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  • Casemate Buys IPM

    The Oxford-based Casemate Group is to acquire International Publishers Marketing, the trade book distributor based in Dulles, Va.

  • King Wins Canada's Governor General’s Award

    Thomas King won in the fiction category for 'The Back of the Turtle' (HarperCollins Canada), his first novel in 15 years.

  • Staff Restructuring at PRH Canada

    Yesterday, the publisher announced that Lynn Henry, who has been with Doubleday Canada since 2010, will take on the newly created role of publishing director of Knopf Canada, now reporting to PRH Canada publisher Anne Collins.

  • Debut Novelist Wins Canada’s Biggest Lit Prize

    When the winner of the C$100,000 Scotiabank Giller Prize was announced at a gala in Toronto last night, the spotlight was on a new writer, Sean Michaels, and his debut novel 'Us Conductors,' published by Random House Canada.

  • Shock as Odedina Steps Down at Hot Key

    The world of children's publishing in the U.K. has been rocked by Bonnier's announcement that Sarah Odedina has "decided to leave Hot Key Books."

  • Four Questions for...U.K. Publisher Lisa Highton

    We spoke with Lisa Highton, publisher of the three-year-old U.K. imprint Two Roads, about the lure of debut authors, the difficulties of overseeing a young imprint, and what she's learned from attending literary festivals and talking to reading groups.

  • PRH Canada Cancels Ghomeshi's Book

    Penguin Random House Canada has canceled the forthcoming book by former CBC Radio host Jian Ghomeshi, who is currently embroiled in a sexual harassment scandal.

  • PRH UK Proposes International Sales Restructure

    Penguin Random House UK has announced a proposed restructure of its international sales with Dean Chance heading up the export team and Rob Waddington in charge of the group team.

  • News Highlights: Spanish-Language Publishing 2014

    Zepeda wins Premio Planeta 2014 and more.

  • Churchwell, Markovits Win Eccles Award

    Author and 2014 Man Booker Prize judge, Sarah Churchwell, along with Benjamin Markovits, author and Granta Best of Young British Novelist 2013, are the joint winners of the 2015 Eccles British Library Writer in Residence Award.

  • Four Questions for...Finnish Agent Elina Ahlback

    We talked with the founder and CEO of the Elina Ahlback Literary Agency is riding the current 'Scandi-trend' in international publishing.

  • Canadian Radio Host Ghomeshi Threatens C$50M Lawsuit Over Firing

    The popular Canadian radio host, and planned host of this year's Giller awards, has filed a lawsuit against the media company over wrongful termination.

  • Follett Tops in September

    The final installment in Ken Follett’s Century trilogy, Edge of Eternity, landed at the top of two bestseller lists in international markets in September.

  • Four Questions for...Taiwanese Agent Gray Tan

    Gray Tan, founder and president of the Taiwan-based Grayhawk Agency talked to PW about the local lure of tie-in's and the slow pace of Chinese publishing.

  • S&S Inks Deal to Make Digital Backlist Available in Scandinavia

    Simon & Schuster has partnered with Scandinavian e-book subscription service Mofibo to make its backlist titles available to readers in Denmark and Sweden.

  • Four Questions for...Dutch Editor Job Lisman

    Job Lisman, editorial director of Prometheus/Bert Bakker Publishers in the Netherlands, talks about what's selling on his home turf, how he sees international authors faring abroad, and the state of e-books in the Netherlands.

  • New Novels and John Green Ruled Overseas in August

    The top three bestselling novels in France last month were new to the country’s fiction list, with Emmanuel Carrère’s "The Kingdom" coming in first.

  • A Journey Through Literary Sicily in Film

    Earlier this year, Felice Cavallaro, a highly regarded journalist from the Italian daily newspaper Corriere della Sera, launched the Road of Writers—a project to rediscover and celebrate Sicily’s great writers.

  • Discovering Writers in Sicily

    For every 15 titles that Italian publishers import from the U.S., American publishers import one from Italy; a new program aims to change that.

  • Unfair Dealing? Canadian Publishing 2014

    People on both sides of the debate about how to balance access to educational materials with copyright have been closely watching developments in Canada following changes to Canadian legislation in 2012.

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