Four years after its release, My Year of Rest and Relaxation has become a publishing and cultural phenomenon – with TikTok trends and film rights bought by Margot Robbie. But is it exploitative?
The contribution of the book industry to the national economy is substantial, but its importance goes beyond its monetary value.
Some open access journals — those that don’t charge their readers a fee — require that researchers pay to publish with them. Removing author fees helps more researchers to publish their work.
Fewer than 1% of Australian publishing professionals identify as First Nations. We need better representation to authentically represent First Nations voices. Sandra Phillips explains why – and how.
‘Everything is random,’ the Penguin Random House CEO recently told a US court, about how the publishing business works. It all seemed to be a gamble. But is that how it works in Australia?
Fewer than 1% of Australian publishing professionals are First Nations and only 8.5% have an Asian cultural identity.
The former prime minister’s latest book calls on his party to be both liberal and conservative in order to survive.
Wits University Press is one of only 15 active university publishers in Africa – crucial for scholarship about the continent.
Run by a collective of women and covering both the political and personal, Spare Rib was unlike anything before it.
Sensitivity readers are increasingly employed before a book is published, if the author is writing about cultures outside their lived experience. But what exactly do sensitivity readers do?
Two radically inventive new works of Australian graphic nonfiction dig deep into 21st-century life. They balance critique with hopeful possibilities – of collective change and radical acceptance.
On Dec. 2, 1941, a publication date was set for Mori’s first book. Five days later, the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor, upending the writer’s life and throwing the book’s publication into doubt.
For the news publisher, the key word is ‘subscribers’.
Many countries are experimenting with different forms of government support for journalism, but the question is about what works best and is sustainable.
By the standards of the day, Ulysses was extremely sexually explicit.
Despite a succession of different challenges, Bgoya’s approach has been consistent.
The bard’s plays were not always so readily available. It took a handful of savvy publishers to see the potential in publishing his plays.
The satirical magazine has long been a unique example of conservatism and iconoclasm.
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A new survey of Australia’s international book rights sales finds children’s books are most popular with overseas buyers but adult fiction is catching up.