UK publishers are ready to capitalize on digitization as evidenced by the smart, pointed discussions at Monday’s Bookseller Futurebook Conference.
The ‘new publisher’ is a creative intermediary between the author and reader, and not merely a gatekeeper
By Dennis Abrams The older one gets, it is said, the more difficult it is to learn a second language. And that’s where b small publishing, which specializes in trade and e-books that bring bilingual parallel texts to budding young linguists, comes in. And it is the UK based company’s e-books, available globally on the iBookstore for iPad, iPhone, and …
Minneapolis-based Lerner Publishing Services announced a deal to exclusively distribute titles from Scottish children’s book publisher, Barrington Stoke
The short story has long been derided by traditional publishers as unprofitable. Yes several publishers are seeing a future in the format. What’s changed?
If the novel is like a feature film, what’s the written equivalent of the TV series? Boxfiction has an answer.
Debut author Leigh Fallon, discovered on HarperCollins’ community YA site, is one example about how the path to authorship is changing
By Dennis Abrams LONDON: With over three million copies sold in the UK alone, it’s safe to say that Robert Muchamore’s CHERUB series is a bestselling phenomenon and Muchamore himself is in high demand as a school speaker. The series consists of 15 YA novels about a group of orphans working for a junior division of the British Security Service. …
The DSC Prize of South Asian Literature awards a writer $50,000 for a work focusing on South Asian themes, and gains recognition in international publishing.
A makeshift lending library has opened at the Occupy London protest outside St. Paul’s Cathedral. Several authors have donated work to show support.