Sheffield indie publisher to expand thanks to £250,000 investment

Sheffield-based independent publisher Vertebrate Publishing is planning on almost doubling its staff numbers, after receiving a quarter of a million pounds in investment from entrepreneur Stephen Ross. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-18 13:12:31 UTC ]
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Sheffield indie publisher to expand thanks to £250,000 investment

Sheffield-based independent publisher Vertebrate Publishing is planning on almost doubling its staff numbers, after receiving a quarter of a million pounds in investment from entrepreneur Stephen Ross. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-18 13:12:31 UTC ]
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New £10,000 award for indie publishers launches

The Clarissa Luard Award, a new £10,000 award for independent publishing, has been set up by Arts Council England to recognise the contribution that small publishers make to literature and to celebrate the "adventurousness, innovative spirit and creativity" of independent literary publishing. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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James Patterson to Give Indies a $250,000 Bonus

After offering $1 million in grants to indies last year, the bestselling author is continuing to show his support for bookseller "heroes" through holiday bonuses to those working on the frontline, ranging from $1,000 to $5,000. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Indie Creators Self-Publish 1,000 Comics on ComiXology in One Year

On the one-year anniversary of the service, digital comics locus ComiXology says it now offers more than 1,000 titles through its self-publishing platform Submit.     Continue reading at Wired

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Digital publishing startup Booktrope wins $205,000 in angel investment

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Hybrid Publisher Amplify Publishing Groups Gets Investment

Mudita Venture Partners has made an unspecified investment in the hybrid publisher the Amplify Publishing Group. Launched in 2003, Amplify publishes about 300 titles annually. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The German Publishing Prize: 66 Publishers Honored, Three With €60,000 Each

With a total value of more than €1.6 million, the German Publishing Prize selects and honors socially engaged independent publishers. The post The German Publishing Prize: 66 Publishers Honored, Three With €60,000 Each appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Katy Loftus promoted to publisher as Viking expands fiction publishing

Viking is expanding its fiction publishing programme and has bolstered its team by promoting Katy Loftus to publisher, while Vikki Moynes is also joining from HQ. Loftus, previously editorial director of Viking, is now publisher for the imprint with responsibility for a team dedicated to... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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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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Kobo Writing Life Now Carries 250,000 titles by 30,000 Authors

Two years after its launch, Kobo Writing Life (KWL), ebook retailer Kobo’s self-publishing channel, carries more than 250,000 self-published digital titles by over 30,000 authors who publish regularly through KWL. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Yale Publishing Course Aims to Expand Publishing’s International Scope, and Enhance Digital Monetization

Yale’s summer publishing course is entering its third year. The course offers publishing professionals an opportunity to learn industry strategies for expanding a brand’s scope and monetizing digital products. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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Is print dead? Not at this indie bookstore publishing L.A.'s untold stories

A local electrical engineer with a passion for literature is on a mission to share the stories of local authors who have struggled to break into the mainstream publishing industry. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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A life in independent publishing requires moxie, malleability, and, of course, money. Just ask these presses, all of which were founded within the past decade. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Indie Publisher Associations Prepare for an Inflection Point

The heads of the Independent Book Publishers Association, Independent Publishers Caucus, and PubWest share their insights on the challenges and opportunities in independent publishing today. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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When Indie Publishing Meets Corporate Bookselling

In 2022 my first novel, Save the Village, found its home with Regal House, a mighty little woman-owned traditional independent publisher that prints all its books in the US and has a nonprofit division that works with underserved students around Raleigh, where they’re headquartered. Regal House,... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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An indie publisher finds its future – with a public library

Angel City Press in Los Angeles has long published local authors. In a bold move, its founders are now giving the press to the city’s public library. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Microcosm's Cloud-Based Software Aims to Help Indie Publishers Automate Tasks

Portland, Ore.’s Microcosm Publishing is rolling out WorkingLit, a cloud-based system intended to help small independent publishers streamline their product databases, manage orders, complete accounting and invoicing tasks, and calculate royalties. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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U.K. Publishing Spotlight: Neem Tree's CEO Surveys the Indie Scene

An independent publisher considers the challenges and opportunities for small presses in her home market. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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U.K. Publishing Supplement: Neem Tree's CEO Surveys the Indie Scene

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