Author Archives: PT Editors

Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 11/17-11/21

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. What does Penguin Random House’s refusal to sign with any ebook subscription service mean for the Big Five? Is…Continue Reading

People Round-Up, Mid-November 2014

PEOPLE Jeanne Reina will join the Morrow Group as VP, Art Director, where she will oversee the art group and be responsible for Morrow hardcover, trade paperbacks, and Dey Street Books.  She will report directly to HarperCollins SVP, Publisher Liate Stehlik.  Previously, she was Art Director at Atria. Update added to the original post on 11/21/14. Meredith McGinnis will join the Trade Department of W.W. Norton…Continue Reading

Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 11/10-11/14

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 should Wattpad handle plagiarism of independent authors on its site? Does anyone care about classifying genre fiction and literature…Continue Reading

The 2014 Book Distributors Profiles

Publishing Trends has assembled an updated version of our annual book distribution chart. This year’s list includes 24 companies total – one less than last year due to the consolidation of Penguin and Random House.  Of the 24, 13 are publishers with a distribution arm and 11 are distribution-only companies.  The trend of including digital distribution continues with 22 of the companies…Continue Reading

Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 11/3-11/7

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. What does Scribd’s audiobook launch mean for Audible? Is the international rights market expanding for children’s books? Should ebooks…Continue Reading

People Round-Up, Early November 2014

PEOPLE Claudia Reuter was named the head of the HMH Labs, a new digital initiative at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. Previously, she was CEO of SchoolChapters. Jason Prince is now Marketing Operations Manager at St. Martin’s Press.  Previously, he was VP, Publisher and VP of Sales & Marketing at Sterling Publishing. In the UK, Sally Dwyer joined Quarto…Continue Reading

Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 10/27-10/31

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 the end of Atavist Books also the end of interactive fiction? What does the Georgia State University decision reversal mean…Continue Reading

Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 10/20-10/24

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. What do changing preferences in reading print or digital mean for the industry? Is discoverability still a problem when it…Continue Reading

Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 10/13-10/17

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. Can a large YouTube following translate to book publishing success? Does the Man Booker Prize have a problem of…Continue Reading

People Round-Up, Mid-October 2014

PEOPLE The following update about Perseus Book Group was added to the original post on 10/17/14. Perseus Book Group announced a number of changes in order to unify its publishing imprints and distribution. Susan Weinberg is promoted to Senior VP, Group Publisher and all imprint heads will report to her. Sabrina McCarthy moves from her position as President of…Continue Reading