The challenge is to respond to the customer ‘as a partner or collaborator,’ says one expert in a discussion of where publishing is in the digital dynamic.
‘Nothing has allayed the concerns’ of copyright-watchers in publishing, says Copyright Clearance Center’s Michael Healy. 2017 is fraught with hot spots.
Raised in ‘a family that loves books and reading,’ the publisher Bodour Al Qasimi arrives at Berlin’s Publishers’ Forum next week as one of the most influential and committed players on the industry’s world stage.
“Reflecting the sector’s growing significance,” translation and the work of translators have a strong presence in 2016 London Book Fair programming.
This week’s web buzz takes in the troubled relationship between traditional publishers and startups, the death of Small Demons, writer dads, and more.
In the UK, the Writers’ Center Norwich has become a key hub for global writers, and plans are a progressing to open an new international writers center.
Colleen Higgs, Publisher of Modjaji Books in South Africa recounts her life-changing experience as part of the publisher invitation program of the Frankfurt Book Fair.
For five years now the Elizabeth Kostova Foundation has fought to raise awareness of Bulgarian writing by sponsoring prizes, seminars and publications at home and abroad.
By Salwa Shakhshir This week Salwa Shakhshir, a children’s book publisher from Amman, Jordan, is attending the second annual Publishers Training program organized by KITAB in Abu Dhabi, UAE. Read coverage of Day 1. Day 2, Publishers Training, Abu Dhabi From the minute I read about this lecture I knew I was going to learn so much from it and …
By Edward Nawotka This week at Publishing Perspectives we were hot on the trail of a number of developing stories; including J.D. Salinger’s lawsuit against his nemesis Fredrik Colting and artist Ai Weiwei’s call to boycott the internet in protest of China’s Green Dam computer filtering software (It worked! – see Bonus Material below). We also offered Ghanaian-American novelist Kwei …