Author Archives: PT Editors

Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 6/20-6/24

Every week, we recommend 5 publishing articles/blog posts that supplement the major news for the week. Whether data or industry commentary, we hope these 5 links will be a simple way to keep you in the know. Why are publishers launching so many new imprints? How would the closing of Barnes & Noble affect consumers? Are crime novels…Continue Reading

Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 6/13-6/17

Every week, we recommend 5 publishing articles/blog posts that supplement the major news for the week. Whether data or industry commentary, we hope these 5 links will be a simple way to keep you in the know. Nielsen released data on who’s reading romance novel. Will intelligent personal assistants like Apple’s Siri change the publishing industry? Could James Patterson‘s…Continue Reading

People Round-Up, Mid-June 2016

PEOPLE DK CEO John Duhigg will resign from his position at the end of June. Ian Hudson has been named his successor, and will relinquish his current positions as Penguin Random House International CEO and Penguin Random House UK Deputy CEO. Meghan Deans is now Marketing Director at Ecco. She was Director of Social Media…Continue Reading

Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 6/6-6/10

Every week, we recommend 5 publishing articles/blog posts that supplement the major news for the week. Whether data or industry commentary, we hope these 5 links will be a simple way to keep you in the know. How prevalent is plagiarism in self-publishing, and what are the consequences for plagiarizers? Are literary critics too nice? How should scholarly…Continue Reading

Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 5/30-6/3

Every week, we recommend 5 publishing articles/blog posts that supplement the major news for the week. Whether data or industry commentary, we hope these 5 links will be a simple way to keep you in the know. The Author Earnings Report was released this week, indicating some changes in Big Five book pricing. Nielsen released their report on…Continue Reading

People Round-Up, Early June 2016

PEOPLE At Penguin Random House, Windy Dorrestyn is now Director of Marketing at Ten Speed Press. She was previously Senior Merchandiser at Old Navy. Additionally, Lisa Beech is now Assistant Director of Publicity at WaterBrook & Multnomah. She was Associate Director of Publicity at David C Cook. Rachel Fershleiser will join Houghton Mifflin Harcourt in…Continue Reading

Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 5/23-5/27

Every week, we recommend 5 publishing articles/blog posts that supplement the major news for the week. Whether data or industry commentary, we hope these 5 links will be a simple way to keep you in the know. Is supporting authors via Patreon the future of publishing? The UK wants to collect value added taxes for adult coloring…Continue Reading

Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 5/16-5/20

Every week, we recommend 5 publishing articles/blog posts that supplement the major news for the week. Whether data or industry commentary, we hope these 5 links will be a simple way to keep you in the know. Bookstore sales rose 10.7% in March, compared to March 2015. Do literary words lose their meaning because we overuse them? Is…Continue Reading

People Round-Up, Mid-May 2016

PEOPLE There were changes at various imprints at Macmillan. Ben Tomek will join Flatiron Books as Marketing Director at the end of the month. He was Associate Marketing Director at Ecco. Keith Hayes will also join Flatiron at the end of the month as Executive Art Director. He was previously Art Director at Little, Brown….Continue Reading

BEA 2016 Takeaways

Publishing Trends attended BookExpo America 2016, which was held May 11-13 at McCormick Place in Chicago, IL.  I must count myself among the many who were startled by the smaller footprint at BEA. It seemed to be the topic du jour in all my encounters. There are three main factors affecting this: meeting rooms which…Continue Reading