Merkh Forms Hybrid Publisher

After leaving traditional publishing, in which he served in executive roles with Nelson Books and at Simon & Schuster’s Howard Books division, Jonathan Merkh has joined the ranks of hybrid publishers with his new company, Forefront Books. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-10-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishing Veterans Form New Conservative Publisher

Louise Burke and Kate Hartson, publishing veterans with a background in publishing conservative authors, have formed All Seasons Press, whose mission is to fill the conservative void left by major publishing houses. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-06-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Nine Criteria for Hybrid Publishing from the Independent Book Publishers Association

The IPBA has released a 9-point outline for hybrid publishers with author-subsidized business models to operate reputably and maintain quality standards. The post Nine Criteria for Hybrid Publishing from the Independent Book Publishers Association appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-02-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bad Form launches series of workshops to demystify publishing industry

Bad Form is launching a series of free events to demystify the publishing industry for people from Black, Asian and racialised communities. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-24 03:18:13 UTC ]
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Atria Forms Black Privilege Publishing Imprint

Atria Books has created the Black Privilege Publishing imprint and named multimedia personality and author Charlamagne tha God to head the unit. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-11-18 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Canadian Publishers ECW and Annick Form Partnership

ECW Press, a publisher of adult books, and Annick Press, a publisher of children's and YA books, both based in Toronto, are partnering, with ECW co-publisher David Caron is acquiring ownership of Annick over five years. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-08-28 04:00:00 UTC ]
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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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Left-Wing Indie Publishers Form Coalition

The Radical Publishers Alliance is an international group of left-wing independent publishers who have joined together with the goal of supporting each other during the coronavirus pandemic. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-29 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Is Hybrid Publishing Right For You?

Are you a bit mystified with the book publishing process? Jennifer Scroggins, executive vice president of the hybrid press KiCam projects, explains what hybrid publishing can do for authors. The post Is Hybrid Publishing Right For You? by Jennifer Scroggins appeared first on Writer's Digest. Continue reading at Writer's Digest

[ Writer's Digest | 2019-08-19 14:00:22 UTC ]
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Arcadia Publishing Forms Children's Division

Arcadia Publishing has formed a children’s division and appointed former DK editorial director Nancy Ellwood to head it. The first books from Arcadia Children’s Books are expected to be released in fiscal 2021, which begins next April. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-07-17 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Ridout Forms New U.K. Publisher

Amanda Ridout, former managing director of Head of Zeus and a prominent figure in the U.K. publishing world, has launched a new publishing house, Boldwood Books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-01-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Digiday Research: Publishers are lukewarm on market for short-form video

Half of U.S. and European publishers are neutral over the potential market for selling and licensing short-form video content. The post Digiday Research: Publishers are lukewarm on market for short-form video appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-07-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hybrid Publishing, Diversity of Voices Focus at IBPA Conference

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IBPA Develops Standards for Hybrid Publishers

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Facebook is throwing publishers a bone in the form of more performance data on Instant Articles

The move could help quantify the monetary benefits of Facebook's fast-loading articles format, which publishers have been souring on. The post Facebook is throwing publishers a bone in the form of more performance data on Instant Articles appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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Publishers see short-form video views on Facebook cut in half

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Industry Veterans Form A New Christian Fiction Publishing House

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Hybrid Author Hugh Howey on Self vs. Traditional Publishing

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