Following a report that author income in the UK is declining, the Society of Authors and ALCS wrote an open letter to the UK Publishers Association.
The Duchess of Cornwall has welcomed winners of the Man Booker Prize for Fiction along with jurors and others to a Buckingham Palace reception as the ‘Golden Man Booker’ weekend programming begins at Southbank Centre.
Shortly after the Federation of European Publishers met to hold its officers’ elections, the European Parliament has rejected a copyright framework measure the federation has supported. Another vote will occur in September.
The creator of television’s ‘CSI’ franchise and his wife create a new series of teen-told tales as graphic novels, Simon & Schuster distributing. And Sweden’s still young Thunderful Publishing has a new acquisition in Rising Star Games.
The long-running biennial Festival America, originating in France, announces its first London installation, a four-day event with political and international social issues at the forefront.
For an impressive sixth time, the annotation technologies company Hypothes.is has received a grant from the Mellon Foundation. And the US Senate has approved the Marrakesh Treaty, Its next stop: the House of Representatives.
The new digital archive from the Times Literary Supplement uses the UK’s Exact Editions content management platform. The new archive is to carry content from 2012 forward.
The Sheikh Zayed Book Award, Publishing Perspectives, and the Frankfurt Book Fair New York will host at seminar on Arabic literature in translation in NYC.
‘The Hate U Give’ by Angie Thomas and ‘All American Boys’ by Jason Reynolds and Brendan Kiely have been challenged on a high school summer reading list by police and other supporters.
When the five startups chosen for this year’s CONTENTshift program in Germany pitch their respective offers at Frankfurter Buchmesse, they’ll have been given three months of accelerator attention and support.