Funders have shifted their focus, and are funding, investing in, or launching initiatives that compete with publishers and constrain researchers. What changed? The post Collision Course — Why Are Funders Straying from Their Lane? appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Rogers Coleridge & White's David Miller is remembered in London as a deeply respected literary agent, a compelling author, and 'wonderful father.' The post London’s Tribute to Agent and Author David Miller: ‘Boundless Curiosity’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
Amazon Publishing, the largest publisher of translations, will be at the London Book Fair with a rights list of suspense, memoir and literary titles. The post Amazon Publishing at London Book Fair: Literary Fiction, Suspense, Memoir appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
'Our digital services can easily be used as a platform for testing' books, Morten Strunge tells Publishing Perspectives, on acquiring a new publisher. The post Sweden’s Storytel Buys Denmark’s People’s Press: ‘Everybody in the Same Family’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
As London Book Fair's opening approaches, we look at another round of titles on offer in this year's bustling, sold-out International Rights Center. The post Rights Watch: Books Headed to the London Book Fair’s Rights Center appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
Hot air and rightwing controversy fuel social media and fill column inches, but there’s no evidence they make people buy books. Quite the oppositePublishing has always been a controversial industry. Its history of banned books, lawsuits and angry letters wouldn’t look out of place in the most far-fetched of novels. And publishers have to strike…
First Republic of Consciousness award to honour small presses recognises the London independent for short story collection Counternarratives by John KeeneSet up to reward “brave, bold and brilliant” small presses for taking risks on “niche fiction”, the inaugural Republic of Consciousness prize has been won by Fitzcarraldo for publishing Counternarratives by John Keene.Fitzcarraldo, a London-based…
A neuroscientist tries to explain his research to different audiences, from a five year-old to a colleague. The post Different Levels of Complexity Require Different Communication Strategies appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
In a new conference partnership this year, Nielsen's BookInsights and London Book Fair's Quantum come together to emphasize data, consumer comprehension, and actionable insights for publishers. The post Nielsen’s BookInsights and London Book Fair’s Quantum: Collaborative Conferencing appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
'Publishers take on the same risks as writers,' and the IPA's Prix Voltaire is open for 2017 nominations—which so far have an Asian concentration. The post Open for Nominations, IPA’s 2017 Prix Voltaire Is Attracting Many Asian Submissions appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
Lindsey Pollak turned her love of advising young people into a career as a super-powered speaker and consultant on millennials in the workforce.
John Parsley, formerly v-p and executive editor at Little Brown, has been named v-p and editor-in-chief of Dutton. Berkley executive editor Brent Howard and the Caliber line will also move to Dutton.
With an application deadline of April 30, Frankfurt's Fellows will bring together an international cohort of publishers, editors, and rights specialists. The post Frankfurt Book Fair’s Fellowship Program Is Open for 2017 Applications appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
How much can a single editor distort the citation record? Investigation documents rogue editor's coercion of authors to cite his journal, papers. The post Citation Cartel Or Editor Gone Rogue? appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
'Selling and managing rights is at the heart of our business,' says Gill Coleridge on conferring the first Deborah Rogers Foundation Bursary Award to Sam Coates in London. The post In London, Vintage Books’ Sam Coates Wins First Deborah Rogers Foundation Bursary appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
As we near London Book Fair, the adult coloring book tide has receded, but these Danish hygge titles are plentiful. Who's missing out? Danish publishers. The post Of Hype and Hygge: Those Books Aren’t Danish appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
In an interview with Words Without Borders, Elizabeth Kostova talks about her work ‘to get all this wonderful contemporary literature from Bulgaria into English.’ The post Author Elizabeth Kostova on Her Mission to Promote Bulgaria’s Writers appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
Following the latest executive order on immigration issued by President Donald J. Trump, a growing list of authors have committed to participating in #Read4Refugees, a read-in dedicated to raising awareness of, and funding to combat, refugee issues.