Writer at Hot Key Books and Bloomsbury Raven
Author Julie Mayhew calls on her fellow writers to push for inclusion and social mobility when arranging school visits.
Editor at The Bookseller
Philip Jones shares his thoughts on the Publishers Association’s Publishing Yearbook 2019.
Co-founder at And Other Stories
When the opportunity presented itself to relocate to Sheffield, And Other Stories jumped at the chance—and it hasn’t looked back. ... Read more
at Inpress Books
A recent event held in collaboration with Bloomsbury enabled five writers supported by an Arts Council-backed writing scheme to shine.
Founder and c.e.o. at Books That Matter
If a feminist brand, blogger or publisher is only centred on thin straight white women, then it’s not feminism, it’s misogyny, says Molly Masters. ... Read more
Writer and librarian at Roedean School
Responding to the Guardian’s piece on “toxic” YA culture, Chelsey Pippin argues that the online YA community’s sensitivity and nuance is being underplayed. ... Read more
Philip Jones reflects on the increased scrutiny that publishers and authors now face, and how they're dealing with it.
Author at Clare Mackintosh Ltd
During Independent Bookshop Week, author Clare Mackintosh pens a letter in praise of bookshops and booksellers.
Editorial officer at Open Library of Humanties
Last week ghostwriter Andrew Crofts’ comment piece ‘Why we publish books we hate’ caused quite the stir. Here Helen Saunders gives her response.
Conference Programmer at Marketing & Publicity Conference
Miriam Robinson, programmer for The Bookseller's Marketing & Publicity Conference 2019, shares what to expect from the day.
Academics at Kingston University
Political memoirs are big business – and these academics think they’ve found an algorithm that will help their would-be publishers take smarter risks.
The fight to acquire US bookseller Barnes & Noble is a battle for the future of the book business, says Philip Jones. ... Read more
Literary agent at Trident Media Group
Could a revived physical retail scene allow US publishers to make more decisions based on editorial instinct rather than numbers alone? ... Read more
at THE MAINSTREET TRADING COMPANY
How can bricks and mortar stores claim a slice of the pie as audiobooks experience a boom but CDs lose out to digital downloads?... Read more
Brand-publishing specialist at Various
The industry really needs to up its game if it wants to make a difference when it comes to diversity in the publishing landscape. ... Read more