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Coronet acquires Adult Virgins Anonymous
May 30, 2020 at 1:45 am

Coronet has acquired UK and Commonwealth rights to Adult Virgins Anonymous, a novel about two 20-something virgins who meet at a support group, by YA writer Nicole Burstein, writing under the pseudonym Amber Crewe.

Lockdown diaries: the agent
May 30, 2020 at 1:45 am

Agents are often described as friends and therapists as well as a tough negotiators. The former really came into its own when COVID-19 hit. We work solely for our clients; we are the somewhat invisible middlemen (or women) whose role it is to put our authors’ needs first. But a global pandemic suddenly makes that…

Coronavirus Worklife: OUP’s Nigel Portwood on ‘Weathering the Challenges’
May 29, 2020 at 12:13 pm

An international publisher, Oxford University Press is 'managing employees and navigating markets at different stages with the crisis,' says Nigel Portwood. The post Coronavirus Worklife: OUP’s Nigel Portwood on ‘Weathering the Challenges’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

Coronavirus Worklife: OUP’s Nigel Portwood on ‘Weathering the Challenges’
May 29, 2020 at 12:13 pm

An international publisher, Oxford University Press is 'managing employees and navigating markets at different stages with the crisis,' says Nigel Portwood. The post Coronavirus Worklife: OUP’s Nigel Portwood on ‘Weathering the Challenges’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

Norway’s Beat Technology Signs a Denmark Trio for an Audiobook Platform
May 29, 2020 at 9:48 am

Today's news marks the next step in Beat Technologies' drive to create bespoke D2C audiobook and ebook platforms for marquee-level publishers. The post Norway’s Beat Technology Signs a Denmark Trio for an Audiobook Platform appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

Friday’s BookExpo Online Sessions Schedule; Jonathan Karp To Lead S&S
May 29, 2020 at 7:43 am

The news of Jonathan Karp's promotion to CEO of Simon & Schuster coincides with the conclusion of BookExpo's US trade show 2020 digital sessions. The post Friday’s BookExpo Online Sessions Schedule; Jonathan Karp To Lead S&S appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

Friday’s BookExpo Online Sessions Schedule; Jonathan Karp To Lead S&S
May 29, 2020 at 7:43 am

The news of Jonathan Karp's promotion to CEO of Simon & Schuster coincides with the conclusion of BookExpo's US trade show 2020 digital sessions. The post Friday’s BookExpo Online Sessions Schedule; Jonathan Karp To Lead S&S appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

Bursting the South Asian literary bubble
May 29, 2020 at 1:45 am

Today sees the launch of South Asian LitFest, a free, live online festival I've created to show celebrate and showcase authors both from the subcontinent and the diasporic South Asian writing community around the world. Why do we need it? Well, even as the publishing industry talks about diversity, more often than not, there is only room for one brown…