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

Two items from London: Publishing Perspectives columnist Richard Charkin announces a new publishing venture, and London Book Fair opens submissions for its 2019 International Excellence Awards. The post Industry Notes: Richard Charkin Opens Mensch Publishing; LBF Opens Award Submissions appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-10-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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International Industry Notes: Award Winners at Sharjah; Dutch Publisher Succeeds Charkin at IPA

Awards recognizing UAE-specific work and international Arabic literature are announced as the International Publishers Association names its next president to a two-year term. The post International Industry Notes: Award Winners at Sharjah; Dutch Publisher Succeeds Charkin at IPA appeared first... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-11-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Richard Charkin: Notes From a Small Publisher in London

Totting up the pros and cons of being an independent publisher, Richard Charkin assesses Mensch Publishing on its third anniversary. The post Richard Charkin: Notes From a Small Publisher in London appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-08-12 17:07:48 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: Jon Fine Leaving Open Road; Baker & Taylor’s Devasar Leads Publishers

After a year with Open Road, attorney and former Amazon executive Jon Fine is heading to American Media. And in India, Baker & Taylor's Nitasha Devasar helms the publishers association's executive committee. The post Industry Notes: Jon Fine Leaving Open Road; Baker & Taylor’s Devasar... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-11-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: US Publishers Association Announces Book Expo Panels; UK’s Sunday Times Prize Opens for Entries

Three Big Five CEOs are scheduled for a session from BookExpo and the Association of American Publishers. And the UK's award for writers aged 18 to 35 opens for submission. The post Industry Notes: US Publishers Association Announces Book Expo Panels; UK’s Sunday Times Prize Opens for Entries... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-04-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: Cynthia Nixon Hosts US National Book Awards; Albertine Opens Festival

Feminism Has No Boundaries' is the title of France's Albertine Books festival this week, as Cynthia Nixon is named Naitonal Book Awards host. The post Industry Notes: Cynthia Nixon Hosts US National Book Awards; Albertine Opens Festival appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-11-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: Wattpad Opens a Paid Subscription, BookExpo Calls for Submissions

At Wattpad, a new premium subscription is being rolled out for the US and Canadian markets; BookExpo and BookCon call for program submissions. The post Industry Notes: Wattpad Opens a Paid Subscription, BookExpo Calls for Submissions appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-10-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: Germany’s Publishers’ Forum and THE ARTS+, Publishing Scotland Fellows

The 2019 Publishers' Forum in Berlin will feature a programming partnership with the Frankfurter Buchmesse's THE ARTS+, while Publishing Scotland has issued its call for fellowship applications. The post Industry Notes: Germany’s Publishers’ Forum and THE ARTS+, Publishing Scotland Fellows... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-11-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: Europeana Opens ‘Literary Tour’; Trio in UK Opens Literary Events Consultancy

Keyed on World Book Day, the cultural heritage platform Europeana opens a literature focus, as a new consultancy for festivals opens in the UK. The post Industry Notes: Europeana Opens ‘Literary Tour’; Trio in UK Opens Literary Events Consultancy appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-04-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Richard Charkin: An Heretical View of Academic Publishing

Ahead of October's Frankfurt Conference, Richard Charkin looks at open access: 'Let us not write off the traditional subscription model.' The post Richard Charkin: An Heretical View of Academic Publishing appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-09-16 13:08:14 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: Guadalajara Publishers and Bookstore Honors in Barcelona

Industry Notes: In Mexico, seven independent publishers form an alliance, and Spain's Liber program honors the 100-year-old Balmes bookstore. The post Industry Notes: Guadalajara Publishers and Bookstore Honors in Barcelona appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-08-13 20:06:29 UTC ]
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Richard Charkin: Brexit Ushers British Publishing Into New Territory

A 'sea change in trade book publishing,' writes Richard Charkin, accelerate as Brexit puts the UK industry's EU exclusivity into a new light. The post Richard Charkin: Brexit Ushers British Publishing Into New Territory appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-02-10 13:25:57 UTC ]
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Richard Charkin: ‘Chasm’ Between Academic and Trade Publishing

'The last 20 years have seen an ever-growing chasm between academic and trade publishing on the technology front,' writes Charkin. The post Richard Charkin: ‘Chasm’ Between Academic and Trade Publishing appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-12-07 14:48:23 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: Italian Bookstores Stay Open, Guadalajara Named World Book Capital

Italy's bookstores are allowed to operate amid COVID-19 restrictions, and Guadalajara becomes UNESCO's World Book Capital for 2022. The post Industry Notes: Italian Bookstores Stay Open, Guadalajara Named World Book Capital appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-11-04 20:25:38 UTC ]
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'Publishers, open the doors to the industry', urges Adeola

Dapo Adeola has urged delegates at The Bookseller Children's Conference to "open the doors" and look for grassroots talent if they are serious about addressing diversity.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-01 12:50:21 UTC ]
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Richard Charkin: A British Publisher at Harvard Business School

Almost 30 years ago, another Cambridge was where Richard Charkin learned about 'the need to see things through others' eyes.' The post Richard Charkin: A British Publisher at Harvard Business School appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-09-21 13:12:48 UTC ]
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Publishing Awards Notes: Madrid’s Desperate Literature Prize Goes to Angela Finn

One of the lesser known prizes for short fiction in Spain names its winner as Australia's high-profile Miles Franklin Literary Award issues its 2020 shortlist. The post Publishing Awards Notes: Madrid’s Desperate Literature Prize Goes to Angela Finn appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-06-26 17:54:35 UTC ]
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"Let’s clarify what free speech is and is not": An open letter to the industry from Pride in Publishing

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

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-23 03:23:48 UTC ]
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"Do better, publishing people": an open letter to the industry

I have to start by admitting that when I began writing this letter last week, I was boiling mad and ready to take everyone on. Now, in its tenth or twentieth draft (I don’t know which) I’m still boiling mad, but most of your gaslighting social media posts that sent me over the edge have gone, so... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-10 12:34:21 UTC ]
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The UAE’s Sheikh Zayed Book Award Opens Submissions for 2021 Prize Cycle

Now in its 15th year of prizes, the Sheikh Zayed Book Award leadership is looking to surpass last year's  record level of submissions. The post The UAE’s Sheikh Zayed Book Award Opens Submissions for 2021 Prize Cycle appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-06-01 13:35:48 UTC ]
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