The International Excellence Awards will include an honor for the first time in April 2018 for a publisher in the audio space amid 16 categories of prizes.
Now with a ‘pitch slam’ event in which writers present projects to agents, the November ‘Writer’s Summit’ is co-chaired by The Guardian’s Alison Flood.
In Canada, BookNet’s check on sales shows ebooks a bit up, In the UK, a new author day is announced by London Book Fair and the US-based Writer’s Digest.
As BookExpo’s trade-show floor opens at Javits Center in New York City on Thursday, London Book Fair’s Virtual Conference will be in full sway on the ether.
The challenge is to respond to the customer ‘as a partner or collaborator,’ says one expert in a discussion of where publishing is in the digital dynamic.
From Hungarian Literature Online: Foreign rights director Ágnes Orzóy on her first experience in representing Magvető Publishing at London’s big trade show.
‘I completely disagree with the phrase “publish or perish,” says one voice in academic publishing. So what does the digital disruption disrupt?
Now in a second printing by Grove Press in the States, ‘The Accusation: Forbidden Stories From Inside North Korea’ finds a growing audience of concern.
‘Every turn is a potential discovery of a new voice, an unexpected sensibility,’ says poet Arundhathi Subramaniam about London Book Fair in March.
Can self-publishing find traction in scholarly publishing as it has parts of general publishing? A recent panel at London Book Fair took up the question.