‘We can use the marketing muscle and the global strength that we have to support this ever-widening range of storytellers,’ says Mikyla Bruder, publisher of Amazon Publishing.
There’s a job opening at Publishing Perspectives. We’re hiring a Marketing and Business Development Manager to work from our New York office.
Bringing forward literature that would be ‘shipwrecked without a translator,’ Words Without Borders observes 15 years while BookExpo announces Len Riggio’s keynote and BookCon adds interactivity to Jeff Kinney’s talk.
In subscriptions, Amazon’s Prime program announces a “Book Box” invitational offer in the United States, as the UK’s Unicorn art-book publisher names New Mexico’s Fatima Ronquillo to its retrospective club.
‘In an industry where everything is returnable, why are we out of stock so often?’ The Book Industry Study Group’s annual meeting tackled questions like this, with a strong focus on the supply chain.
With more than 905,000 reads at Wattpad to date, the first installment of author Kara Barbieri’s ‘Permafrost’ trilogy has a January release date, potentially the next platform-born Big Five YA bestseller.
The free-speech advocacy organization PEN America takes on the problems writers face in online harassment with a new guide for protection.
The first US and Canadian producers of merchandise licensed by the estate of Roald Dahl—the Roald Dahl Story Company—have been named, and Quentin Blake’s imagery remains the foundation of the products to come.
In its new approach to a “family of sponsors”—allowing the prize program to use its own name—the Women’s Prize for Fiction names its 2018 shortlist, supported by sponsors Baileys, Deloitte, and NatWest.
Quite different in its approach to a national reading-advocacy event from ‘Canada Reads,’ PBS’ ‘Great American Read’ project has named its 100 contenders for ‘best-loved novel.’