Louise Adler, president of the Australian Publishers Association, outlines her industry’s battle against potentially damaging copyright reforms.
Although open to men as well as women, the Jefferis Award has yet to go to a male writer. And some Hachette Audio YA titles have Booktrack scores.
A book that was slow to find a home has now achieved success: A.S. Patric’s ‘Black Rock White City’ is the 2016 winner of Australia’s Miles Franklin Award.
Can changes to copyright in places like Germany or Canada threaten your business? In order to protect their revenue, publishers need to know about copyright battles being fought around the world.
International publishing this season is downwind of hot blasts of political potentials that many feel could be damaging to our books industries and their readerships. Welcome to a summer of insecurity.
With an election in July, the Australian creative industries, including publishing, are roiled by the Productivity Commission’s draft report on intellectual property, with copyright terms, fair use, and parallel import restrictions in debate.
In a moment of mutual ‘flattery,’ two leaders in direct-to-consumer promotion take up each other’s tools to increase their effectiveness in the gold standard: discoverability.
‘It distresses me to see how anxious our technocrats are to piss all this good work up against the wall.’ Australian ABIA-winner Tim Winton is among those speaking out loudly against shortened copyright terms and other adjustments.
As Australia’s Productivity Commission reviews the country’s intellectual property arrangements, Copyright Clearance Center’s Roy Kaufman says Canberra needs to heed Ottawa’s warning.
Candlewick Press’ ‘Studio’ will feature design-driven children’s books and be carried by both Walker Group’s US and UK imprints, as well as by Walker Books Australia.