Five German publishing houses have united to start the first German LitBlog Convention open to all kinds of book lovers and influencer.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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…
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.
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.
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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