The five finalists for the 2014 PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction include Daniel Alarcon, Karen Joy Fowler, Joan Silber, Percival Everett, and Valeria Trueblood.
Before Publishing Perspectives’ epic reading of Shakespeare, The Play’s The Thing, moves to the romances of his late career, we have one last tragic stop to make: Coriolanus.
David Waweru of Nairobi’s WordAlive Publishers shares insights on the inspiration, resilience and patience necessary to succeed as a publisher in Africa.
Random House Chairman and CEO Markus Dohle issued his year-end letter today. It reads: Dear Random House Colleagues, The year-end is traditionally a time of reflection and celebration, and as 2010 comes to a close we can proudly look back upon a year of remarkable accomplishments: the breadth of Random House’s print and digital publishing, our tremendous achievements in sales and operations, …
Editorial by Dusty Sang • Stay Thirsty Press, a digital first publisher, is donating 50 cents from the sale of two of its most recent titles to the Pennsylvania Innocence Project and ProLiteracy. • Charity, argues Sang — whose own publishing house was inspired by a personal tragedy — should be part of every business strategy. CHICAGO: In the darkest …
By Liz Bury LONDON: One of the highlights of the final day of the London Book Fair, which closed yesterday, was the giving of the UK Young Publishing Entrepreneur Award. This year, Gavin Weale, 32, of LIVE Futures picked up the £5,000 prize for his work with young people, and his idea to begin publishing a magazine with Langa township in …
The controversial book of a right-wing senator–cancelled by Simon & Schuster–is now to be published by a conservative press S&S distributes.
Musing on books’ resilience in the pandemic, Tom Weldon talks with Philip Jones; and Penguin Random House India partners with Pippa Rann.
Supporting the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals, the IPA and Frankfurt have initiated a program for publishers’ participation.
Authors whose work is featured today are writing from Singapore, the States, Norway, Italy, Finland, Canada, Germany, and the UK.