The distribution and remote-printing powerhouse Ingram Lightning Source becomes the anchor tenant at Sharjah Publishing City, the world’s first free trade zone for publishing.
A new round of grants opens for publishers who want to translate Scottish literature, and in Bern, Peter Lang strikes a deal for distribution and POD.
A new program for classrooms: The UK’s Make Our Book is free to schools and is ‘properly magical’ for students, says its creator Emma Barnes.
Ingram’s Kelly Gallagher talks about what book distribution encompasses in a more global and digital industry, and how on-demand technology saves everyone money.
‘We don’t have a problem with space,’ says Alexandre Gaudefroy. His bookshop can provide you with one of millions of titles, while you wait. Print-on-Demand has a dedicated foothold in Paris.
Spain-based Lantia’s crowdfunding platform has become a ‘channel’ for Latin American independent titles, says CEO Enrique Parrilla.
POD publisher and digital distributor Lantia will provide global print publication for two Paulo Coelho novellas, beating out his traditional publishers.
Our series on print on demand sponsored by Ingram Content Group, begins with two companies using short print runs and one-off printings to expand their business into new markets.
By Joanne Gail Johnson PORT-OF-SPAIN: In the Caribbean, we struggle, like other people around the globe, for increased media autonomy and international participation on our own terms. A long, long, long time ago, before I was a published author, when my childhood love of books was being nourished in Trinidad on the imported imaginings of Dr. Seuss rhyme and Enid …
By Kassia Krozser, Booksquare.com As publishing great and small struggles to see into the future—will it be ebooks? Will mobile phones or the mythical Apple Table save publishing? How are we going to put all these pieces together? Discussions of the implications of the Google Book Settlement make for intellectual fodder, but out there in the real world, people are …