An Open Letter to the London-centric Publishing Industry

The Northern Fiction Alliance proposes an eight-point plan to address the issue of regional diversity in publishing.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-04-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Being a book publisher comes with a set of tough moral responsibilities. You provide livelihoods for authors and booksellers, your hiring decisions can greatly influence how UK culture is shaped, and you’re also a company with a duty of care towards your staff. Sometimes these duties come into... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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"Do better, publishing people": an open letter to the industry

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Bradshaw launches literary agency to help crack open 'London-centric' industry

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Industry Notes: Richard Charkin Opens Mensch Publishing; LBF Opens Award Submissions

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[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-10-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair 2014: Open Source for an Open Publishing Ecosystem: Readium.org Turns One

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Book industry figures condemn abuse of Clanchy critics in open letter

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Open letter calls for publishing boycott of Trump administration memoirs

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Read an open letter from publishing professionals condemning Trump enablers’ book deals.

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'Publishers, open the doors to the industry', urges Adeola

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Ahead of London Book Fair: IPA’s New Leadership on the State of a World Publishing Industry

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Industry Notes: Jon Fine Leaving Open Road; Baker & Taylor’s Devasar Leads Publishers

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Publishing Industry Conference Notes: Paris, Singapore, Philadelphia, London

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London Book Fair 2016: LBF Opens with Wind at Publishers' Backs

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