International Publishers Association Names Prix Voltaire Shortlist

The Prix Voltaire shortlist, honoring valor in the defense of free speech, includes publishers in Guatemala, Turkey, Lebanon, Belarus, and Gaza. The post International Publishers Association Names Prix Voltaire Shortlist appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-10-18 09:49:11 UTC ]
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UK audiobook downloads up 17% last year, Publishers Association data shows

Audiobooks are fast becoming ‘a major route to market for consumers of books’, the trade body saysThe number of UK audiobook downloads increased by 17% between 2022 and 2023, according to new data from the Publishers Association (PA).Revenue from audiobooks rose 24% across the same period to... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2024-05-07 15:28:43 UTC ]
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Ryo Yamaguchi Named Publisher at Copper Canyon Press

Following the retirements of longtime copublishers George Knotek and Joseph Bednarik on May 1, the Port Townsend, Wash.–based poetry press—which turned 50 last year—has tapped its publicist to lead its operations moving forward. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-05-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Indie Publisher Associations Prepare for an Inflection Point

The heads of the Independent Book Publishers Association, Independent Publishers Caucus, and PubWest share their insights on the challenges and opportunities in independent publishing today. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-04-19 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Rizzoli International to Acquire Chelsea Green Publishing

The New York City–based subsidiary of Italian publisher the Mondadori Group has agreed to acquire the White River Junction, Vt.–based independent book publisher of titles on politics and sustainability. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-04-15 04:00:00 UTC ]
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At Bologna: PublisHer Names Its Inaugural Excellence Award Winners

Shirley Yvonne Carby, Mitia Osman Tisma, and Anne Friebel win the inaugural PublisHer Excellence Awards at Bologna Children's Book Fair. The post At Bologna: PublisHer Names Its Inaugural Excellence Award Winners appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2024-04-12 23:53:20 UTC ]
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Six ‘implicitly optimistic’ novels make the International Booker prize shortlist

From books about disintegrating relationships and countries to a worker’s-eye view of Korea and a story of farmers in Brazil, the selected titles engage with current realities, say the judging panelKorean writer Hwang Sok-yong and German author Jenny Erpenbeck appear on this year’s International... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2024-04-09 13:00:09 UTC ]
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Toronto: The $150,000 Carol Shields Prize Names Its Shortlist

Four of the five shortlisted titles in the Carol Shields Prize are from Penguin Random House companies, while one is from SPJ Lit. The post Toronto: The $150,000 Carol Shields Prize Names Its Shortlist appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2024-04-09 12:01:04 UTC ]
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Emirates Publishers Association Issues 10-Million-Dirham Fund

Reaching its 15th anniversary, the Emirates Publishers Association opens a 10-million-dirham fund that includes a business incubator. The post Emirates Publishers Association Issues 10-Million-Dirham Fund appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2024-04-02 13:37:26 UTC ]
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Rizzoli International to Launch U.K. Publishing Arm

The London-based Rizzoli UK will be headed up by Stephen King, who has been appointed managing director. The new business will also develop original titles to be published under the Rizzoli Universe imprint. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-03-07 05:00:00 UTC ]
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England: A Fly on the Wall on the Publishers Association’s Climate Pledge

Independent press Fly on the Wall signs the UK Publishers Association's 'Publishing Declares' effort to address the climate crises. The post England: A Fly on the Wall on the Publishers Association’s Climate Pledge appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2024-01-16 20:39:11 UTC ]
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The German Audiobook Prize Names Its 2024 Shortlists

The 2024 edition of the German Audiobook Prize issues its shortlists in seven categories, covering books, radio plays, and podcasts. The post The German Audiobook Prize Names Its 2024 Shortlists appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2024-01-10 12:31:32 UTC ]
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Scholastic Names Haji Glover CFO; Ken Cleary Moves to International

Haji Glover returns as CFO to Scholastic, following a short stint with Amazon. Ken Cleary takes up Scholastic's international lead. The post Scholastic Names Haji Glover CFO; Ken Cleary Moves to International appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2024-01-08 19:00:03 UTC ]
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Praveen Madan Named CEO and Publisher at Berrett-Koehler

Madan, a former chair of Berrett-Koehler's board of directors, comes to the publisher from Kepler's Books in Menlo Park, Calif., where he has been CEO since 2012, and where he cofounded the bookselling initiative Reimagining Bookstores. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-01-04 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Nairobi International Book Fair: Publishers’ Viewpoints

African publishers at Nairobi International Book Fair look at market challenges: the desire to produce fiction and local-language literature. The post Nairobi International Book Fair: Publishers’ Viewpoints appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2023-10-15 23:12:14 UTC ]
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Craig Popelars Leaves Tin House, Masie Cochran Named Interim Publisher

Portland, Ore.–based independent publisher Tin House Books announced that publisher Craig Popelars has stepped down. Editorial director Masie Cochran has been appointed interim publisher. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-10-05 04:00:00 UTC ]
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British Academy Names a Shortlist; Reports on Sales Impact

London's British Academy Book Prize reports on its 2022 winner's sales and rights deals as it releases its 2023 nonfiction shortlist. The post British Academy Names a Shortlist; Reports on Sales Impact appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2023-09-12 12:57:48 UTC ]
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Sharjah International Book Fair Names South Korea Its Guest of Honor

The upcoming 42nd edition of Sharjah International Book Fair will host South Korea as is guest of honor market in November. The post Sharjah International Book Fair Names South Korea Its Guest of Honor appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2023-09-08 21:04:09 UTC ]
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