Five German publishing houses have united to start the first German LitBlog Convention open to all kinds of book lovers and influencer.
American & Aussie Take on France with New Int’l Literary Fest
Paul LeClerc, ex-NYPL, and Caro Llewellyn, ex-PEN World Voices, have launched the Festival des Ecrivains du Monde, taking place this month in Paris and Lyon.
Matt Costello on StoryDrive China and the Future of Storytelling
Ideas not technology should lead story development in the digital age, says multiplatform creator Matt Costello, a featured speaker at next week’s StoryDrive China conference.
Ether for Authors: Tim O’Reilly Announces Tools of Change’s Conclusion
In this week’s Web roundup Porter Anderson takes in the uproar over the demise of O’Reilly’s TOC and inspiring speeches from last weekend’s Grub Street Muse and Marketplace conference.
Highlights for Professionals at the Buenos Aires Book Fair, April 23-25
From April 23-25 the BAIBF offers exclusive programming for publishing professionals, including a seminar on change management, honors for Latin America’s top 50 publishing pros, and more.
Ether for Authors: Rumors of the ISBN’s Demise
Porter Anderson’s weekly round-up of Web buzz for authors takes on the fate of the ISBN, the idea of the author platform, the prospects for used ebooks, and more.
AWP 2013 Boston Day 1: Like a Giant Toilet Filled with 11,000 Writers
The AWP annual conference opened in Boston, attracting 11,000 writers and a blizzard. Our intrepid correspondent David Duhr reports back after waiting hours for his badge…
Ether for Authors: AWP’s Boston Foray, B&N’s Travails, McEwan’s Doubts
Porter Anderson’s weekly round-up of writerly buzz from around the web previews this week’s AWP conference in Boston, B&N’s bad news, Ian McEwan’s doubts about fiction and more.
Ether for Authors: Framing #FutureFoyles in London
Porter Anderson’s weekly round-up of publishing buzz offers a first-hand account of last week’s Foyles meetings to imagine the “bookshop of the future,” looks at O’Reilly’s Author (R)Evoution Day and more.
Ether for Authors: Ebook Prices at Rock Bottom
Porter Anderson’s weekly curation of the best Web postings for authors takes in the UK’s growing consternation over 20p ebooks, Amazon’s untrustworthy reviews and more.
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