Amazon Publishing will get new publisher, based in Seattle

Amazon Publishing will have a new leader when publisher Larry Kirshbaum leaves on Jan. 17 and is replaced by Daphne Durham. Durham will be based in Seattle — not the New York office. She has served as editor in chief and has already taken over responsibility for adult trade books and children’s publishing, Digital Book World reported Friday. Amazon spokeswoman Sarah Gelman confirmed Friday that Kirshbaum is leaving after two and a half years in which he was "instrumental in launching our New… Continue reading at 'Silicon Valley Business Journal'

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2013-10-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Swings Into Header Bidding With Cloud-Based Service for Publishers

Amazon plans to announce a cloud-based header bidding solution aimed squarely at publishers as early as next week, according to people familiar with the matter.Header bidding has become one of the most important areas of ad tech because it lets publishers take more offers for their ads at once... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2016-12-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Publishing Launches Amazon Crossing Kids

The new imprint will publish English-language translations of picture books from around the world. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-01-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Mikyla Bruder, Publisher of Amazon Publishing Worldwide: ‘When the Stories Are Good’

'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. The post Mikyla Bruder, Publisher of Amazon Publishing Worldwide: ‘When the Stories Are Good’ appeared first on... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-05-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Publishing Books Faring Better on Amazon's New Bestseller Lists

Four Amazon Publishing titles, which drew poor BookScan print sales numbers, are among the top 20 fiction bestsellers on the latest iteration of the e-tailer's new weekly bestseller list, bolstered by sales in non-print formats. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-05-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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German Publishers Association Cheers EC Commitments from Amazon: ‘Another Victory for Publishers’

Perhaps nowhere is there such a jubilant response to the European Commission's pressure on Amazon than in Germany. The Börsenverein hails the week's events. The post German Publishers Association Cheers EC Commitments from Amazon: ‘Another Victory for Publishers’ appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-01-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishing in the Pacific Northwest: Amazon Becomes a Publishing Force

Since its 2009 launch, Amazon Publishing has steadily ramped up its program, and is now the Pacific northwest's largest publisher. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-11-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Reducing Orders to Publishers

In order to deal with congestion issues at its warehouses, Amazon has been cutting book orders to publishers over the last several weeks, a move publishers say is on track to damage their holiday sales. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-11 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Stiles joins Amazon Publishing’s global rights team

Hatty Stiles has joined Amazon Publishing’s global rights team as senior rights manager.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-21 04:56:01 UTC ]
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Rankin, Braithwaite and Killing Eve win Amazon Publishing Readers’ Awards

Crime heavyweight Ian Rankin, Booker longlisted Braithwaite and "Killing Eve" were among the winners of the 9 Amazon Publishing Readers’ Awards on Saturday night. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-30 00:14:17 UTC ]
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Legal Action Group to publish children’s book based on life of Lady Hale

Legal Action Group will publish a children's book based on the life of Supreme Court president Lady Hale next month.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-25 19:10:02 UTC ]
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PWedu’s Christian Publishing Summit: Lessons From a Faith-Based Publicist

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 | 2019-09-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
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PWedu’s Christian Publishing Summit: Lessons From a Faith-Based Publicist

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 | 2019-09-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
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PWedu’s Christian Publishing Summit: Lessons From a Faith-Based Publicist

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 | 2019-09-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers sue Amazon's Audible over speech-to-text feature

Major US publishers have filed a lawsuit against Amazon's audiobook company Audible in a row over a new speech-to-text feature which they say is a violation of copyright law.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-26 15:42:06 UTC ]
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The Amazon Publishing Juggernaut

What does the ecommerce giant want with the notoriously fickle world of publishing? To own your every reading decision. Continue reading at The Atlantic

[ The Atlantic | 2019-08-08 17:45:07 UTC ]
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The Week’s Big Story: Amazon Publishing on Wooing Dean Koontz

A major release from Patricia Cornwell, new writings from Mindy Kaling, Andy Weir, Blake Crouch, NK Jemisin and more in the wake of APub's Dean Koontz deal. The post The Week’s Big Story: Amazon Publishing on Wooing Dean Koontz appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-07-26 06:30:49 UTC ]
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Braithwaite, Rankin and Wesolowski make Amazon Publishing Readers’ Awards shortlist

Booker Prize longlistee Oyinkan Braithwaite has made the shortlist for the 2019 Amazon Publishing Readers’ Awards with Ian Rankin and Matt Wesolowski each bagging two nominations.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-24 09:47:48 UTC ]
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Koontz Inks Multibook Deal with Amazon Publishing

Bestselling author Dean Koontz signed a multibook deal with Amazon Publishing's Thomas & Mercer imprint. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-07-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2019: Amazon Publishing Marks Its First 10 Years

Almost exactly 10 years ago, in May 2009, Amazon expanded from selling books to publishing them as well with the launch of Amazon Encore, a publishing program for promising self-published books and out-of-print works from major houses. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-29 04:00:00 UTC ]
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