Author/illustrator at Hachette Children's
Author/illustrator and Swindon Libraries Patron Steve Antony pens an open letter in response to plans to close 10 of the borough's 15 libraries
Editorial at Grano de Sal
Tomás Granados Salinas reflects on this year's Guadalajara Book Fair.
Children's previewer at The Bookseller
Fiona Noble, The Bookseller’s children’s previewer, reveals her top tips for the coming 12 months.
Author and librarian at Mobile library, West Midlands
Author and librarian G X Todd on how it feels to be a librarian amid the changes to the library service in the past decade.... Read more
Senior programmer for literature and spoken word at Southbank Centre
Publishers and festivals can work hand in hand to promote an author’s latest book but the backlist can be just as important, says Ted Hodgkinson.... Read more
Chief executive at The Reading Agency
The Reading Agency's chief executive Sue Wilkinson on how the organisation is revamping World Book Night.
Minister for Civil Society at Department for Culture, Media and Sport
Rob Wilson on how the government wants local authorities to think differently about public libraries.
Books Editor at Mslexia
Danuta Kean, author of a new report on diversity in theatre, says what consumers respond to is not the race of the cast or the... Read more
Tomás Granados Salinas on the importance of the Guadalajara Book Fair.
Publisher at Blink Reality
In a reading to be given at Helen Bailey's memorial service, Blink Reality's Emily Thomas shares her memories of the late author.
C.e.o. at Little, Brown
Embarrassment is an obstacle in publishing’s bid to become more diverse, says David Shelley, but it’s healthy and necessary.
Freelance consultant and creative strategist at Freelance
Naomi Bacon on the importance of good public speaking skills to professional development.
Co-founder and chair of judges at William Hill
William Hill Sports Book of the Year Award's Graham Sharpe on the process of choosing a winner and the history of the prize.
Editor at The Bookseller
Philip Jones on the financial models underpinning the publishing business and why we should recognise the effort of those in the background of books' success.... Read more
Head of corporate affairs at The Booksellers Association
The BA's Giles Clifton says that the government's reforms to business rates have been welcomed, but they still present "a real threat" to booksellers.... Read more