The Scribd subscription introduced in Australia this week has opened at a price of AU$13.99 and includes audio as well as reading content.
Scribd Audio Launches with Audiobooks from Independent Publishers
Subscription service Scribd adds audiobook titles, opening with ‘Black Imagination,’ to its newly launched Scribd Audio brand.
Industry Notes: S&S To Launch Tiller Press; Canada’s Transatlantic Lands UK’s Legend Press
Tiller Press, a new S&S imprint, plans to use ‘social listening, research, and analytical capabilities’ as a guide. And Canada’s Transatlantic Agency Signs the UK’s Legend Press.
Industry Notes: Europa Editions’ New Imprint; Chicago Press Buys Council Oak
Winter moves among independent publishers: Nonfiction works are the focus in Europa Compass, and Chicago Review Press buys Oklahoma’s Council Oak Books.
Quarto Group’s New Argentinian Partnership Creates a Spanish-Language Imprint
Quarto Iberoamericana addresses a market of up to 550 million Spanish-language citizens, as distribution channels are arranged to deliver translations.
Unable to Forge Niche, Angry Robot Shutters YA and SF Imprints
Osprey Publishing’s Angry Robot has shuttered it’s YA and crime/mystery imprints after failing to forge a niche in a market deemed already over-saturated.