As ‘Fuego y Furia’ is readied by a Planeta team of translators for Vintage Español’s North American Spanish edition, ‘Fire and Fury’ is now listed as ‘in stock’ on Amazon.com and selling fast.
Entries open today (January 22) in the Forward Prizes in for Poetry, with a total purse of £16,000 (US$22,175) divided among three categories of work. Writing from the UK and Ireland is eligible.
UK-based Unicorn announces a new retrospective on American artist Brian Kershisnik; and US-based Open Road Media announces banner revenues in 2017 driven by its new ‘Ignition’ marketing offer. By Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief | @Porter_Anderson ‘Intimidating and Illuminating’ he latest announced art-book acquisition for the UK-based Unicorn Publishing is Looking for Something, the first solo retrospective in more than 10 years …
Not only debut translators but the editors who take a chance on them are recognized in Daniel Hahn’s TA First Translation Prize meant to highlight ‘new voices, skill, and risk-taking.’
First on the calendar is Edinburgh’s Scottish Book Trade Conference in February. And in April, London Book Fair’s Quantum conference’s programming is featuring audiobooks and seldom-heard voices.
With the School of Life organization headed for its 10th anniversary, the program is beginning distribution in the American and Canadian markets with Consortium, the first volume of compiled readings due out in February.
Margaret Atwood, Philip Pullman, Bridget Christie and those surprise ‘Letters Live’ performers are among personalities set for the Hay Festival 31st season special events in Wales, with early bird tickets going on sale to the public today (January 16).
With ‘a lot of anxiety to many businesses as they grapple with the full implications’ of the European Union’s new data privacy regulations, the UK’s Publishers Association launches a special toolkit for its member publishers.
‘A sad irony to see the so-called leader of the free world trying to limit freedom to publish.’ The International Publishers Association slams the Trump cease-and-desist effort and libel law comments as ‘a new and worrying development.’
Among unknowns facing the UK book industry this year, the idea of a Waterstones sale is among the most vexing. There’s one point of agreement: Industry players would like managing director James Daunt to stay in place.