Long, unpaid hours, feelings of being overlooked, having one’s work “disregarded”…there’s reward in the trenches, yes, but also a lot of lonely labor.
Oldcastle Books has given classic literature a pulp fiction makeover with retro cover designs and campy blurbs to bring new readers to these classic texts.
Next summer, Bloomsbury will publish a unique collection of short stories from some of the biggest names in YA publishing and ‘booktubers’ on YouTube.
Targeting Thai readers, the tourism board on Shikoku Island hires authors to create four novels set in Kagawa Prefecture. And television producers are interested.
Random House Germany recently launched an online community for romance readers and a literary festival to connect romance writers to their fans.
Many Canadian literary festivals match or exceed the Canada Council rate of CAD$250 for an author appearance. Fests are flourishing, coast to coast.
Subscription still works in some contexts, and one area in which it’s alive and well, says Bronwen Hruska, is in her Soho Press’ Crime Club offering.
Five German publishing houses have united to start the first German LitBlog Convention open to all kinds of book lovers and influencer.
Scholastic and the non-profit organization We Need Diverse Books has announced that they are expanding their collaboration in order to put more books by diverse authors with diverse characters into schools.
Ahead of her appearance on March 7 in a Digital Book World practicum, Nielsen’s Jo Henry talks about the new importance of knowing the target reader.