The shortlists for The British Book Awards 2023 have been revealed, covering the prizes for Books of the Year and those dedicated to the trade.
For so long, it seemed that readers were only interested in the experiences of people like me if we were traumatised, not triumphant – and I internalised this as an indisputable factGet our weekend culture and lifestyle emailI can’t pinpoint exactly when I started imagining myself in the stories I read but I know it…
Almost 80 years after the first of Tove Jansson's Moomins appeared, the US market finds the durable characters at Barnes & Noble. The post Rights Edition: Tove Jansson’s Moomin Characters Licensed to Barnes & Noble appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
In Egypt, a new publisher for the Naguib Mahfouz estate's Arabic-language rights means a fresh outreach to younger readers. The post Rights Edition: A Young Egyptian Publisher for Naguib Mahfouz’s Writings appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
Following the robust turnout and programming at Bologna Children's Book Fair, Rights Roundup looks at some work for the adult market. The post Rights Roundup: Post-Bologna Rights Deals for Adults appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
Patrick French, the biographer of VS Naipaul, has died aged 56.
Jacaranda Books and Fane are producing a film to “bring to life the locales and communities” at the centre of Alford Dalrymple Gardner’s Windrush memoir, Finding Home.
An all-female shortlist for the Yoto Carnegie Medal for Writing has been unveiled, with seven authors including Jessie Burton and Sita Brahmachari up for the award, while six “outstanding” illustrators are in contention for the Medal for Illustration.
The Edinburgh International Book Festival has announced a new partnership with Waterstones to help support the festival as it transitions to a new site at the Edinburgh Futures Institute in 2024.
Hannah Gold, Silvia Vasquez-Lavado, Tony Wheeler and Emma Willsteed were awarded prizes at the Edward Stanford Travel Writing Awards in London last night (16th March).
Curtis Brown is partnering with the media outlet Black Ballad on a new mentoring programme for unpublished Black women writers.
Vintage has announced plans to publish 18 new editions of award-winning author Ian McEwan’s backlist this year, with the first tranche going on sale on 8th June.
Doubleday has unveiled the UK press tour, as well as the publicity and marketing campaign, for Romantic Comedy, the new novel from Curtis Sittenfeld.
Best double check those Roman numerals in your copyright notice... The post Roman Numeral Error Shaved Ten Years Off A Movie’s Copyright appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Trade bodies have warned that the budget, announced in the House of Commons on 15th March, “won’t provide any quick fixes” and that it “remains to be seen” whether assurances around bringing down inflation and avoiding recession will materialise, but say a nod to the creative industries and a commitment to protecting the UK’s copyright…