Indie Publishers Ride the Pandemic Roller Coaster

A 'PW' survey of six independent publishers scattered across the country found mixed results about how business has gone so far this year. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-09-04 04:00:00 UTC ]

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Post-pandemic Publishing for Indie Authors

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W&N acquires Jenner's 'roller-coaster ride of historical curiosity'

Weidenfeld & Nicolson has commissioned historian, author and podcaster Greg Jenner to write a book "answering the funniest, most unique and curious questions" he has been asked by members of the public.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Left-wing indie publishers have formed a coalition to support each other during the pandemic.

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to highlight the massive and devastating inequality in the US, the work of socially progressive publishers is more important than ever. With the goal of supporting one another during the uncertainty of the pandemic, a group of left-wing independent... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Indie Black Booksellers, Publishers Hold National Pandemic Conference Call

A coalition of African-American independent booksellers and publishers convened a national video conference call to survey the state of black books around the country in the wake of the new coronavirus pandemic. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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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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Publishing Perspectives Talk: ‘Digital Format Adoption and the Pandemic’

The next Publishing Perspectives Talk at the 2020 Frankfurt Book Fair is on the digital-format usage by consumers during pandemic lockdowns. The post Publishing Perspectives Talk: ‘Digital Format Adoption and the Pandemic’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-10-15 20:46:14 UTC ]
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Mountains & Plains Independent Booksellers Ride Out the Pandemic

The Mountains & Plains Indie Booksellers Association held its annual membership meeting virtually during its online regional trade show and learned that, despite the pandemic, the organization remains on solid ground. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Will Poetry Push This Publisher Through the Pandemic?

Kansas City, Mo.–based Andrews McMeel Publishing is seeing strong sales despite disruptions caused by the ongoing pandemic—and poetry has a whole lot to do with it. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Coronavirus has stacked odds against indies further, BHP Comics publisher warns

Coronavirus has stacked the odds against indie presses even further, BHP Comics publisher Sha Nasir has said, warning he will have to completely change his firm's business model as a result of the pandemic. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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”Pivot” has been the word’: How travel publishers are navigating the coronavirus pandemic

After seeing advertising in the travel category disappear, publishers including Insider, BuzzFeed and Condé Nast Traveler are seeing signs of life. The post ”Pivot” has been the word’: How travel publishers are navigating the coronavirus pandemic appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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Indie Hajar Press launches 'to tackle racism in publishing'

A new independent political press, run by and for people of colour, is to focus on tackling institutional racism in the industry.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Publishers Play the Pandemic Waiting Game

As Covid-19 continues to spread, many fall events have moved online, and publishers don’t see a meaningful return of employees anytime soon. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-31 04:00:00 UTC ]
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The Pandemic Pushed Publishing Into the Digital Realm. So What's Next?

With the digital future arriving early, publishers are going to need to adapt, writes Steve Sieck. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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In Europe, Efforts at Pandemic Relief for Publishing; New Funds for Authors

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What Publishers Can Learn From the Pandemic’s Engagement Surge

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Indie Publishers Cope with Covid

A survey 'PW' conducted with indies found no plan for immediate return to offices and a trend of strong backlist sales. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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We are Bertrams' 'collateral damage', say indie publishers

Independent publishers have expressed their frustration at a lack of communication from Bertrams over unpaid bills, with some owed as much as £15,000.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Six Publishers Plan Indie Shindig

The new program is aimed at promoting new books to independent booksellers in the absence of the numerous trade shows that have been postponed because of the coronavirus. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Publishers Evolve Marketing to Keep Subscribers Brought in During Pandemic

Digital and print media companies wondering how best to keep new subscribers who signed up during the pandemic will need to prove to readers that their publication is invaluable after the crisis. The Covid-19 pandemic has led to an uptick in subscribers at a variety of news organizations,... Continue reading at AdWeek

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