The German-born British children’s writer Judith Kerr is now a member of the Platinum Bestseller club, awarded the honor by Specsavers and Nielsen Book.
From World Literature Today: ‘What gets lost is the musicality of the poem,’ says poet Simon Armitage on translating the late-14th-century chivalric epic.
‘Publishing needs new voices,’ says Julia Bell, project director of The Mechanics’ Institute Review, an anthology of short stories from Birkbeck University.
‘State attempts to control the flow of information, especially in the digital space, are short-sighted and misguided,’ says a new statement from the IPA.
Cambridge University Press swiftly restores censored ‘China Quarterly’ articles. The UK’s Unicorn announces a new series in Chinese contemporary art books.
Ninety-five percent of freelance pros at the Reedsy Marketplace have worked for the Big Five. Now we know more about what they’re making.
‘We cling on to the idea that the UK is so different from all the other countries.’ And change, says Bloomsbury’s Richard Charkin, is a new constant.
Talking of ‘innovative and affordable solutions to assist schools and universities,’ Odilo announces a deal with the European Commission.
‘What we are producing is to be relied upon in this world of fake news.’ This, says Orion’s Katie Espiner, is global book publishing’s message today.
‘Women need to almost un-condition themselves,’ says Emerald’s Vicky Williams, who joins The Markets’ panel at Frankfurt Book Fair on women in publishing.