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Why Banned Books Week is more important than ever in 2018

Today marks the launch of Banned Books Week : a nationwide campaign celebrating the freedom to read and challenging censorship. Throughout the week, a series... Read more

FutureBook's first ever short story competition asks writers to imagine the future of the book

Calling all writers! Could you create a fresh and exciting vision of the future of the book? For years, the FutureBook conference has been pretty... Read more

Publishing innovators! It's time to enter the 2018 FutureBook Awards

Yes, it's that time again. The 2018 FutureBook Awards are now open to entries - and this year we've whittled them down to just five... Read more

Join us at FutureBook Live 2018: Provoke, Predict, Play

Are you sitting comfortably? Well, it’s time to get the hell up, try something new and start taking more risks. Because this year, FutureBook Live... Read more

What Pop Up Festival 2018 taught authors about the next generation of readers, writers and illustrators

Pop Up Festival is a national children’s literature festival created to celebrate and inspire reading and writing. Over the past two weeks, more than 15,000... Read more

The future of academic libraries - a view from the top

I have had many privileges throughout my career and attendance at the last three SCONUL conferences is one of them. SCONUL is the Society of... Read more

How to build a literary festival in a town where most people don't care about books

In 2015 I sat in a solicitor’s office finalising my divorce. This was not the worst set-back in a knock-down, drag-out year, but it wasn’t... Read more

Audio, VR and mobile fiction dominate the agenda at PubTech Connect, New York

With sales in the sector surging, excitement about everything audio was ubiquitous at Tuesday’s PubTech Connect conference. Co-sponsored by the New York University Center for... Read more

How publishers can F.A.I.L. faster (because life's too short...)

At the FutureBook conference I had the great pleasure of chairing its first ever “ Think Sprint ” – applying outsider ideas to insider problems... Read more

The #FutureBook17 Five: takeaways from this year's conference

This year’s FutureBook 2017 conference brought together innovators from across the industry and beyond to share their insights and perspectives on the changing publishing landscape... Read more

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