The Cambridge, Harvard, and Princeton university presses and Simon & Schuster published the 2024 PROSE Excellence Awards.
London Book Fair: IPA Focuses on Sustainability
The International Publishers Association’s programming for London Book Fair centers on the SDG Publishers Compact.
USA: Princeton University Press Opens Diversity-Driven Development Grants
The new program from Princeton’s press offers book-development guidance and mentoring, first to writers working in science and mathematics.
David Abulafia’s ‘Human History of the Oceans’ Wins £40,000 Wolfson Prize
‘We are living through rather more history at the present time than most of us would ideally choose to do,’ says Wolfson jury chair David Cannadine in the digital prize announcement.
The UK’s Wolfson History Prize Announces its 2019 Shortlist
The Wolfson History Prize 2019 shortlist includes biographies of Wilde and Victoria, and studies in archeology, ornithology, seagoing wartime commerce, and ‘legacies of Nazi persecution.’
Industry Notes: Princeton Press Opens Audio Division; PRH Ireland Supports Fighting Words
Princeton University Press announces its PUP Audio division with four frontlist titles for the fall. And Penguin Random House Ireland partners with the charity Fighting Words on a student anthology.
LBF Ahead: University Presses Rally for Trade Shows
When you ask leading university press personalities, the phrase you keep hearing about the ‘sheer joy’ of attending trade shows is?—’face-to-face.’
Talking With Shelley Frisch on Translating Kafka’s Biography
‘I love puzzling out words and constructions’ in translation, says Shelley Frisch, with references to her Stach-Kafka work.