On the way to Europe's Digital Single Market, booksellers are alarmed by proposed EU legislation on geo-blocking and its potential effects on ebook sales. The post Europe’s Geo-Blocking Debate: Booksellers on the Ropes appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
Honoring fortitude in the face of challenges to freedom of expression, the IPA Prix Voltaire can recognize both people and institutions. The post International Publishers Association Announces Prix Voltaire Shortlist appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
New recognition for efforts that Sharjah's royal family and civic leadership have made, Sharjah follows Athens 2018 in the "World Book Capital" designation. The post UNESCO Names the UAE’s Sharjah World Book Capital 2019 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
New York, NY (June 22, 2017) – Open Road Integrated Media (OR/M), a digital media company, announced that its newsletter business has reached the 1,000,000-subscriber mark. Lead by Early Bird Books, for fans of discount deals, The Lineup for fans of true-crime and horror fans and The Portalist for fans of science fiction and fantasy,…
The publisher of children's comics magazine The Phoenix is looking to expand the business with global distribution, bigger subscriber base, and rights deals The post ‘The Phoenix,’ Rising: A UK Comics Publisher Sees ‘Lots of Opportunities’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
In a bid to build a comprehensive digital educational content platform for Russia, the publisher Prosveshcheniye creates a partnership with ISP Yandex. The post Edtech: Russian Publisher Prosveshcheniye Announces a Digital Educational Platform appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
'Global vision, local service' is how Bookwire has pushed deep into its Latin American expansion after success in Germany and Spain. The post Bookwire’s Spanish Markets Footprint: Selling More Ebooks ‘In the Jet Stream’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
What's changed in a career like Kate Hibbert's? 'The status of rights selling,' says this historian's daughter who's seen a lot of the industry. The post Rights Pro of the Year: Kate Hibbert on ‘the Status of Rights Selling’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
Those in digital publishing in Mexico say things are looking up somewhat, despite slow growth and a marketplace still discovering the opportunities. The post At Frankfurt’s CONTEC Mexico: Digital Under Discussion appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
Frankfurt Book Fair's 'The Markets' conference explores an industry that keynote speaker Andrew Wylie says stands 'at odds with the nationalist agenda.' The post Frankfurt’s ‘The Markets’ Conference: France, India, Southeast Asia, UK, USA appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
Without much in the way of economic initiatives, Russia's support measures for publishers and booksellers leave most of the effort to regional governments. The post Russian Government Support Disappoints Publishers and Booksellers appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
In his keynote at Frankfurt's The Markets, the arch-agent Andrew Wylie will address the forces of nationalism: 'The publishing world is in opposition.' The post Andrew Wylie and the Internationalist Imperative: ‘A Profound Moral Question’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
British-born translator Jessica Cohen and Israeli author David Grossman share the £50,000 Man Booker International purse for 'A Horse Walks Into a Bar.' The post Author David Grossman and Translator Jessica Cohen Win the 2017 Man Booker International Prize appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
In an enlightening exchange of questions and answers, a German and Singaporean editor trade insights on their markets' opportunities and challenges. The post A Dialogue in International Children’s Publishing: Singapore and Germany appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
'To create a reading culture on the way to a knowledge-based economy,' as Seth Russo puts it, Ahmed Al Ameri's Sharjah Publishing City will soon be open for business. The post A Sharjah Publishing City Update: ‘We’re Selling Out’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
IPR License's Instant Rights can handle transactions, from selection through contract and invoice generation, online payment, and sales reports. The post IPR License Rolls Out ‘Instant Rights’ Transactions, Start to Finish Online appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
Known for agency-publishing innovation and for his mastery of a personality-driven business, literary agent Ed Victor is recalled by publishing leaders. The post Remembering Ed Victor: ‘Ferocious Negotiating Skills’ and ‘Inexorable Charm’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.