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Darley Anderson opens illustration arm
September 17, 2020 at 1:45 am

The Darley Anderson Agency has opened an illustration arm that will represent artists across both children's and adult lists. 

Covid diaries: the bestselling author
September 17, 2020 at 1:45 am

It's no secret that most authors are introverts. That doesn't mean that we don't enjoy bookshop events and literary festivals. Who doesn't love talking about their books or their writing process? But afterwards, we are spent, drained of energy, and need to recharge. Writing is a solitary profession. We need to be alone to think, to…

Eva Eland wins Klaus Flugge Prize
September 17, 2020 at 1:45 am

Eva Eland has won the Klaus Flugge Prize for most exciting and promising newcomer to children's picture book illustration. 

China’s Digital Publishing Innovation Forum: ‘Digital Inheritance’
September 16, 2020 at 2:21 pm

At a conference in Beijing, publishers are asked to consider how their content could be reformmated for popular digital distribution systems. The post China’s Digital Publishing Innovation Forum: ‘Digital Inheritance’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

China’s Digital Publishing Innovation Forum: ‘Digital Inheritance’
September 16, 2020 at 2:21 pm

At a conference in Beijing, publishers are asked to consider how their content could be reformmated for popular digital distribution systems. The post China’s Digital Publishing Innovation Forum: ‘Digital Inheritance’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

Story of ‘bloodthirsty unicorns’ brings debut author record publishing deal
September 16, 2020 at 9:34 am

Annabel Steadman’s fantasy series Skandar and the Unicorn Thief has won a seven-figure book contract, with film rights also sold to Sony PicturesA 28-year-old first-time author from Canterbury has landed what is believed to be the world’s largest ever book advance for a debut children’s writer, with a fantasy series about “bloodthirsty unicorns”.Annabel Steadman, writing…

The Beatles announce Get Back, first official book in 20 years
September 16, 2020 at 9:00 am

Hanif Kureishi writes introduction to book edited from 120 hours of conversations from the Let It Be sessions, in tandem with Peter Jackson documentaryThe first official Beatles book since seminal Anthology in 2000 is to be published in August 2021.The Beatles: Get Back will tell the story of the final Beatles album, Let It Be,…

Frankfurter Buchmesse Announces Its Digital Professional Program
September 16, 2020 at 7:30 am

Frankfurter Buchmesse releases first details of its 2020 professional publishing program, with more than 70 hours of online events and networking. The post Frankfurter Buchmesse Announces Its Digital Professional Program appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.