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
Editor at The Bookseller
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.
Publisher at Titled Axis Press
Tilted Axis talks about crowdfunding for a project highlighting the importance of translation in feminism and using community-based methods of publishing to support it.... Read more
Head of Rights and Licensing at Authors Licensing and Collecting Society
Richard Combes examines the findings of the Authors Licensing and Collecting Society's author earnings survey.
Writer, journalist and critic at Various
Readers in the UK are poorly served by literature in translation, notably from the subcontinent, despite recent successes showing its commercial potential says Boyd Tonkin.... Read more
Joint c.e.o. at Curtis Brown
Disruptive new streaming technologies have revolutionised the audio and television markets— but did their bookish equivalents miss a trick?
Author at Walker Books
Author Angie Thomas on why she is "tired of talking about racism", but hopeful for the future.
Philip Jones addresses Lionel Shriver's comments about Penguin Random House's diversity drive and the rise of morality clauses in author contracts.
The 2016 cohort of WriteNow mentees react to Lionel Shriver's ‘When diversity meets uniformity’ Spectator column.