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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Publishers are playing around with games again

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Sony's four pillar approach to game publishing on PlayStation 4 aims to level the playing field

Sony's already said that it's making game publishing on PlayStation 4 even easier than it is on the PlayStation 3, but Senior Account Manager of Development at Sony Computer Entertainment Europe Agostino Simonetta today explained exactly what that means. Sony's apparently applying a "four... Continue reading at Engadget

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Amazon Publishing’s Eoin Purcell: ‘Surprise Books’ and Other Pandemic Effects

Ongoing pandemic market conditions for Amazon Publishing in London, Eoin Purcell says, reflect 'intensity' in entertainment consumption. The post Amazon Publishing’s Eoin Purcell: ‘Surprise Books’ and Other Pandemic Effects appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Global publishing heads debate pandemic impact at BolognaBookPlus

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U.S. Book Show: Publishers Fight Pandemic Blues with the Backlist

Backlist titles have been a key driver of sales for trade book publishers over the last 12 months. At a U.S. Book Show panel, representatives from four major houses discussed strategies on how to continue to build a publisher’s backlist revenue. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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London Book Fair: Pandemic Issues Play Into Education Conference

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Hodder to publish Jodi Picoult's pandemic-inspired novel

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Against the odds: Scottish publishers on overcoming the challenges of a pandemic

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Major publishing fairs BookExpo and BookCon to 'retire' after pandemic cancellations

BookExpo, the largest bookseller trade show in the U.S., and its consumer-facing sibling BookCon have been indefinitely canceled because of the pandemic. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Pandemic drives ebook and audiobook sales by UK publishers to all-time high

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Bookshop.org is what the publishing world has been waiting for

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Post-Pandemic Comics: IDW’s New Publisher Looks Ahead

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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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Indie Publishers Ride the Pandemic Roller Coaster

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