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From Novel to VR: Making The Times’ ‘Lincoln in the Bardo’
February 15, 2017 at 2:30 am

Director Graham Sack and producer Jennifer 8. Lee collaborated with The New York Times on a short virtual reality film based on 'Lincoln in the Bardo.' The post From Novel to VR: Making The Times’ ‘Lincoln in the Bardo’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

Milo Yiannopoulos delays memoir to add details of protests against it
February 14, 2017 at 12:21 pm

Far-right British Breitbart controversialist says it would be absurd for his book not to cover ‘the insanity’ surrounding its publicationPublication of rightwing controversialist Milo Yiannopoulos’s memoir Dangerous has been delayed until June, so that he can include details of the controversy surrounding his book deal and the recent student protests that resulted in cancelled speaking…

Ukraine publishers speak out against ban on Russian books
February 14, 2017 at 10:14 am

Latest skirmish in conflict with hostile neighbour will threaten domestic book trade, say leading figures from the industryUkrainian publishers have reacted angrily to their government’s ban on importing books from Russia, claiming it will create a black market and damage the domestic industry.The ban, passed by Ukraine’s parliament, is the latest front in the battle…

Monograph Output of American University Presses, 2009-2013
February 14, 2017 at 5:30 am

This is a report on the monograph output of American university presses. The report had the cooperation of 65 presses, which contributed their historical data to the project. The report shows the output of the presses and provides a more granular analysis by subject area and press size. The post Monograph Output of American University…

First Authors Announced in France’s Frankfurt Book Fair Guest of Honor Program
February 14, 2017 at 2:30 am

At the Berlin Film Festival's Soirée française du cinéma, authors are announced for participation in France's Guest of Honor plans at Frankfurt Book Fair. The post First Authors Announced in France’s Frankfurt Book Fair Guest of Honor Program appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

For the Love of Writers: A Heartthrob Romances the Radish
February 14, 2017 at 2:30 am

Valentine's Day marks the anniversary of Radish, a platform that serenades its users with micropayments: 'We're devoted to our writers,' says Paul Baek. The post For the Love of Writers: A Heartthrob Romances the Radish appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

Jalada Africa’s Traveling Book Festival Is Ready to Roll
February 14, 2017 at 2:30 am

Twelve cities in East Africa will be visited in March by the Jalada Africa writers' collective's first multinational festival, a celebration of creativity. The post Jalada Africa’s Traveling Book Festival Is Ready to Roll appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

Why Hindawi Left the STM Association and What It All Means for the Industry
February 13, 2017 at 5:30 am

Hindawi recently announced they would no longer be members of the STM association, citing the trade association's 'overwhelming focus on protecting business models of the past'. What does this mean for Hindawi and for the industry? The post Why Hindawi Left the STM Association and What It All Means for the Industry appeared first on…

Canada’s New CARL ‘Roadmap’: Toward Better Scholarly Communication
February 13, 2017 at 2:30 am

The Canadian Association of Research Libraries has released a plan to improve open and effective scholarly communication between publishers, libraries, researchers and others. The post Canada’s New CARL ‘Roadmap’: Toward Better Scholarly Communication appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

Big Turnout for PubWest Conference
February 13, 2017

Approximately 250 people attended this year's PubWest's annual conference, the largest turnout since Kent Watson has been executive director.

AWP 2017: All Our Coverage
February 13, 2017

Here are all our daily stories of the AWP 2017 Conference, which took place in Washington D.C. between February 8-11.