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.
Syria’s Rafik Shami is one of the world’s leading Arab writers. He’s now launched a new press to bring new Arabic voices to the attention of English-language readers.
In the era of e-readers and digital publishing, large publishers in the US, UK and Europe have changed their criteria for selecting companies to acquire
By Roger Tagholm Using new technology to spark interest in some of the oldest of books -– in part that’s the philosophy of one of the new companies that presented at the Publishers Launch Children’s Book Conference on October 10 in Frankfurt. Based in London’s Soho, intellectual property development company 1454 is currently working with Amazon to develop an innovative …
Andrew Wilkins reports live from the Literary Agents Center and the halls of the Frankfurt Book Fair on Thursday.
Internationally bestselling writer John le Carre regrets supporting the removal of retail price regulations in the UK that ultimately hurt independent booksellers.
Philip Downer said at TOC Frankfurt that protected book markets in Europe preserve diversity of publishing and bookselling in contrast to markets like the UK.