Only 14 of 205 respondents to an unprecedented Authors Guild survey said that 100 percent of their income is from translation and related activities.
‘Galaktika has agreed to pay each author whose work it infringed for compensation,’ according to the Authors Guild’s statement.
At the author advocacy organization’s 25th gala, trade publishing stars and a self-publishing engine are acclaimed for distinguished service to writers.
Author and publisher groups are protesting a change in Amazon’s third-party sales policy. The retailer says it’s in line with ‘the rest of Amazon.’
The US’ Authors Guild widens its services with self-publishing instruction; university students in Turkey gain access to De Gruyter journal resources.
Asserting the value of ‘the voices of refugees, writers, and translators from the Arab world,’ the author-advocacy organization speaks out.
The London Book Fair’s Quantum Conference and Nielsen’s BookInsights merge, while the Authors Guild and Media Coalition get together on freedom of speech.
Authors, traditionally published and self-published, need to adapt to stay viable, says Merilyn Simonds, former chief of The Writers’ Union of Canada.
‘Things are not going to stop changing,’ Ingenta’s Randy Petway told Monday’s Rights Conference audience. And that means new urgency around effective rights management.
Key figures in the American publishing community are unified in their call for a lift of the US embargo of Cuba as it pertains to books.
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