Ohio State University Press' Tony Sanfilippo weighs in on the role of academic publishers in the current political climate. The post Guest Post, Tony Sanfilippo: University Press Publishing Under an Autocracy appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
In the UK: There's a new call for creative proposals on online literature; and a Nigerian and UK publisher are among new Consortium clients. The post Industry Notes: Showcase Offers £7,500 in International Commissions; Nigeria’s Cassava Signs With Consortium appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
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.
Although one of its inspirations didn't live to see it open, Yangon Book Plaza is intended to expand traditional ideas of bookselling in Myanmar. The post Myanmar’s Book Plaza: A Hope That Consumers Will ‘Spend Time Inside the Shop’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
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…
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…
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…
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.
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.
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.
The second U.S. Publishing Mission to Cuba ended its visit to the country on a note of optimism over future relations while acknowledging political realities under the new U.S. administration.
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…
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.
As much a club as a library, St. Petersburg's Book Capella offers high-priced memberships for 'book apostles' in a classic library setting. The post Alfaret’s New ‘Book Capella’ Called Russia’s Most Expensive Library appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
Future Publish's program at Leipzig Book Fair includes a tour, as literary fiction and free speech intersect at conferences in the US and UK. The post Germany’s ‘Future Publish’ at Leipzig; Faber’s Page and Europa’s Reynolds on Literature appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.