Tagged: indies

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

Brexit handling is 'a disaster', say indie publishers

As the deadline towards finalising Brexit inches ever closer, independent publishers have warned the lack of certainty around a concrete agreement will pose multiple problems, including... Read more

Dady launches new indie Renard Press

A newly launched independent press has made clear its intention to "flesh out the literary classics canon" by publishing lesser known works and following a queer-led ethos. ... Read more

Kesvani's debut on young Muslims and the internet goes to Hurst

Hurst will publish journalist Hussein Kesvani’s debut, Follow Me, Akhi, about how young Muslims use the internet to determine their religious identity.... 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

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

Indie publishers rally to promote European literature

Independent publishers are showing their support for Europe following Brexit by promoting European literature and calling for a plurality of voices to be heard.... Read more

BiblioBoard, Pressbooks partner on library-based self-publishing

US library digital patron-services provider BiblioBoard and Canadian online book-production specialist Pressbooks are forming a new partnership called Pressbooks Public, designed to let libraries offer e-book-publishing services to their... Read more

Indies wary of the introduction of increased Minimum Wage

The proposed rise in the Minimum Wage announced by chancellor George Osborne in his recent budget will “hit indies hardest”, booksellers have said. Osborne said... Read more

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