Book Expo 2019: State of Indie Publishing 'Great, but Sucks'

As Book Expo kicked off Wednesday, Independent Book Publishers Association CEO Angela Bole pointed out during a session on the state of indie publishing that while it presents many opportunities for entrepreneurs, there remain many obstacles to success. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-29 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Expo 2019: Indie Bookstores Grow in Number, Profits

American Booksellers Association CEO Oren Teicher addressed members at the organization's town hall and annual meeting at BookExpo, noting the ABA added 99 members last year and members increased profitability. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Children’s Books in China 2019: Everafter Books Publishing House

A great deal of investment, not to mention a wide network of contacts and plenty of chutzpah, was required to launch 'Within Pictures and Beyond Texts,' a quarterly publication that is the first of its kind in China. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Books: An indie publisher with a vision, Halloween in August and more book news

Welcome readers! I’m L.A. Times books editor Carolyn Kellogg with this week’s newsletter. THE BIG STORY It’s not easy starting a publishing house; it’s even harder if you try to do it outside typical distribution channels, including Amazon. But that’s what J.C. Gabel has done with his L.A.-based... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Best books of 2017: indie publishers on their favourite books of the year

India’s answer to Lear, a teen tale set amid the London riots and the first great book on grime. Experts pick 2017’s smartest, oddest and most overlooked readsCo-director, Tramp Press Continue reading... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Short Books + Fast Books (and Diet) = Indie Publishing Success

With The Fast Diet, UK publisher Short Books has the biggest hit in its history. Co-founder Rebecca Nicolson reflects on why, and the role of independent publishers today. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Read Harder: Read A Horror Book Published By An Indie Press

You will scare yourself silly with these chilling horror books published by an indie press. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Guadalajara 2019: U.S. Publishers at the Book Fair

PW caught up with a couple of U.S. publishers who will be attending the Guadalajara International Book Fair this year to discuss what their plans are for the event. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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During the Edinburgh Book Festival: Publishing Scotland’s 2019 Fellowship

Coinciding with the Edinburgh International Book Festival, 10 editors are on the week-long Publishing Scotland International Fellowship trip. The post During the Edinburgh Book Festival: Publishing Scotland’s 2019 Fellowship appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Most Anticipated: The Great Second-Half 2019 Book Preview

More than 100 books. New novels from Margaret Atwood, Ta-Nehisi Coates, and Colson Whitehead. Zadie Smith short stories. What more could you want? (Except to have them all RIGHT NOW.) The post Most Anticipated: The Great Second-Half 2019 Book Preview appeared first on The Millions. Continue reading at The Millions

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Licensing Expo 2019: Publishers Hunt New Revenue Streams

A number of publishers and licensors exhibiting at or attending this year’s Licensing Expo in Las Vegas are looking to license their proprietary, book-based brands to manufacturers of toys, arts and crafts, apparel, and other products. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Book Expo 2019: Adult Breakfast Authors Say Crime Pays in Literary World

Thursday morning's Adult Book & Author Breakfast featured Rachel Maddow, Malcolm Gladwell, Karin Slaughter, Marjorie Liu, and Ta-Nehisi Coates introducing their newest books, with presentations emphasizing the true crimes that inspired each to write. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BookExpo's Librarians' Lounge 2019: Meet These Great Vesuvian Books Authors

On Wednesday, May 29, from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., you can meet some of Vesuvian’s top authors in the Librarians' Lounge (booth 557) and grab some of your first signed copies of the show. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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IBPA University 2019: Raccah Spills Secrets to Indie Publishing Success

The Independent Book Publishers Association held its annual IBPA University this year April 5-6 in Chicago, where 325 attendees mixed and mingled and talked shop about indie publishing. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Children’s Books in China 2019: Jieli Publishing House

Jieli’s publishing program, particularly that of its original titles, embraces realism. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Children’s Books in China 2019: Four Chinese Publishers Discuss Titles That Inspire Them

For Li Xin, vice president and general editor of the children’s book division at Thinkingdom Children’s Books, Leo Lionni’s 'Swimmy' is that book. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Children’s Books in China 2019: Anhui Children’s Publishing House

Last year, Anhui Children’s Publishing House (ACPH) published 449 new titles, 79% of which (or 355 titles) were original works. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Children’s Books in China 2019: China Welfare Institute Publishing House

Putting a new spin on ordinary stories—about annual festivals, childhood rituals, and traditional games and snacks, for instance—to appeal to a new generation of readers keeps the China Welfare Institute Publishing House (CWIPH) busy. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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London Book Fair 2019: With Blockchain and AI, Rana DiOrio Explores Publishing’s Cutting Edge

Rana DiOrio's latest venture, Creative Mint, seeks to leverage the power of blockchain technology to “democratize and decentralize” rights transactions. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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London Book Fair 2019: A ‘Complex’ Moment For Argentinean Publishers

Ahead of the 2019 London Book Fair, PW caught up with Javier López Llovet, CEO of Penguin Random House in Argentina, to talk about the the industry's challenges in the region. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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