Big Houses Stay In the Black

Half way through 2011, at least four of the major trade publishers continue to find ways to profitably publish despite the challenges posed by the digital transition and the collapse of Borders. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2011-09-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Big Houses Stay In the Black

Half way through 2011, at least four of the major trade publishers continue to find ways to profitably publish despite the challenges posed by the digital transition and the collapse of Borders. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2011-09-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Black-owned publishing houses that shaped the Windrush generation

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Legacy and Impact Lead This Year’s All Ways Black Initiative From Penguin Random House

With recent book bans in the U.S. causing alarm across the country, it's more crucial than ever to show support for literature in its many forms. As books by Black writers continue to be among the most targeted by extremist groups, Black authors, publishers and supporters are working double time... Continue reading at AdWeek

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Penguin Random House’s All Ways Black Collective Battles Book Bans

A community of Black writers and readers, the group is partnering with Little Free Library to bring more free libraries to Black communities across the country. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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From a Small Nigerian Tribe to a Big American Publishing House

In Uwem Akpan’s debut novel, “New York, My Village,” a Black African editor traces tribalism at home and abroad. Continue reading at The New York Times

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We Need Diverse Books is partnering with Penguin Random House to establish a Black Creatives Fund.

Some good news: today, Publishers Weekly reported that We Need Diverse Books is partnering with Penguin Random House on a series of programs to get more books by Black writers published. The Black Creatives Fund initiative involves a “Revisions Workshop”; a mentoring program; and marketing... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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As Political Divide Widens, Will Big Houses Rethink Conservative Publishing?

In the wake of the events of January 6, will the Big Five think twice about publishing conservative authors? Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Black Writers' Guild tells UK publishing how to get its own house in order

The Black Writers' Guild has issued an open letter, signed by writers including Dorothy Koomson, Malorie Blackman, Candice Carty-Williams, David Olusoga and Bernardine Evaristo, telling British publishers it is "deeply concerned" they are "raising awareness of racial inequality without... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Big Black Chapters: Navigating Diversity Within the Indie Writing Community

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Big Tech Can Stay Ahead of Regulators by Breaking Itself Up

Regulators are coming after Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google, and it could get ugly. The companies would benefit by acting pre-emptively. Continue reading at Wired

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Big Publishers Work On Getting Their Houses in Order

Publishers continued to look for more efficiency through restructurings in 2018. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Black Dog Publishing assets bought by St James’ House

The assets of Black Dog Publishing and sister company Artifice Books, recently gone into liquidiation, have been bought by St James’s House Media Group. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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BEA 2016: For Booksellers, Change of Venue Welcome. For the Big Houses, Not So Much

While some attendees, especially booksellers, rejoiced at a more “intimate” BEA, this year's show, in the Windy City for the first time in 12 years, left others concerned about what’s lost when the event leaves its standing locale of New York City. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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How Big Printers Are Changing to Stay Competitive

As sales of print books stabilize, book manufacturers are seeking to grow their revenue by offering warehousing and distribution, as well as editorial and other publishing services. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Sleeper Hits From Big Houses

There may be no greater indication of how things have changed in corporate publishing than the results of an informal PW search for sleeper hits of the year from major publishers. We annually round up sleepers from indie publishers for a late summer feature, but we have not made a regular habit... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Big French publishing houses to return to Paris Book Fair

Written By: Barbara Casassus Publication Date: Wed, 16/03/2011 - 09:03 The new-look Paris Book Fair will open on Friday [18th March] for four days as five of the leading French publishers ponder the raids by the European Commission competition officials a fortnight ago. Hachette Livre, Bayard... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Random House UK to stay outside of agency despite US move

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Tue, 01/03/2011 - 09:53 Random House UK has said it will continue to evaluate options for ebook pricing but will not follow its US business in adopting the agency model. A statement from Random House US issued overnight said agency would... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-03-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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From Black Panther to Black Lightning: black superheroes are go!

African-American comic book characters are finally stepping up from sidekicksAfter five decades as sidekicks, secondary characters and niche titles, the black superhero’s time has finally come.Next month Marvel releases its eagerly awaited Black Panther movie, centred on a young African king who... Continue reading at The Guardian

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2 top Penguin Random House editors leaving amid ongoing changes at publishing house

Two top editors at Penguin Random House are leaving as the country’s leading trading publisher continues to transform during a period of uncertain revenues and generational change Continue reading at ABC News

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Penguin Random House Acquires Self-Help Publisher Hay House

Hay House, founded by the late Louise Hay and acquired by Penguin Random House, has offices in Australia, India, the States, and UK. The post Penguin Random House Acquires Self-Help Publisher Hay House appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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