US-based Authors Guild announced a series of traveling workshops for writers around the country and honored ‘VIDA: Women in Literary Arts’ with its most prestigious award.
A book jurors say ‘flies us through a galaxy of departures and arrivals’ is named the Man Booker International Prize in London, author Olga Tokarczuk and translator Jennifer Croft sharing the £50,000 purse.
The PBS ‘Great American Read’ TV program has its two-hour opener. And Open Road Media’s direct-to-consumer marketing program, Ignition, is being offered now to Ingram’s distributed publishers.
Amazon’s new Merch Collab program promises to connect brands with designers and manufacturers to create branded merchandise, with Amazon tracking sales and paying royalties.
During BookExpo at the Javits Center next week, trade visitors and rights specialists will be in two different parts of the city, as the New York Rights Fair makes its debut at the Manhattan Pavilion.
How are authors’ contractual rights with a publisher best handled when the house rolls out a digital subscription offer and promises that its entire content library will be on offer that way? An authors’ lawsuit of Cengage is calling the question.
Three attorney-authors are up for this year’s Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction, with an autographed copy of the late writer’s ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ waiting for the winner. The public votes through June 30.
This year’s Gutekunst Prize from the Goethe-Institut NY goes to translator Nick Andrews. And in Canada, the French Embassy has announced two translation initiatives, both with July 20 deadlines.
In categories of art, photography, fiction, nonfiction, and speciality books, the 213-year-old New England Society announces winners of its award for trade books of regional interest and significance.
Peter Mayer, former Penguin CEO and publisher of Overlook Press, died on May 11, 2018. He will be remembered around the world for his zeal for book publishing and literature.