Majority of small publishers fear closure in wake of coronavirus

Bound Together - Bookshelves Luis Villa del Campo“Survey shows 60% expect the impact of the pandemic may put them out of business, prompting calls for concerted help.

More than half of the UK’s small publishers fear they could be out of business by the autumn as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, according to research by the Bookseller, which warns of a ‘whole tranche of writers that either will not write, or will be unable to see their work published’”.

Full story by The Guardian newspaper.

Image credit: Bound_Together_-_bookshelves in 2011 by Luis Villa del Campo / CC