Supporting everything from PEN America to the Asian American Writers’ Workshop, Amazon Literary Partnership focuses on author development.
The annual announcement of Amazon Literary Partnership funding names 66 nonprofit programs that support writers and their development.
Since 2009, Amazon Literary Partnership funding nonprofit organizations supporting authors’ work and development has made more than US$12 million in grants.
Reiterating its emphasis on voices underrepresented in many parts of the publishing industry, the Amazon Literary Partnership reaches its 10th year.
Now nearing its 10th year, the Amazon Literary Partnership has granted more than US$10 million to writer support organizations in the United States.
Raising concerns about damage to a ‘fragile ecosystem,’ authors shortlisted for Québec’s Prix littéraire des collégiens objected to the announcement that Amazon had become the prize’s main sponsor.
Activist-filmmaker Jill Soloway will have her own imprint at Amazon Publishing, Topple Books. And London’s powerhouse PR firm Midas names Hodder’s Jason Bartholomew as joint CEO.
The editorial lead of the translation powerhouse says AmazonCrossing’s mission is ‘stories that make people feel more similar than different.’
Specific mentorships in Korean, Russian and Catalan as well as non-language-specific mentorships will begin in October at the association’s conference.
Porter Anderson looks at reactions to the news of Larry Kirshbaum’s departure from Amazon Publishing, plus problems with print, and more.