The book blurb is one of the longest-running conventions in publishing and is largely a favor passed among writers and friends. But do they sell books?
Discussions as the International Translation Day conference focused on how to sell more literary translations, with an emphasis on sales and marketing.
CompletelyNovel’s ‘Lord of the Book Covers’ competition revealed many indie authors are using the same professional designers as traditional houses.
Romance novel publisher Harlequin has launched Vintages by Harlequin, a new line of three wine varietals sold exclusively on Amazon.
OpenBooks.com lets the customer download an ebook and the pay what they feel the book is worth. However, is this business model sustainable?
More literary authors, from David Mitchell to Jennifer Egan, are experimenting with Twitter fiction, a form that mimics both poetry and serialization.
Children’s books are boosting the global publishing industry. Here’s what you need to know to capitalize on this opportunity.
PublishNews’ Carlo Carrenho profiles the six fascinating winners of a new prize honoring Brazil’s top young publishing talent.
Paul Willetts, author of Rendezvous at the Russian Tea Rooms, says that making a high-quality book trailer is often as challenging as making a movie.
Picador designer Justine Anweiler wrote about how she went about creating the cover for the UK edition of Lucia Berlin’s novel, A Manual for Cleaning Women.