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Europe’s Transbook Project Closes: Four Years in Digital Publishing for Children
June 25, 2018 at 1:30 am

In its four years, the partners brought together by the Transbook project based in children's literature, tried to learn 'what is the digital model in the publishing industry?' The post Europe’s Transbook Project Closes: Four Years in Digital Publishing for Children appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

How to be a black woman and succeed: two friends who have written the manual
June 24, 2018 at 3:00 am

Elizabeth Uviebinené and Yomi Adegoke have turned a dream into a hot publishing property – a self-help guide for black womenIn March 2015, Elizabeth Uviebinené had a brainwave that a less determined 22-year-old might have dismissed as a water-cooler pipe dream. It was ignited by a single chapter in a book by Sheryl Sandberg .…

Inside stories: Turkey’s grim tradition of publishing behind bars
June 23, 2018 at 6:00 am

Former HDP leader Selahattin Demirtaş has published a short story collection, written while in jail awaiting trial – just the latest example of a writer clashing with Turkey’s governmentAt the Istanbul book fair last November, there was a signing for the politician Selahattin Demirtaş’s short story collection Seher (Dawn). Demirtaş, former leader of the pro-Kurdish…

Pictures of the week
June 23, 2018 at 1:45 am

Judith Kerr celebrates turning 95 in this week's pictures round-up, while Five Leaves Bookshop brings back Feminist Book Fortnight and Nobrow teams up with The Moonheads.