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.
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.
This year's politically-charged AWP conference concluded Saturday evening with a candlelight vigil outside the White House and good sales reported from the book fair floor.
Head of venerable press says his sector has important role in the defence of free speech and champions the revival of literary fiction and traditional booksFaber & Faber’s chief executive has called for publishers to oppose crackdowns on free speech and the rise of so-called fake news. Stephen Page made his comments after the publisher…
TED Ed presents a video Periodic Table of the Elements. The post Meet the Elements appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Litprom, the Society for Promotion of African, Asian and Latin American Literature, has chosen 10 titles from German and Swiss publishers. The post Dialogue Through Translation: Litprom’s Latest Translation Grants appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
With Russian books accounting for up to 60 percent of its market, Ukraine's ban on those titles is alarming the country's publishers and booksellers. The post Ukraine Enacts a Winter Ban on Book Imports From Russia appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
Haruki Murakami has more books translated into Korean than English, writes Colin Marshall for the Los Angeles Review of Books. The post On Korean Readers’ Fondness for Murakami in Translation appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
The Association of Writers and Writing Programs annual conference in Washington D.C. continued in a highly politicized vein through its second day, with a march and rally at the Capitol building, in addition to a packed event featuring Chimamanda Ngozie Adichie and Ta-Nehisi Coates.
AWP 2017's keynote speaker, Azar Nafisi, the author of 'Reading Lolita in Tehran,' blasted President Trump in a fiery presentation and urged writers to use their imaginations to resist the tyranny of the Trump administration.
The Association of Writers & Writing Programs, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, kicked off its annual conference on Thursday with politics on people's minds, as exhibitors, panelists and attendees expressed their opposition to the Trump presidency.