The new imprint will focus on translated literature plus a selected few outstanding authors writing in English from around the world.
In November 2020, the Frankfurt Book Fair went through restructuring and layoffs, with a back-to-basics plan announced for 2021.
Putting COVID aside for a moment, here are the companies and issues we expect to play a significant role in book publishing in 2021.
After years of effort, the CASE Act, which is intended to offer a cost-effective alternative for authors, publishers, and other creative industry workers to resolve low-value copyright disputes, has passed Congress.
Editors acquiring works for translation into English look for compelling manuscripts and for works with a good track record in their native language.
For the last year, we’ve speculated Spotify would enter the audiobook market, and, two weeks ago, the company advertised an opening for head of audiobook.
Several US publishers filed a lawsuit against Internet Archive over its provocative move to establish an online National Emergency Library.
News Kobo CEO Michael Tamblyn took to Twitter to complain about people submitting ebooks about fake COVID-19 cures through their self-publishing platform. So far, Kobo is rejecting more than half of submitted titles that deal with the virus: “They are filled with near-criminal snake-oil quackery, conspiracy theories, and raw disinformation.” He also takes issue with titles … Read more
Knowing term options and building publisher relationships can help authors negotiate favorable deals, keep information flowing, and recover from inevitable mishaps
A recently developed tool helps both traditional and self-published authors track contracts and rights.