An international publisher, Oxford University Press is ‘managing employees and navigating markets at different stages with the crisis,’ says Nigel Portwood.
Celebrating the funny side of fiction, jurors for the 20th edition of Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize for comic fiction announce their shortlist picks today.
Today’s deals come from India, Sweden, the UK, Finland, Italy, and Norway and include art books, adult fiction, kids’ nonfiction–and historical train tales.
Five of the Society of Authors-administered prize programs with a combined £100,000 at stake are to be awarded in digital programming next month.
Coronavirus Worklife: ‘Forget all the failed attempts at finding synergies with multimedia,’ says Richard Charkin to publishing’s leadership. ‘Try again.’
One juror for the 2020 Young Writer of the Year award says she hopes ‘we won’t see a rash of virus or pandemic stories.’
To ‘provide a resource in time of need,’ Cambridge University Press reaches out to its experts and specialists around the world for reflections on the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic.
Bryan Washington, focused on what he calls ‘marginalized communities, communities of color, and queer communities of color’ wins the 2020 Dylan Thomas Prize.
Rights deals are being made from Romania and Serbia to Indonesia and Israel, as publishers look to enrich their lists beyond the coronavirus lockdown.
Having raised close to £200,000 (US$246,885) in online and offline fundraising efforts, Wales’ Hay Festival today is announcing its digital edition.