Stanfords Travel Writers Festival goes digital with Winn and Dalrymple

The Stanfords Travel Writers Festival is going digital this year with a line-up including Raynor Winn, William Dalrymple, James Naughtie and Simon Reeve. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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Digital Solutions in India 2016: A New Era in Digital Solutions

The digital solutions industry is having its own Industrial Revolution. More automation, newer processes, and better efficiencies rule the day. Production volume is up, investment in R&D climbing fast, and scale taken for granted. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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London Digital 2016: Connecting the Digital Dots

With more publisher consolidation through mergers and acquisitions, changes in ownership and management structures, focus on digital platforms together with the advent of social media tools, and continuous disruption in content consumption, the global publishing industry is witnessing fast-paced... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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London Digital 2016: Digital and E-learning Solutions from Cenveo Publisher Services

Technology by itself does not produce compelling digital and e-learning solutions. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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London Digital 2016: What’s Ahead for Digital Publishing?

What is going on with ebooks? The decline in trade ebook sales in the U.S. is certainly one of the big questions hanging over the publishing industry as publishers gather for the 2016 London Book Fair. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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London Digital 2016: Publishing Is a Digital Business

Some 25,000 attendees from more than 120 countries are expected at the 2016 London Book Fair (April 12–14), and while this year’s fair will be underscored by the 400th birthday of William Shakespeare, the focus on the show floor will firmly be on the future. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Writer's writer William Zinsser dies

Author and writing coach William Zinsser, who penned the best-selling book On Writing Well, dies in New York, aged 92. Continue reading at BBC News

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Digital Solutions Industry: Then, Now and the Future: Digital Solutions in India 2015

Over the last decade, publishers have seen many external factors impacting their business models. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Digital Discoverability of Relevant Content: Digital Solutions in India 2015

Until recently, our conversations about ebooks with publishing clients centered on conversion—on tools and workflows, competing standards, best practices, and retailer requirements, decisions around fixed layout v. reflow, opportunities for enhancement and interactivity, accessibility, and the... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Charting the Transformation in Digital Content and Solutions: Digital Solutions in India 2015

The first PW coverage of the India-based digital solutions industry, which was then widely known as “content services,” coincided with the launch of Twitter and Google’s acquisition of a 22-month-old startup called Android Inc. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Digital Evolution in the Spanish Markets: Digital Spotlight 2015

Spanish is the third most widely spoken language in the world after English and Chinese, and the revenue potential of a market consisting of 550 million Spanish speakers worldwide is not being overlooked by the publishing sector. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Brazil’s Race to Digital: Digital Spotlight 2015

On May 22 of last year, after a Boeing 737 landed at Rio de Janeiro’s Santos Dumont airport—famous for a short runway that forces pilots to slam on their brakes—a flight attendant announced: “Dear passengers, a Kindle device glided to the front of the plane during landing. Please check if it is... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Mendez to judge W&A Working-Class Writers Prize

Author Paul Mendez is to judge this year's Writers & Artists Working-Class Writers’ Prize, which returns this summer. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Why Are Writers Fleeing Substack for Ghost?

The publishing platform is gaining traction as a Substack substitute. But the comparison isn't so simple. Continue reading at Wired

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International Literature Showcase: emerging UK writers

What is the International Literature Showcase?The International Literature Showcase is a partnership between the National Centre for Writing and British Council. It aims to showcase amazing writers based in the UK to programmers, publishers and teachers of literature in English around the world.... Continue reading at British Council global

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Is Poe the most influential American writer? A new book offers evidence.

John Tresch’s “The Reason for the Darkness of the Night” presents the multitalented author’s fascination with science. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Eric Carle, writer and illustrator who gave life to ‘The Very Hungry Caterpillar,’ dies at 91

Simply told and radiantly illustrated, his books have been story-time staples for decades. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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U.S. Book Show: Indie Bookselling in the Digital Age

A panel of executives from Bookshop.org, Libro.fm, and IndieCommerce discussed ways in which booksellers could use their platforms to take full advantage of the shifts in consumer behavior since the pandemic began. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Black Sands Publishing Launches Digital Comics App

The new Black Sands Publishing digital comics app is the latest move by a Black-owned publishing venture that has used social media and crowdfunding platforms to sell its books and to raise more than $1 million over the last year to fund its plans for growth. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Traveling (at last)? Take along the 10 best books of May.

When travel beckons, be sure to pack the 10 best books of May. Any journey feels more meaningful with a good novel or nonfiction title at hand. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Bradford Literature Festival returns as hybrid event with Moran, Wilson and Rosen

The Bradford Literature Festival will return from 25th June to 4th July with a mix of live and free online events including appearances from Caitlin Moran, A A Dhand, Jacqueline Wilson and Michael Rosen.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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