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Welbeck Names Malcolm Edwards To Publish André Deutsch Line
August 16, 2019 at 4:04 am

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.

Latvian Publishers Association Demands a Cut in the VAT Rate on Books
August 15, 2019 at 1:30 am

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.

Australia's creative industry is shockingly white. Don't be discouraged | Beverley Wang
August 14, 2019 at 2:00 pm

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…

Hay ‘Forum’ Dallas Programming Announced for September
August 14, 2019 at 1:50 am

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.

Frankfurter Buchmesse Calls for ‘Revolutionary’ Book Pitches for Film
August 14, 2019 at 1:30 am

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.