Publishers Weekly recently rounded up the top print bestsellers of 2021 in adult, children’s, and YA categories.
Traditional Publishing Agency contract dispute lands in court. Literary agent Brooks Sherman, who was recently accused of misconduct, has sued his former employer (a literary agency) for commissions. Andrew Albanese wisely notes, “While the complaint and counterclaim contain some bombshell accusations, the legal matter appears to be a fairly straightforward contract case which, if it is … Read more
nvestors are sought for Storyville Gardens, a book-based theme park meant to encourage reading by bringing childhood favorites to life through literary-inspired attractions
A popular music technology and instrument retailer, Sweetwater, has announced the launch of Sweetwater Publishing.
Podcast RSS feeds have long been a part of Substack’s functionality, but not until this month has Substack taken such a major step in investing in podcast content.
Eric Henney has joined Brockman as an agent, focusing on research and expert-driven nonfiction.
To maximize earnings, agents have to pay special attention to audio rights, plus consider how an author’s platform plays into an offer
Traditional publishers often center marketing campaigns around community support—sometimes growing an author’s platform in the process.
The music business shifted largely to streaming and subscription-based consumption; movies and TV shifted too,
Adult fiction is buoying print book sales in 2021, a significant surprise given that the category was seeing a long, slow sales decline prior to the pandemic.