'"Galaktika" has agreed to pay each author whose work it infringed for compensation,' according to the Authors Guild's statement. The post US Author’s Guild Announces Copyright Infringement Agreement With Hungarian Magazine appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
Great book covers sell books. Professional cover designers are trained in the craft of typography, photo editing, and design—but they’re not expected to know anything about your book or your visual preferences. Luckily, a document called a Creative Brief exists to help you convey your intentions to your graphic designer. Here’s all you need to…
A look at the many personality conflicts behind the establishment of Cell Theory. The post Cell Theory and the Feuds Behind It appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Focusing on debut Latin American talent, Victor Hurtado's agency's rights sales are promoting new voices from the Spanish-language markets. The post Agency Rights Update: Barcelona’s VicLit Agency and Its Latin American Novels appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
Germany-based Bookwire announces a major new client in ebook distribution, and Frankfurt Book Fair partners with a distribution association on a new networking event. The post Distribution Notes: Bookwire Signs Bonnier’s German Publishers; Frankfurt and IPDA Debut Forum appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
From The Times of India: 'Not available elsewhere in the world,' two centuries of the British Library's Bengali collection is being made available free. The post British Library: Digitizing 200 Years of Early Bengali Books appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
Children’s book illustrator Ehsan Abdollahi says Kafkaesque reasons given for refusal An acclaimed Iranian illustrator has been denied a visa to attend the Edinburgh international book festival amid growing criticism of the UK’s handling of Iranian visas.Ehsan Abdollahi, described by the festival’s director as a “highly respected, award-winning Iranian illustrator of kids’ books”, was due…
A discussion on how watermarking e-books plays into publishers' overall DRM strategies, and its effectiveness.
When Marilyn Edwards, who has died aged 71, took up a job at the Publishers Association in 1965, she found herself at the focal point of a book trade still retaining something of its character as a cottage industry – dozens of independent publishers, each with its own characteristics, serving bookshops up and down the…
'A constant indefensible attack on freedom and rights in Turkey': Nermin Mollaoğlu on the detention of Princeton University Press author Koray Çalışkan. The post Freedom To Publish: Kalem Agency Author Koray Çalışkan Under House Arrest in Turkey appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
Once awarded the Order of the Red Banner of Labor for 'the communist education of children and youth,' the Soviet-born Detskaya Literatura is being sold. The post Publishing History: Russia Is To Privatize the Soviet-Born ‘Detskaya Literatura’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
From Asymptote: 'You are the consequence or the aggregate of your agreements,' says Michael Hofmann in an exchange about life as a translator. The post Michael Hofmann on Translation: ‘An Immense Effort of Affection’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
Several institutions are working in Jakarta to cultivate interest in foreign rights sales: the Lontar Foundation, National Book Committee, and Indonesia Rights Fair. The post Rights Interest Rising: Indonesian Publishers on International Trade appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
Viet Thanh Nguyen's 'The Sympathizer' is an international success and Pulitzer winner, with rights sold around the world. And a sequel is in the works. The post Rights Update: Viet Thanh Nguyen’s ‘The Sympathizer’ Sells to 24 Territories appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
Publishers are becoming 'increasingly selective' as some rights directors say offshore interest in YouTube celebrity books may be waning. The post Foreign Rights: Do YouTube Celebrity Books Travel? appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
Revenue at the publisher rose 4% in fiscal 2017 over the previous year, and operating income increased 17%. In announcing its latest financial results, the company also unveiled a program called Scholastic 2020, which aims to drive long term improvement in operating income.
I’ve put words on the page since I can remember. Not great words at first, mind you, but words, nevertheless. You could say I’ve been in the relentless pursuit of telling story in a meaningful, engaging, awesome way before I knew how to spell. I am, as it turns out, a writer. Is that different…