The co-founder and CEO of Wattpad hands off to Jeanne Lam in a ‘final curtain call’ he says is not ‘The End.’
After working with CCC for years on disambiguating author affiliations, Ringgold is now part of Copyright Clearance Center.
With a goal of deeper penetration in the Japanese market, South Korea’s Naver/Webtoon subsidiary Line buys Ebook Initiative Japan.
Together, the merging Draft2Digital-Smashwords self-publishing platform claims at least 250,000 writers and more than 800,000 ebooks.
As the pandemic raises ‘science literacy’ worldwide, Jay Flynn says Wiley is rushing to enable research stakeholders in a changing business.
‘As if we’ve built a fountain of youth for backlisted titles,’ David Steinberger writes in his appraisal of Open Road’s past year.
Hachette UK has acquired the Canadian- and Irish-based stationery company Paperblanks, with Graham Conway to be its CEO.
The SNE warns of ‘a concentration such as the French book market has never known’ in the merger of Vivendi and Lagardère.
Originally founded in 2009 by Jane Friedman, Open Road enters a new chapter under the ownership of an investment group, with David Steinberger coming in as CEO.
The merged Canadian and Korean platforms are expected to generate 12 graphic novels per year in the Webtoon Unscrolled imprint.