UK Publishers’ 2018 Diversity Report: ‘More Needs To Be Done’

The Publishers Association's second annual diversity survey found that racial and ethnic criteria were where progress is slowest in the UK industry. The post UK Publishers’ 2018 Diversity Report: ‘More Needs To Be Done’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

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The UK’s Publishers Association Releases Its New Diversity Report

The fourth annual diversity survey of British publishing shows progress in women's leadership, slower movement in BAME employment. The post The UK’s Publishers Association Releases Its New Diversity Report appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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The UK’s Publishers Association Releases Its 2018 Yearbook Report

With some softness in educational sectors, the UK industry reports its crucial export sector is holding steady ahead of the potential upheaval of Brexit. The post The UK’s Publishers Association Releases Its 2018 Yearbook Report appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Publishers Association hails ‘biggest year ever for UK publishing’ in latest report

The PA’s annual yearbook has found across-the-board growth for the book trade, with total invoiced sales up 3.5% on its last report—but Brexit and Covid-19 could endanger the recent gains Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Canadian Publishing 2018: Is Diverse, Data-Driven Wattpad Publishing's Future?

The Canadian digital platform is using machine learning to discover what readers want. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The UK’s Publishers Association 2020 Report: ‘In the Face of COVID’

Amid the challenges of the pandemic year 2020, the United Kingdom's overall publishing market rose 2 percent. The post The UK’s Publishers Association 2020 Report: ‘In the Face of COVID’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Bernardine Evaristo to UK Publishing: Hire More Diverse People

At the Frankfurt Book Fair conference, writer Bernardine Evaristo delivered a forceful keynote on the systemic bias against people of color in the UK publishing industry The post Bernardine Evaristo to UK Publishing: Hire More Diverse People appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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UK Book Industry: Publishers Call for Aid, Reporting 2019’s Success

Exports in 2019 rose 3.3 percent over those of 2018 for the UK market, as revealed in today's report on last year's pre-pandemic performance. The post UK Book Industry: Publishers Call for Aid, Reporting 2019’s Success appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Collaboration 'critical' to addressing lack of diversity in UK children's publishing, says ACE

People from BME backgrounds working within the children’s literature sector have been frustrated by racism and microaggressions, unconscious bias, and inequality of access, according to a new report by Arts Council England. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Total UK publishing revenues down 2% in 2018; consumer book market stable

UK publishing industry revenues overall stood at £6.05bn in 2018, down 2% on the £6.15bn revenue of the previous year, according to the PA Publishing Yearbook 2018, just released.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Nielsen Reports Translated Literature in the UK Grew 5.5 Percent in 2018

The widely accepted '3-percent rule' of translated literature in English-language markets may be changing, as Nielsen Book reports trend more translated books published in the UK. The post Nielsen Reports Translated Literature in the UK Grew 5.5 Percent in 2018 appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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S&S UK to publish 'The Mueller Report'

Simon & Schuster UK, US-based Scribner and the Washington Post will publish 'The Mueller Report' instantly as an ebook and paperback edition. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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UK publishers hail 'buoyant and optimistic' start to BIBF 2018

The 25th edition of the Beijing International Book Fair (BIBF) has opened to an "upbeat" and "inspiring" start, with a flurry of rights activity and collaboration between industry figures. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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The UK’s Publishers Commit to a Workforce Diversity Program’s 10-Point Action Plan

In its program to change the makeup of the UK book business workforce, British publishers have taken the lead in international inclusivity efforts. The post The UK’s Publishers Commit to a Workforce Diversity Program’s 10-Point Action Plan appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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The UK’s Publishers Formally Commit to a Workforce Diversity Program’s 10-Point Action Plan

In its program to change the makeup of the UK book business workforce, British publishers have taken the lead in international inclusivity efforts. The post The UK’s Publishers Formally Commit to a Workforce Diversity Program’s 10-Point Action Plan appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Reactions to the Publishers Association’s UK 2016 Report: Clearly Unclear on Digital

The culprit-of-choice for the new report's 'downturn' in e-reading is 'screen fatigue.' And the usual confusion follows a data-challenged overview. The post Reactions to the Publishers Association’s UK 2016 Report: Clearly Unclear on Digital appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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UK’s Publishers Association Reports on Journals in China

China 'is funding 20 new English-language journals a year,' according to the UK's Publishing Association report out this week. At the same time, concern is expressed about 'ideological control.' The post UK’s Publishers Association Reports on Journals in China appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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3 Reasons UK Publishers Are Not Buying into Diversity

Trying to instill diversity into the UK publishing industry is like “working on a car while it is still running,“ says Bobby Nayyar. The answer, he asserts, can only be entrepreneurship. The post 3 Reasons UK Publishers Are Not Buying into Diversity appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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The Beauty of Belonging? Diversity in UK Publishing

Bobby Nayyar offers a statistical analysis of diversity — or lack thereof — in the catalogs of major UK publishing houses, as well as initiatives to improve. The post The Beauty of Belonging? Diversity in UK Publishing appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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'Where are the brown people?': authors slam lack of diversity in UK publishing

Nikesh Shukla calls industry’s backtracking ‘a perfect loop-de-loop of blame’ as he is joined by Jon McGregor in a groundswell of readers and authors demanding more diverse representationMan Booker winner Marlon James: ‘Writers of colour pander to the white woman’Authors Nikesh Shukla and Jon... Continue reading at The Guardian

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