As Banned Books Week opens, Penguin Random House is taking some of the most heavily attacked books on the road. By Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief | @Porter_Anderson Taking the Fight on the Road t Frankfurter Buchmesse (October 18 to 22), programming on tap in many parts of the world’s largest book publishing trade fair reflects the…
Our Rights Roundup of children's titles has work originating in Turkey, France, Finland, Germany, Singapore, Spain, and the Czech Republic. The post Children’s Books Edition: Pre-Frankfurt Rights Roundup appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
The National Centre for Writing (NCW) has named the mentees selected for the latest round of its Emerging Translator Mentorships Programme 2023, now in its 14th year.
Nancy Campbell has won the Ackerley Prize 2023 for memoir and autobiography for Thunderstone: A true story of losing home and discovering another (Elliott & Thompson).
M L Rose, Francesca Catlow and G J Ogden have been shortlisted for Amazon’s 2023 £20,000 Kindle Storyteller Award.
Canongate has announced a 17-strong longlist for this year’s Nan Shepherd Prize, which spotlights underrepresented voices in nature writing.
American literary agents report having to do “invisible” labour and facing race-related inequities, a survey by the Association of American Literary Agents (AALA) has found.
The Paris bookstore Chantelivre, owned by publisher L’École des Loisirs, has opened a 'House of Stories' where kids engage with narratives. The post Children’s Books Edition: L’École des Loisirs’ New ‘House of Stories’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
Human-dependent peer review is inequitable, suffers from injustice, and is potentially unsustainable. Here's why we should replace it (eventually) with AI-based peer review. The post Ending Human-Dependent Peer Review appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Ayanna Lloyd Banwo has been crowned winner of the Goldsboro Books Glass Bell Award 2023 for her “radiant and powerful” debut novel, When We Were Birds (Hamish Hamilton), a mythic love story set in Trinidad and Tobago.
Mayo Agard-Olubo has been announced as the winner of the Mo Siewcharran Prize 2023 for Kid Rex vs the Dastardly Dust Bunnies.
Markus Dohle, the former c.e.o. of Penguin Random House, spoke about the "huge opportunities" of Artificial Intelligence (AI) at a Publisher’s Weekly (PW) publishing conference on AI.
Emily Barrett and Liane-Louise Smith are joining the Blair Partnership as agents from Little, Brown and the Madeleine Milburn Literary Agency respectively.
Canongate Bonds will give staff additional payouts in years where the company pays dividends to its shareholders.
Barcelona's Anna Soler-Pont and Villeurbanne's Magalie Delobelle are recalling 'LitAg Moments' with us for Frankfurt's 75th. The post Frankfurt’s 75th Edition: Two Agents’ ‘LitAg Moments’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.