EBRD's new award will draw from a wide pool of original languages for work translated into English. Submission is made by UK publishers. The post European Bank Opens a New Prize Program for Literature in Translation appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
'You have to pay for access to educational content,' says Copibec's Frédérique Couette, launching a class action lawsuit against Université Laval The post Québec’s Copibec Opens the Newest Challenge to Canada’s Copyright Modernization Act appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
The editorial lead of the translation powerhouse says AmazonCrossing's mission is 'stories that make people feel more similar than different.' The post AmazonCrossing Editorial Director Gabriella Page-Fort Named 2017 PW Star Watch ‘Superstar’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
Research indicates diversity has improved in recent years, but a generational change is needed to balance the book trade, according to researchersA survey of more than 1,000 people working in UK publishing has found that more than 90% currently in the industry classify themselves as white British.Carried out between June and July, the bookcareers.com salary…
Are you an author who wants to copyright your work? How do you go about registering the copyright? It needn’t be complicated! This infographic from Reedsy clarifies the process for securing your copyright. The post How Do I Register My Book’s Copyright? appeared first on Digital Book World.
A cuddly new publishing service has arrived to help struggling authors with ‘bookbirthing’ – and for all its new-age trappings, it seems to be catching on“Are book doulas a thing?” asks a writer I know. “I’d love to get one.”Book doulas are a thing, because where there is a need, there is a service. Traditionally,…
Today sees the launch of Metadata 2020, a new initiative to improve research metadata by increasing our understanding of its value, and engaging with the community to ensure it's fit for purpose. Led by Crossref and supported by individuals and organizations across all of scholarly communications, participation is open to all. Find out more, including…
'Always just a bit sexier and more exciting,' Macmillan's rights-powerhouse Pan Books celebrate their 70th anniversary with new Golden Pan honors. The post Pan Books at 70: Celebrating Authors, Their Sales and International Rights Success appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
'Important literature knows no borders,' says the Neustadt International Prize's sponsor. Its finalists are from France, India, Pakistan, Russia, and USA. The post Neustadt Prize Finalists Named as ‘Diverse Voices’ in ‘Important Literature’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
French novelist, biographer, director, and screenwriter Emmanuel Carrère has won Guadalajara International Book Fair’s annual Romance Languages Award. The post France’s Emmanuel Carrère Wins Guadalajara Romance Languages Prize appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
Hinton worked for media mogul for more than 50 years before he resigned from News Corp at height of hacking scandalRupert Murdoch’s righthand man for more than 50 years is to have his memoirs published, providing one of the most informed portraits of the media mogul to date.Les Hinton, who resigned from Murdoch’s company News…
PW will publish a special supplement about the Texas Book Festival, set for November 4-5 in Austin, featuring all the information needed to navigate the show. The Texas Book Festival Spotlight will be published in PW and distributed, for free, at the show.
As Sci-Hub has grown, it has come to play a larger and larger role in scholarly communications overall. At this time its presence can be felt in the background of every major strategic situation publishers face. The post Sci-Hub Moves to the Center of the Ecosystem appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
From Words Without Borders: 'Put in the time to seek out great books by women and underrepresented writers,' one of a quartet of women translators says. The post Women Translators on Women in Translation: ‘Translations Are Already a Hard Sell’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
Marji Ross, president of the conservative press Regnery Publishing, sent a letter to her authors saying the paper "prioritizes liberal-themed books over conservative books." For this reason, the bonus structure in her house's contracts will now rely on a different list.
Another busy program of more than 100 authors is announced for this year's Peruvian Hay Festival, including Cees Nooteboom, Kim Thuy, and many others. The post Peru’s Hay Festival Arequipa Adds a Day of Programming at Cusco appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
The catastrophic effects of Hurricane Harvey prompt a demonstration of how Ingram's Aerio network can 'line up books against the storm,' says Ron Martinez. The post Invention Arts and Ingram’s Aerio Mount ‘Books Against the Storm’ for Hurricane Relief appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
Most successful people credit reading, in some capacity, as a factor in their success. Certainly, the 18 extraordinary people we profile in the infographic below have publicly expressed how beneficial reading has been for them. The post The Most Influential Books of Donald Trump—and 16 Other Prominent People (Infographic) appeared first on Digital Book World.
Previously unseen pictures show that EH Shepard’s iconic images were modelled on his own son’s toy bear – not AA Milne’s His tummy as portly as it always would be, Winnie-the-Pooh’s very first appearance has been revealed in a previously unpublished sketch from the 1920s by illustrator EH Shepard.The Art of Winnie-the-Pooh brings together more…
The once hugely popular almanac has seen much-diminished sales in the digital era, and editor’s retirement persuades publisher to close itOne hundred-and-twenty years after Pears’ Cyclopaedia made its first appearance, offering “A Mass of Curious and Useful Information about Things that everyone Ought to know in Commerce, History, Science, Religion, Literature and other Topics of…