9 July 2013

The New Word Sellers

2019-07-12T07:40:11+08:00July 9th, 2013|hong kong, media attention, publishing|0 Comments

I was interviewed for this Hong Kong Trader article about Asian publishers in advance of the Hong Kong Book Fair. Many small publishers use print-on-demand technology to make books available in small quantities, but I'm not keen on it because sales are rarely very high, and such books are only sold through the giant online booksellers, not in bookshops on [...]

20 July 2011

Another Side to the Story: Publishing in Hong Kong

2019-07-12T07:38:36+08:00July 20th, 2011|hong kong, media attention, publishing|6 Comments

In the run-up to the 2011 Hong Kong Book Fair, which opens this week, Blacksmith Books is featured in a Hong Kong Trader story about publishing in Asia. Hong Kong has always been viewed by the publishing world as a place to print books rather than to have them published. That's changing due to shifting global focus on Asia. At [...]