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%.
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.
Taking audiences behind the scenes of the editorial process, publishing house editors at the recent Kbh Reads festival showed how they handle their work—and an author's. The post At Copenhagen’s Literary Festival Kbh Reads, Consumers See and Hear Editors at Work appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.
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.
The government is to investigate Northamptonshire Council’s plans to close 21 libraries following strong protest from campaigners and libraries body CILIP.
Little, Brown is set to publish the original screenplay of the second Fantastic Beasts film by J K Rowling this November.
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.
Penguin Random House is to publish Dear Evan Hansen: The Novel, a "sharply funny and poignant" book which will expand upon the story and characters made famous by the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical of the same name.
William Collins has struck a pre-emptive seven-figure deal for a new book by psychologist and Nobel Laureate Daniel Kahneman.
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.