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Alastair Horne, 22 Jun 2016
It’s certainly been a busy month for the university press sector. In the UK, new open access university press UCL Press celebrated its first birthday this month with a
22 Jun 2016
Roger Tagholm, 22 Jun 2016
The importance of libraries as free, open, accessible, democratic spaces has been underlined on both sides of the Atlantic in recent days. It was a small, community library in
Roger Tagholm, 09 Jun 2016
Parallel importation is Australia’s boomerang issue. It’s back again right now with the coalition government’s plans to remove PIRs (parallel import restrictions) and turn
09 Jun 2016
Award ceremony of the 2016 EU Prize for Literature Brussels, 31 May 2016 On this special night, prepare to have your senses awakened by spoken prose and written verses from master storytellers. With...
02 Jun 2016
Alastair Horne, 27 May 2016
It’s been a mixed month for the academic sector, with news of growth and ambitious new initiatives interspersed with more worrying developments. Figures released by the
27 May 2016
The challenges come from surprising quarters sometimes. The industry is used to change, to threats, to all manner of tech announcements, to moves by Amazon or Apple, to new
The British Book Industry Awards – the ‘Nibbies’ as was – returned to its ancestral home in the Great Room of London’s Grosvenor House on Park Lane this week and saw Transworld named Publisher of the...
03 May 2016
• French publisher Actes Sud wins Adult Trade Publisher • Readings in Australia crowned Bookstore of the Year• US and Chinese publishers lead the field with two awards...
28 Apr 2016
At London Book Fair 2015 Austin Macauley Publishers met renowned television theme tune composer (notably the EastEnders theme tune and Howard’s Way), Simon May. In August 2015 he then went on to...
22 Apr 2016
SAVE THE DATE FOR 2017 LBF 2017 will be held at Olympia Exhibition Centre on 14– 16 March LONDON, 15 April 2016: The London Book Fair welcomed publishing professionals from over 124 countries,...
15 Apr 2016
The London Book Fair, 14 Apr 2016
The halls were a hive of activity on the third and final day of LBF 2016, as exhibitors and visitors continued to meet, network and conclude deals with the thousands of buyers and publishing...
14 Apr 2016
The London Book Fair, 12 Apr 2016
Day two of #LBF16 was a truly Shakespearian experience, taking place on the eve of the 400 year anniversary of Shakespeare’s death, today saw a packed line-up of inspired readings, talks and...
12 Apr 2016
At 9am today the 45th edition of London Book Fair opened its doors. Publishing professionals from around the world flocked to Olympia for their chance to learn, network and kick off their year of
eddy.se ab co-operates with academic publishers. The clients are mainly publishing houses, public authorities and foundations with close connections to research institutions and social information...
08 Apr 2016
Allison Markin Powell is a literary translator, editor, and publishing consultant in New York City. She has worked in the editorial departments of American and Japanese book and magazine publishing,...
Danny has been illustrating the covers of Science Fiction and Fantasy novels for many decades. More recently, Danny has been bringing the moon to life, creating hundreds of the universe's misfits and...
07 Apr 2016
Jeffrey Archer, whose novels and short stories include Kane and Abel, A Prisoner of Birth, Cat O' Nine Tales, has topped the bestseller lists around the world, with sales of over 270 million copies.
01 Apr 2016
Roger Tagholm, 01 Apr 2016
British publishers will head to the splendour of Olympia for the 45th London Book Fair in a fortnight, buoyed up by positive state-of-the-nation figures released by Nielsen at
Before co-founding DKW, Bryony worked at the Caroline Sheldon Literary Agency, and spent several years working in specialist bookshops and libraries. She has worked with top publishers both in the UK...
30 Mar 2016
Alastair Horne, 21 Mar 2016
If the past four weeks in academic publishing have had a theme, then that theme has been experimental business models. On March 1st, Knowledge Unlatched announced the
21 Mar 2016
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
18 Feb 2016
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...
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...
13 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
15 Dec 2015
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
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
10 Dec 2015
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
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
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...
20 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