London’s International Excellence Awards extend their nomination dates, and Hay’s season opens with its Colombian festival dates.
At Simon & Schuster, Jonathan Karp Announces Dana Canedy’s Departure
The publisher of the Simon & Schuster imprint, Dana Canedy, is leaving to write her memoir’s sequel, which S&S is to publish in 2024.
European Federation’s New ‘Global Bookselling Report’: Markets Bearing Up
The European and International Booksellers Federation’s report sees growth trends of between 5 and 15 percent.
During LBF: Rebecca Smart, Paul Kelly Named DK Co-CEOs
Penguin Random House’s Markus Dohle appoints Rebecca Smart and Paul Kelly to succeed Carsten Coesfeld at DK.
Awards: HarperCollins India Wins Top ‘Publishing Next’ 2021 Industry Honor
The eighth cycle of the Publishing Next industry award recognizes Indian publishing houses, professionals, and books.
IPA Prix Voltaire Laureate Pham Doan Trang Sentenced to Nine Years in Vietnam
The 43-year-old Vietnamese free-expression activist, publisher, and author Pham Doan Trang won the IPA’s Prix Voltaire in 2020.
IPA Joins International Demand for Pham Doan Trang’s Release in Vietnam
With a court date now in place for Vietnam’s Pham Doan Trang, freedom-of-speech and human-rights organizations are calling for her release.
Wiley Acquires J&J Editorial; Open Road Revenue Is Up 22 Percent
US industry notes: Wiley acquires peer-review specialist J&J Editorial, and Open Road announces first-half revenue gains in 2021.
Industry Notes: A Digital Charles Clark Memorial Lecture: September 29
Artificial intelligence and copyright, legal consideration and ethics, are in play in a dual-speaker Charles Clark Lecture this year.
Ahead of COP26: Elsevier Joins the 2040 Climate Pledge
The signing of the Climate Pledge this summer by Amsterdam-based Elsevier sets it on course to ‘achieve net-zero carbon emissions by 2040.’