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Hachette scoops four of six CrimeFest awards
May 22, 2018 at 1:45 am

Hachette managed a virtual clean sweep at the 10th annual CrimeFest awards, taking four of the six categories, with YA writer Patrice Lawrence and debut novelist Helena Duggan among the winners.

Why CLPE's Reflecting Realities project matters
May 22, 2018 at 1:45 am

The Centre for Literacy in Primary Education's chief executive explains why it is launching the UK's first survey of ethnic representation in children’s literature.

'Unblinking' Tash Aw novel to 4th Estate
May 22, 2018 at 1:45 am

4th Estate has signed an “unblinking” novel from prize winning Taiwanese author Tash Aw, described as “devastating” and “poignant”.

The New York Rights Fair Changes the Rights Floorplan at BookExpo
May 22, 2018 at 1:30 am

The jury is out on how things will go for BookExpo trade visitors at the Javits Center and the show's rights badge-holders, who will be in two different parts of the city–as the New York Rights Fair makes its debut at the Manhattan Pavilion. The post The New York Rights Fair Changes the Rights Floorplan…

When Rights Are Alleged To Be ‘Trampled’: Authors Sue Education Publisher Cengage
May 22, 2018 at 1:30 am

How are authors' contractual rights with a publisher best handled when the house rolls out a digital subscription offer and promises that its entire content library will be on offer that way? An authors' lawsuit of Cengage is calling the question. The post When Rights Are Alleged To Be ‘Trampled’: Authors Sue Education Publisher Cengage…