The trade association for the UK’s booksellers says that following 20 years of decline, its membership counts 890 independent member-shops on its roster.
Returning to earlier career experience in comics and graphic novels, Janna Morishima is focusing on visual storytelling in her relaunched agency venture.
The £30,000 award for writers 39 and younger is scheduled to produce a longlist by January 24 and a shortlist on April 7, the winner to be named May 14.
The London Book Fair’s Trailblazer Awards for publishing professionals younger than 30 has a longlist of 31 contenders in its fifth year of operation.
In England, a new university press award supports the UN Sustainability Goals, and in Switzerland, the IPA’s 2020 Prix Voltaire nominations close this week.
The death of a co-publisher has moved up the timeline for an acquisition by Dominique Raccah’s Sourcebooks of Dawn Publications’ children’s nature books.
The Geisteswissenschaften International Nonfiction Translation competition has named three winners for their German-to-English translations a nonfiction text.
The Costa Book Awards, one of the UK’s key annual book prize programs, announces its five category winners. One title of this group will be named the overall winner on January 28.
As former Knopf executive Jane Friedman says, the late-December death of Knopf’s Sonny Mehta has reminded many of ‘the glory days of publishing.’
The Sheikh Zayed Book Award’s 2020 literature longlist includes work from Iraq, Sudan, the UAE, Lebanon, Egypt, Syria, Palestine, and Tunisia.