Founder at The Ampersand Book Company
The inaugural FutureBook 40 crop reflect on the things holding publishers back from innovation.
Literary scout at Eccles Fisher Associates
Literary scout Catherine Eccles pays tribute to renowned Spanish editor, Claudio López de Lamadrid, following his death in January at the age of 59.... Read more
Chair of judges Alison Brumwell talks about some of the illustrators in the running for the 2019 Kate Greenaway Medal.
Chief executive at Publishers Association
With many arguments around Open Access in academia framed in an adversarial manner, Stephen Lotinga gives a voice to the benefits it can bring.... Read more
Editor at The Bookseller
Philip Jones looks back on the trade’s long history of facing down the censor.
Chair of judges at Jhalak Prize for the Book of the Year
Sunny Singh reflects on how far the Jhalak Prize and the publishing industry have come since the award was founded, and how far there is... Read more
C.e.o. at Hachette Children's
Hachette Children’s Group is on a mission to get more children reading—c.e.o. Hilary Murray Hill explains why.
Senior lecturer at Goldsmiths, University of London
Five years after a report into the trade that induced many measures to change the publishing industry, a new text will assess the current state... Read more
Philip Jones considers the significance of the relationship between David Fickling Books and Penguin Random House UK, who together publish Philip Pullman's Book of Dust... Read more
Writer at Chatto & Windus
Kerry Hudson explains how the Breakthrough Festival came about, and how it is different to traditional literary festivals.
Noel Murphy discusses what more can be done to encourage and develop more working class readers.
Philip Jones reflects on The Bookseller's first ever survey into class within the publishing industry.
Author and screenwriter Adam Hardy challenges the publishing industy's notion of a "worthy" book.
Publishing director at Dead Ink Books
Nathan Connolly gives a publisher's perspective following the results of our class survey.
Rights director at The Marsh Agency
Jemma McDonagh gives an agent's perspective following the results of our class survey.