What are You Thankful for in Publishing 2010?

In Discussion by Edward Nawotka

By Edward Nawotka In today’s editorial my colleague Erin Cox — literary agent and Publishing Perspectives’ director of business development — has offered her Lucky Seven List of Things Erin Cox is Thankful for in Publishing 2010. It’s an upbeat and positive look at the year past, which she calls “a year of hope.” Me, I’m grateful for you our committed readers, …

Our Evolving Publishing Vocabulary: Why Do We Use the Words We Do?

In Guest Contributors by Edward Nawotka

• The traditional vocabulary we’ve used to describe publishing is breaking down. We now have traditional publishers, digital first publishers, self-publishers, and quasi-professional vanity presses all vying for our attention. • When is it appropriate to use each term? What are the differences? Here, we at Publishing Perspectives will try to explain the words we use and why. Editorial by Edward Nawotka As …

Reminder: Today’s #PubQT with Ed Nawotka and Ron Hogan

In Ed's Perspective by Edward Nawotka

By Edward Nawotka We know there’s a certain soccer match on the television this afternoon (go Holland!), but won’t you join Ron Hogan and myself today for #PubQT on Twitter? 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 …

Tuesday: #PubQT Question Time with Ed Nawotka & Ron Hogan

In News by Edward Nawotka

By Edward Nawotka We’ve been doing it for three weeks and we think it’s going pretty well. Will you join us? 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 …

#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 …

Proof that Brooklyn Rocks the Literary World!

In Erin's Perspective by Erin L. Cox

By Erin L. Cox With this week’s release of the authors slated for The Brooklyn Book Festival, it seems clear that Brooklyn is the center of the literary universe.  As has been noted in an earlier story from our BEA coverage, Edward Nawotka, Publishing Perspectives‘ Editor in Chief, and I often diverge on the debate of Brooklyn’s literary presence and prowess.  …

Publishing Perspectives & Kirkus Launch BEA Edition

In What's the Buzz by Edward Nawotka

NEW YORK: Today, Publishing Perspectives and Kirkus Media LLC announced a deal to create a joint print edition at this year’s Book Expo America. The edition will be published on Wednesday, May 26, and bring together the ground-breaking international news reporting of Publishing Perspectives with the long history of exceptional review coverage of Kirkus. “We’re thrilled to be working with …