Author Archives: PT Editors

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

Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 5/9-5/13

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. Do ebooks need a technological upgrade? How have children’s books changed throughout time? How is BEA faring in Chicago this…Continue Reading

People Round-Up, Early May 2016

PEOPLE Leslie Gelbman joined St. Martin’s Press as Executive Editor-at-Large. She was previously President at Berkley. This move comes shortly after Nora Roberts, whom Gelbman edits, signed with SMP. David Hirshey will leave his position as Publisher at HarperCollins in mid-June after 18 years with the company. Micki Nuding retired as Senior Editor at Gallery…Continue Reading

Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 4/25-4/29

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. Trade book revenues were $7.2 billion in 2015, according to the AAP. What different issues do the US and UK…Continue Reading

Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 4/18-4/22

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. Do big literary prizes like the Pulitzer really increase book sales? Does trust (or lack thereof) between author and editor…Continue Reading

People Round-Up, Mid-April 2016

PEOPLE Stacy Creamer joined Regan Arts as SVP, Executive Editor. She was most recently Executive Editor at Hachette Books. Alaina Mauro is now Publishing Director at for Hachette’s James Patterson division. She was previously Digital Sales Account Manager at Penguin Random House. Krishan Trotman joined Hachette as Senior Editor. She was previously Senior Editor at…Continue Reading