The Geneva-based International Publishers Association is represented by speakers in a number of London Book Fair events.
In Wales, Swansea University’s Dylan Thomas Prize: The 2023 Shortlist
Work from Australia, Nigeria, the Republic of Ireland, the United Kingdom, and Somalia is on the Dylan Thomas Prize 2023 shortlist. By Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief | @Porter_Anderson ‘Hugely Different in Style, Subject, and Genre’ arlier this month, the Sunday Times Charlotte Aitken Young Writer of the Year reported its winner, the author of Oxblood (Bloomsbury Publishing). As we’ve written in the …
The UK’s Rathbones Folio Prize, Looking for New Sponsor, Names Its 2023 Winners
The American critic and memoirist Margo Jefferson wins the 2023 Rathbones Folio Prize, which is looking for new sponsorship.
Richard Charkin in London: ‘The Perils of Literary Publishing’
Exclusive: In this second of our pre-publication excerpts from Richard Charkin’s ‘My Back Pages,’ a look at what Charkin describes as a ‘mismatch of incentives’ in literary publishing.
In England, the Yoto Carnegies Announce Children’s Books Shortlist
From the Yoto Carnegies, the Shadowers’ Choice Medals will again engage selected school programs, with sponsorship from Scholastic.
London Book Fair: A Keynote From Mayor Khan on the Climate Crisis
With a focus on Ukraine and daily keynotes each morning, London Book Fair’s programming is beginning to take shape.
Nielsen BookData 2022: A ‘Slight Decline’ in UK Book Sales
In 2022, Nielsen BookData saw a 10-percent fall in ebook volumes in the UK, and a 3-percent drop in print. Audiobooks’ growth slowed.
Sustainability: Exact Editions Promotes ‘Collections’ for Book-Award Juries
In the crowded book-awards space, Exact Editions recommends its environment-friendly digital ‘collections’ for prize-program jurors.
British Book Awards: Trade and ‘Book of the Year’ Shortlists
The British Book Awards contenders for Book Trade and Book of the Year are announced, with the shortlists consisting of 29 categories.
London Book Fair’s New Director Gareth Rapley: ‘A Rich History’
The new director of London Book Fair, Gareth Rapley talks about the trade show ahead in mid-April and its place in the industry.