The Emirates Publishers Association’s member presses have had ‘hundreds of works translated into 27 languages,’ says Rashid Al Kous. (Sponsored)
Richard Charkin: Hard Times
Richard Charkin’s ‘lessons for survival’ include making ‘cash flow and profit more important than prizes and warm feelings.’
University Press Week: A Total 158 Campus Publishing Companies
The 11th iteration of University Press Week highlights ‘pressing social conversations’ and ‘vital scholarship,’ among other things.
Richard Charkin in London: An Updated A-Z of Trade Publishing
Updating his first Publishing Perspectives column published four years ago, Richard Charkin offers a fresh look at trade book publishing.
Frankfurt Fellow: Klett-Cotta’s Corinna Kroker on an ‘Openness to Narrative Forms’
‘This feels very liberating,’ says Klett-Cotta’s Corinna Kroker, on formats ‘that extend an understanding of what a novel has to be.’
Frankfurt Fellow: Helena Gonda ‘Getting Under the Skin of Stories’ at Scotland’s Canongate
Canongate’s Helena Gonda specializes in acquiring narrative nonfiction that might ‘help us understand ourselves or the world.’
Finnish Frankfurt Fellow Kalle Siltala: ‘A Versatile View’
Helsinki’s Kalle Siltala’s family founded one of the two publishing houses at which he works. He’s one of this year’s Frankfurt Fellows.
Russian Book Market: Paper Shortages and Prices Challenge Recovery
Despite having more than 20 percent of the world’s forests, Russia is market with a paper shortage that means higher book prices.
The UK’s Publishers Association 2020 Report: A 2-Percent Rise
Amid the challenges of the pandemic year 2020, the United Kingdom’s overall publishing market rose 2 percent.
Richard Charkin: A ‘Chasm’ Between Academic and Trade Publishing
‘The last 20 years have seen an ever-growing chasm between academic and trade publishing on the technology front,’ writes Charkin.