The Foire du Livre de Bruxelles hosted its ‘Talented Indies’ program that brought together francophone independent publishers from many countries.
The 10-year-old Düsseldorf University Press is acquired by Berlin’s De Gruyter, while a US independent publisher of Mo Yan and Octavio Paz is to be distributed by Simon & Schuster.
Taking a leap into audio production—without starting with a book—independent publisher Story Plant teams up with an author and a new work…about authors.
‘Publishing is now multi-format: success in one format should not be seen as a victory over the other format.’ But are we ready yet to hear such wisdom around the UK Publishers Association’s report?
La Cifra’s independence as a publisher is both fierce and ‘generous.’ And, like other small Mexican presses, it has had to fight for shelf space.
In Malaysia, publishers like Buku Fixi and Lejen Press, are capitalizing on social media to find writers of pulp fiction, selling over 1 million copies.
The new “Talented Indies” program at Paris’ Salon du Livre offers professional attendees the chance to network with twenty Francophone independent publishers.
Susan Hawthorne argues that independent publishing is the source of cultural diversity, bringing bibliodiversity to confront megapublishing and bookselling.
Talk to a passionate independent publisher and they’ll soon have you convinced that strong independent presses are the ideal homes for many authors and their books.
With The Fast Diet, UK publisher Short Books has the biggest hit in its history. Co-founder Rebecca Nicolson reflects on why, and the role of independent publishers today.