France’s great comics event, the Festival International de la Bande Desinée at Angoulême, faces serious criticism for being dominated by men.
The new president of PEN International, Jennifer Clement, discusses the organization’s mission to support human rights and its outlook for the future.
Erin L. Cox looks at her career in publishing and wonders, does the number of female CEOs really measure the impact women have on the publishing business?
Women rising to leadership roles in publishing is complicated by social history and individual factors, say publishing pros.
Publisher Stefan Tobler of And Other Stories in the UK has committed to a year of publishing only books by women, in response to “gender bias” towards men.
After analyzing 15 years’ worth of top literary prize winners, Nicola Griffith notes that books about women rarely win.
Publishing Perspectives would like to hear from women executives in publishing about the leadership challenges they face and how they envision the future.
Writing on the blog Love German Books, translator Katy Derbyshire makes the call for a prize honoring women authors in translation.
Donna Tartt, Chimamanda Adichi, and Jhumpa Lahiri are among the finalists for The Bailey’s Women’s Prize for Fiction (formerly the Orange Prize) awarded June 4.
By Siobhan O’Leary In Germany, the publishing workforce consists primarily of woman, but what are their prospects at the upper management level? The group Netzwerk Bücherfrauen recently presented a study compiled based on a survey of 1,200 publishing professionals about their work situations — and the results for women were not good: Though women in the industry tend to have …