Pan Mac to acknowledge translators on covers as campaign support soars

Pan Mac to acknowledge translators on covers as campaign support soars

Pan Macmillan has announced translators will be acknowledged "on the book cover and all promotion materials” for all new publications and reprints from this week, in the wake of calls for publishers to credit the profession for their work.

The move comes after the Society of Authors (SoA) launched a campaign for publishers to name translators on the cover of books they translate, with an open letter initially backed by 100 people including Bernardine Evaristo and Philip Pullman, which has now received more than 1,760 signatures.  

A statement from Pac Mac said the publisher was “fully sup...

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