Traditional Publishing HarperCollins lays off around a dozen people. In a statement, the publisher said, “The business is facing continued cost pressures, including price increases related to printing, production, freight, and distribution, and we are taking decisive steps to operate as efficiently as possible.” For context, read Jim Milliott at Publishers Weekly. Callisto Media lays off large … Read more
Textbook publisher McGraw Hill is hoping to appeal to the TikTok generation with its new learning app, Sharpen.
The Golden Notebook bookstore in Woodstock, New York, is launching Golden Notebook Press.
Hamish McKenzie, one of the founders of Substack, has launched a podcast, Active Voice, “about how great writers reckon with the internet.”
Andrea Fleck-Nisbet will become IBPA’s new CEO effective November 1, 2022.
Carol Woien and Leslie Truex have joined as junior agents.
Little, Brown Ink will be a graphic novel imprint at Hachette publishing about 20 titles a year, both fiction and nonfiction.
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Yonder will attempt to reach a more diverse audience by serializing multiple genres, including some publishers’ backlist.
Executives from Wattpad Webtoon Studios and Rakuten Kobo discuss the hard-to-measure but growing audience for independently published ebooks and digital serializations.