Already among the world’s richest awards for self-published content, Amazon’s global literary prizes now include a chance at Amazon Studios development.
When it’s ‘impossible for suppliers to reach their consumers without’ platforms the publishers’ association argues, market power ‘warrants close scrutiny.’
In a Times report on counterfeited book sales online—and a ringing response from Amazon—a long-growing publishing retail debate moves into the spotlight.
Bookcase Literary Agency is handling international rights sales for Serial Box–which has an ‘Orphan Black’ series coming–and Amazon’s ‘Best So Far’ 2019 list is out for summer reading.
Reiterating its emphasis on voices underrepresented in many parts of the publishing industry, the Amazon Literary Partnership reaches its 10th year.
Last July, ‘The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon’ began tracking the Amazon ranking of books by its celebrity guests before and after they appeared on the TV show. The impact was surprising.
By making spoken story-option choices, young listeners navigate titles from Capstone’s ‘You Choose’ series on Alexa-enabled devices.
The new Authors Guild survey, larger than in the past and with input from other writing organizations, brings into question how authors are compensated and how the issue is assessed.
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.