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Collision Course — Why Are Funders Straying from Their Lane?
March 13, 2017 at 5:30 am

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.

Amazon Publishing at London Book Fair: Literary Fiction, Suspense, Memoir
March 13, 2017 at 2:35 am

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.

Rights Watch: Books Headed to the London Book Fair’s Rights Center
March 13, 2017 at 2:30 am

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.

Abrams Press's First Title Due in May
March 13, 2017

The first book to be released under Abrams Press, the new text-driven nonfiction imprint at Abrams Books, is 'Grocery' by food writer Michael Ruhlman. The title is scheduled to hit shelves on May 16.

Prize set up to reward 'brave, bold' publishers goes to Fitzcarraldo
March 10, 2017 at 6:00 am

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…

Nielsen’s BookInsights and London Book Fair’s Quantum: Collaborative Conferencing
March 10, 2017 at 2:30 am

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.

John Parsley Named EIC At Dutton, Among Other Changes
March 9, 2017 at 11:00 pm

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.

Frankfurt Book Fair’s Fellowship Program Is Open for 2017 Applications
March 9, 2017 at 2:10 pm

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.

Citation Cartel Or Editor Gone Rogue?
March 9, 2017 at 5:30 am

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.

In London, Vintage Books’ Sam Coates Wins First Deborah Rogers Foundation Bursary
March 9, 2017 at 2:30 am

'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.

Of Hype and Hygge: Those Books Aren’t Danish
March 9, 2017 at 2:30 am

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.

Author Elizabeth Kostova on Her Mission to Promote Bulgaria’s Writers
March 9, 2017 at 2:30 am

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.