Agents of Color See Changes, Challenges in Christian Publishing

PW asked several agents who deal in the religion market if increased interest in titles by Black, Indigenous, Latinx, and Asian authors marks a lasting shift or a passing trend. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-21 04:00:00 UTC ]
News tagged with: #passing trend #lasting shift #increased interest #religion market #pw asked #christian publishing

Other Publishing stories related to: 'Agents of Color See Changes, Challenges in Christian Publishing'


Agents Offer Predictions for Christian Publishing

Literary agents in Christian publishing identify hot trends for 2022, while urging publishers to diversify their lists and think about how to grow new authors who can take over for aging stars. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-03-09 05:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #literary agents #urging publishers #christian publishing


Agents Highlight Leading Christian Publishing Trends

Literary agents specializing in Christian publishing discuss the latest industry trends, including a growing interest in self-help as well as books geared toward millennials. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-11 04:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #literary agents #growing interest


Agents Discuss the New Norms of Christian Publishing

Despite shrinking physical retail space, literary agents in the Christian publishing industry remain hopeful amid new trends reflective of an evolving market. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #evolving market #literary agents #christian publishing


PWedu’s Christian Publishing Summit: Lessons Learned from Top Christian Social Channels

PW’s online immersion course is gathering pioneering industry leaders including editors, authors, and social media strategists for a multi-week guest speaker program from Oct. 30 to Nov. 20. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-09 04:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #online immersion #lessons learned


Challenge Board Confessions: Publishers get real about platform challenges

Being a publisher today is hard work. On Day Two of the Digiday Publishing Summit, we granted publishers anonymity to share their biggest challenges. Publishers see big opportunity to reach new audiences on social media. But distributing to platforms efficiently and without giving up reader... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2016-09-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #reader revenue #big opportunity #biggest challenges #hard work


The Agents’ View: A Case Study in Agent-Assisted Publishing

Movable Type literary agents Jason Allen Ashlock and Adam Chromy write of their experiences assisting The Rogue Reader authors in self-publishing their work. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-07-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #agent-assisted publishing #case study


Christian Publishers Sharpen a Direct-to-Consumer Focus

Christian publishers are working all angles to reach book buyers, with new sales strategies involving book clubs, customer management software, conference attendance, coordinated cross-media campaigns, and much more Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-11-22 05:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #christian publishers #direct-to-consumer focus


Christian Children's Book Publishers Eye Wider Market

Publishers are adding books they say are faithful to Biblical values, but not explicitly religious, leaving it to parents to draw connections. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-11-09 05:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #children's book #draw connections #christian children


DOJ v. PRH: Agents, Publishers Move Center Stage

As attorneys for Penguin Random House and Simon & Schuster took their turn to defend PRH's purchase of S&S, William Morris Endeavor's Jennifer Rudolph Walsh, Gallery publisher Jennifer Bergstrom, and Norton's John Glusman found themselves in the witness chair. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-08-11 04:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #penguin random house #schuster #simon schuster


Frederick Douglass Books, a new imprint, will publish nonfiction by writers of color.

Forefront Books and the Frederick Douglass Family Initiatives are teaming up to form Frederick Douglass Books, a publishing imprint meant to “establish a pathway for Black and Brown authors” into the publishing industry, the two organizations announced in a press release last week. The imprint... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-06-16 13:04:40 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #publishing imprint #press release #publishing industry #brown authors #forefront books


People of Color in Publishing Addresses Book Biz Burnout

In a May 20 panel, four young publishing professionals discussed workloads for lower-level staffers in publishing, a growing dissatisfaction among a new generation of book business workers, and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-05-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #book business


Supply Squeeze, Changing Consumer Behavior Challenges Publishers

Panelist on Ingram's recent webinar said that global supply chain challenges will persist until 2023 and, with consumer behavior changing, predicting demand—and, accordingly, supply—for a book will remain difficult. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-05-08 04:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #recent webinar


Matthew Paul Turner Finds His Voice in Christian Publishing

Bestselling children’s book author Matthew Paul Turner, who came out as gay in 2020, is emphasizing inclusivity and self-acceptance in his new title, ‘I Am God’s Dream,’ which he calls his favorite book yet. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-02-09 05:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #children’s book #favorite book #bestselling children #christian publishing


As a black literary agent, I despair at UK publishing's lack of diversity | Natalie Jerome

For decades, I sat in meetings with all-white teams. The industry needs an independent body to advise on equalityI’m a literary agent and at the height of last year’s Black Lives Matter protests I was sent a list, with accompanying photographs, of the top editors working across the major... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2022-01-01 10:00:46 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #literary agent #major publishing #penguin random house #children’s book #literature wales #natalie jerome #lead character #guardian reported #open letter #uk publishing


HarperCollins Christian Publishing Centralizes Sales, Marketing

Doug Lockhart will oversee sales and marketing at HCCP in the newly created role of senior-v-p for sales and centralized marketing. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-07-09 04:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with:


Against the odds: Scottish publishers on overcoming the challenges of a pandemic

Most Scottish publishers and bookish bodies adapted their offer in 2020 to defy the lockdown restrictions, with many reporting record years—these are their learnings. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-04-25 10:18:13 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #lockdown restrictions #scottish publishers


Christian Publishers Tap into Grittier Side of Fiction

Novelists no longer shy away from tough issues readers are facing such as mental illness, racial inequity, sexual harassment and abuse, trafficking, and domestic violence. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-09 04:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #novelists #domestic violence #sexual harassment #mental illness


HarperCollins Christian Publishing Partners With Urban Ministries Incorporated

Two major forces in US Christian publishing have entered a two-year partnership to extend their respective reach across their consumer bases. The post HarperCollins Christian Publishing Partners With Urban Ministries Incorporated appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-11-19 18:04:42 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #publishing partners #harpercollins #two-year partnership #christian publishing


Christian Publishers Grapple with Diversifying the Industry

PW speaks with evangelical publishing houses about the representation of people of color among both their staff and authors. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-11-11 05:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #publishing houses #pw speaks