The digital revolution may be raising publisher and bookseller hackles, but it’s a boon for new authors, says Adrian Deans. Deans, whose debut novel Mr Cleansheets came out in March, said the evolving publishing environment was frustrating at first. “The first …

Australian publishers have 12 months to get their digital infrastructure in place or suffer the consequences, publishing veteran Peter Donoughue has warned. Since the Amazon Kindle reinvented e-reading, the low buzz of digital apprehension within the book trade has grown …

The head of the Australian Institute for the Future of the Book (“if:book”) says the size of major publishers could work against them in the digital age. if:book Australia founder Kate Eltham said large, general trade publishers had a competitive advantage …

Australian independent booksellers are powerless to join the e-book revolution, according to Gleebooks co-owner David Gaunt. Booksellers are becoming increasingly frustrated by their inability to enter the e-book market because there is no affordable internet “cloud” available for them to …