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Book Publishers Face a Challenging Year Ahead

Following a down year for print book sales, NPD Group's publishing industry analyst, Kristen McLean, predicts that 2023 will be a year of transition for the publishing industry. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-01-27 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Digital Book World: Startups Are Entering 'A New Age'

DBW's final day looked at a recent study of publishing industry startups and found that innovation takes all forms, from wildly successful ideas that took time to take off, like Audible, to cutting edge innovations, like blockchain book retailing. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-01-18 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Digital Book World: Startups Are Entering 'A New Age'

DBW's final day looked at a recent study of publishing industry startups and found that innovation takes all forms, from wildly successful ideas that took time to take off, like Audible, to cutting edge innovations, like blockchain book retailing. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-01-18 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Spellbound: why ‘witch lit’ is the hottest new genre on our bookshelves

Vampires and ghosts have long haunted popular fiction, but now a string of new releases is focusing on marginalised women with hidden powersSomeone, or something, shadowy has put a strong spell on popular literature aimed at women, once cheekily labelled “chick lit”. This perky genre, packaged... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2023-01-08 12:00:47 UTC ]
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October Was a Rough Month for Publishing Industry Sales

With sales in the adult books and children’s/young adult categories falling 16.4% and 9.9%, respectively, total industry sales dropped 9.3% in October from a year ago for the 1,370 publishers that report results to AAP’s StatShot program. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-12-22 05:00:00 UTC ]
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The PW Publishing Industry Salary Survey 2022

Our first salary and jobs survey in three years found that the publishing industry’s lack of racial diversity and gender pay gap haven’t improved much. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-12-16 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishing Industry Sales Down 4.5% Through September

Total publishing industry sales fell 4.5% through September compared to 2021, with trade sales down 3.3%, at the 1,368 publishers who report revenue to the AAP’s StatShot program. Lower hardcover sales and higher returns were the main drivers in pushing down trade sales. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-12-05 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Oh good, TikTok is breaking into bookselling.

We all know books have the power to move us to tears, and that those tears have the power to move books. Last year, with the sudden rise on popularity of certain titles, the publishing industry realized that BookTok might have the ability to shape the market. One reader cries on camera about... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-11-18 18:44:22 UTC ]
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Aaron Carter’s unfinished memoir will be released less than a month after his death.

I guess if you’re a publisher whose stated mission is to disrupt the publishing industry, you have to move fast and break things, no matter how ghoulish that makes you. Such is apparently the case for “hybrid publisher” Ballast Books (“More Than A Publisher, A Brand Builder”), who is... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-11-11 16:17:28 UTC ]
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Penguin Random House’s Bid to Acquire Simon & Schuster Blocked by Judge

The government’s case blocked the merger of two of the United States’ largest publishers and reflected a more aggressive approach to curbing consolidation. It was closely watched by the publishing industry. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2022-11-01 01:28:52 UTC ]
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Playwrights Canada Press Keeps Pace with Publishing Industry

The sole Canadian press that deals exclusively in theatrical works evolves to keep pace with changes in the publishing industry. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-10-28 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers Weekly Announces 2022 Star Watch Honorees

This year's honorees come from all parts of the publishing industry and will be saluted at an event set for November 15 in New York City. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-10-19 04:00:00 UTC ]
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She’s 80 Years Old, She’s Furious, and She Just Published Her First Book

Jane Campbell on why more angry, sexy old ladies is exactly what the publishing industry needs. Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2022-10-15 09:50:00 UTC ]
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Can Black Literature Escape the Representation Trap?

A crop of recent novels strains against the expectations of a publishing industry attempting to embrace diversity. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2022-10-13 09:00:06 UTC ]
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Global 50: The World Ranking of the Publishing Industry 2021

PW’s annual ranking of the world’s largest publishers in 2021 shows little change from 2020 among the top 10 Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-10-07 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Meet Alex Aster, The TikToker Changing The Publishing Industry For The Better

The Colombian-American author's new book "Lightlark" was rejected numerous times — until she went directly to her readers for support. Continue reading at 'HuffPost'

[ HuffPost | 2022-09-15 09:45:12 UTC ]
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Is the Publishing Industry Broken?

As houses across the industry start recalling staff to their offices, publishing professionals are pushing back against low pay, heavy workloads, and an increasingly stifled corporate environment. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-09-02 04:00:00 UTC ]
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How to Get Published

The mainstream publishing industry is intimidating. How does a writer break in? Follow Jessamine Chan’s “The School for Good Mothers” through the roller coaster of its creation. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2022-08-25 18:20:53 UTC ]
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Penguin Random House’s C.E.O. Defends Bid to Buy Simon & Schuster

Madeline McIntosh argued that the publishing industry extends far beyond its biggest players, and that the government has focused on a tiny sliver of deals. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2022-08-15 22:30:20 UTC ]
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Rushdie Attack: IPA Calls for ‘Redoubling Our Commitment’

As Salman Rushdie struggles with his injuries, the world publishing industry demands protection for the freedom to publish. The post Rushdie Attack: IPA Calls for ‘Redoubling Our Commitment’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-08-15 14:59:48 UTC ]
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