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What on Earth Books Designer Profile: Daisy Symes

Before joining What on Earth Books in 2019, Daisy Symes studied graphic design at Kingston University and worked in design at Macmillan Children’s Books

For each project, Daisy will pair an author’s manuscript with an illustrator whose style will visualise the subject well, and is suitable for the reading age of the book. She will then send the illustrator briefs, including the layout of each page with the text in place, so the illustrator has an idea of what … Keep Reading

16 Caribbean Poetry Collections Freely Available During London Book Fair

The Carcanet Caribbean Collection showcases of some of the best new and recent work by poets from the Caribbean, including poetry by Jamaica’s first three Poets Laureate, Mervyn Morris, Lorna Goodison, and Olive Senior. 

During the London Book Fair, 5th to 7th of April, all the poetry collections found within this collection will be completely open for users to read from cover to cover. Exact Editions’ Reading Room technology allows publishers to distribute time-limited links to digital book collections. … Keep Reading

Notting Hill Editions Author Profile: Andrew Hussey

Andrew Hussey OBE is a cultural historian and biographer. He has published multiple books, focusing primarily on 20th century French history and biography. Hussey joined the University of London in Paris in 2006, where he is now Professor of French and Comparative Literature.

Out of print since 1968, Nairn’s Paris is a unique guidebook from the late, great architectural writer, Ian Nairn. Illustrated with the author’s black and white snaps of the city, Nairn gives his readers an … Keep Reading

New free Smart ISBN self-service marketing tool available for book publishers

Exact Editions is launching a free Smart ISBN self-service marketing tool for book publishers where attractive book preview links can be freely created and distributed by publishers and authors for a range of marketing and sales purposes. Each book will have its own unique ISBN-focussed link which can be shared by publishers and authors in any digital context across websites, catalogues, social media and email marketing. 

An example of a smart ISBN link to ‘Climate Justice’, published by Bloomsbury, can … Keep Reading

What on Earth Books Author Profile: Sabrina Weiss

Sabrina Weiss is a freelance journalist and author, specialising in deeply-reported features and multimedia storytelling. Before going freelance in 2021, Weiss worked for Wired magazine in London and the Swiss newspaper Neue Zürcher ZeitungHer articles have also appeared in the New Statesman and Republik, among other magazines. She has also recorded podcasts and authored three non-fiction children’s books. 

From islands that have been taken over by animals to disappearing islands, islands made of shells, artificial … Keep Reading

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