The Author and His Translator: Working Together Is All the ‘Rage’

‘Translators are wonderful readers,’ says Poland’s top-selling author, Zygmunt Miłoszewski, whose ‘Rage’ is out in English from AmazonCrossing. Read More

Asia, North and South America, Africa, Europe Featured in London Book Fair’s Excellence Awards

France, Australia, US, China, Sudan, Brazil, Poland, New Zealand and more factor into the honors: New Bookstore of the Year category a popular favorite. Read More

France’s Short Édition Lengthens Its Reach

French publisher Short Édition is quickly capitalizing on the popularity of its short-story dispensers, more than doubling the machines’ number since their November debut and getting one into a high-visibility café in San Francisco. Read More

At Frankfurt: AmazonCrossing's new $10 million translation bid

Interviewing Sarah Jane Gunter at Frankfurt Book Fair’s Business Club This story was written for Wednesday’s (14th October) “Hug the Alien” session at Frankfurt Book Fair.  In a move that answers a constant question both from independent authors and from publishers, AmazonCrossing has announced that it now is accepting submissions. The news comes with word of… Read More

As The World Gets Smaller, Authors’ Jobs Get Bigger

‘An Entire Chain Of Questions That You Have To Ask’ We have a very difficult debate about subscription models or flat rate models because some publishers are afraid that they rather ruin their traditional way of making money. So very quickly you end up in an entire chain of questions that you have to ask. That’s… Read More

Marketing a Book Abroad? How About a Buddy System?

“I actually set this up with a dating portal software.” Matthias Matting Matthias Matting of Munich is playing something of a matchmaker for writers. HisAuthorbuddies.com has just gone live this week. It’s the sort of mutual aid society you find in the self-publishing world. You’re invited to drop by the site, look around, set up a free… Read More