At the daylong FutureBook Live conference in London, one session tried to envision ides of publishing’s future beyond book-based models.
At the third ‘Building Inclusivity’ conference, speakers discussed how publishers can better reflect the UK’s diverse population and why it’s important.
FutureBook Live in London will try to move attendees ‘out of their comfort zone’ amid the uncertainties of the UK market’s post-Brexit future.
The winner of Norway’s 2018 ‘Bookstore Award,’ chosen by booksellers, is a novel based on the country’s World War II-era past. And in the UK, SpecSavers names a dozen prize winners.
The 2019 Publishers’ Forum in Berlin will feature a programming partnership with the Frankfurter Buchmesse’s THE ARTS+, while Publishing Scotland has issued its call for fellowship applications.
The Costa Book Awards for 2018 drew a record 641 entries across the program’s five categories. In January, the five category winners will be announced, followed by the overall winner’s ceremony.
The winner of the 2018 Goldsmiths Prize for ‘The Long Take,’ Robin Robertson talks about acquiring world rights to ‘Trainspotting’ for Secker in 1992.
The far-reaching DSC Prize, based in India and devised to support literature in all South Asia, has issued its eighth annual shortlist.
‘It is the cleanest energy as long as nothing happens,’ says author Serhii Plokhy of nuclear energy, winning the Baillie Gifford for ‘Chernobyl.’
Peirene Press founder Meike Ziervogel is spending a year in Beirut to learn the language and translate more of the region’s literature into English.