A new accord between Springer and Projekt DEAL will produce 13,000 or more articles annually. And B&T now has international distribution of McSweeney’s.
Toronto-based Wattpad announces another international content development deal for Asian markets, and Sweden’s Bonnier has a film option for ‘Spotify Untold.’
The writers’ action against the agency practice of ‘packaging’ teams for studios escalates to federal court with antitrust and anti-racketeering charges.
Wattpad cites a 10-million-person rise in worldwide monthly active users. And Cengage faces another court challenge to its subscription model.
Welbeck Publishing Group reactivates the André Deutsch line as an imprint under the direction of former Orion publisher Malcolm Edwards.
Lottery funds in the UK have generated more than £1.85 million for Book Aid International, and F+W Media’s assets in arts and crafts go to Peak Media.
The Liber 2019 Awards in October will honor Mexico’s Juan Villoro, and the US-based Sisters in Crime names a new Taylor Bland prize winner.
An Atlantic crossing for Joseph O’Connor’s ‘Shadowplay’ from Europa Editions, and a boomerang career move for publishing director Clare Hey in London.
ormerly with Terre di mezzo and Mondadori, Giulia Rizzo moves to Harper Italia’s children’s division, credited with a ‘fresh look and open mind.’
Having distributed more than 400,000 children’s books last year, the PRH-Kellogg’s partnership, Feeding Reading, is back this year with 125 titles on offer.