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Frankfurter Buchmesse and LIMA Open New Partnership on Licensing During Book Fair
October 14, 2018 at 6:30 pm

Intended to produce multifaceted programs on books, films, television, and game, with special focus on the licensing opportunities they offer, the LIMA-Frankfurt agreement is underway. The post Frankfurter Buchmesse and LIMA Open New Partnership on Licensing During Book Fair appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

Frankfurter Buchmesse and LIMA Open New Partnership on Licensing During Book Fair
October 14, 2018 at 6:30 pm

Intended to produce multifaceted programs on books, films, television, and game, with special focus on the licensing opportunities they offer, the LIMA-Frankfurt agreement is underway. The post Frankfurter Buchmesse and LIMA Open New Partnership on Licensing During Book Fair appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

Frankfurter Buchmesse 2018 Records a Mild Increase in Attendance
October 14, 2018 at 6:03 pm

Even as Georgian authors and Bavarian voters reinforce the political volatility of the context this year, Frankfurter Buchmesse records a slight increase in overall attendance. The post Frankfurter Buchmesse 2018 Records a Mild Increase in Attendance appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

Publisher warnings as cyber criminals attempt to pilfer manuscripts
October 13, 2018 at 1:45 am

A spate of global phishing scams attempting to access agencies’ and publishers’ manuscripts and other sensitive information prompted Penguin Random House North America to issue an urgent warning to all staff as the Frankfurt Book Fair began.

Bonnier introduces more inclusive recruitment and BAME internship
October 13, 2018 at 1:45 am

Bonnier Books UK has launched a new recruitment policy and increased the salary for interns to £18,000 p/a (pro rata) in an attempt to be more inclusive. It has also signed an anthology of writing by black British women, edited by Slay in Your Lane duo Yomi Adegoke and Elizabeth Uviebinené and launched an affiliated…

Rana Dasgupta on the JCB Prize for Literature
October 13, 2018 at 1:45 am

The British Indian writer and literary director of the JCB Prize for Literature explains how a prize backed by a construction giant is enhancing the prestige and commercial success of contemporary Indian literature.

Pictures of the week
October 13, 2018 at 1:45 am

Hollywood stars celebrate the launch of essay collection Feminists Don't Wear Pink (and other lies) in this week's pictures round-up, while shops up and down the country celebrate Bookshop Day and Bertrams turns 50.

Setzer and Al Qasimi confirmed to lead IPA
October 13, 2018 at 1:45 am

Hugo Setzer, c.e.o. of Mexico publisher Manual Moderno, and Bodour Al Qasimi, founder and c.e.o. of the UAE's Kalimat Group, have been confirmed as the future president and vice-president of the International Publishers Association.

At Frankfurt: The #OnTheSamePage Human Rights Project Central to Book Fair
October 13, 2018 at 1:30 am

'The abridgement of the rights of a single individual is a breach against each and every one of us,' the Library of Alexandria's Ismail Serageldin, for Frankfurt's #OnTheSamePage campaign. The post At Frankfurt: The #OnTheSamePage Human Rights Project Central to Book Fair appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

At Frankfurt: The #OnTheSamePage Human Rights Project Central to Book Fair
October 13, 2018 at 1:30 am

'The abridgement of the rights of a single individual is a breach against each and every one of us,' the Library of Alexandria's Ismail Serageldin, for Frankfurt's #OnTheSamePage campaign. The post At Frankfurt: The #OnTheSamePage Human Rights Project Central to Book Fair appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

‘Up-lit’ gives hope to publishers at Frankfurt book fair
October 12, 2018 at 10:28 am

‘Hopeful’ novel about an elderly woman who adopts a dog leads the charge from feelgood fictionA debut novel about a lonely old woman who has fallen through the cracks of society has wowed publishers at this week’s Frankfurt book fair, with 10 presses fighting to win a book that is being compared to the smash…

Announcing the Coalition for Diversity & Inclusion in Scholarly Communications
October 12, 2018 at 5:30 am

Last week saw the official launch of the Coalition for Diversity & Inclusion in Scholarly Communications (C4DISC) - a collaboration between 10 industry organizations led by SSP. Learn why this group is needed and what its priorities are in this post by Alice Meadows The post Announcing the Coalition for Diversity & Inclusion in Scholarly…