Indie Publishers Embrace Success

Like the big trade publishers, many independent publishers had surprisingly good years last year—and they were particularly well-poised to quickly adapt to market conditions. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-08-20 04:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-04-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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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Indie publishers 'spurred on' to publish more from Trump's banned nations

Independent publishers have been “spurred on” to continue producing works that give a voice to silenced nations following President Trump's controversial "travel ban". Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Indie publisher Zando taps Gillian Flynn and Lena Waithe to find your new favorite authors

Book publisher powerhouse Molly Stern started her own company on the premise of using influential creators to surface overlooked talent. Author Gillian Flynn and writer-producer Lena Waithe are curating what could be the next wave of notable authors through their partnership with indie publisher... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2021-09-21 09:00:03 UTC ]
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Bonnier Books UK buys Edinburgh indie Black & White Publishing

Bonnier Books UK has acquired independent Scottish publisher Black & White Publishing as part of its long-term strategy for growth.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Sweet Cherry Publishing: Life for Leicester children’s indie after Nibbies Small Press triumph

"We want to be recognised as one of the leading children’s book publishers in the industry: we want not only to be recognised, we want to be respected.” Sanjee de Silva (pictured), the new publisher at Sweet Cherry, recently named Small Press of the Year at the British Book Awards, has big... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Indie publishing 'crucial' for literary fiction writers, Roffey says

Independent publishers are "crucial and critical" for literary fiction writers, Costa-winning author Monique Roffey has said, enabling them to take risks no mainstream publisher would allow. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Rewriting history: why book publishing must embrace LGBTQ+ stories—and soon

For many readers growing up in the UK, the book publishing sector does not adequately serve them with books that speak to their experience of their sexuality or gender—and this must change. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Publishers, Authors to Raise More Aid for Indie Bookstores

Indie Shindig, a virtual event series for booksellers created by half a dozen publishers, aims to raise up to $18,000 for We Need Diverse Books and Binc. Author Gayle Forman and Penguin Books for Young Readers are contributing sales of Forman's new novel to Binc's "Thrive to Survive" campaign. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-27 04:00:00 UTC ]
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How one indie publisher is reducing their carbon imprint.

Sales and marketing director Julie Atkins of outdoor sports publisher Vertebrate talks to The Bookseller about their first carbon negative book.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Northeast Indie Publishers Stuck with Their Niches in 2020

Five New England indie publishers posted 2020 gains by doing what they do best... with a couple of pivots. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Indie Bookstores Embrace E-Commerce...and It Pays Off

After a year spent pivoting out of necessirty, booksellers now see online sales as a permanent part of their business model. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-02-05 05:00:00 UTC ]
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'Borderlands' developer Gearbox is merging with publishing giant Embracer

Some of the larger independents in the video game world now have a shared home. Embracer Group (aka THQ Nordic) is merging with Gearbox Software, turning the Borderlands studio into a seventh operating group that will serve as a wholly-owned subsidia... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2021-02-03 15:42:53 UTC ]
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Indie publishers optimistic despite lockdown struggles

Many independent presses are reporting a mood of optimism after good 2020 sales.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Indie publishing celebrated on 2021 Rathbones Folio Prize longlist

More than half of the titles in the running for the £30,000 Rathbones Folio Prize 2021 are published by independent presses, while the 20-strong longlist also features Douglas Stuart's Booker-winning debut Shuggie Bain (Picador). Continue reading at The Bookseller

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2020: an indie publisher's A-Z

As a new independent publisher launching our first list in 2020, here at BAD PRESS iNK the year has been, well let’s just go with… a learning experience. So what have we learnt? In fact we’ve learnt a whole alphabet full: A is for Authors, and a need to recruit hustlers up for the sales... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Indie Success: The Road Less Traveled

We’re closing out this difficult year with indie books that embody the principles of kindness, beauty, and gratitude. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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'It’s been a rollercoaster': how indie publishers survived - and thrived - in 2020

When lockdown came in March, many small presses feared they would go out of business. But then came an outpouring of support from the publicThe best books from indie publishers in 2020Six months ago, independent publishers Jacaranda and Knights Of were warning publicly that their income had... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Embrace streaming to stay relevant, Tellander tells publishers

Hesitant UK and US publishers need to move into audiobook streaming to stay relevant, and maintain premium pricing in the face of interest from music services such as Spotify, Storytel's c.e.o. Jonas Tellander has warned. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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