Book publishing job opening: the Frankfurt Book Fair’s New York office is hiring a Key Account Manager to work with customers in the US and Canada.
‘Slavery, ecology, missing persons, inner-city violence, young love, prisons, trauma, and race’ all are said to figure into the Man Booker Prize for Fiction longlist, as the award starts its second 50 years of competition.
In Canada’s long struggle over copyright protection and ‘fair dealing,’ Access Copyright responds to the education sector’s lawsuit, while the Parliamentary review of the Copyright Moderniztion Act is ongoing.
HarperCollins Children’s Books’ executive editor Sara Sargent says she’s ‘combining a non-traditional way of sourcing books with traditional storytelling’ with Wattpad.
The long-running biennial Festival America, originating in France, announces its first London installation, a four-day event with political and international social issues at the forefront.
The four-volume ‘Indigenous Peoples Atlas of Canada’ will be sold and distributed by Kids Can Press and Canadian Geographic—and resulted from a conversation between two publishers in China.
The Association of Canadian Publishers welcomes the settlement in French-language Canada, as the country’s 2012 Copyright Modernization Act’s parliamentary review is ongoing.
German-language users spend an average 10 million minutes on Wattpad daily. That may soon pay off for both the platform in Toronto and for Munich’s Bavaria Fiction in a new partnership.
The five-person jury of history experts on why history writing is important and how they will choose this year’s winner of the Cundill History Prize.
The UK reports that audiobooks are most popular with men 25 to 44, and in Canada, there’s a big jump from 2016 to 2017 in publishers producing audiobooks.