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Kaufmann's 'Black Tudors' to be 'epic' TV drama
February 16, 2018 at 1:45 am

The production company behind the ITV series "Vera" and BBC1's "Shetland" has acquired exclusive television rights to Black Tudors: The Untold Story (Oneworld) by Miranda Kaufmann.

Kobo’s Michael Tamblyn Talks Walmart and E-books
February 16, 2018

International e-book retailer Rakuten Kobo has a long history of partnering with retailers to deliver e-books, but Kobo its new partnership with Walmart is on a whole different level.

S&S Posts Solid 2017 Sales, Earnings
February 16, 2018

Fourth quarter sales rose 12% at S&S while earnings jumped 22%. These gains helped the publisher to an 8% sales gain for the full year, with earnings up 11% over 2016.

Two children's authors dropped by agents amid claims of sexual harassment
February 15, 2018 at 11:36 am

In the wake of online accusations, The Maze Runner author James Dashner has lost representation, as has Thirteen Reasons Why author Jay AsherThe Maze Runner author James Dashner has been dropped by his literary agent after a series of anonymous accusations of sexual harassment were made against him online.The bestselling novelist is one of several…

Evaluating Open Access Programs
February 15, 2018 at 5:30 am

It often seems that it is taken for granted that open access will accelerate scientific discovery, but how would we evaluate this? Do we even know that it is true? The post Evaluating Open Access Programs appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.

Wales’ International Hay Festival Fellow Named for 2018-2019
February 15, 2018 at 2:30 am

The Hay Festival events in Colombia, Peru, Spain, Mexico and Wales are part of the package won each year by a single practitioner in writing. Its the Hay Festival International Fellowship. The post Wales’ International Hay Festival Fellow Named for 2018-2019 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

Wales’ International Hay Festival Fellow Named for 2018-2019
February 15, 2018 at 2:30 am

The Hay Festival events in Colombia, Peru, Spain, Mexico and Wales are part of the package won each year by a single practitioner in writing. Its the Hay Festival International Fellowship. The post Wales’ International Hay Festival Fellow Named for 2018-2019 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

The Netherlands’ Sweek Adds a Spanish-Language Contest With PRH Grupo Editorial
February 15, 2018 at 2:30 am

Now with more than 100 contests as part of its writing-and-reading mix, the Dutch platform Sweek is working a Spanish-language competition, #Soytalento, into the program. The post The Netherlands’ Sweek Adds a Spanish-Language Contest With PRH Grupo Editorial appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

The Netherlands’ Sweek Adds a Spanish-Language Contest With PRH Grupo Editorial
February 15, 2018 at 2:30 am

Now with more than 100 contests as part of its writing-and-reading mix, the Dutch platform Sweek is working a Spanish-language competition, #Soytalento, into the program. The post The Netherlands’ Sweek Adds a Spanish-Language Contest With PRH Grupo Editorial appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

Publishers challenge HEFCE over OA monograph plans
February 15, 2018 at 1:45 am

University press publishers have challenged the head of research policy at funder HEFCE over plans to require all monographs to be published Open Access to be eligible for the 2027 Research Excellence Framework (REF).