Mon, 04/01/2010 - 07:25
Helen Fraser, former managing director of Penguin has been awarded a CBE in the Queen's New Years Honours List. Fraser joins authors including Dick King-Smith and Lauren Child who also received recognition today (31st December).
Fraser is to gain the CBE for services to the publishing industry. She left her role at Penguin in...
Tue, 06/01/2009 - 06:44
Lynette Owen, copyright director of Pearson Education, has awarded an OBE for services to the publishing industry and to international trade. Owen has previously worked for Longman developing co-publishing and rights business for UK and European publishers in Russia and more recently China.
Wendy Cooling, co-founder of the Bookstart...
Mon, 05/01/2009 - 05:01
It is proving to be a good day for woman in publishing, as the Queen has decided to celebrate two female stalwarts of British publishing in her New Year Honours list.
Diana Athill, the veteran literary editor, novelist and memoirist who has worked in publishing for half a century has been awarded an OBE for services to literature....
Mon, 05/01/2009 - 05:00
Author Terry Pratchett has been named in the New Year Honours list and will receive a knighthood for his services to literature. The writer – who has sold more than 60 million books worldwide and has been translated into 37 languages - said he was still in "total amazement”.
Pratchett told The...