Under the aegis of Ashleigh Gardner, Wattpad Studios’ deputy general manager for publishing, the reading and writing platform at last has announced the development of its own publishing wing, Wattpad Books.
Taking the long view on a vast marketplace, this year’s Reading X conference from OpenBook in Beijing focused on reader engagement and content development.
Taking stock as the new year comes in, Copyright Clearance Center’s ‘Beyond the Book’ podcast series has a trio of 2018 look-back episodes on tap.
The 20th iteration of Russia’s ‘Non/Fiction’ Book Fair drew some 30,000 attendees, and readers showed strong interest in domestic authors and books on weighty topics.
The platform again assesses interest trends and finds its readership and writers engaged in a wide-ranging discussion of diversity and tolerance.
Sometimes called ‘direct export,’ the best route to markets in Europe for Québec’s publishers may be through European booksellers–and agile ground teams to get their attention.
Teens, beset with the attractions of electronic entertainment and believed to have shrinking attention spans, joined educators on a panel at Salon du livre de Montréal.
Marina Kameneva, head of Russia’s largest bookstore chain, Moscow Books, on the number of bookstores, book sales, and readers in Russia today.
The New York Public Library is testing Instagram users’ interest in long-form reading with newly designed and developed ‘Insta Novels.’
New research published in the journal Psychology of Popular Media Culture shows that less than 20 percent of US teens reported reading for pleasure.