Editor at The Bookseller
If March was dire, April may yet live up to its reputation as the cruellest month, as we all discover that without bookshops, libraries and... Read more
at The Bookseller
For what seems like since time immemorial, Penguin Random House Children's has been by far the biggest beast in British kids' publishing. That might have... Read more
Founder at Mensch Publishing
Should we continue to publish into an inert supply chain or have a full or partial moratorium on all new publishing?
Co-Director at The Story Museum
Over the last couple of weeks, sales of paperback fiction surged dramatically as readers sought to escape the routine of self-isolation and find solace in... Read more
Manager at Waterstones Horsham
Bookselling has been my passion for so long, I miss the smell of the books mixed with coffee.
Founder at Bristol Women's Literature Festival
The moment they hit the press, the reviews for The Mirror And The Light were glowing. A “shoo-in for the Booker Prize” said the Guardian.... Read more
Last week I wrote, in respect of the coronavirus, that decisions taken in good faith one day, may go bad the next.
E-retailers should pay more quickly to compensate for lost print business
Co-founder at Monstrous Regiment Publishing
Almost all industries are now facing an unprecedentedly challenging time. Last week saw the book industry take a particular hit, as announcements to close all... Read more
Despite the fact that so much entertainment content is now digitally delivered, physical books - at least up until this point - have continued to outpace the... Read more
at Octopus Group
The job of a book marketer is a tough one. You’ve likely got more titles than time, tight budgets and big expectations, and lot of... Read more
Today we face, as a trade, as businesses and as humans, an unparalleled challenge in the wake of the spread of the coronavirus, Covid-19, across... Read more
Director of Books and Publishing at Midas PR
Just three weeks ago I had all been ready and excited for the Live From London event to announce the recipients of the Windham-Campbell Prizes... Read more
Founder/Publisher at September Publishing
Some of what we have learnt about working at home as part of a publishing team over the past six years is true of all remote... Read more
From the outside, publishing is showing signs of rude health.