Staff from Penguin Random House, Kogan Page and Picador are among the professionals taking part in the British Council's International Publishing Fellowship Programme.... Read more
Bonnier Books' Sydney-based publisher Echo Publishing has appointed Tegan Morrison as associate publisher.
Norwegian artist Kristin Roskifte has won the Nordic Council Children and Young People’s Literature Prize worth 350,000 Danish Kr (£40,000).... Read more
Publishers and authors joined English PEN in welcoming the release of imprisoned Turkish novelist Ahmet Altan after three years detention in a Turkish jail.... Read more
Eric Carle, the author and illustrator behind such children's classics as The Very Hungry Caterpillar, has decided at the age of 90 to sell his... Read more
A group of US libraries plan to boycott Macmillan over its controversial new e-book lending policy, suspending purchases of digital copies from the publisher.... Read more
Macmillan in the US has apologised to librarians for not informing them of upcoming changes to its e-book lending policy but has refused to amend... Read more
Scribe UK staff are taking a reading day on 7th November, the anniversary of the Russian Revolution, to celebrate and immerse themselves in a 1000-page translated epic: The Eighth... Read more
Nobel laureate Olga Tokarczuk has been shortlisted for the Warwick Prize for Women in Translation for the second year running, for her literary crime novel Drive... Read more
For publishing and creativity to flourish in the Arab World, “the censorship authorities must focus more on preserving copyrights and preventing fraud and piracy than... Read more
Fane has revealed plans for international expansion, with the production company to open a new office in Australia.
Chicken House has signed a special co-operation agreement with China's biggest children's publisher, marking its expansion into the country.
Foyles bookshop has removed a dummy jacket from a copy of David Cameron's memoir after an image of the fake book cover at the Charing... Read more
The TeNeues Media Group is mourning the death of publisher Hendrik teNeues, who passed away in Munich last week at the age of 67.
The American Booksellers Association (ABA) says Allison Hill will take on the role of c.e.o. as Oren Teicher prepares to step down in November. ... Read more
Issue No 5874
Friday, February 21 2020
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