As tickets go on sale for Margaret Atwood’s tour in Australia and New Zealand, Alex Fane speaks at FutureBook in London about staging and paying authors.
With four program tracks, the upcoming 2019 FutureBook Live conference in London includes Barnes & Noble and Waterstones’ James Daunt among its keynotes.
A new class of 40 ‘Rising Stars’ in the UK publishing industry is named by The Bookseller, in association with sponsor Frankfurter Buchmesse.
The annual ‘Nibbies,’ as the British Book Awards are known, this year are led by the acclaimed Irish author, Sally Rooney, who calls herself ‘astonishingly lucky.’
The British Book Awards, or ‘Nibbies’–which comprise both industry and book honors–today announce their books of the year shortlists.
The British Book Awards organizers report having ‘an incredibly strong list of more than 50 submissions’ for its new small-press category.
The Independent Bookshop of the Year category of the 2019 Nibbies has a 48-store shortlist and is broken into nine regions in its initial round.
Festival directors, journalists, authors, broadcasters, editors, publishers, booksellers, illustrators, translators, educators, and literary agents are among the big cohort of judges for the 2019 ‘Nibbies.’
The annual British Book Awards, with winners to be announced May 13, are widening their recognition of independent publishers and of nonfiction and illustrated work in children’s books.
Brexit is set to take place at the end of March 2019. Will the UK’s FutureBook Live be able to call itself Europe’s largest publishing innovation conference next year?