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Industry Notes: Short Story Awards in Spain and the United Kingdom
January 14, 2021 at 9:22 am

The Madrid-based Desperate Literature program and the BBC National Short Story Award open submissions and name their 2021 jurors. The post Industry Notes: Short Story Awards in Spain and the United Kingdom appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

Children's Books North to roll out mentoring scheme
January 14, 2021 at 1:45 am

Children’s Books North co-founders Tilda Johnson, Emma Layfield and Liz Scott are launching a mentoring scheme for emerging publishing professionals living in the North of England and in Scotland.

Black & White picks up two more from Maskame
January 14, 2021 at 1:45 am

Black & White Publishing has acquired Estelle Maskame’s seventh YA novel, Becoming Mila, to be published on the 6th May 2021 as the first book in a two-part series. 

A hunger for personalisation
January 14, 2021 at 1:45 am

Personalised books, created via an app or online, are increasingly popular – just look at the success of Wonderbly or Penwizard. It seems strange, then, that this vogue for personalisation has not transferred to the genre of cookery publishing, despite the obvious synergy.  Cookery book sales continue to thrive in the UK, but it is not…