The Liber 2019 Awards in October will honor Mexico’s Juan Villoro, and the US-based Sisters in Crime names a new Taylor Bland prize winner.
Moving to a different market each year, the DSC Prize for South Asian Literature this year will fête its winner in Nepal.
The latest stage in Wattpad’s rapid expansion, its own new line of books is to be published in the UK market by Penguin Random House UK.
Narrowing down its longlists, the now double-award Polari Prize program honoring LGBT writing names a dozen titles for its 2019 shortlists.
Not unlike the VIDA Count, the ROAR organization’s research reveals discrepancies in gender representation in parts of the Scottish publishing industry.
The late George Richardson was ‘a quiet man, aware of his own shortcomings but with that instinctive knack of being a good leader.’
Only one of the Top 10 performing titles on the Canadian English-language market in the first half of the year was frontlist content, BookNet reports.
The second international event in the PublisHer series featured performance, discussion, and networking at the International Publishers Association’s ‘Africa Rising’ seminar in Nairobi.
Themed on diversity, the program–unusual for its mix of professionals and parents–has Myanmar as its focus and an illustrators’ show for the public.
With two awards in place this year, London’s Polari Book Prize announces its longlists and honors writers ‘whose work explores the LGBT experience.’