Watch Axel Scheffler tackle Brexit in his acceptance speech for The British Book Awards' inaugural Illustrator of the Year Award.
President at International Publishers Association
Michiel Kolman argues that self-censorship, less obvious than censorship imposed by the state, is happening worldwide.
Poet and Professor of English at University of Liverpool
Sandeep Parmar, co-founder of the Ledbury Emerging Poetry Critics scheme, looks at the role of reviewing in UK poetry culture today.
Editor at The Bookseller
Philip Jones reacts to David Leonhardt's piece on the "death of Barnes & Noble".
C.e.o at BookTrust
BookTrust's c.e.o Diana Gerald explains the challenges of finding books that appeal to children of every background.
Founder at the Imago Group
Erik Pordes explains how developments in papermaking in China and the recent move towards more ecological policies are having a big effect on paper prices.... Read more
Philip Jones reflects on the sales of Bertrams, Waterstones and Clays to private equity firms.
Group publisher at Orion Publishing Group Ltd
Orion's Jon Wood responds to comments in Liz Thomson's obituary for Livia Gollancz and "snobbery" towards genre fiction.
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
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,