‘Book piracy threatens authors’ livelihoods’ according to a new appeal from the Society of Authors to the British government to help protect copyright.
Book subscription company Scribd is getting into the content business with its new Scribd Originals venture, publishing novella-length writing in book and audio formats.
The 2019 Dylan Thomas Prize shortlist includes a Zimbabwean, a British-Sri Lankan and an American Ghanaian, and it recognizes writers under 39 years old.
Translation rights have gone on offer for the first time Monday (April 1) at Bologna Children’s Book Fair for actress Lupita Nyong’o’s picture book, Sulwe.
An interest in ‘how women reframe stories in a feminist framework’ and more was part of the discussion in a Market Focus Indonesia panel at the London Book Fair earlier this month.
Promising that ‘freedom of expression and the desire for critical debate’ will be part of the Norway Guest of Honor program at Frankfurter Buchmesse, Norwegian authors discuss their work and culture at a news conference in Leipzig.
Book-to-film trends and streaming entertainment are topics at the Jerusalem International Book Forum in May, as are panels on book sales.
In the context of Brexit, the London Book Fair’s Jacks Thomas is dedicated to the ‘cross-cultural dialogue’ of the industry: ‘It’s what books do.’
The chief of the UK’s 90-year-0ld Faber & Faber will tell the Quantum audience at the London Book Fair that however troubling Brexit’s confusions may be, publishing holds the world’s ‘editorial centrality’ in its hands: and that means it has a job to do.
Many events at March’s London Book Fair will feature authors and others focusing on women in the business and issues of diversity.