Verso has reported a rise in global sales, with a 300% increase in its e-commerce profits, in this year's first quarter.
The Reading Agency has announced a virtual event to launch this year's online Summer Reading Challenge.
Faber has released audiobook Two Stories by Sally Rooney, containing two short stories.
The Literary Consultancy (TLC) has launched a digital platform to support writers and "safeguard their creativity".
Clean Prose, the London-based writers' co-working space, has announced it is to close as a result of "social distancing and the economic downturn" caused by the coronavirus pandemic.... Read more
The Arts & Humanities Research Council (AHRC) is to explore the impact of culture during the Covid-19 pandemic via a new campaign, Boundless Creativity.... Read more
Independent publishers Jacaranda Books and Knights Of have partnered with writing charity Spread the Word to launch a crowdfunder for inclusive, diversity-led UK indies.... Read more
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have released a video of Meghan reading son Archie Duck! Rabbit! by Amy Krouse Rosenthal (Chronicle Books) on his first birthday,... Read more
Children's author and illustrator Rob Biddulph is attempting to break the world record for the largest online art lesson, in partnership with HarperCollins and global... Read more
Stephen Page has said Faber's print sales are down "about a third year on year for print", but that digital growth is on the rise... Read more
Elliott & Thomspon is launching an online campaign to show "the comfort words can bring", in partnership with author Paul Anthony Jones.
Stars including Daniel Radcliffe, Stephen Fry, and Eddie Redmayne are recording videos of themselves reading the first Harry Potter book in the latest addition to... Read more
Faber has partnered with digital services company the Firsty Group to supply Faber Factory content for Glassboxx, the direct to consumer sales app.
A group of international publishers have a formed a coalition, the Radical Publishers Alliance, to support each other during the coronavirus pandemic.
VAT on digital publications will be scrapped today (Friday 1st May) after Chancellor Rishi Sunak fast-tracked the plan, saying it would help readers and publishers during the... Read more
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Friday, May 29 2020
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