As of Feb. 19, 2022, NPD Books reports that adult fiction continues to be the bright spot of 2022 for the US market, with sales up by 11 percent over 2021.
Ukraine and Russia An urgent mission for translators: Bring Ukraine voices to the West. By highlighting Ukraine’s literary and linguistic heritage, translators can demonstrate the country is distinct from Russia. Read Alexandra Alter in The New York Times. Some publishers and wholesalers halt trade with Russia. Penguin Random House, Simon & Schuster, and Gardners in the UK are … Read more
The new imprint, Calon, draws its name from the Welsh word for heart. It will focus on nonfiction writing on Welsh life and culture.
ESPN media network Andscape—its Black media platform—is launching a book imprint, Andscape Books, with Disney Publishing Worldwide.
Caro Clarke, formerly Canongate’s senior rights manager, has launched Portobello Literary Edinburgh.
Amazon has launched a new app called Amp that unlocks the ability for hosts to stream songs, no subscription required.
Testing is key to creating any type of successful advertising campaign on social media.
If there’s any tried-and-true rule about book marketing, it’s don’t go it alone.
The creation and fulfillment of Sanderson’s Kickstarter relies on a crack team managing massive amounts of data as well as all aspects of production.
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