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What the Black Writers’ Guild did next

What the Black Writers’ Guild did next

One of the things that Black people know to be true is that when we lift up our voices to celebrate our joy, share our... Read more

LBF moves to June 2021, Ventris made director

The London Book Fair is to take place from 29th June to 1st July 2021, it has been confirmed. It comes as Andy Ventris is named the... Read more

Watkins Media owner Ifield buys John Hunt Publishing

Entrepreneur Etan Ilfeld, owner of the Watkins Media Group, has bought John Hunt Publishing (JHP) for an undisclosed sum.  Read more

Frankfurt attendees find fair fruitful but lack of UK presence lamented

Attendees at the Frankfurt Book Fair have said a smaller cohort this year has made for fruitful, "more discursive" meetings, although one publisher lamented the lack of a... Read more

Graham Norton Book Club podcast returns for second series on Audible

"The Graham Norton Book Club" podcast is returning for a second series on Audible on 25th October with guests including Dave Grohl, Margaret Atwood and Matt Haig.... Read more

Digital opportunities pave way for mergers and acquisitions, Frankfurt fair hears

International publishing companies are looking to acquire businesses with large digital presences and arms "complementary to books" as the industry moves slowly towards digitisation, attendees at... Read more

Mosse launches YouTube channel and book club

Kate Mosse is launching a YouTube channel, including a book club featuring two non-fiction titles and a pair of fiction titles each month. Read more

Third time lucky as Caldwell wins BBC National Short Story Award

Lucy Caldwell has won the BBC National Short Story Award with Cambridge University, a prize she has been nominated for three times. ... Read more

Independent Publishers Group acquires UK's United Independent Distributors

The US-based Independent Publishers Group (IPG) has acquired United Independent Distributors (UID) in the UK, which includes distribution centres Marston, Orca Book Services and Turpin along with... Read more

Third of all global research articles now published Open Access, says STM

Around a third of all global research articles are now published Open Access, according to the latest report by the Association of Scientific, Technical &... Read more

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