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London and New York: Ken Follett Moves to Hachette
May 13, 2024 at 1:32 pm

The author of 37 published books, Ken Follett will move to Hachette for his next release, after publishing with PRH and Pan Macmillan. The post London and New York: Ken Follett Moves to Hachette appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

Gerald Cinamon obituary
May 13, 2024 at 11:49 am

Chief designer for Penguin Books with a flair for pacing illustrated nonfiction, such as with Pelican’s Style and Civilization seriesGerald Cinamon, who has died aged 93, was one of the most skilled book designers of his generation. For 20 years from 1965 he was Penguin Books’ main designer of arts and architecture titles, becoming its…

Irish poetry publisher toasts new home in pub after crowdfunding campaign
May 13, 2024 at 11:18 am

Bookshop and arts centre run by Salmon Poetry is saved from closure after raising more than €60,000 from 700 individualsA bookshop and arts centre run by a prominent Irish poetry publisher has been saved from closure after a GoFundMe campaign raised more than €60,000 – enough to buy new premises in a former pub.Salmon Poetry,…

AI firm Shimmr welcomes publishing execs to advisory board
May 13, 2024 at 6:22 am

Shimmr AI, an artificial intelligence start-up which aims to help publishers promote more of their list, has recruited a host of high-profile advisers from across the books industry, signalling the firm’s plans to “deploy globally”.

SoA responds to author resignations
May 13, 2024 at 5:47 am

The Society of Authors has said that the response to the Gaza vote will be the lead agenda item at its upcoming management committee board meeting on Thursday 16th May.

Rights Edition: Baseline News From Torino’s 2024 Trading Center
May 10, 2024 at 4:37 pm

Torino's professional program has included a report on the Italian industry's statistics and positive signals from the Rights Center. The post Rights Edition: Baseline News From Torino’s 2024 Trading Center appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.