The second round of the Women Poets’ Prize ups its purse to £1,500 for each of three winners, an award that honors the late Rebecca Swift.
A book written in a child’s voice wins the 2020 International Booker Prize, its author from a devoutly religious Dutch farming family.
Stephen Page and Morten Hesseldahl stressed the core values of publishing—author relationships, reading—at London Book Fair’s 2019 Quantum conference.
The chief of the UK’s 90-year-0ld Faber & Faber will tell the Quantum audience at the London Book Fair that however troubling Brexit’s confusions may be, publishing holds the world’s ‘editorial centrality’ in its hands: and that means it has a job to do.
Led by Hay Festival founder Peter Florence, the 2019 Man Booker Prize jury features a pianist and composer, a filmmaker, a broadcaster and a publisher.
The 17th woman to win the Man Booker Prize for Fiction, Anna Burns has won for ‘Milkman,’ set in Northern Ireland during the Troubles. Her publisher, Faber & Faber, becomes the second biggest winner of Man Booker titles.
Acclaimed as one of the greats in British publishing–who made a ‘dazzling literary court’ of Faber–the late Matthew Evans prompts fond memories.
Future Publish’s program at Leipzig Book Fair includes a tour, as literary fiction and free speech intersect at conferences in the US and UK.
Going digital requires ‘taking more of a leap rather than a tentative step,’ says Darin Brockman, CEO of the UK’s Firsty Group, which has produced a B2C platform for Faber & Faber among others.
European publishers may be lagging behind in e-publishing, but they have time to learn from the mistakes of publishers in the US, UK and Japan
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