Burning Eye Books has launched a crowdfunding page in an effort to continue publishing, after the pandemic "shredded" its finances.
Dame Helen Mirren is encouraging people to support the Christmas appeal for children’s literacy charity UK Reads.
Fitzcarraldo Editions has landed What Have You Left Behind? a "powerful and devastating exposition" of the Yemeni civil war by writer and journalist Bushra al-Maqtari, translated by Sawad Hussain.
Retailer Waterstones has announced two new bookshop sites within Next shops, at Hayes and Enfield in London.
The Italian Publisher's Association (AIE) has predicted trade publishing sales will be up by between 12.6% and 16.3% at the close of 2021.
Marjoleine Kars has won the 2021 Cundill History Prize for her "superbly researched" Blood on the River: a Chronicle of Mutiny and Freedom on the Wild Coast (The New Press).
Books by Natasha Brown, Warren Ellis and Tom Gauld have been named Foyles Books of the Year.
In winning the 2021 Cundill History Prize, historian and professor Marjoleine Kars says she hopes the Guyanese will feel supported. The post Marjoleine Kars Wins the $75,000 Cundill History Prize appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
Originally founded in 2009 by Jane Friedman, Open Road enters a new chapter under the ownership of an investment group, with David Steinberger coming in as CEO. The post In New York: Open Road’s Acquisition Investors Include Steinberger, Entrekin appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
Saying 34 percent of all its articles and 16 percent of its primary research is published under open access, Springer Nature proclaims leadership in the field. The post The Open Access Race: Springer Nature Announces One Million Articles appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
This week a series of posts looking back at the lessons learned from SSP Meeting DEI sessions. Today's post looks at “Retrogression Research and Limiting Diversity: the Impact of the Pandemic on Scholarly Publishing’s Inequities” The post Community Reflections: Takeaways from the Diversity Sessions at SSP’s 43rd Annual Meeting, Part 4 appeared first on The…
Yasmine Awwad, Sophie Meadows and Mathelinda Nabugodi have been shortlisted for the Deborah Rogers Foundation Writers Award, chosen from 983 entries this year.