Putting COVID aside for a moment, here are the companies and issues we expect to play a significant role in book publishing in 2021.
On Twitter, author Despina Karras announced #PitchDis, a Twitter pitch event for disabled writers, coming in June 2021
Previously a publisher at NavPress, Don Pape has launched Pape Commons to “serve the author community as not only a literary agency but also a forum for community.
Stefanie Molina joined the Jennifer de Chiara Literary Agency. Her submission guidelines say, “I’m extremely passionate about increasing representation for Black, Indigenous, and people of color communities.
Author Lisa Amstutz has joined Storm Literary Agency; she has written more than 100 science and history books for children.
Launching this month, LiveWriters will provide news and resources about podcasting for the book community, a forum for industry discussion.
Print book sales in the US remained strong through the holidays and end of the year. During the holiday season.
On Public Domain Day (January 1 of every year), major works enter the public domain. This year welcomes F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby,
On Dec. 21, 2020, NetGalley suffered a data breach that exposed user accounts, including passwords and personal information.
IngramSpark’s paperback POD costs in the US will increase by 4 percent. However, premium color per-page prices will decrease.