The writers’ action against the agency practice of ‘packaging’ teams for studios escalates to federal court with antitrust and anti-racketeering charges.
South African children’s book publishing is winning international attention — and awards — as the market evolves beyond being a government-driven sector.
In the Rights Center of the LBF, literary agents are reporting deals swirling around Latin America, China, and Harper Lee’s Go Set a Watchman.
As Curtis Brown Ltd. celebrates its centenary anniversary, the firm’s CEO reflects on rights sales and the changing role of literary agents and authors today.
As the UK’s top publishing industry awards —The Nibbies — celebrates 25 years. Roger Tagholm reflects on why such prizes continue to matter so much.
Prior to the opening of the London Book Fair, Ed Nawotka wonders why in the digital age such events still exist? The answer is easy: word-of-mouth.
Ex-army man Charlie Redmayne may have left Pottermore to take the helm at HarperCollins UK, but he’s not taking sides in the war between print and digital.
From editors-turned-agents to e-books and rights sales in Spain and Latin America…the best of our coverage from the first half of 2012.
If you’re a writer from a small nation, working with a translator who can pitch your book directly to a publisher might be a better bet than using an agent.
London’s Writing in a Digital Age Conference was a testament to the extraordinary human desire to write, and featured star writers, traditional and indie alike.