Tagged: Independent publishers

How open is publishing?

The most important people in publishing are the writers and illustrators, those who create brilliant books and stories. Last week I read comments from [new... Read more

Mind, body, spirit

I once asked Bloomsbury chief executive Nigel Newton how he could justify the multi-million pound publishing group being a member of the Independent Publishers Guild.... Read more

Different planets

The contrasts between big and small publishing never cease to throw up points of interest about how this business works. This week’s edition of The... Read more

Jewess joins Serpent's Tail from Titan Books

Serpent’s Tail has appointed Titan Books' Miranda Jewess to run the Serpent’s Tail crime list. Read more

Independent Alliance unveils mentoring scheme

The Independent Alliance has launched an inter-company mentoring scheme. Read more

New Bath & Bristol Small Publishers’ event makes 'south west nexus'

The inaugural Bath and Bristol Small Publishers’ Gathering will take place this weekend featuring 28 presses, as the independents "break free of London’s gravitational pull".... Read more

Flourishing indies bullish as IPG Conference opens

Independent publishers are rejoicing at the news they are bucking the market trend, with their sales up 2.7% to £511.4m compared to just 0.2% growth in... Read more

Indies reprint as Man Booker nominations prompt demand surge

Independent publishers say being longlisted for the "game-changing" Man Booker Prize has drastically increased demand for their books, and has come at a particularly good... Read more

Brexit-struck indies forced to consider raising prices

Independent publishers say they are "extremely vulnerable" to the uncertainty caused by Brexit, with currency fluctuations putting pressure on tight margins and forcing many to... Read more

Coutts, Toews, Marsh on Wellcome Book Prize shortlist

Two novels and four non-fiction books will compete for the Wellcome Book Prize 2015, with the shortlist split equally between independent and major publishers. The... Read more

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