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
Editor at The Bookseller
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.
Deputy editor at The Bookseller
Benedicte Page discusses the role of bookshops as community hubs, in support of the Booksellers Association's new rate relief campaign.
Philip Jones ponders what Marcus Leaver's resignation and Laurence Orbach's return to the board could mean for the future of The Quarto Group. ... Read more
Philip Jones backs the Society of Authors' claim that missing e-book and audiobook data can damage an author's career.
Chief executive at Centre for Literacy in Primary Education
The Centre for Literacy in Primary Education's chief executive explains why it is launching the UK's first survey of ethnic representation in children’s literature.... Read more
Founder and c.e.o. at Kalimat
Kalimat founder and c.e.o. Bodour Al Qasimi explores how African and Arab publishers are using culture to minimise the dangers of a single story.... Read more