Urging young readers to contribute to their communities, Dav Pilkey’s ‘Do Good Tour’ will open in August with stops in the States, Asia and India.
You wouldn’t be mistaken in thinking that red state/blue state map of America is the same way publishers see the country, as readers/non readers. But is it right?
Ex-Marine Benjamin Busch reflects on his grueling 50 state book tour covering 197 readings, where he discovered all of America loves books, no matter what people say.
For many venues having a big name or even little name author on hand to interact with an audience is a matter of prestige and passion, but publishers want ROI.
A-list authors have flocked to read at the National Writer’s Series in Traverse City, Michigan. Why? Because organizer Doug Stanton delivers audiences, sales.
JM Stim, the author of Here Is Berlin, and Tim Mohr, who wrote the introduction and translated the English edition, are in the midst of an experiment in pushing the boundaries of new publishing models — is it possible to launch a book internationally, in three languages with grassroots marketing and a pan-European book tour? Read about more about the …
Author JM Stim reports from Germany on his pan-European book tour to launch Here is Berlin, hecklers, speeding tickets and all.
JM Stim describes what it takes for an indie author publish in three languages at once, in print and digital, sell into bookstores and tour on two continents.
The Guardian newspaper is conducting a World Literature Tour. After stopping in Colombia, the most recent tour stop was Argentina.
Literary festivals are increasingly popular, but the effort and expense involved in sending an author to appear at one might never pay off. By Edward Nawotka Today’s lead story discusses the Paraty International Literature Festival in Brazil. It is widely considered one of the most successful — and fun — literary festivals anywhere in the world. The piece notes that …
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