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Roger Tagholm, 18 Mar 2016
From the Bay of Pigs to an array of sigs. Marcus Dohle, CEO of Penguin Random House CEO, Michael Pietsch, CEO of Hachette Book Group US, Carolyn Reidy, CEO of Simon &
18 Mar 2016
Prior to co-launching DKW in 2012, Ella worked at Andrew Nurnberg Associates as an Assistant Literary Agent for three years. She loves the creative side of collaborating with authors, pitching...
16 Mar 2016
William Fiennes is the bestselling author of The Snow Geese and The Music Room, and co-founder of the charity First Story, which fosters creativity and literacy in secondary schools serving...
11 Mar 2016
OECD, Pearson and TES GlobalOpen one-day conference on how technology, policy and content may be most effectively applied to raise education standards Tuesday 12th April
10 Mar 2016
Roger Tagholm, 04 Mar 2016
Diversity has never been more on the agenda – from the Oscars to the Library of Congress and, of course, the book industry. In the UK, the £1,000 Jhalak Prize for Book
04 Mar 2016
The London Book Fair, 03 Mar 2016
London/Krakow, 3 March 2016: The London Book Fair, its UK partners the British Council and the Publishers Association; and the Polish Book Institute have announced Poland as the Market Focus for...
03 Mar 2016
Roy Kaufman is Copyright Clearance Center’s Managing Director of New Ventures and is responsible for expanding service capabilities as CCC moves into new markets and services. Prior to CCC, Roy...
02 Mar 2016
The LBF Shakesperience Celebrates the Bard’s Impact around the Globe London. 26th February 2016: From multi-lingual performances of some of Shakespeare’s most-loved works, to retellings of his plays...
26 Feb 2016
LONDON, 19 January 2016: The London Book Fair (LBF) has announced Hytex Communication Services as an Associate Supplier for 2016. The new partnership kicked-off in October when Hytex built a 16sqm...
25 Feb 2016
First Story Named The London Book Fair’s Charity of the Year 2016 London, 25 February 2016: The London Book Fair has announced that First Story – a charity which believes in changing lives
Megan Brown is the National Events Coordinator at Foyles which, in short, means she looks after the events programmes for all their branches in London, Birmingham and Bristol. Which she describes as...
24 Feb 2016
After the BAFTAS, the agent Jonny Geller tweeted ‘I wonder why nobody thanks the source material, the books, without which many of the films could not have been made’.
19 Feb 2016
Alastair Horne, 18 Feb 2016
The month in STM publishing has been dominated by the publication of two reports on open access publishing in the UK. The Tickell report on Open access to research
The 2016 Prose Awards for professional and scholarly publishing saw some excellent results for UK publishers. Cambridge University Press led the way with ten awards,
What was the last book you read? Sam Phillips: The Man Who Invented Rock 'n' Roll, by Peter Guralnick, a truly incredible work. It’s panoramic, and yet deeply personal. It’s one of the best American...
18 Feb 2016
New Award Celebrates ‘Trailblazing’ Publishing Talent Under 30 London, 17 February 2016: The winners of the Trailblazer Awards were revealed last night at an event hosted by The London Book Fair and...
17 Feb 2016
Lin Liying, BIBF Office Director and Vice President of China National Publications Import & Export (Group) Corporation. Ms.Lin used to work as a journalist and engage in book publication before...
09 Feb 2016
In a rare public interview, James Daunt, MD of a resurgent Waterstones, and Stephen Page, one of publishing’s longest standing and most well respected CEOs, will examine the big issues and the state...
08 Feb 2016
The International Publishers Congress, 02 Feb 2016
Copyright in publishing will be a key theme at the Congress London/Geneva, 1 February 2016: Francis Gurry, Director General of Geneva-based World Intellectual Property Organisation, is confirmed to...
02 Feb 2016
Written by Paul Richardson and Graham Taylor, authors of the ever popular PA Guide to the UK Publishing Industry, This 174-page report is a unique analysis of the UK publishing market. For a list of...
29 Jan 2016
Alastair Horne, 29 Jan 2016
The new year began with news that a number of publishers would be following the lead set last year by the Royal Society in requiring ORCID IDs in their publication
Mark Camilleri is Executive Chairman of the National Book Council, an entity falling under the remit of the Ministry of Education. He has graduated with a Masters in history from the University of...
28 Jan 2016
Roger Tagholm, 22 Jan 2016
A sad week with the death of Lord Weidenfeld at the age of 96. The co-founder of Weidenfeld & Nicolson, he was a colossus of the industry, someone who always seemed to have
22 Jan 2016
Richard Haines has worked in publishing since 2004 and has specialised in acquiring licensed content to be turned into books. He currently works as Head of Acquisitions and TV Development at Penguin...
20 Jan 2016
Shakespeare sets the stage for blockbuster Authors of the Day line-up at The London Book Fair 2016 • Professor Nick Bostrom, Judith Kerr, and Marian Keyes top programme •
15 Jan 2016
Fanny Blake is a novelist and journalist. She worked as a publisher before crossing to the other side of the fence. She has written a number of non-fiction titles, ghosted celebrity autobiographies...
14 Jan 2016
Roger Tagholm, 08 Jan 2016
Well, to paraphrase Mother Goose in the old nursery rhyme: ‘Ladybird, Ladybird,/Fly away home,/Your house is on fire/And your children all gone…to the bookshop to buy How it
08 Jan 2016
The London Book Fair, 07 Jan 2016
The London Book Fair’s Virtual Conference will return on 27th January 2016 to throw a social media spotlight on to eight key global publishing markets. NEWS FOR RELEASE, LONDON, 7 January...
07 Jan 2016
Bill Thompson is a well-known technology journalist and advisor to arts and cultural organisations on matters related to digital technologies. He appears weekly on Click on BBC World Service radio...
06 Jan 2016
The London Book Fair, IPA Congress, 18 Dec 2015
31st International Publishers Congress, 9-12 April 2016 @ LBF London/Geneva, 18 December 2015: Philip Pullman and Alaa Al Aswany will headline 31st International Publishers Congress in London in...
18 Dec 2015
The London Book Fair, 17 Dec 2015
The London Book Fair welcomes leading trade publisher as keynote speaker and world expert on artificial intelligence as Author of the Day to its Monday Conference programme.
17 Dec 2015
On the first day of the first Fair I went to, I was told about the Emerging Translators’ Network. I joined immediately and never looked back – if you feel translation is a lonely job, join ETN and...
16 Dec 2015
Alastair Horne, 15 Dec 2015
It has been a month of partnerships and coalitions, drawing partners all across the industry into a complex interlinking chain. Research Councils UK announced that they
With more than forty events nationwide, and an estimated reach of 425 million people in 21 countries, there can be no doubt that Academic Book Week was the biggest news
Alastair Horne, 10 Dec 2015
Open access continues to dominate the news. It was certainly the most common topic of conversation during Academic Book Week, with some events entirely focused on the
15 Dec 2015
Roger Tagholm, 10 Dec 2015
The year is ending on strong notes of optimism on both sides of the Atlantic. At the Bookseller’s FutureBook conference in London, Faber Chief Executive Stephen Page observed that
11 Dec 2015
THE AUTHOR CLUB and a WRITE NOW! Residential Weekend for Authors, 23rd & 24th January 2016 LONDON, 10 December 2015: The London Book Fair (LBF) is continuing to expand its programme
10 Dec 2015
The London Book Fair, 03 Dec 2015
The London Book Fair extends its partnership with Mexican publishers at FIL and opens entries for new Literary Festival category at LBF International Excellence Awards 2016. London/Guadalajara,...
03 Dec 2015
Roger Tagholm, 27 Nov 2015
In this grim fortnight, the role of books to interpret difficult events and discuss the underlying reasons for them has never been more important. Bookshops too, take on greater significance
27 Nov 2015
Seonaid MacLeod is Campaigns Manager at The Publishers Association, working on industry-wide campaigns, including Reading for Pleasure, diversity, and workforce development issues, and publisher...
25 Nov 2015
The London Book Fair, 20 Nov 2015
Friday 20 November: The London Book Fair is launching the new Trailblazer Awards at the Society of Young Publishers annual conference in Oxford (#SYPConf15). The Awards will celebrate publishing...
19 Nov 2015
Damrong Pinkoon is a writer with bright new ideas and a refreshingly positive attitude on life. He explains in easy terms business, marketing concepts and strategies from his many years working at...
18 Nov 2015
New ‘Data-driven’ conference welcomes new media pioneer Bill Thompson and digital publishing strategist Alison Jones as conference chairs NEWS FOR RELEASE, LONDON, 16 November 2015: The London Book...
16 Nov 2015
The London Book Fair, 13 Nov 2015
LBF SEEKS TO SHOWCASE BEST CHINESE CHILDREN’S PUBLISHING AT THE LBF INTERNATIONAL EXCELLENCE AWARDS 2016 LONDON/BEIJING, 11 November 2015: The London Book Fair (LBF) is calling for children’s...
13 Nov 2015
Roger Tagholm, 12 Nov 2015
Academic books should be shorter; content needs to be atomised so that it can be easily repackaged, annotated and shared; and publishers should recognise that YouTube
12 Nov 2015
I’m just about to finish Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson. I am a REALLY slow reader, so it’s taken me well over a year to complete it (I have been writing and publishing my memoir r during this time,...
Roger Tagholm, 06 Nov 2015
Subscription is dead – long live subscription. Some may have felt that with the closure of Oyster, subscription was on the way out, but two recent announcements tell another
06 Nov 2015
Josh Davidson is the Founder and Managing Director of Night Zookeeper; a magical, inspirational brand where children discover and create imaginative animals. These animals join our interactive world,...
04 Nov 2015