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Tiya Miles Wins Canada’s $75,000 Cundill History Prize
December 1, 2022 at 10:01 pm

Harvard's Tiya Miles wins the Cundill History Prize's top honor for 'All That She Carried,' a 2021 National Book Award winner. The post Tiya Miles Wins Canada’s $75,000 Cundill History Prize appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

Guadalajara: CANIEM’S Seminar on Accessible Publishing
December 1, 2022 at 4:22 pm

In this program from the Mexican Publishers Association, IPA's Karine Pansa calls accessible publishing 'not only a good decision, but also a good commercial decision.' The post Guadalajara: CANIEM’S Seminar on Accessible Publishing appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

In England, the Banipal Prize Names Its 2022 Shortlist
December 1, 2022 at 12:34 pm

Three English translations of Arabic literary works are now are in contention for the 2022 Saif Ghobash Banipal Prize. The post In England, the Banipal Prize Names Its 2022 Shortlist appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

Foyles names works by Patel, Halliday and Said as Books of the Year
December 1, 2022 at 9:32 am

Foyles has named Sheena Patel’s I’m a Fan (Rough Trade Books) as its Fiction Book of the Year, alongside Thomas Halliday’s Otherlands (Allen Lane) as Non-Fiction Book of the Year and S F Said’s Tyger (David Fickling Books) as Children’s Book of the Year. 

What does this year’s double Booker win mean for south Asian literature?
December 1, 2022 at 7:47 am

With Sri Lanka’s Shehan Karunatilaka and India’s Geetanjali Shree taking home two of publishing’s biggest prizes, what next for one of the world’s most overlooked literary regions? Why isn’t more south Asian fiction published outside the subcontinent? And is the tide now turning? As this year has shown, it’s prizeworthy stuff. In October, Sri Lankan…

New Report Finds NYC Publishing, Bookselling Jobs Fell Between 2010 and 2020
December 1, 2022

In a report designed to measure the economic impact of NYC's various publishing segments, the first-of-its-kind study found that the number of book publishing jobs dipped 1.7% between 2010 and 2020, while bookselling jobs tumbled 37.1%. The average book publishing salary was $119,000, compared to a $39,000 wage for booksellers.

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