More literary authors, from David Mitchell to Jennifer Egan, are experimenting with Twitter fiction, a form that mimics both poetry and serialization.
Last week, Publishing Perspectives hosted a Twitter chat with Holger Volland on the Frankfurt Book Fair’s new event, The Markets: Global Publishing Summit
The New York Times reports that educational publisher Pearson has been ‘monitoring student media’ to find possible leaks of the company’s tests.
Emily Morrow discusses how Scholastic’s This is Teen online community has helped the company connect with a passionate community of YA readers online.
Hachette has partnered with Gumroad, a company that enables direct sales through Twitter, to see if the social media platform can sell books.
Add products to your Amazon shopping cart with a tweet. Will this new cooperation between Amazon and Twitter help publisher sell more books on social media?
Bernard Pivot is the new president of the Académie Goncourt, a perfect role for ‘the best informed man on what is happening today in the world of books in France and even abroad.’
Several campaigns have started this year to encourage readers to pickup and appreciate more books by women writers.
Dozens of top authors will join the #TwitterFiction Festival, March 12-16, and will take on the challenge of story-telling in 140 characters.
Is it appropriate to include an author’s twitter handle when tweeting a review of said author’s book? David Duhr investigates and critics weigh in.