How do online rights events organized by literary agencies, publishers, and others compare to the physical book fair experience? We hear from several rights folks on how it’s going so far.
The fourth annual Istanbul Fellowship Program drew a record number of applications from more than 100 countries, and closes today with presentations and networking events.
On the show floor, the crowds and booths are down. In one unusually frank exchange, however, this BEA finds traction on issues of publishing and its writers.
Funded by a Kickstarter campaign, a ‘distraction-free’ bit of writing technology debuts today: Freewrite looks like your father’s typewriter.
Porter Anderson goes over panelist viewpoints ahead of the Publishing Perspectives live stream (May 2) of the Muse Town Hall on literary fiction and digital.
Porter Anderson previews the Grub Street Muse Conference Town Hall on literary fiction in digital times; Publishing Perspectives streams it Friday 1:30 p.m. ET.
Porter Anderson sets up Wednesday’s #EtherIssue live Twitter discussion with a look at perceptions of self-publishing: Hard? Easy? What does it take to do well?
Paradoxically, while e-readers seem purpose built for travel, airport bookstores continue to thrive, in part because of high foot traffic and bored travelers.
E-book publisher Walrus and literary journal Actualitté have teamed up to produce France’s first website promoting e-books.
Watkin’s Books — the world’s most famous mind-body-spirit bookstore — nearly went under in 2010. A 21st-century business strategy and an American with vision saved it from extinction. By Roger Tagholm LONDON: You wouldn’t expect the owner of London’s –- if not the world’s -– most famous mind-body-spirit bookshop, Watkins, in Cecil Court, a Victorian walkway off Charing Cross Road, …