Senior literary agent at Curtis Brown
Gordon Wise reflects on his presidency of the Association of Authors’ Agents, and looks at the ongoing challenges facing the group.
Editor at The Bookseller
Philip Jones ponders the fate of the travel book market in the digital age.
Philip Jones reflects on the future of publishing and retail bookshops.
Author at Various
Vaseem Khan’s life changed after discovering the the local library as a child—and now he hopes to inspire others through his Quick Reads contribution.... Read more
Philip Jones ponders the implications of allowing American authors to enter the Man Booker Prize.
Philip Jones thinks print is not just back; it's staying put.
President of global publishing at SAGE
SAGE’s global publishing boss reveals how he had to ditch his first name to get noticed by potential employers in the industry.
Co-founders at 404 Ink
Laura Jones and Heather McDaid reflect on the rise of their indie press 404 Ink since its launch last year and how they achieved it.... Read more
Director at Gaelic Books Council
Rosemary Ward discusses the growing demand for Gaelic books as the number of Gaelic readers in Scotland and throughout the world increases.... Read more
Scots writer, translator and co-founder at Itchy Coo Books
Matthew Fitt, co-founder of Itchy Coo Books, reflects on the cultural and commercial advantages of publishing in the Scots language.
First Minister at Scotland
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon reveals the lifelong love of reading that has compelled her and her government to increase its budget for funding the arts.... Read more
Deputy editor at The Bookseller
Benedicte Page wonders whether the continuing decline in library services and book loans could put the future of reading in jeopardy.
Literary scout at Eccles Fisher Associates
Catherine Eccles reflects on the history of the Eccles British Library Writer's Award and how it supports authors' careers.
President at CILIP
CILIP president Ayub Khan MBE outlines the key challenges facing libraries, and how they can turn these into opportunities.
Philip Jones celebrates books leading the cultural conversation thanks to the defiant publication of Michael Wolff's Fire and Fury.