Blogs

  • Keep calm and expect change

    By Philip Jones

    Editor at The Bookseller

    Philip Jones reacts to the result of the EU referendum and considers its impact on the publishing industry. Read more

  • Taking pride in Penguin Pride

    By Leonora Craig Cohen

    Intern at Profile Books

    Leonora Craig Cohen welcomes Penguin Random House UK's celebration of works by LGBTQ writers. Read more

  • 'Apathy leads to BAME writers being excluded in the UK'

    By Yogesh Patel

    Founder at Word Masala Foundation

    Yogesh Patel on why he thinks there is no constructive rejection of BAME writers by the UK publishing industry. Read more

  • Kew writes on for conservation

    By Adam Farrar

    Head of commercial activities at Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

    Adam Farrar on how a literary festival helps to bolster the science and conservation work of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Read more

  • Bookshops – the reader's most reliable curator

    By Stephen Page

    C.e.o. at Faber and Faber Ltd

    For Independent Booksellers' Week Faber c.e.o. Stephen Page on how "bookselling in its oldness is part of the new". Read more

  • Inside and out

    By Philip Jones

    Editor at The Bookseller

    Philip Jones looks at the impact that a Brexit may have on the book trade. Read more

  • An answer to Taskforce critics

    By Kathy Settle

    Chief executive at Libraries Taskforce

    Kathy Settle on the work of the Libraries Taskforce. Read more

  • The facts behind the fiction

    By Jeremy Trevathan

    Publisher at Pan Macmillan

    Writing in a personal capacity, Jeremy Trevathan argues that the Brexit supporters have abandoned logic and reason. Read more

  • Reasons to be cheerful

    By Humfrey Hunter

    Literary agent at Silvertail Books

    Humfrey Hunter says the EU's stance on VAT and corporation tax are among the reasons to vote to leave the European Union. Read more

  • Changing the game

    By Philip Jones

    Editor at The Bookseller

    Philip Jones on why Hachette UK’s acquisition of mobile games company Neon Play could be a game-changer. Read more

  • The parallax view

    By Philip Jones

    Editor at The Bookseller

    Philip Jones on why the publishing industry should embrace oddness. Read more

  • How open is Open Access?

    By Sarah Kember

    Professor of new technologies at Goldsmiths, University of London

    Goldsmiths Press director Sarah Kember argues that Open Access in the academy may not be the universal good many claim. Read more

  • Making the case for Brexit

    By Diane Banks

    Founder at Diane Banks Associates Literary & Talent Agency

    The publishing business ought to consider its product exports and personnel imports before choosing its side, argues Diane Banks. Read more

  • Disrupting class?

    By Benedicte Page

    Deputy editor at The Bookseller

    Benedicte Page explores the balancing act that education publishers have on their hands as they engage with the digital transition. Read more

  • Killer Women: collaborating to stand out from the crowd

    By Erin Kelly

    Author at Killer Women

    Author Erin Kelly on why Killer Women decided to go from counting bodies to putting (live) bodies on seats. Read more

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