Richard Mollet, CEO of the Publishers Association, reports that 2014 UK publishing revenues were £4.3 billion, with 44% coming from export markets.
A new study from Literature Across Frontiers reveals general translations grew by 53% between 1990 and 2012 and literary translations by 66%.
Andrew Wilkins of Melbourne’s WilkinsFarago discusses how the publisher’s mission extends beyond convention to explore cultural exchange and emotion.
Publishers have a growing need for trusted outsourcing and greater access to curated networks of the talented people, says John Bond of Whitefox.
With Linda Zecher, a former Microsoft executive, at the helm of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, the publisher is focused on its core competencies, notably education.
“We should act like a grown-up and think like a start up,” says Judith Curr of Atria Books when it comes to working with with entrepreneur authors today.
Veteran Dutch publisher Eric Visser launches World Editions a new translation house focused on bringing Dutch and international lit to a global readership.
Janklow & Nesbit literary agent Rebecca Carter discusses how independent publishers specializing in translation are changing the market for the better.
Bangkok-based Gordon Ross says disrupting the book industry is a business challenge, and has launched Bleeding Heart Publications to test his instincts.
The Indigenous Literacy Foundation has spent a decade leveraging the skills of publishing pros bring the love of books to remote communities in Australia.