Tagged: coronavirus

2020 (re)vision

With much of the book business still wrestling with the short-term impact of the coronavirus crisis, it may feel too soon to imagine what happens next.... Read more

Love, hope and business

Contrary to what you might read elsewhere, there are three stages to a pandemic. Read more

Online Opportunities

How can technological solutions adopted during the coronavirus outbreak foster a greater sense of connectivity in the literary world post-pandemic? Read more

LBF LATEST: fair cancelled as Big Five pull out

The London Book Fair has been cancelled owing to the coronavirus outbreak following a wave of cancellations from major publishers and agencies. Read more

Wales closes non-essential shops in 'firebreak' lockdown

Non-essential shops, including bookshops, in Wales will close in a two-week national lockdown from Friday, it has been announced. Read more

Sunak's Job Support Scheme welcomed by PA and IPG

Chancellor Rishi Sunak's new Job Support Scheme has been broadly welcomed by the Publishers Association (PA) and Independent Publishers Guild (IPG). Read more

PRH UK sends staff home as government gives new Covid guidance on the workplace

UK staffers at Penguin Random House have already been told they should again work from home if they can, following the step-change in government guidance as coronavirus infection rates... Read more

Chatto & Windus to publish BBC Radio 4's Covid chronicles

This November Chatto & Windus will publish a collection of lockdown stories and experiences from BBC Radio 4’s "PM", with a foreword from the programme's presenter Evan Davis.... Read more

Beijing's digital fair brings technical headaches but also plus points, say publishers

UK publishers have given mixed reports of their experience at the digital-only Beijing International Book Fair, with the format offering up new possibilities though also some technical... Read more

Frances Lincoln to publish charity picture book by Coelho and Usher

Frances Lincoln Children’s Books will publish Thank You, a picture book inspired by the lockdown clapping for the NHS, by Joseph Coelho and illustrator Sam Usher.... Read more

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