The text of acclaimed Illustrator of the Year Axel Scheffler’s comments at the British Book Awards this week makes Brexit more personal for many, as an intensely valued and celebrated publishing artist tells London: ‘It hurts and makes me angry every day.’
‘We can’t have books stuck in dockside waiting for customs clearance,’ points out Hodder Education’s Lis Tribe, as publishers work to inform the government of the industry’s Brexit concerns.
Anne Bergman-Tahon offers the European perspective on Brexit, addressing the UK’s ‘positive approach to licensing’ and the status of EU workers in the UK.
‘We have to be realistic about the European market,’ says the Publishers Association’s Stephen Lotinga. ‘It’s been declining over the last five years.’
‘What we are producing is to be relied upon in this world of fake news.’ This, says Orion’s Katie Espiner, is global book publishing’s message today.
‘With those working in the UK’s cultural and creative sectors voting overwhelmingly to remain’ in the union, can the EU’s grants program serve the UK?
The UK’s Publishers Association lays out demands to the government that it says are necessary for UK publishers to be successful post-Brexit.
As a case of ‘pop-up publishing’ takes hold in the newspaper sector, what can book publishers learn from this consumer-first approach to print and digital publishing?
In its newly released 2016 supplement on research collaborations, Springer’s Nature Index finds rising research collaborations between the EU and UK imperiled by Brexit concerns.
At San Francisco’s Books in Browsers VII, a presentation from the UK offers a Brexit example of the power of storytelling and what ‘data-driven lies’ can do.