Tagged: Author Day

Authors’ way

In the late 1990s the venerable book trade chronicler Ian Norrie wrote to The Bookseller’s then-editor Louis Baum to complain about the inclusion of an... Read more

Shamsie: 'Publishers not investing in author careers'

Novelist Kamila Shamsie has said that traditional publishers’ focus on the “bottom line value of pounds and pennies” has meant a shift away from building... Read more

Industry should be 'less defensive' about diversity

Publishing should be as “demographically representative as possible” in a bid to tackle diversity, delegates to The Bookseller's Author Day conference have heard.... Read more

Authors need to 'engage' in the publishing process

Both traditionally and self-published authors need to be “engaged”, traditional publishers have to be open to new voices from different backgrounds, tricky rights issues need... Read more

Smart: 'publishers do invest long-term in authors'

Ebury m.d. Rebecca Smart said that traditional publishers need to “shout from the rooftops” more about the value and investment they provide for authors.... Read more

Author Day: Writers are 'divided into two camps'

Authors are divided into two camps – those who self-publish and those who are traditionally-published - and the “eternal debate” over which is superior should... Read more

Solomon: 'once well-known authors now struggling'

The Society of Authors is seeing a number of "once well-known authors" apply for assistance to its Pension Fund, intended to help those who have... Read more

Publishers open submissions for Author Day

Publishers Pan Macmillan, HarperCollins and literary agency Peters, Fraser & Dunlop will provide authors with face-to-face advice and feedback as part of The Bookseller’s inaugural... Read more

Solomon and Ross to speak at Bookseller's first Author Day

Nicola Solomon, chief executive of the Society of Authors (pictured), and Orna Ross, founder of the Alliance of Independent Authors, are among more than 30... Read more

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