Children's director at British Library
Julia Eccleshare, chair of the Branford Boase Award judging panel, shares what this year's submissions can tell us about current trends in children's fiction publishing.... Read more
Editor at The Bookseller
Philip Jones reacts to the sale of Waterstones and the trade's concern that a private equity purchase of a book business rarely runs smoothly.... Read more
Philip Jones on Amazon's Global Store, following Charlie Redmayne's accusation that the company is "a powerful engine for copyright infringement".
Philip Jones blogs on adult illiteracy and the sad demise of the Quick Reads initiative.
Chair at Penguin Random House
The loss of quick reads, which is treasured by many, will isolate parents and continue the nation’s literacy lull, argues Baroness Rebuck DBE.... Read more
Founder and c.e.o. at Yodomo
Sophie Rochester asks whether publishers are too reliant on Facebook.
Co-founders at Break The Habit Press
Rebecca Souster and Kezia Bayard-White on why and how they launched their unconventional publishing house, Break the Habit Press,
The Northern Fiction Alliance proposes an eight-point plan to address the issue of regional diversity in publishing.
Regional vice-president of sales at Ixxus
Steffanie Ness on how digital transformation empowers publishers to be responsive in a demanding market place.
Founder/publisher at Bluebird
Carole Tonkinson blogs on the powerful role publishers have in raising the profile of mental health issues, fighting stigma and helping people find support.... Read more
Group Managing Director at Hodder Education
Lis Tribe on why publishers need to use their gender pay gap statistics to build a better industry for everyone.
Deputy editor at The Bookseller
Benedicte Page calls on the industry to provide more transparency on pay grades and promotion.
Philip Jones reacts to the gender pay gap figures reported by major UK publishers this week.
Philip Jones pays tribute to Stephen Hawking and the "unparalled body of work" he leaves behind.
Benedicte Page on why Open Access is back at the top of the publishing agenda.