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.
London Book Fair’s 2020 Trailblazer Award Longlist: Promising Pros
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.
CONTEC Mexico Conference in February: Sales, Distribution, Innovation
Innovation and the digital dynamic in sales and distribution get special attention this year in the annual Contec México conference in February.
US Book Sales for Half of 2017: Looking Good, So Far
Showing upticks for both adults and children’s/YA book sectors, US book sales look good for the first half of 2017–if adjustments don’t change things.
How Publishers Can Boost the Value of Intellectual Property
What if the value of a publisher’s IP isn’t just content but organizational, too? A key consultant says publishing needs a reproducible process to harness creative ideas
Ether for Authors: How London Beat BEA’s Pants Off
Porter Anderson looks back on BEA 2013 through the prism of the self-published indie author and finds the show out-of-touch with the realities of the industry.
E3 Software Aims to Streamline Literary Rights Management
Barcelona-based E3 has spent a decade developing a software as a service platform to help literary agencies and others manage rights more efficiently.
Indian Author Receives Record-Breaking $900,000 Advance
Amish Tripathi, whose fiction re-imagines Hindu myths as fiction, has received a 50 million rupee ($912,000) advance for the South Asian rights to his next trilogy.
Publishing in 2002 vs 2012: Better, Worse or a Stalemate?
Provocateur John Reed reflects on the decade in publishing based on his experience publishing his 9/11 Orwell satire Snowball’s Chance in 2002 and again in 2012.
Should Books Tell You How Long They Will Take to Read?
Would putting the estimated number of hours it would take a reader to finish a book right there on the jacket be a good marketing tool? Or put readers off?