The 2019 International Publishing Distribution Forum will be at Frankfurter Buchmesse, and in the UK, Emerald launches its redesigned platform.
The international bookstore chain adds seven stores run directly by Kinokuniya after the company merges with its US gift and stationery subsidiary chain.
The London-based Curtis Brown Creative program is placing two author training sequences in the UAE, close on the heels of Sharjah’s first Emirati Book Fair.
Springer Nature says this is the first survey ‘dedicated to understanding the views of book authors on open access across all subjects and regions.’
As the Macmillan Learning advisory board members called Bedford New Scholars work with the publishing house, the program can work as a kind of fellowship that might interest some graduates in publishing careers.
Bookcase Literary Agency is handling international rights sales for Serial Box–which has an ‘Orphan Black’ series coming–and Amazon’s ‘Best So Far’ 2019 list is out for summer reading.
For decades a champion of science fiction and fantasy in the UK industry, Malcolm Edwards concludes a 43-year career in the business.
Shortly after presenting the Danish AI specialists’ Manuscript Evaluation software at Publishers’ Forum, UNSILO announces a partnership with Wiley.
Translator Damion Searls has received the US$10,000 Wolff Translator’s Prize, and the Women Poet’s Prize announces a collection of Rebecca Swift’s work.
Springer Nature’s leadership says it’s ‘encouraging a significant shift in publishers’ view[s] of their role in the transition to open access.’