply chain, the practice of using of subtitle and/or title fields for promotion prompted the UK’s BIC to issue a cease-and-desist message to publishers.
With illustration mentors crossing borders to work with young graphic artists-in-training in Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania, a new Pop Up Project announced today in London (March 12) celebrates art and internationalism.
Just released by AmazonCrossing, Kazuki Kaneshiro’s 18-year-old ‘Go’ has found new voice in Takami Nieda’s deft translation. It’s a timely, articulate indictment, readers are saying, of today’s nationalism.
Verso Books was named the Frankfurter Buchmesse Trade Publisher of the Year at the 2018 IPG Independent Publishing Awards for its marketing and audience engagement.
Two previously longlisted authors and one twice-shortlisted writer, Kamila Shamsie, are on this year’s Women’s Prize for Fiction longlist of 16 novels. The winner takes home £30,000 and a bronze figurine, the ‘Bessie.’
‘We want a new library of 100 great books by women’ says Hay Festival founder Peter Florence, as Cambridge University Press opens this year’s selection of free-to-read International Women’s Day content.
As the spring trade-show season heats up, Leipzig announces a second year of the Future! Publish Young Talent Days and a Vancouver-based independent publisher is sending a big contingent to London Book Fair in April.
The generous Windham-Campbell Prize is giving writers from the UK, Canada, Jamaica, Uganda, and the USA a chance to ‘to focus on their work independent of financial concerns.’
Amid political upheaval in both the States and Russia, with issues of environmentalism and inequality discussed in the news, the Helen Bernstein Book Award for Excellence in Journalism announces its shortlist.
The London Book Fair’s annual Insights Seminar Program is addressing a number of publishing industry topics including children’s books, translation, and Brexit.