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News stories from the book world in April 2015

April 2015

Authors disappointed by publishers

20 April 2015

After a London Book Fair (LBF) which was all about publishers from across the world talking to each other, a Bookseller article enables us to look in more depth at last week's link Authors call for better communication with publishers | The Bookseller.  Read more

‘Another busy, buzzy Bologna’

13 April 2015

This year's Bologna Book Fair reflected the strength of children's publishing worldwide. Although relatively new fairs such as the China Shanghai International Children's Book Fair are making ambitious strides in terms of attracting children's publishers, Bologna is unsurpassed in its appeal as the international rights fair for children's books.  Read more

Big authors change publishers

6 April 2015

Two big authors, one American and one British, have changed UK publishers in the last week. Danielle Steel has a new ten-book contract with Pan MacmillanOne of largest fiction and non-fiction book publishers in UK; includes imprints of Pan, Picador and Macmillan Children’s Books and Kate Mosse has a contract for her new trilogy with the same publisher.  Read more

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