After a year with Open Road, attorney and former Amazon executive Jon Fine is heading to American Media. And in India, Baker & Taylor’s Nitasha Devasar helms the publishers association’s executive committee.
Urging the International Publishers Congress to embrace its most forward-leaning trends—and promote its timely work to the world—IPA president Michiel Kolman convenes the industry’s 32nd gathering and welcomes industry leaders to agenda-anchoring sessions onstage.
Ahead of the 32nd International Publishers Association Congress in India, we look at the big issues speakers will address, including geo-political issues affecting publishing.
At the IPA congress in India this year, AAP chief Maria Pallante and WIPO director Francis Gurry will speak about the future of intellectual property.
Vinutha Mallya surveys the evolving rights and licensing scene in India, especially for sub-markets in Tamil, Bangla, Malayalam and other languages.
Nielsen’s India Book Market Report tries to quantify a complex market, valuing Indian publishing at $3.9 billion and pegging growth at 20% annually.
In Ether for Authors, Porter Anderson looks at the ties many publishing companies have with Author Solutions, at Amazon debates, and at drinking on the job.
India’s publishing industry faces rising challenges for editorial departments, new business models for distribution, and the rise of agenting in India.
Taking stock as the new year comes in, Copyright Clearance Center’s ‘Beyond the Book’ podcast series has a trio of 2018 look-back episodes on tap.
Canadian reading platform Wattpad expands its footprint in the Philippines: it’s launching a new YA and romance imprint, Bliss Books, with Anvil Publishing.