A writing conference in Boston explores issues of diversity and racism, and how the publishing business can better reflect and engage with America’s increasingly diverse population.
With its content “primarily in English” now—more languages to come—the venture is meant to take China’s digital literature and self-published content to a world audience.
The US’ Authors Guild widens its services with self-publishing instruction; university students in Turkey gain access to De Gruyter journal resources.
One of Germany’s major publishers offers two platforms to self-published authors—and one of them leads toward the traditional industry, not away from it.
The new Amazon UK Kindle Storyteller Award is open to writers everywhere, as BookCon in New York announces Margaret Atwood, Dan Brown for June 3 and 4.
Can self-publishing find traction in scholarly publishing as it has parts of general publishing? A recent panel at London Book Fair took up the question.
In the USA, BookExpo includes audiobook events. In Canada, ebook design is stressed in a competition. And in the UK, a bookseller features a self-published novel.
Called Type & Tell, Bonnier’s new self-publishing platform has been quietly tested in Sweden. Its English edition launches during London Book Fair.
In the crowded author services field, veteran self-published author Scott La Counte launches BuzzTrace to help authors track social media conversations.
Joanna Penn—known as The Creative Penn in the self-publishing community—takes a step made by many strong self-publishers: launching a small press.