Publishing Thoughts

Quality Control: Too many books?

MA Publishing student, Katt Brennan, takes on the task of this week’s newsflash. She considers the role of publishers as agents of quality control – are there too many books being produced? An article that caught my eye this week is that by Tanja Tuma, writing on Publishing Perspectives. She discusses a panel at the




Print sales are recovering due to a surge in global children’s sales

Recently, The Bookseller reported that print sales are recovering. Here, Course Leader Dr Leah Tether gives her opinion on this, and how it affects the MA Publishing students as our first ‘newsflash’ of the year. Each week, the MA Publishing selects a student to deliver and comment on a short newsflash based on a recent




What is Publishing – an Art or Science?

Is publishing an art, or science? Kalpana Sharma gives her thoughts on how these two forms apply to the industry and formulates her own conclusion. When we produce the information in a format and make it available to the consumers, we define it as publishing or producing books. Publishing is a form of communication, where