Malorie Blackman laments the lack of BAME children’s characters. I know – it’s a real battle to get writers of colour publishedMy daughter, like me, is of mixed heritage. She has wildly curly hair, as have I. When she was born four years ago I was given five copies of the same kids’ picture book…
In looking for 'solutions and people who make a positive difference,' Frankfurt this year is assembling speakers on challenge and change. The post Frankfurter Buchmesse Announces Centerpiece Event for ‘Create Your Revolution’ Campaign appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
Welbeck Publishing Group reactivates the André Deutsch line as an imprint under the direction of former Orion publisher Malcolm Edwards. The post Welbeck Names Malcolm Edwards To Publish André Deutsch Line appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
'I knew I wanted to see it as a film,' says Imagine Kids+Family chief Stephanie Sperber about Meika Hashimoto's 'The Trail' from Scholastic. The post Books to Film: Scholastic and Imagine Announce Deal To Film Meika Hashimoto’s ‘The Trail’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
The publishers' association in Riga is mounting a new bid to ease the country's VAT rates on books, after enduring sharp hikes and only modest decreases. The post Latvian Publishers Association Demands a Cut in the VAT Rate on Books appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
Lottery funds in the UK have generated more than £1.85 million for Book Aid International, and F+W Media's assets in arts and crafts go to Peak Media. The post Industry Notes: UK Postcode Lottery Helps Book Aid; F+W Fine Arts Sold to Peak Media appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
The Association of American Publishers chief is polling its membership to predict where Donald Trump's China tariffs on books could do the most damage. The post AAP’s Maria Pallante Calls For Industry Input on Trump’s China Tariffs on Books appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
A new report into arts leadership is disturbing – but by its measures, Karl Stefanovic counts as a diverse hire. The real situation is even worseThere’s a popular saying among those of us who champion representation: that you cannot be what you cannot see.If you have leafed through Diversity Arts Australia’s report into the state…
For a second year, the Hay Festival works with a Dallas bookstore to stage a smaller event parallel to the Hay's Mexico festival at Querétaro. The post Hay ‘Forum’ Dallas Programming Announced for September appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
At the Frankfurter Buchmesse, a "Focus: Film" networking sequence will include a pitching session for books with potential for screen development. The post Frankfurter Buchmesse Calls for ‘Revolutionary’ Book Pitches for Film appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.