In his exclusive column for Publishing Perspectives, Richard Charkin asks why 'the largest advances ... go to the authors who need the money least, and vice-versa?' and other questions for a journal he'd call 'Ask Emma.' The post Richard Charkin: Seed Questions for an ‘Agony Journal’ for Publishing, ‘Ask Emma’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
Emanuela Anechoum, formerly rights manager at Blake Friedman, is joining Europa Editions UK and US in the position of international rights manager.
Watkins Media is launching a campaign for independent bookshops for its upcoming title Foraging With Kids by Adele Nozedar.
Beanie Feldstein, Paddy Considine and Alfie Allen have joined the cast of the adaptation of Caitlin Moran’s semi-autobiographical novel How To Build A Girl.
Pan Macmillan is to publish the "definitive account" of the events that led to the poisoning of Russian double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter.
"Lifestyle influencer" Patricia Bright is writing a book about career flexibility, freelancing and financial freedom for HQ.
Atlantic imprint Allen & Unwin is to publish cultural critic and author Roxane Gay's "valuable and timely" anthology on rape culture.
Dan Brown’s Origin (Corgi) has shot straight into the UK Official Top 50 number one spot, selling 38,735 copies for £151,251.
Almost a third of school-age children are from black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds. But they will still struggle to find characters who resemble themselvesBooks can show us the world both as it is, and as it could be – “mirrors and windows”, as the author Malorie Blackman notes. For children, they are currently falling…
More and more, publishers, book manufacturers, and authors are pressed to rethink their business strategies to stay competitive. Now, emerging print technologies are making it possible to not only compete in today’s book manufacturing landscape, but also create new opportunities in the years to come.
Calling something a "monopoly" has been misleading in many cases, but the new economy may require a complete rethinking of the anti-competitiveness created by intermediaries at scale. The post Hipster Antitrust and Structural Dominance — What Is a Monopoly Now? appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.
Mslexia, the magazine for women writers, has appointed a three-person panel of Cathy Galvin, Leone Ross and Sunny Singh to judge its Short Story Competition to replace Lionel Shriver following her controversial comments about marginalised writers.