Peter Warwick has been named president and c.e.o. of publisher Scholastic. The company has also appointed Iole Lucchese and Robert Dumont to the executive board of directors. ... Read more
Strangers Press at the University of East Anglia is to launch a new Korean translation competition for an upcoming series of chapbooks.... Read more
Academic publisher Pearson is to depart its current office premises in Belfast, as it moves towards a hybrid model of working.
Elsevier has committed to producing net zero carbon emissions by 2040, after signing the Climate Pledge with its parent company RELX.
Dreams From My Father, the childhood memoir of former president of the United States Barack Obama, is to be adapted for a YA audience and will... Read more
Independent publishing and media business Hardie Grant has announced a buyout of its founding investor Associated Media Investments (AMI) and introduced a new board.... Read more
Charco Press is to publish Bolivian writer Giovanna Rivero’s short story collection Fresh dirt from the grave, the first ever English language publication of her work. ... Read more
Wole Soyinka and Sally Rooney will headline the Southbank Centre’s autumn season, while the organisation has also announced its London Literature Festival, which this year takes its... Read more
Astra House, a new adult trade publisher launching in August, has joined GMC Distribution as a client.
Ten emerging writers have been selected as the first cohort on the Genesis Jewish Book Week Emerging Writers Programme.
MMS, the children’s publishing sales agency, has appointed BookSource as its distribution partner, ahead of the closure of Orca Book Services' distribution centre.... Read more
Richard Cohen’s controversial The History Makers (W&N) will be renamed following a plea from a not-for-profit group of the same name, it has been revealed. ... Read more
Booksellers and publishers should not assume that the growth in the book industry seen throughout the pandemic will continue, the London Book Fair has heard. ... Read more
Kanya D’Almeida has been declared the overall winner of the Commonwealth Short Story Prize, for a "captivating" tale set in a Sri Lankan "sanctuary for the... Read more
Independent publishers are reeling from the impact of new EU VAT regulations, with many “furious” at the lack of government warning and seriously concerned by... Read more
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Issue No 5943
Friday, September 17 2021
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