London Book Fair articles


London Book Fair 2017: Quantum17 Voices [Video]

London Book Fair 2017: Quantum17 Voices [Video]

Here are some short videos of attendees and speakers sharing their thoughts on the publishing industry at today’s Quantum Conference, part of this year’s London Book Fair. The Quantum programme was refined for 2017 with a renewed focus on consumers, audiences, partnerships, actionable insights and inspiration.


Publishing for Digital Minds Conference | London Book Fair 2015 [Video]

The London Book Fair 2015 (LBF) begins tomorrow (Tuesday 14th April) at the Olympia London and will last three days. It is one of the annual highlights for the publishing industry along with Frankfurt and Book Expo America. Although the event does not officially start until tomorrow, its pre-event Publishing for Digital Minds Conference took place today. Digital Minds, now in its


BEA Goes Indie Author Hub – For Dollars!

It looks like the annual Book Expo America will take a leaf out of the London Book Fair event by launching a dedicated self-publishing author showcase. Self-publishing has had an increased presence at LBF in recent years and the organisers of BEA 2014 will introduce uPublishU, a stage for entrepreneurial authors, but limited to 160


Choosing a Self-Publishing Service – Book Launch | LBF 2013

At London Book Fair 2013, the Alliance of Independent Authors launched ‘Choosing a self-publishing service’, written by Ben Galley and Mick Rooney of ALLi, the book is a must-read for anyone considering self-publishing. It helps navigate the fast-moving world of author services companies and contains the experiences of a lot of authors as well as advising


Digital Minds Conference – The Great Apocalypse! | LBF2013

Today’s Digital Minds Conference unofficially kicked off the London Book Fair 2013. Philip Jones’ opening piece in The Bookseller reflects the mood and metaphors floating through the air. It seems the book industry moguls (and author, Neil Gaiman) consider us in the midst of a great apocalypse! From The Bookseller: “Books as sharks, publishers as dinosaurs, digital


AuthorLounge Revamps for The Great Unpublished | LBF 2013

The AuthorLounge presence at the London Book Fair has been a feature of the event for several years and this year it gets a complete revamp and will focus on unpublished authors. LBF organisers have partnered with UK book marketing and author consultancy, Authoright. I’ve noticed a significant increase in the number of exhibitors specifically focused