BookExpo America’s Middle Grade Buzz Books panels previewed five titles editors are most excited about publishing this fall. Expect them to get a big push in bookstores.
Porter Anderson looks back on BEA 2013 through the prism of the self-published indie author and finds the show out-of-touch with the realities of the industry.
South Korea’s Literature Translation Institute sends young Korean writers overseas to help promote Korean literature, and focuses on different strategies in different countries.
Porter Anderson previews this week’s BookExpo America and ponders how changes at the fair reflect the ongoing transformation of ‘the industry, the industry!’
The judges of the Man International Booker Prize have done what recent Nobel Prize committees have refused to do: honor an American for ‘achievement in fiction on the world stage.’
Amazon announces Kindle World, the first commercial publishing platform that enables writers to create fan fiction and earn royalties doing so.
Despite his early support for ebooks, Stephen King latest novel, Joyland will be published in print only, with no digital version anticipated.
Was Chinua Achebe truly ‘The Father of African Literature’ or does that designation serve a purely non-African agenda?
The week’s web buzz: Ann Patchett encourages authors to work with traditional publishers and gets rebuffed, a map of the five paths to publishing, the true costs of author services, and more.
Australian airline Qantas has custom published a series of books by bestselling authors to give to their elite milage passengers and that can be read in a single flight.