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Nelson swaps RCW for J&N
August 3, 2018 at 1:45 am

Zoë Nelson is to become rights director at Janklow & Nesbit (J&N) UK after an eight-year stint at Rogers, Coleridge and White.

EIBF collaborates with Gutter Magazine on Freedom supplement
August 3, 2018 at 1:45 am

The Edinburgh International Book Festival and Scottish literary journal Gutter Magazine have partnered to launch The Freedom Papers, a 164 page supplement in the journal's August issue exploring the concept of freedom.

Storey's 35th Anniversary a Time to 'Nourish'
August 3, 2018

At a festival in Storey Publishing’s hometown on July 28, the press celebrated its anniversary alongside dozens of vendors who make and sell the very things that are the subjects of its books.

S&S Posts Gains in Sales, Profits in Q2
August 3, 2018

Second quarter sales rose by $1 million at Simon & Schuster, and earnings increased by $2 million. Parent company CBS did not address sexual harassment charges against CEO Les Moonves in the conference call discussing results.

What Does the Future Hold for Small-Batch Publishing?
August 2, 2018 at 8:55 am

One of the great backlashes in our era of conglomerates is the steady growth of small-batch businesses. These are very small businesses that cater mostly to customers willing to spend more for a seemingly better and more controlled product offering. There are many happy consumers who will buy a four-pack of local brew for $16,…

Measuring Societal Impact or, Meet the New Metric, Same as the Old Metric
August 2, 2018 at 5:30 am

Funders are increasingly demanding measurements of "real world" impact from researchers. Does this steer us toward the same traps we’re already in from the ways we already do research assessment? The post Measuring Societal Impact or, Meet the New Metric, Same as the Old Metric appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.

Myers moves to Bloomsbury for 'exquisite' novel
August 2, 2018 at 1:45 am

Bloomsbury has snapped up an "exquisite" novel and a short story collection about flawed masculinity from Benjamin Myers six weeks after he scooped the Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction for his book published by Bluemoose Books.