Every author-advocacy organization should have a Philip Pullman as its president.
In May 2015, children’s publisher Lee & Low announced it would conduct the first baseline survey of diversity within the US publishing industry.
The short answer: kind of. Here’s the longer answer.
Pearson PLC, the world’s largest publisher of textbooks, has announced that cuts of 4,000 jobs, 10 percent of its workforce, are on the way.
When it opened to the public in 2012, the Pottermore website was seen as a publishing-industry gamechanger.
Author Philip Pullman, longtime speaker at the UK’s Oxford Literary Festival, announced in mid-January that he would no longer be a patron.
A high-level view of diversity in the US publishing industry, as surveyed by Lee & Low.
The Hot Sheet Index reviews US print sales of different book categories including adult nonfiction, computer, art/design and humor from 2015.
Publishers don’t have processes in place to coordinate marketing efforts with authors. Any traditionally published author has likely experienced that lack of collaboration, and consultant Mike Shatzkin argues that it’s increasingly important, revenue-wise, for publishers to solve this problem. Read his full post. In Europe, Amazon had a difficult 2015. Publishing Trends summarizes the key events, concluding . … Read more