This week’s buzz round-up looks at the controversial possible changes in the Man Booker Prize rules, New Zealand’s publishing decline, Frankfurt tips and more.
In Publishing Perspectives’ Ether for Authors, Porter Anderson looks at controversy over Kobo’s new push, at ebook pricing, Frankfurt Academy’s CONTEC, and more.
Porter Anderson interviews Book Country’s Molly Barton and Brandi Larsen as the Penguin Random House site relaunches with new features for author-members.
After years of struggle, Colombia’s independent comics and graphic novel scene is starting to flourish, with new publishers and a traveling comics festival.
Porter Anderson takes in recent discussions about metadata and book marketing, a live, crowdsourced writing experiment, book recommendation culture, and more.
Markets often overlooked by Western publishers — like the Philippines, Vietnam, Indonesia, Saudia Arabia, Romania — are proving powerhouses for Wattpad says CEO Allen Lau.
This week’s Ether considers the overabundance of bad writing empowered by digital publishing, a kerfuffle among romance writers and more.
Plympton—a startup publisher of serialized digital fiction—was created as ‘a nimble alternative to the major publishers and online markets,’ as the founders explain.
Australian librarian Gavin Jones’s website offers age-specific book recommendations for people aged 10 to 16. It’s recipe for success? Simplicity.
Money, marketing and management all likely prevented HarperCollins from offering all its English titles to global readers at once, but that’s finally changed.