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Publishing Scotland: 10 Newly Named International Publishing Fellows

Publishing Scotland announces a travel fellowship for 10 publishing professionals from seven countries to promote Scotland's books industry. The post Publishing Scotland: 10 Newly Named International Publishing Fellows appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-03-12 16:45:10 UTC ]
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Carnegie medal winner slams children’s book publishers for ‘accessible’ prose

Geraldine McCaughrean, accepting award for Where the World Ends, warned that restricting the language children read risks creating a future underclass who are ‘easy to manipulate’Carnegie medal winner Geraldine McCaughrean has castigated the books industry for dumbing down language in children’s... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2018-06-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Covering the International Books Industry: A Discussion of Trends and Challenges

From European markets recovering from financial losses to translation in the US market and book-pricing differences based on authors' genders, a 'Beyond the Book' panel at BookExpo looked at recent coverage of the books industry. The post Covering the International Books Industry: A Discussion... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-06-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Gender pay gap figures reveal big publishing's great divide

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... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2018-03-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Small indie publishers report booming sales

In a sector that has struggled elsewhere, figures for 60 of the smallest players in the UK industry show sales up 79% in the last yearIndependent publishers have unleashed a boom in sales, according to new research. Latest figures from Inpress, which works with 60 of the smallest players in the... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2017-11-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Survey finds more than half of people in book trade have experienced sexual harassment

Poll by the Bookseller finds 54% of female respondents reporting sexual ‘harassment, assault or predatory behaviour’A survey suggests that more than half of people working in the books industry have experienced sexual harassment, with 54% of women and 34% of men reporting “harassment, assault or... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2017-11-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Competition to celebrate one millionth BAMB supporter

Book lovers in the UK and Ireland are being given the chance to win a bundle of prizes, donated from across the books industry, in celebration of annual bookshop campaign Books Are My Bag this year reaching one million supporters, after issuing its one millionth tote bag.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-10-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair, Highlights and Outlooks: ‘Optimism and Confidence’

The world's controversies and struggles, say Frankfurt Book Fair organizers, are opportunities for the books industry to show the world the value of literature. The post Frankfurt Book Fair, Highlights and Outlooks: ‘Optimism and Confidence’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-09-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Jacks Thomas: A Few Words With London Book Fair’s Director

'My personal highlight will be meeting the amazing Judith Kerr,' Jacks Thomas tell us in a pre-London Book Fair chat. She's readying, again, 'a global platform' for the books industry. The post Jacks Thomas: A Few Words With London Book Fair’s Director appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-04-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ed Victor – an honoured literary agent

As one of the books industry’s most glamorous figures is awarded a New Year’s honour, David Barnett looks back at Ed Victor’s star-studded literary careerThe veteran literary agent Ed Victor has been awarded a CBE in the New Year honours list.With a client list that ranges from Joan Collins to... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-12-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Elena Ferrante pours scorn on speculation she could be a man

The Italian novelist, whose real-life identity is a well-kept secret, says in email interview that female authors continue to be confined to a ‘literary gynaeceum’The elusive Italian author Elena Ferrante has said that women writers tend to be shut “in a literary gynaeceum” by the books... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-09-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry struggling with digital skills lag

Written By: Tom Holman Publication Date: Tue, 08/11/2011 - 15:57 The books industry is not doing enough to attract and train staff to take advantage of the surge in ebook sales, this year’s Digital Book Census survey from The Bookseller has found. The survey of more than 2,200 people, nearly... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-11-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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