Bookshops in Wales will be able to reopen again on Monday 22nd June following months of lockdown.
Welbeck has appointed Kim Brown, formerly of Parragon Books, as vice president of sales and marketing for North America.
The movement of protests, riots and direct action that has sparked across the globe following the death of George Floyd has now entered the offices of creative industries such as publishing, and been swallowed up by the yawn-inducing language of “diversity and inclusion” that is all too familiar to those of us working within the industry.
The Alliance of Independent Authors (ALLi) has joined up with New York's Ethan Ellenberg Literary Agency to help members with the management and licensing of their rights.
Bertrams is confirmed to have gone into administration as of this afternoon (19th June) and will be making company wide redundancies.
July 13, 2013 was a heavy day in New York City. The summer swelter hung in the air like steam rising from a hot, damp cloth. Hustling up the steps from the subway, I legitimately could not tell whether the subterranean stifle was stickier than the “relief” awaiting me at street level. If racism were a natural phenomenon, it would be humidity. Dense, suffocating, unrelenting.
A survey of the Creative Access community, investigating the impact of coronavirus on under-represented communities within the creative industries, has revealed 80% are prioritising finding a new job or freelance work, with almost 40% saying they have run out of money already or are about to do so.
Germany has extended the ban on large public events from an initial date of the end of August to October 31st.
Dark Star: A Biography of Vivien Leigh by Alan Strachan (I B Tauris) has been awarded the Society for Theatre Research Theatre Book Prize 2020.
Val McDermid has revealed her 2020 “New Blood” list of hotly tipped crime-writing talent, featuring Deepa Anappara and Elizabeth Kay.