Activist-filmmaker Jill Soloway will have her own imprint at Amazon Publishing, Topple Books. And London’s powerhouse PR firm Midas names Hodder’s Jason Bartholomew as joint CEO.
With biography, autobiography, children’s literature, new Nordic noir, literary fiction, and a mystery that rides with the Tour de France, we look at several interesting rights deals this month.
Some publishing players in the UK are protesting the Man Booker Prize for Fiction’s eligibility rules, saying that the Booker should reimpose a ‘ban on American writers.’
The writings and film adaptations of ‘outstanding female writers’ is featured in the Book and Screen Week program that runs parallel to London Book Fair in April.
At the start of the 2018 CES week, California-based Quantum Storey Company exhibits its first AR and VR enhanced title in the ‘Operation You’ series of children’s books.
Authors with the Helsinki Literary Agency, formed by three Finnish publishers, has captured the 2017 Finlandia Prize for both adult and children’s books.
‘Always just a bit sexier and more exciting,’ Macmillan’s rights-powerhouse Pan Books celebrate their 70th anniversary with new Golden Pan honors.
‘With those working in the UK’s cultural and creative sectors voting overwhelmingly to remain’ in the union, can the EU’s grants program serve the UK?
With 23 categories, the newly re-introduced British Book Awards are an uber suite of combined honors, known to some as the Nibbies.
India’s Raymond Crossword Book Awards recognize ‘exclusively Indian’ writers across 10 categories—winners are chosen by a jury and by popular vote.