The shortlist for the new £15,000 Etisalat Prize for Literature based in Nigeria, and includes books by NoViolet Bulawayo, Yewande Omotoso, and Karen Jennings.
UK museums are adapting publishing technology to their needs and using mobile apps to re-invigorate the way visitors explore their spaces.
Self-publishing, despite its community’s diversity of style and material, may need awards and other ‘gatekeeping’ devices for coherence in the marketplace.
Scotsman Angus Peter Campbell reflects on the zig-zag composition of his new novel which was written — and will be published —simultaneously in English and Gaelic.
Literary agents Jonny Geller and Edina Imrik in London talk with Porter Anderson about Curtis Brown’s and Ed Victor’s author-publishing approaches.
The relaunched Commonwealth Book Prize continues to be a key conduit of exchange between underrepresented countries and regions to the UK publishing community.
Publishing Perspectives’ The Play’s The Thing will spend the summer examining Shakespeare’s best: Macbeth, King Lear, and Antony and Cleopatra.
Bookshops are an essential link between readers and authors, which is just one reason why we need to save them, say a prominent UK bookseller and UK journalist.
Discussions at this year’s Leipzig Book Fair proved that ebooks and self publishing are gaining wider acceptance in Germany, and readers are more open to digitization.
UK libraries are under pressure to deliver e-books, but evolving technology standards, limited budgets and low demand mean general uncertainty clouds its future.