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Hachette reports 'stark' 24.7% gender pay gap
March 22, 2018 at 1:45 am

Hachette UK Ltd has set targets to make sure women make up two thirds of its top pay quartile by 2020 after reporting a "stark" median gender pay gap of 24.71%, a mean gender pay gap of 29.69%, and a median bonus gender pay gap of 62.64%.

HarperCollins' gender pay gap is 10.4%
March 22, 2018 at 1:45 am

HarperCollins has revealed its gender pay gap showing the median difference in salaries between men and women is 10.4% while the mean difference is 16%.

Walliams, Galbraith and Barnes up for CAMEOs
March 22, 2018 at 1:45 am

Fifteen "outstanding" book adaptations from the past year have been named on the shortlists for the Creativity Across Media: Entertainment & Originality Awards (CAMEO).

Coming-of-age debut to Dialogue
March 22, 2018 at 1:45 am

Dialogue Books has acquired a debut novel by Paul Mendez called Rainbow Milk, to be published in 2019.

Hay House Launches Business Imprint
March 22, 2018

Hay House has announced the launch of a new imprint, Hay House Business, a dedicated business imprint. Patricia Gift, publisher and v-p of Hay House, will oversee the imprint, which will release its first book in January 2019.

Openness and The Two Cultures
March 21, 2018 at 5:30 am

Robert Harington addresses openness, and the widening divisions in the “Two Cultures” -- which C. P. Snow would likely be appalled to find are as apparent as they ever were. The post Openness and The Two Cultures appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.

Middle Grade to dominate 'buzzy' Bologna Book Fair
March 21, 2018 at 1:45 am

Publishers are in the market for "funny" Middle Grade fiction and books with "pitchable" hooks and diverse voices, according to agents ahead of this year's Bologna Children's Book Fair.

Rankin and Brookmyre back defamation reform petition
March 21, 2018 at 1:45 am

Ian Rankin, Christopher Brookmyre and Karen Campbell are among the 150 Scottish authors, journalists and activists calling on the Scottish Government to bring forward a bill to reform defamation law in Scotland.

The rebels who hit the mainstream
March 21, 2018 at 1:45 am

A crowdfunded illustrated anthology of remarkable women throughout history has begun a publishing trend—but is Good Night Stories entirely a good news story?

Influx wins Republic of Consciousness Prize
March 21, 2018 at 1:45 am

Hackney-based independent publisher Influx Press has won the 2018 Republic of Consciousness Prize for Small Presses for its title Attrib. and Other Stories by Eley Williams.

Scholastic Q3 Results 'On Track'
March 21, 2018

Sales at Scholastic rose in the third quarter over the comparable period a year ago, but higher investments and one-time charges led to a higher loss in the quarter. Still, the company raised its earnings per share forecast for the year.

Regnery Posts Small Gains in 2017
March 21, 2018

Regnery Publishing had a small gain in sales and earnings in 2017 over 2016, but publisher Marji Ross said that with Sean Spicer's book set for release this summer the company is poised for a strong 2018.