The desire of scholars and universities in Africa to fit into a model imposed from elsewhere may hinder development in Africa.
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The feedback from regular readers was better than the feedback from professional economists.
The books chosen as finalists in this year's Stella Prizes can help us draw on our innate resources. We can seek inner truths and explore ways to support each other thanks to these gifted writers.
Fewer books will be available to South Africans, and the books remaining under copyright will be more expensive, if the country gives in to US pressure to extend its copyright term.
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Publishers funnel massive amounts of resources into promoting titles that they think will become bestsellers. But they've become spellbound by 'stories of struggle' that can succumb to stereotypes.
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The WA based publisher has a strong commitment to Australian poetry, publishing both 'big name' writers and smaller voices.
The notion that a respected publishing house can be replaced by open access publishing is disproved by examining other recent examples, such as the now-closed University of Adelaide Press.
Even before blockbuster films and television, readers and writers hated reviewers plot-spoiling.
The Hinch Army of domestic goddesses seems more Women's Institute than the future of media.
The strange story of the author one of 2018's bestselling novels reveals a lot about some careers at the top end of publishing.
Here are five lessons we can learn from elsewhere to help Australian authors earn more money.
The media trope negates the work done by archivists, who are often well-aware of the existence of 'long-lost' letters, journals and stories.
Buildings built for writing and reading the news altered the urban fabric.
Rules for the UK's most prestigious and lucrative literary prize effectively mean it is dominated by big publishers.
The University of Queensland Press has a peerless record of discovering, nurturing and supporting Australian writers. A new anthology is a cross-section of many of their writings.
Ginsberg was one of the most high-profile representatives of the American counterculture and anti-war movement.