Thursday, 29 Mar 2012
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Publishing marketing message: 6
The UK book publishing industry has a number of highly successful independent companies, including Faber & Faber, Icon, Canongate, Atlantic, Short Books, Portobello and Quercus.
The UK has thousands of very small publishing operations run by individuals or co-operatives, which publish in specialist areas such as poetry, art and regional or local-interest subjects.
The UK publishing industry has spawned successful niche publishers for minority groups, including feminist, gay and lesbian writing, writing from ethnic minorities and literature in the UK’s indigenous Celtic languages.
UK book publishers are increasingly developing strategies for publishing translations from other languages.
All facts and figures sourced from The Publishers Association