Blogs

  • Connection issues

    Nelle Andrew Agent at RML

    Nelle Andrew explores how we can rebuild connections in a post-lockdown world Read more

  • Old trade, new futures

    Fleur Sinclair Owner, Sevenoaks Bookshop

    The New Futures Initiative - launched at the end of September and announced in The Bookseller - is a scheme to reach out to... Read more

  • Prior knowledge

    By Philip Jones

    Editor at The Bookseller

    The appointment of Penguin General m.d. Joanna Prior to run Pan Macmillan after its current c.e.o. Anthony Forbes Watson leaves that role is a big... Read more

  • From access to impact

    Sophie Goldsworthy Director of content strategy and acquisition at Oxford University Press

    Digital content and learning is nothing new - but the pandemic has accelerated existing trends, cramming as much as a decade’s worth of digital evolution into... Read more

  • Allies, step it up

    Anna Vaught Author

    I am struggling to condense everything that troubles me about recent events in our industry... Read more

  • Lending support

    Penny Batchelor Author

    In the publishing industry’s rush for book shop sales it’s easy to forget that the public library service is a huge consumer of books, providing reading... Read more

  • Not leading the way

    Anmol Irfan

    The publication of books on leadership and workplace success by women of colour is a rarity, meaning the discourse available is very limited Read more

  • Open letter: on booksellers

    Bridget Collins

    In praise of booksellers and of bookshops by Bridget Collins, author.   Read more

  • The sensitivity stereotype

    Lucy Nichol Author

    I used the term ‘sensitivity readers’ for the first time the other day, and I immediately felt angry at myself... Read more

  • Lessons from Clanchy

    Tara Tobler

    The response to the criticism of Kate Clanchy’s memoir was a moral failure on the part of white publishing—and an artistic failure too... Read more

  • Nightmare before Christmas

    Benedicte Page

    The Nightmare before Christmas - just how are supply issues and shortages affecting bookshops... Read more

  • Yinka, where is your cover?

    Lizzie Damilola Blackburn Author

    In her series of columns Lizzie Damilola Blackburn, debut author of Yinka, Where is Your Huzband? (Viking), reveals all about the reality behind the dream... Read more

  • Taken for granted

    Michael Amherst

    The needs of disabled creatives must be taken into account when diversifying the  trade—and then matched with funding   Read more

  • Change the narrative

    Angela Clarke

    What can be done within the publishing industry to unpick damaging stereotypes surrounding those who experience disability? Read more

  • Leaving hero culture

    J L Hall

    The writer and academic sets out why the publishing industry must make it possible for  disabled authors to tell more diverse stories. Read more

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