Suvudu, Random House’s online destination for science fiction and fantasy fans, launched Suvudu Universe, an online community for SF and fantasy bloggers.
The continuing growth of digital publishing has put even more energy into the flourishing genres of SF, fantasy, mystery and romance publishing, says Wired.
At The Bookseller, publishing insiders in the UK gave their advice to the upcoming management of the soon to be merged Penguin/Random House.
More traditional publishers will likely merge over the next decade, further consolidating power. but as self-publishers continue to organize, they offer a viable alternative.
When Penguin and Random House merge, the company will publish half the trade books in the USA. How can the rest of the industry compete? And what will be the impact on Amazon?
Melissa Milsten talks about how content partnerships with consumer brands and other companies are an important part of the marketing strategy at Random House.
Random House has appointed ePubDirect to manage distribution of ebook assets and provide retail support for the UK, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, and India.
Random House has recently updated its BookScout app that allow it to sync up with Facebook’s improved timeline. Can it capitalize on Goodreads-Amazon discontent?
Porter Anderson’s recap of publishing buzz eviscerates AWP’s poor leadership, covers SFWA’s battle with Random’s new contracts, Richard Nash’s defense of literature and more.
A trio of publishers discuss the challenges of selling translated and foreign language titles in the US, revealing that while digital has made it easier, it’s no quick fix.