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.
Wanting to see more African characters in children’s books—both in Africa and internationally—publishers Sarah Odedina and Deborah Ahenkorah have formed a new partnership.
Working to build a global, supportive community of women in publishing, the first PublisHer’s dinner brought together some 30 women making a difference in the book business.
Women hold an impressive number of executive posts in French publishing. On International Women’s Day, the hope is that more can move into top spots.
The Jaipur Bookmark professional publishing program this year had Norway as its Country Partner and a visit from the Frankfurter Buchmesse’s Juergen Boos.
Under the aegis of Ashleigh Gardner, Wattpad Studios’ deputy general manager for publishing, the reading and writing platform at last has announced the development of its own publishing wing, Wattpad Books.
The Publishers Association’s second annual diversity survey found that racial and ethnic criteria were where progress is slowest in the UK industry.
Now nearing its 10th year, the Amazon Literary Partnership has granted more than US$10 million to writer support organizations in the United States.
Vowing to ‘bear witness and support appropriate action,’ the four key trade associations in the UK publishing industry commit to combating misconduct.
At the third ‘Building Inclusivity’ conference, speakers discussed how publishers can better reflect the UK’s diverse population and why it’s important.