Finland’s third largest publisher has been acquired by Sweden’s Storytel. In Iceland this week, the UK’s Ian McEwan is the first recipient of a new award.
The publisher of Flatiron Books now leads Macmillan’s Henry Holt. And New York’s Scandinavia House hosts a reception for Frankfurt Guest of Honor Norway.
Two studies from campus research programs indicate that ‘students are taking full advantage of the new, cost-effective options’ from publishers.
Spain’s educational publishers raise the alarm in a new report on competing regulations, politics, and economic support in the country’s 17 regions.
This month’s Publishing Next program is set in Miramar, Goa, with participation from Big Five and independent publishing representatives.
The short film ”Reading Where the Wild Things Are in The Great Rift Valley’ was released last October and has been singled out by London’s EVCOM awards.
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.