The winners of this year’s publishing-house awards are based in Tanzania, Switzerland, Iran, the United States, Colombia, and New Zealand.
Capturing guidance on the COVID-19 pandemic’s effects on publishing in international markets, the IPA’s listing tracks input from member-associations.
Research houses and scholarly publishers and associations are pooling their content for professional and public access free of charge.
As tickets go on sale for Margaret Atwood’s tour in Australia and New Zealand, Alex Fane speaks at FutureBook in London about staging and paying authors.
Created in memory of the late New Zealand literary community figure Michael Gifkins, the new award provides a publishing contract and advance.
Extending the outreach effort of its literature programs for young people, New Zealand’s Storylines Trust revamps its plans for more touring this year.
Although open to men as well as women, the Jefferis Award has yet to go to a male writer. And some Hachette Audio YA titles have Booktrack scores.
France, Australia, US, China, Sudan, Brazil, Poland, New Zealand and more factor into the honors: New Bookstore of the Year category a popular favorite.
The Nielsen Consumer Confidence Index combined with Bookscan data offers a snapshot of what’s happening in global book publishing markets.
The Guardian reports that the New Zealand government has banned Ted Dawe’s award-winning YA novel, Into the River, after protests from a Christian group.