The Association of American Publishers is taking legal action in Arkansas and Texas in cases related to banning books in libraries and bookstores. The post Battling Literary Censorship: New Court Action appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
Exclusive to Publishing Perspectives: Elsevier's Rachel Martin, speaking at a climate conference, predicts carbon labeling on printed books. The post Climate: Martin Predicts Carbon Emission Labels on Books appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
With its Paris Book Market opening today, BIEF is observing 150 years of its service to French publishing in the international industry. The post In Paris, BIEF Celebrates Its 150th Year: ‘Open Marketplace’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
The Nature Writing Prize for Working-Class Writers will return for its fourth year in 2023, the organisers have announced, with entries opening on Friday 2nd June and the winner to be announced at a ceremony in London on 12th September.
Alex Wharton and Nia Morais have been appointed children’s laureate Wales and bardd plant Cymru (Welsh-language children’s poet laureate), respectively.
In The Race to Be Myself, the Olympian athlete will detail her battle for permission to compete as a woman with hyperandrogenismStormzy’s #Merky Books is to publish Olympian Caster Semenya’s memoir this year.South African athlete Semenya, whose book is titled The Race to Be Myself, was just 18 when she won the 800m at the…
Caroline Bovey and Julian Mash have been appointed to Bloomsbury UK as UK sales head of non-fiction and UK sales head of special interest titles, respectively.
Kate Blincoe and Helen O’Neill have been named winners of the Curae Prize for writers who are carers, launched by author Anna Vaught in late 2022 to “offer a platform to writer-carers, offering creative focus and access to the publishing industry".
Trade figures have described the non-fiction market’s struggles against streaming channels, the cost of living crisis and depleted attention spans but stress that a thirst for “solutions-based” publishing continues.
Simon & Schuster UK is launching publishing’s first romance TikTok creator house with six top BookTok influencers in Brighton in July.
By acquiring the Washington, D.C.–based literary agency, WME signals a deepening focus on literary talent and specifically nonfiction, as well as a physical expansion into the D.C. area.
As part of its campaign to protect its members from the rise of large language models and other artificial intelligence tools, the Authors Guild has released four new model contract clauses concerning the technology. Earlier, the Guild released a survey of members that found that 69% of those that responded think their careers are threatened…
The German Nonfiction Prize's jury praises Ewald Frie's picture of urban-rural tension as 'inspiring innovative historiography.' The post In Hamburg: Ewald Frie Wins the 2023 German Nonfiction Prize appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
Abu Dhabi's Sheikh Zayed Book Award adds an 'Editing of Arabic Manuscripts' category as it opens a new round of submissions. The post Sheikh Zayed Book Award Adds New Category, Opens Submissions appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
The Audio Publishers Association finds in its annual report that audiobook sales generated $1.8 billion in the United States in 2022. The post APA Report: US Sees Double-Digit Audiobook Sales Growth for 11th Year appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.