Crowdfunding, Revenue Diversity, and Legalese: Some Takeaways From the LION Publishers Conference

I spent this past weekend in Philadelphia at the Local Independent Online News Publishers conference with local journalists and publishers from around the United States. Speakers discussed everything from online audience trends, revenue generation id ... Continue reading at 'Editor & Publisher'

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Hybrid Publishing, Diversity of Voices Focus at IBPA Conference

The growth of hybrid publishing and the diversity of voices independent presses bring to publishing were among the topics at this year's IBPA Publishing University. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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New Conferences Aim to Bring Diversity to Religion Publishing

Brian Allain, director of the Frederick Buechner Center, is launching a new series of conferences for under-represented groups of spiritual authors such as African-Americans, Asian-Americans, Hispanic-Americans, and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Diversity in the House: The State of Diversity in Publishing

Three voices on the challenge of making publishing less white and more representative of the world at large. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Canadian Publishing 2018: Is Diverse, Data-Driven Wattpad Publishing's Future?

The Canadian digital platform is using machine learning to discover what readers want. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Slowdown in Self-Publishing Drops Publishing Revenue at Salem

First quarter revenue fell 7.6% in Salem Media Group's publishing division which it attributed to a slowdown in author acquisitions in its self-publishing business. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Audio Publishers Association: US Audiobook Revenues Reach $1.6 Billion in 2021

Growth in audiobook revenue by genre was led in 2021 by romance, self-help, and science-fiction per the Audio Publishers Association. The post Audio Publishers Association: US Audiobook Revenues Reach $1.6 Billion in 2021 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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World Book & Copyright Day: India’s Publishing Conference

The challenges of intellectual property protection in an age of digital distribution are at the heart of the Indian publishers' free program. The post World Book & Copyright Day: India’s Publishing Conference appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Heading to London Book Fair: Diversity in UK Publishing

As the UK publishing industry prepares for its annual encounter with many colleagues from other markets, a look at UK book business diversity. The post Heading to London Book Fair: Diversity in UK Publishing appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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WNDB Launches Virtual Community for Mid-Level Diverse Publishing Professionals

The We Need Diverse Books nonprofit organization advocating for more inclusion in the industry is launching a virtual community platform for mid-level diverse publishing professionals in an effort to improve retention rates. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Stop moaning about sensitivity readers – if there was diversity in publishing we wouldn’t need them | Juno Dawson

Since 2011, all my book editors have been white. Why wouldn’t I want another perspective on the characters I invent?Until a few years ago, only publishing industry insiders would have understood the role of the sensitivity reader. Then came American Dirt. The Jeanine Cummins novel sold to a US... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Academic Publishing Edition: Amsterdam’s Michiel Kolman on Diversity in STM

In scholarly and academic publishing, Elsevier's Michiel Kolman says, more female leadership is a new and promising development. The post Academic Publishing Edition: Amsterdam’s Michiel Kolman on Diversity in STM appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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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

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Carthew plans UK tour to address publishing diversity and inclusion

Natasha Carthew, the artistic director of The Festival for Working Class Writers, is planning a UK tour in 2022 to address diversity and inclusion issues in the industry. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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At Sharjah: IPA President Bodour Al Qasimi on Diversity in Publishing

'Sometimes we can become prisoners of our preconceptions,' the International Publishers Association's Bodour Al Qasimi tells colleagues in Sharjah. The post At Sharjah: IPA President Bodour Al Qasimi on Diversity in Publishing appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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An Exuberant Trading Floor Opens Sharjah Publishers’ Conference

Sharjah International Book Fair's fully physical 40th edition has kicked off with eager trading activity and a three-day conference. The post An Exuberant Trading Floor Opens Sharjah Publishers’ Conference appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Next Stop After Frankfurt Book Fair: Sharjah’s Publishers’ Conference

Some 520 publishing professionals are traveling to the UAE for the 40th Sharjah International Book Fair and its Publishers' Conference. The post Next Stop After Frankfurt Book Fair: Sharjah’s Publishers’ Conference appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Crowdfunding a Publishing House: PW Talks with Spike Trotman

Spike Trotman, comics creator, writer, and founder of Iron Circus Comics, has led the way in using crowdfunding as part of a scalable publishing business model that can support unique titles within the comics shop and trade book markets. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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A Frankfurt Conference Interview: Siv Bublitz on Publishing ‘Books That Speak to Each Other’

Siv Bublitz, speaking in the digital Frankfurt Conference on Oct 12, has led S. Fischer to optimize its editorial and book publishing strategy. The post A Frankfurt Conference Interview: Siv Bublitz on Publishing ‘Books That Speak to Each Other’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Publishers should emphasise 'joyful' qualities of diverse books, Levine says

Publishers “should stop thinking about BAME talent as fulfilling a school requirement” and “should emphasise the joyful and literary qualities" of diverse books, Arthur Levine, founder of the independent publisher Levine Querido, has said. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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