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China Bestsellers in May: Emotion and Promotion
June 28, 2022 at 3:57 pm

Emotional content from a favorite author and strong annual '618' promotions boosted China's charts in May. The post China Bestsellers in May: Emotion and Promotion appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

IPA Opens Registration for Its 33rd Congress
June 28, 2022 at 7:52 am

The 33rd International Publishers Congress heads for Indonesia in a fully physical presentation, with speakers including Jesús Badenes, Gabriella Page-Fort, and Adi Ekatama. The post IPA Opens Registration for Its 33rd Congress appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

Oslo’s Tragedy Reinforces WEXFO’s Importance
June 27, 2022 at 9:15 am

Norway's weekend shooting raises the stakes for the World Expression Forum as an arena for constructive disagreement and debate. The post Oslo’s Tragedy Reinforces WEXFO’s Importance appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

German Book Trade’s Peace Prize: Ukraine’s Serhiy Zhadan
June 27, 2022 at 8:15 am

The German Peace Prize board praises Ukrainian writer Serhiy Zhadan for his portrayal of wartime conflict and his humanitarian efforts in Ukraine. The post German Book Trade’s Peace Prize: Ukraine’s Serhiy Zhadan appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

Germany’s Bookwire Now Offers Artificial Narration for Audiobooks
June 27, 2022 at 8:12 am

Text-to-speech automated audiobook narration arrives at Bookwire, amid the company's insistence on its respect for human narration. The post Germany’s Bookwire Now Offers Artificial Narration for Audiobooks appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

Going Legit Part 2: The Continuing Path from Piracy to Partnership
June 27, 2022 at 5:30 am

An SSP Meeting Session showing the results from publisher partnerships with Researchgate suggest the company is shifting from a source of potential infringement to a distribution channel that is being folded into more and more organizations. The post Going Legit Part 2: The Continuing Path from Piracy to Partnership appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.

In the UK, a New Literary Magazine, With International Intent
June 24, 2022 at 4:36 pm

The new literary magazine 'Fictionable' launches June 27 with short works including graphic fiction and translation. The post In the UK, a New Literary Magazine, With International Intent appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

Sharjah Opens Submissions to Its 2022 International Book Fair Awards
June 24, 2022 at 12:38 pm

With a deadline of September 1, the Sharjah International Book Fair Awards are now accepting submissions in its six categories. The post Sharjah Opens Submissions to Its 2022 International Book Fair Awards appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

Ask the Community: What Did SSP 2022 Mean to You?
June 24, 2022 at 5:30 am

In the last of this series of posts about this year's Annual Meeting, SSP's Marketing & Communications Committee cochairs ask members of our community what the conference meant to them The post Ask the Community: What Did SSP 2022 Mean to You? appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.

Translator Frank Wynne Responds to Richard Charkin’s Column
June 23, 2022 at 3:33 pm

Following the publisher Richard Charkin's column for us on translators and translation, Frank Wynne offers his considered reaction. The post Translator Frank Wynne Responds to Richard Charkin’s Column appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

Copyright and Coronavirus: IPA at WIPO’s ‘SCCR’ Sessions
June 23, 2022 at 12:04 pm

Effects of the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic on world copyright issues was a key focus at WIPO's 42nd SCCR meetings. The post Copyright and Coronavirus: IPA at WIPO’s ‘SCCR’ Sessions appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

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