Tim Hely Hutchinson is retiring as c.e.o. of Hachette UK at the end of this year, with David Shelley, currently c.e.o. of Little, Brown Book Group and Orion,... Read more
Audio is a real “growing force” but the formulaic nature of publishing is “crippling” for the industry, the Society of Young Publishers (SYP) Conference has... Read more
The Society of Young Publishers is to host its annual conference this Saturday (26th November) around the theme of bestsellers.
Hachette UK is to target diversity in its senior management team with its Diverse Leaders Future Mentoring Scheme, designed to give up-and-coming stars from non-traditional... Read more
The publishing industry needs to improve the diversity of its staff and open itself up to writers of all backgrounds if it is to increase... Read more
Little, Brown is publishing Twilight author Stephenie Meyer’s first adult thriller, The Chemist.
Booksellers have been lobbying publisher Little, Brown to change the date of the release of the eighth Harry Potter story so that chain stores can... Read more
The London Book Fair, which runs next month (12th–14th April) is getting “more significant all the time”, with the British event still very much a... Read more
From bespoke publishing to the continued rise of the vloggers, industry leaders give us their tips for the likely trends in 2016.
The trade is 'cautious but positive' ahead of the Frankfurt Book Fair, but the tussle between agents and publishers over global rights is resurfacing with... Read more