CEO at Publishers Association
The PA’s chief executive argues that accurate figures must inform the debate on author pay—including a revision from his own organisation. ... Read more
Journalist at Freelance
The moral case for geographical diversity, as set out by the Northern Fiction Alliance, stands to benefit the industry in its entirety argues Anita Sethi.... Read more
Editor at The Bookseller
Philip Jones believes the big groups dominating the publishing landscape today are the same as those that dominated it 20 years ago.
Books editor at The Bookseller
Books editor Alice O'Keeffe shares her views on the 2018 Man Booker Prize longlist.
Author at Firefly Press
Vanessa Harbour shares how being disabled has allowed her to achieve her dream of being a writer.
Philip Jones analyses the findings of the recently-released Publishers Association Publishing Yearbook 2017.
Director of projects and communications at Lantana Publishing
In light of the Reflecting Realities report, Katrina Gutierrez explains how the industry can better support small presses working to increase representation in children's books.... Read more
Campaigner at Libraries
Publishers need to speak up and champion reading in the face of the erosion of the book stock in England’s public libraries, says Tim Coates.... Read more
Publisher at Prelude Books
Pete Duncan on the challenges he faced launching new print-facing publisher Prelude Books.
After 20 years in publishing, Noel Murphy has gone back to the bookshop floor.
Publisher at Bluemoose Books
After its recent Walter Scott Prize win, indie list Bluemoose Books expected the media to be beating a path to its door. Its co-founders were... Read more
Philip Jones calls on the industry to make books part of the national conversation.
Director of policy and general counsel at Publishers Association
Those in the trade who believe current policy-making on Open Access only matters to the academic market are mistaken, argues William Bowes.
Chief executive at Society of Authors
The Society of Authors' Nicola Solomon and The Authors' Licensing & Collecting Society's Owen Atkinson pen a letter to the PA's Stephen Lotinga on author... Read more
Philip Jones breaks down the debate around author earnings and publishers' profits.