Publishers braced for potential no-deal Brexit

Even as the British government and the European Union wrangle on a withdrawal agreement, UK publishers have begun warning staff of the dire consequences of a no-deal Brexit, fearing it could lead to book stock being held up at ports, paper supply to UK printers threatened, and a fall in the value of rights deals in the long-term. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-16 15:38:09 UTC ]
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PA to hold no-deal Brexit advice forum for publishers

The Publishers Association has convened a free industry-wide event to help the trade deal with the legal and logistical challenges of a no-deal Brexit. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-29 18:05:04 UTC ]
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Agents braced for American land-grab as publishers eye European rights post-Brexit

Negotiation of European distribution rights will become “a horror show”, agents have warned, with American publishers emboldened to grab European English-language rights from British firms after Brexit.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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OUP becomes latest publisher to announce US Read and Publish deal

Oxford University Press has announced its first Read and Publish deal with a US institution, with Iowa State University Library. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-03 04:45:41 UTC ]
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‘Brexit Means Brexit’? UK Publishing Isn’t Fully Convinced

'We will have to strengthen our voice,' says a panelist from the UK's Publishers Association on the implications of Brexit for the book industry there. The post ‘Brexit Means Brexit’? UK Publishing Isn’t Fully Convinced appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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

As you may remember, about a week ago, Senator Josh Hawley challenged the results of the election, encouraged the storming of the Capitol, and then complained about Simon & Schuster canceling his book deal, calling the publisher’s decision “Orwellian” (how?) and “a direct assault on the... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-01-19 16:20:57 UTC ]
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Hundreds in publishing sign letter objecting to book deals for the Trump administration

More than 250 members of the literary community signed a letter this week urging publishers not to sign book deals with anyone in the Trump administration. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2021-01-15 19:12:33 UTC ]
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Publishers Association welcomes post-Brexit trade agreement

The announcement today (24th December) that a deal for post-Brexit trade has been struck between the UK and the European Union has been welcomed by the PA. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-24 16:58:27 UTC ]
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Penguin Random House to purchase Simon & Schuster in massive publishing deal

ViacomCBS has announced plans to sell Simon & Schuster to publishing giant Penguin Random House LLC for a whopping $2.18 billion next year. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-11-25 21:02:17 UTC ]
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Global recession and no-deal Brexit will bite, IPG conference hears

As the UK edges closer to the Brexit transition deadline, global recession and the weakened state of the UK's economy because of Covid-19 will hit the trade hard, delegates at the Independent Publishers Guild conference heard.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-22 07:34:44 UTC ]
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Story of ‘bloodthirsty unicorns’ brings debut author record publishing deal

Annabel Steadman’s fantasy series Skandar and the Unicorn Thief has won a seven-figure book contract, with film rights also sold to Sony PicturesA 28-year-old first-time author from Canterbury has landed what is believed to be the world’s largest ever book advance for a debut children’s writer,... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-09-16 13:34:54 UTC ]
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OUP agrees first Read & Publish deal in China

Oxford University Press (OUP) and the National Science Library, Chinese Academy of Sciences (NSLC) have announced a new Read & Publish agreement said to be the first of its kind in mainland China.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Sam Brace to become publisher at Agora Books

Sam Brace will step up from her role as publishing associate to publisher at Agora Books, PFD’s digital-first publishing imprint. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-09 16:43:34 UTC ]
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Former Knopf Assistant Sells Publishing Novel in Seven Figure Deal

Every assistant sifting through the slush pile, dreaming of selling their own novel, can now focus on the tale of Zakiya Harris, a former assistant editor who just sold her debut to Atria in a seven-figure deal. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-02-21 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Former Knopf Assistant Sells Publishing Novel in Seven Figure Deal

Every assistant sifting through the slush pile, dreaming of selling their own novel, can now focus on the tale of Zakiya Harris, a former assistant editor who just sold her debut to Atria in a seven-figure deal. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Colin Kaepernick Launches Publishing House, Has Audible Audio Deal

Free agent NFL quarterback and social activist Colin Kaepernick plans to publish a memoir via his own publishing venture and release an audiobook version of the untitled book via an exclusive deal with Audible. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Publishing insiders predict 'monster' global book deal for Meghan Markle and Prince Harry

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle could become the next generation's Obamas with book deals worth "an eye-watering amount of money" now they are stepping back as "senior" royals, publishing insiders have said. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Publishers Brace for California Labor Law Changes

Publishers are taking a careful look at how a dizzying array of new legal standards will apply to California authors, editors, illustrators, and other publishing workers previously engaged as independent contractors when the state's new 'gig worker' law goes into effect on January 1. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-12-17 05:00:00 UTC ]
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IPA and CERLALC Sign Latin American and Caribbean Publishing Deal

In a sign of more regional activity to come, the International Publishers Association has entered a new partnership with UNESCO's CERLALC. The post IPA and CERLALC Sign Latin American and Caribbean Publishing Deal appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-11-26 04:05:39 UTC ]
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