With a 'shared goal' of 'a Europe in which free individuals can reach political consensus,' Germany and Poland came together at Warsaw Book Fair last week. The post Germany in Poland: ‘Protection from Political Interference’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
As more publishers turn to outsourced services, the international freelance marketplace Reedsy looks for pressure points in a new white paper, 'The The post Publishers in a Freelance Market: Reedsy Asks ‘How’s That Working Out for You?’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
Licenses for the youngest readers are abundant on the show floor.
Is our objective for open access and scholarly communication to maximize public access to research outputs or to bend the cost curve for licensed e-resources? Definitions of success matter. The post Open Access & Scholarly Communication: Defining Success appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Even as China is a major part of Berghahn Books' translation rights trade, the prevalence of English in the world, Marion Berghahn says, is a boon. The post Berghahn Books on Translation Rights and the Value of English appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
With impressive rights sales for Alexandria Marzano-Lesnevich's 'The Fact of a Body,' Szilvia Molnar at Sterling Lord talks about selling internationally. The post A Rights Agent’s View: Szilvia Molnar on Making True Crime Travel appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
Thanks to digital initiatives and a strong list of titles, 50-year-old UK book publisher Kogan Page is growing its business, despite more competition. The post An Indie Publisher at 50: Kogan Page’s International Language of Business appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
With more adult-content authors on the lineup and three years of experience in New York and Chicago, ReedPOP's BookCon is gearing up for book fandom. The post Fanning the Flames of Celebrity Attraction: BookCon Revs Up appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
With a goal of generating cultural tourism, the state of Kerala announces a new three-day program in November at the beach town of Kovalam. The post Dates Set in India for ‘Books on the Beach’ Literature and Tourism Festival appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
The question I receive most often from publishers is: “How do keywords impact sales?” While adding keywords to book metadata is considered best-practice, publishing businesses are naturally more interested in whether the practice will increase revenue. Keywords in this context are ‘off-page’ keywords, which are sent to retailers in an ONIX feed or added to…
At the Researcher to Reader conference, a volunteer project was launched to define a new suite of indicators to help researchers judge publishers, rather than the other way around. The post Project Cupcake: Designing a New Type of Journal Metric. appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Calling books 'an important piece of building a better future,' McDonald's Canada partners with children's publisher Kids Can Press in a book promotion. The post Canadian-Specific Content Served in Kids Can Book Promotion with McDonald’s Canada appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
Specific mentorships in Korean, Russian and Catalan as well as non-language-specific mentorships will begin in October at the association's conference. The post American Literary Translators’ Mentorship Program Applications Are Open appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
Reports in Russia describe a 60-percent growth in ebook sales last year, and analysts say digital formats may grow at 30 to 50 percent for years to come. The post Russia’s Readers Raise the Digital Stakes Amid Falling Print Sales appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
The order, issued by Denny Chin, the judge who presided over Google’s library book scanning litigation, could mean oral arguments in the copyright case could be heard this summer.
My friend Jeremy Mulford, who has died aged 79, was a poet, publisher and editor who founded Falling Wall Press in the early 1970s as a way of disseminating radical pamphlets on education and the women’s movement by authors such as Harold Rosen and Sheila Rowbotham.As the venture thrived he also published books such as…
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Writing a book is a herculean task, but writing a series is even more difficult. You have to keep track of so many elements: plot, characterization, setting, narrative arcs, subplots, relationships amongst your characters, and which character to kill next—assuming you’re a mystery author, and maybe even if you aren’t. Then there are all those…
A video highlighting the work of Alfred Wegener, an outsider to the world of geology, who discovered continental drift. The post Continental Drift: The Power (and the Struggles) of an Outsider’s View in Science appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.