The Desperate Literature Short Fiction Prize has announced a new landmark partnership with The Literary Consultancy and revealed the judging line-up for 2022.
Record sales show that even the ability to carry thousands of books in one portable electronic device is not enoughIn 2009, when Amazon’s Kindle ebook was launched in the UK, it seemed impossible to imagine that a dozen years later booksellers would be reporting a record year of sales of paperbacks and hardbacks. Despite the…
The Bookseller’s annual Christmas trading survey, backed up by new data from the Booksellers Association, suggests that the majority of indie booksellers had an excellent festive sales period.
Once again the children’s writer Julia Donaldson tops the year-end ranking of writers through Nielsen, but a rise in sales of backlist titles saw a number of authors with large oeuvres make an appearance.
Allison & Busby has netted an "explosive" debut novel by former police officer Graham Bartlett.
An “exhilarating and insightful” memoir of life as a fighter pilot from Commander Paul Tremelling has been signed by Penguin Michael Joseph.
Quadrille is publishing a companion book to the eighth series of BBC1's "The Great British Sewing Bee".
Waterstones has apologised and said it is "deeply embarrassed" after award-winning author Derek Owusu was asked for ID in a London branch when he offered to sign copies of his books.
Recommendations for this year's gathering of publishers, literary agents, and producers have come from more than 30 countries. The post Film Rights: The 2022 ‘Books at Berlinale’ Selects 10 Books From 190 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
The northern-Finnish rights-trading program 'Black Hole: Books Meet Rights' has its second annual outing, February 11 and 12. The post Rights Edition: Finland’s Oulu Stages the 2022 ‘Books Meet Rights’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
Today's Rights Roundup features writings from France, South Africa, Greece, Finland, and the United Kingdom. The post Rights Roundup: ‘Wordless Comics’ and Cat Pictures appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
If you think it's been cold where you live this week, take a look at Yakutsk. The post The Coldest Town on Earth appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.