Director at Gaelic Books Council
Rosemary Ward discusses the growing demand for Gaelic books as the number of Gaelic readers in Scotland and throughout the world increases.... Read more
Scots writer, translator and co-founder at Itchy Coo Books
Matthew Fitt, co-founder of Itchy Coo Books, reflects on the cultural and commercial advantages of publishing in the Scots language.
First Minister at Scotland
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon reveals the lifelong love of reading that has compelled her and her government to increase its budget for funding the arts.... Read more
Deputy editor at The Bookseller
Benedicte Page wonders whether the continuing decline in library services and book loans could put the future of reading in jeopardy.
Literary scout at Eccles Fisher Associates
Catherine Eccles reflects on the history of the Eccles British Library Writer's Award and how it supports authors' careers.
President at CILIP
CILIP president Ayub Khan MBE outlines the key challenges facing libraries, and how they can turn these into opportunities.
Editor at THE BOOKSELLER
Philip Jones celebrates books leading the cultural conversation thanks to the defiant publication of Michael Wolff's Fire and Fury.
If publishers were any good at predicting the future, the book business would be a simpler place.
Founder at Shapes
Shapes' Jenny Baldwin shares her advice on how publishers can work more effectively with schools.
Head of publishing and commerce at W F Howes
We need to look beyond a debate about audiobook rights if we want the market to flourish, says Dominic White.
Agent and audio manager at Curtis Brown
Print publishers’ assumption that audio rights should be bundled with print is not directly beneficial to authors, argues Alice Lutyens.
Philip Jones sums up the last 12 months in publishing.
Frederick Warne curator of children’s literature at V&A Museum
The V&A's Emma Laws examines A A Milne's creative partnership with illustrator E H Shepard as the V&A's "Winnie-the-Pooh: Exploring a Classic" exhibition opens.... Read more
Philip Jones reflects on last week's AudioBook conference, particularly the ongoing debate over audio rights.
Christmas comes but once a year, but for the book trade it can never come soon enough, says Philip Jones.