Melville House on How to Market Foreign Fiction by a Dead Author

In What's the Buzz by Chip Rossetti

By Chip Rossetti I want to thank Ed for letting me take a turn guest-editing Publishing Perspectives while he takes a well-deserved break — even if, in Ed’s case, it’s a working vacation. It’s been amazing to witness the growth of Publishing Perspectives in the last year-and-a-half: it’s hard to believe it was only at BEA 2009 that Ed first …

PP Weekly Poll: How Many Vampire Novels Have You Read This Year?

In What's the Buzz by Hannah Johnson

By Hannah Johnson Publishing Perspectives is starting a weekly poll to find out what you are reading, what you think and how you are shaping the publishing industry. Since it’s summer, we’ll start with an easy one (inspired by today’s feature article — an interview with YA author Adam Rex). And more for your reading and commenting pleasure, Ed Nawotka …

Have You Taken Our Reader Survey Yet?

In What's the Buzz by Hannah Johnson

By Hannah Johnson If you have a couple of minutes to spare, fill out our Reader Survey! We want to know what you think and how we can improve Publishing Perspectives for you. TAKE THE SURVEY At the end of the survey, you can enter your name and email address for a chance to win a fantastic FREE t-shirt from …

#PubQT: Question Time with Ed Nawotka & Ron Hogan

In Ed's Perspective by Edward Nawotka

By Edward Nawotka What do you want to know about the publishing industry? Are you looking for tips on what author marketing techniques really work? Is that new e-reader device really a game changer? What’s the real significance about that executive shuffle you just heard about? Ron Hogan, former senior editor of GalleyCat and director of e-marketing strategy at Houghton …

Publishing Perspectives’ T-Shirt Store Launches

In What's the Buzz by Hannah Johnson

By Hannah Johnson Today we’re pleased to announce the launch of our new t-shirt store at www.cafepress.com/pubperspectives. In addition to various merchandise with our fantastic PP logo, we will also continue to upload new, hipster designs as often as we can. Our first design was inspired by a story from our BEA print edition called “Teenage Thumb Tribes: Why Cell …

Publishing Perspectives is One Year Old!

In Hannah's Perspective by Hannah Johnson

By Hannah Johnson Today, we are eating giant cupcakes with mountains of frosting to celebrate the one-year anniversary of the launch of Publishing Perspectives. Our first official email newsletter went out during BEA 2009. At the time, I remember there was an air of uncertainty in publishing. At book events around the world, people were talking less about books and …

NY Times Looks at Stieg Larsson’s Life and Legacy

In What's the Buzz by Edward Nawotka

By Edward Nawotka Stieg Larsson is nothing short of a phenomenon and the wait for the third volume of his popular Millennium trilogy, The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest, due in US stores this month the most widely anticipated book since  Harry Potter, and “the early 1840s, when [Americans] thronged the docks in New York, hailing incoming ships for …

Sign up for our BookExpo America Updates!

In What's the Buzz by Hannah Johnson

By Hannah Johnson This year, in addition to producing a special BEA print edition with Kirkus Reviews, Publishing Perspectives will send out 2-3 news updates via email from BookExpo America. We’ll cover events, interview exhibitors and attendees, report on trends, and snap photos of the show. If you would like to receive our BEA updates, subscribe here and check the …