A ‘sea change in trade book publishing,’ writes Richard Charkin, accelerate as Brexit puts the UK industry’s EU exclusivity into a new light.
The FuturePublish conference in Berlin was one of the last physical events of its kind this year, and will be a digital show in January.
Frankfurter Buchmesse presents seminars on COVID-era bookselling, translation, and publishing, in cooperation with the Goethe-Institut and the Hellenic Foundation for Culture.
Touting its one-year-old Méxican service as a success, the company is opening a new advertising effort, buoyed by pandemic-era activity.
After three decades at the head of UK publicity agency Midas, Steven Williams and Tony Mulliken announce they will retire from their executive roles at the company.
‘Midas had to quickly pivot our business model,’ says Jason Bartholomew in London, ‘to think of a new type of proposals that fit a rapidly changing economic landscape.’
As print sales fall, Czech publisher Grada focuses on its digital subscription platform and much-needed tech upgrades to meet the growing demand for digital content.
The UK’s Royal Voluntary Service for the elderly is the charity of the year at London Book Fair, which is also honoring young publishing players.
The London Book Fair’s Trailblazer Awards for publishing professionals younger than 30 has a longlist of 31 contenders in its fifth year of operation.
Firebrand Technologies’ NetGalley is introducing a premium level of functionality for publishers, and the American Literary Translation Association has opened its 2019 cycle of awards to submissions.