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Cultural collaborations @ Sharjah Publishers Conference

The 13th Sharjah Publishers Conference (29- 31st Oct) had professionals from 106 countries participating and gaining insights into the world of global publishing. The conference had insights by experts, interactive round table discussions…

The Bestseller Awards return!

Nielsen BookData, in partnership with BolognaBookPlus, will host the annual Bestseller Awards ceremony, on 22 January 2024 at Ham Yard hotel in Piccadilly. These awards, which aim to recognise and celebrate bestselling authors in the UK,…

Ramesh Mittal @ Membership Committee of IPA

At its virtual General Assembly on 21 November 2023, the IPA confirmed the results of online elections and decisions about membership applications. New IPA Executive, Membership and Freedom to Publish Committee members were announced, along…

Penguin Random House’s head steps down

After a US judge blocked Penguin Random House – Simon & Schuster merger deal, Penguin Random House head Markus Dohle will step down at the end of the year. Nihar Malaviya, who is president and chief operating officer of Penguin Random…

Simplify, expedite and improve your publishing process

Ashok Giri of Pajeflow recently gave a demonstration of a new service called PajeFlow, where they act as the compositor and offer a 30% discount on your current composition rack rate. So publishers’ benefit is twofold: they will have…

Booker Prize winner 2022 book first published in India

Penguin Random House India has announced that critically acclaimed Sri Lankan writer Shehan Karunatilaka’s The Seven Moons of Maali Almeida, which was first published by Penguin India as Chats With The Dead, has won this year’s Booker Prize…

NBT-India’s three-day translation workshop in Alwar

The three-day translation workshop being organized by National Book Trust, India was held in Alwar, Rajasthan from September 15-17, 2022 to translate select NBT-India children’s titles from Hindi to Rajasthani language. The workshop was…

New office bearers of API

During the AGM of the Association of Publishers in India (API) held recently, the following persons were unanimously elected as the Office Bearers of the API, for the year 2022-23: Sesh Seshadri - Overleaf Books LLP – President; Prashant…