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18 April 2017

The Publishers Association comments on early general election

Following the Prime Minister’s announcement of her intention to call a general election Stephen Lotinga, Chief Executive of the Publishers Association, said: “At an incredibly important time in Britain’s future it is right for the public to have a say in the direction the government takes to ensure the long-term stability the country needs. The…

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11 April 2017

Transcript: Charles Clark Memorial Lecture April 2017

The Charles Clark Memorial Lecture is the annual Copyright Keynote Lecture at The London Book Fair, Olympia. This year it took place at 16.00–17.30 on Wednesday 15th March 2017. The lecture addressed the compromise between exclusive rights and reasonable “fair uses” in the digital age, by two experts on the Fair Use doctrine. Judge Pierre…

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24 March 2017

CAMEO award winners revealed

Four outstanding book adaptations from the past two years have been honoured at a special ceremony tonight at Soho House for the inaugural Creativity Across Media: Entertainment & Originality Awards (CAMEO).   Deliberated by a cross-section of creative industry professionals including digital film makers, literary editors and theatre programmers, the judging panel chose 45 Years,…

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22 March 2017

International Excellence Awards 2017: winners announced

The winners of The London Book Fair International Excellence Awards, in association with The Publishers Association and sponsored by Hytex, have been announced at a prestigious awards ceremony held tonight, on the first day of LBF. The Bookstore of the Year Award, sponsored by Gardners, went to Paris-based Shakespeare and Company for “the way it…

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09 February 2017

LBF International Excellence Awards 2017: SHORTLIST REVEALED

The shortlist for The London Book Fair International Excellence Awards 2017 has been announced, with France leading the way with four nominations and China, USA, South Africa and Canada not far behind with three each.   The awards, which are held in partnership with the UK Publishers Association (PA) and sponsored by Hytex, celebrate excellence…

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02 December 2016

Why we launched the Textbook Challenge

By Stephen Lotinga, CEO of the Publishers Association Last week the Publishers Association launched a challenge: for every school child in England to have access to textbooks in the main subjects. At a time when teachers are struggling under heavy and sometimes unmanageable workloads, textbooks not only offer a way to reduce the amount of…

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23 November 2016

Parliamentary Book Awards Shortlist Unveiled

22 November 2016 Political heavyweights Ken Clarke, Alan Johnson and Margaret Hodge join broadcaster Jeremy Paxman and former Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis on the shortlists for the inaugural Parliamentary Book Awards, the only book awards for parliamentarians, voted for by parliamentarians. Launched by the Booksellers Association and the Publishers Association, the awards aim to…

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15 November 2016

Tackling the reading challenge together

Joanna Prior, Chair of the Publishers Association’s Reading for Pleasure Group and MD of Penguin General Today the Publishers Association is one of a consortium of organisations putting its name to a new strategy paper that seeks to ensure that every child in this country can read well by the time they leave primary school…

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14 October 2016

Parliamentary Book Awards launched

The Booksellers Association and the Publishers Association are holding a parliamentary reception in the House of Commons to highlight the contribution made by the book and publishing industries to the economy and society.  The evening will culminate in the presentation of the inaugural Parliamentary Book Awards, three new awards celebrating the best work of fiction…

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13 October 2016

Speakers announced for Building Inclusivity In Publishing conference

The Publishers Association and The London Book Fair’s Building Inclusivity in Publishing conference (15 November) has announced Crystal Mahey-Morgan, founder of story-telling brand OWN IT!, and Robyn Travis, author of Mama Can’t Raise No Man, as keynote conference speakers. Alongside the keynote speakers will be some of the biggest names in publishing including speakers from…

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05 August 2016

2016 British Book Design and Production Awards finalists announced

4 August 2016 The BPIF, Oxford Brookes University and The Publishers Association are delighted to announce the shortlist for the British Book Design and Production Awards 2016. The awards promote and acknowledge innovative book design and expert craftsmanship. A panel of 5 judges, selected from the areas of design, publishing, production and retail gathered for…

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27 June 2016

Spare Room Project launches with PA

The Spare Room Project, supported by The Publishers Association, will match up aspirant publishers from outside London with publishing people in the capital, who can give them accommodation for a week.  One of the starkest challenges to diversity in publishing is the difficulty faced by those who live outside of London and have no friends…

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24 June 2016

PA Chief Executive comments on European Referendum

June 24 2016 Commenting on the result of the European Referendum, Stephen Lotinga, Chief Executive of The Publishers Association, said: “The result of the referendum must be respected, but will undoubtedly have a significant impact on the UK publishing industry.  We will work with our members to ensure that their interests are protected and concerns…

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25 May 2016

Publishers Association to Relaunch Publishers Green Network

25 May 2016 The PA is relaunching its Publishers Green Network (PCN) on Thursday 26th May 2016.  The Network aims to help those in the book industry increase sustainability and reduce their overall environmental impact.  The PCN looks at the complete process/supply chain for physical and ebooks by providing a networking/information sharing forum to facilitate…

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12 May 2016

Strong year for UK publishing industry as it grows to £4.4bn

Friday 13 May 2016  New figures released today by The Publishers Association shows that the UK publishing industry is in good health with total sales or book and journal publishing up to £4.4bn in 2015. The figures also revealedthe UK’s love affair with the printed book is far from over as for the first time…

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