Links of Interest: March 2, 2022

Supply Chain The paper shortage is likely to get worse before it gets better. Yet another article reiterating that the paper situation is bad. Read Michael Seidlinger in Publishers Weekly. Learn how a print book gets made. A series of images and GIFs offers a new level of appreciation for the labor and raw materials that go into … Read more

Links of Interest: Feb. 16, 2022

News There’s a new executive director of SCBWI. The children’s writing organization will be headed up by Sarah Baker. She’s been with SCBWI since 2011 and was previously the associate executive director. Read her letter to members. Supply Chain The latest update on publishers’ supply chain woes. The Guardian leads with the anecdote about the cookbooks that fell … Read more

Links of Interest: Feb. 2, 2022

Traditional Publishing Publishers and agents are grumbling about subpoenas in the antitrust case against Penguin Random House. As part of the discovery process, the Justice Department is seeking information about book deals going back years. Some say the requests are too broad and seek sensitive information. Read Rachel Deahl and Jim Milliot in Publishers Weekly.