The end of last week, you won’t have failed to notice, saw conference season in full swing. The 75th Frankfurt Book Fair is one of the big events of the literary calendar. And capping it off was ALLi’s Self-publishing Advice Conference.
Peter Gibbons wins Kindle Storyteller Award with King of War. Amazon faces $1bn buy box lawsuit. SelfPubCon preview.
Inkitt raises $59m to take successful self-published stories from its platform to the screen. Publishing tackles climate change.
The Selfies Awards expand their eligibility to British writers living in Europe and what the Brexit deal means.
On the even of the Nobel Prize For Literature, a new prize for young adult fiction shows literary prizes still exclude indies.
BookClub seeks to take book clubs online and let readers aske questions direct to authors, and bookstores need book sales.
Covid hasn't lowered book sales but people have bought from Amazon not bookstores; Amazon in Sweden; Audio white paper at Frankfurt.
Netgalley adds audio offering, Gardners buy Bertrams warehouse, Frankfurt Book Fair announce digital events, Amazon join lawsuit against Kiss Library
Frankfurt Book Fair wants to hear from you, the latest insights on audiobooks, and Amazon makes a move in Sweden and India.