‘Rights departments of publishing houses invariably seem the poor relation of the sales team,’ says Richard Charkin. The pandemic is a prompt to reconsider.
In the States, S&S is working with Bookshop.org, and in Britain and Ireland, the Books Are My Bag program has Charlie Mackesy’s artwork.
‘If there’s no deal, GDP will reduce by 6 to 9 percentage points,’ attorney Andrew Hood told a packed Olympia Room during London Book Fair. Unnerving tremors ran through the export-reliant UK books business—daily.
With decades of experience in the offices and cubicles of the business, three publishing veterans are now repping authors as literary agents who hold meetings at 6 a.m.
David Langridge, Microsoft’s Worldwide Education Senior Partner Development Director, discusses the future of Edtech.
By Roger Tagholm In order to protect territorial rights and the best interests of authors, the industry should adopt the model used in other areas of publishing, such as STM and academic, and look at global publishing for trade works. That’s the view of Evan Schnittman, Bloomsbury’s MD, Sales and Marketing, Print and Digital. He says: “Whilst the ineluctable surge …
By Alex Hippisley-Cox A video produced by Bloomsbury staff here in the UK has been taking publishing by storm this afternoon. The footage, which has been loaded onto YouTube, shows Executive Director Richard Charkin and various members of his London team dancing around the offices to the ‘Glee’ version of “Don’t Stop Believin”. httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X-YcGgImhIA As many in the publishing industry …