Many goods are increasingly purchased online, but the acceleration toward online purchasing is greatest in books.
Trends For Malcolm Gladwell, it’s audio first. Several years ago, Gladwell launched Pushkin, a producer of audiobooks and podcasts. The production budget for some titles exceeds six figures. Now Pushkin will be part of the new paid podcast subscription service Apple is launching. Read Jeffrey A. Trachtenberg in The Wall Street Journal (subscription required). What’s happening in the … Read more
The UK-based operation will publish both commercial and literary fiction.
LitUp is a new initiative from Hello Sunshine to help foster the careers of 25 women from underrepresented backgrounds over five years.
Years ago, Disney sold its adult book business to Hachette. Now it’s starting up operations again.
Rivers is currently accepting queries for middle grade and YA fiction and graphic novels, as well as picture books.
Educator and author Alina Mitchell has joined MacGregor & Luedeke as a literary agent.
The Authors Guild has long offered members access to a model book contract and a literary translation model contract.
Podcasters distributing through Apple Podcasts will be able to make some or all of their content available through paid subscription only.
The audiobook distributor and production service hopes to help authors improve profits without remaining exclusive to Audible.