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Gender pay gap figures reveal big publishing's great divide
March 23, 2018 at 11:04 am

The UK’s biggest publishers release figures showing average differences in pay between men and women ranging from 11.3% to 29.69%The books industry may be dominated by women, but men are reaping the rewards, as the UK’s largest publishers reveal a “stark” divide in pay. Figures reported to the government equalities office from Penguin Random House,…

An Unlikely Engineering Masterpiece
March 23, 2018 at 5:30 am

You've probably seen this toy for much of your life. But do you know how it works? The post An Unlikely Engineering Masterpiece appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen.

Four Festival Neue Literatur Writers on Belonging and Displacement
March 23, 2018 at 2:30 am

The 2018 Festival Neue Literatur just opened in New York City with German- and English-language writers and readers are coming together to debate this year's theme of outsiders and insiders. The post Four Festival Neue Literatur Writers on Belonging and Displacement appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

Four Festival Neue Literatur Writers on Belonging and Displacement
March 23, 2018 at 2:30 am

The 2018 Festival Neue Literatur just opened in New York City with German- and English-language writers and readers are coming together to debate this year's theme of outsiders and insiders. The post Four Festival Neue Literatur Writers on Belonging and Displacement appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

Star-Studded ‘Canada Reads’: Five Books, Three Publishers, Big Sales
March 23, 2018 at 2:30 am

The CBC Books production 'Canada Reads' 2018 airs next week, hosted by Ali Hassan. Available on radio, the Internet, and television, the program could be a model for many world markets looking to reach readers through media channels. The post Star-Studded ‘Canada Reads’: Five Books, Three Publishers, Big Sales appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

London Book Fair Names Poet, Illustrator; Tilted Axis Has Australian Partner
March 23, 2018 at 2:20 am

The London Book Fair introduces a fair illustrator and a fair poet in April, for special recognition and appearances. And tranlsation press Tilted Axis forms a partnership for rights in Australia, New Zealand. The post London Book Fair Names Poet, Illustrator; Tilted Axis Has Australian Partner appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

London Book Fair Names Poet, Illustrator; Tilted Axis Has Australian Partner
March 23, 2018 at 2:20 am

The London Book Fair introduces a fair illustrator and a fair poet in April, for special recognition and appearances. And tranlsation press Tilted Axis forms a partnership for rights in Australia, New Zealand. The post London Book Fair Names Poet, Illustrator; Tilted Axis Has Australian Partner appeared first on Publishing Perspectives.

Bloomsbury signs licensing deal for The Deep
March 23, 2018 at 1:45 am

Bloomsbury Children’s is partnering with content provider Technicolor to produce a series of books based on the animated TV programme "The Deep".

Firefly Press buys gothic Christmas story
March 23, 2018 at 1:45 am

Welsh independent Firefly Press has bought world rights to The Clockwork Crow, a gothic Christmas tale set in a Victorian mansion, by Catherine Fisher.

Springer Nature reports 15.12% pay gap
March 23, 2018 at 1:45 am

Scholarly publisher Springer Nature has reported a 15.21% median gender pay gap between men and women working at the company in the UK.

Do mind the gap
March 23, 2018 at 1:45 am

Philip Jones reacts to the gender pay gap figures reported by major UK publishers this week. 

New Projects Fuel Sustainability at Chelsea Green
March 23, 2018

From the content of their books to the paper they print on, Chelsea Green Publishing is known for its focus on sustainability—and they're only getting better, and faster, at it.