Founder at Shapes
Shapes' Jenny Baldwin shares her advice on how publishers can work more effectively with schools.
Intern at YA Shot
Charlotte Wilson asks what publishers are doing to reach non-YA readers, and suggests how to attract new readers.
Author at Freelance
YA author Robin Talley on how LGBT publishing has progressed in recent years and how far it still has to go.
CEO at Literature Wales
Lleucu Siencyn takes a look at Roald Dahl's Welsh roots, and how Wales wil celebrate the centenary of his birth.
Reading Services manager at Royal National Institute of Blind People
The RNIB's Claire Maxwell on why more braille books are needed.
Children's editor at The Bookseller
Charlotte Eyre talks about diversity in YA fiction, and the desire to have a diverse YA Book Prize shortlist.
Research associate at Newcastle University
Dr Helen Limon from Newcastle University looks at the way children's books affect perceptions of the military.
Founder and managing director at Nosy Crow
Dear booksellers, Nosy Crow publishes Refuge on 12th November. It is a book I dearly hope you will all support. Like you,... Read more
Publisher at Jolly Learning Ltd
It is sad but true. Publishing has been as guilty as everyone. The crucial first step in a child’s schooling is to learn to read,... Read more
Marketing at Freelance
In regards to the current debate on whether authors should be paid for events in schools, the question, of course, is not should children’s authors... Read more
Marketing at Midas
The theme of this year’s Children’s Media Conference (CMC), which took place 1-3 July in Sheffield, was “All Change”. Which is apt, because the... Read more
Marketing Manager at Book Trust at Book Trust
Ahead of YALC 2015, Gemma Malley, director of communications at Book Trust and author of seven YA novels, takes a look at why authors... Read more
Author at Author
As I mainly earn my living from writing, two dates each year are of particular significance to me: my royalties are paid at the end... Read more
Founder at David Fickling Books
I was ludicrously lucky to be Mal Peet’s editor. But not for long enough! And there are others who edited him for longer. And knew... Read more
I recently asked my son Evan why he liked stories that rhyme. His answer was, “Because they’re funny, Daddy.” When I asked him why he thought they were funny,... Read more
Issue No 5791
Friday, February 23 2018
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