The IBPA has released a 9-point outline for hybrid publishers with author-subsidized business models to operate reputably and maintain quality standards.
Open to UK and Irish publishers, the Republic of Consciousness Prize honors literary fiction produced by small, independent presses with no more than five full-time employees.
A group of independent Latin American publishers curated a ‘hot list’ at the Frankfurt Book Fair to promote their latest literary titles to right buyers.
‘So much of the publishing industry revolves around London’ in the UK, says publisher Ra Page. The Northern Fiction Alliance collective is a response.
Focused on Mexican and Latin American authors, La Cartonera publishes hand-made books with hand-painted covers. These literary creations are selling at home and abroad.
When everyone faces the effects of the political ‘echo chamber,’ hearing counter-opinions can be important. And the UK’s Iain Dale is happy to offer some balance.
This year’s Kurt Wolff Prize has been awarded to Frankfurt-based Schöffling & Co. Verlag, honoring its 25-year tradition of independent publishing.
A significant merger in influential independent publishers in the US, and a new wholesale distribution deal for a language-training program outside the States.
Zhejiang University Press has events at BIBF this week, as Japan’s Toto Serkan looks at Japan’s mobile gaming market, and Scotland’s Society of Young Publishers weighs the industry’s interest in new skills.
Long, unpaid hours, feelings of being overlooked, having one’s work “disregarded”…there’s reward in the trenches, yes, but also a lot of lonely labor.