Author Archives: PT Editors

Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 2/20-2/24

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. If a book is deemed “readable,” is that a good thing? Can historical fiction help readers make sense of today’s…Continue Reading

People Round-Up, Mid-February 2017

PEOPLE Houghton Mifflin Harcourt has hired Jack Lynch as President and CEO. L. Gordon Crovitz will continue as interim CEO while Lynch wraps up his work as CEO of Renaissance Learning and relocates to Boston. Cal Morgan has returned to publishing as VP, Executive Editor of Riverhead. He was previously Editorial Director for Harper Paperback…Continue Reading

Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 2/13-2/17

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. HarperCollins quarterly profits are up 32% over the same period in 2016. Are audiobooks the next big growth market? What…Continue Reading

Freelance Publicists Contact Sheet 2017

Publishing Trends’ annually updated contact sheet of freelance book publicists includes several firms and individuals specializing in a wide range of genres and approaches. The majority of the publicists listed use both traditional and digital approaches, plus we have two digital-only publicists who specialize in various aspects of online and social marketing and publicity. Each firm chooses a…Continue Reading

Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 2/6-2/10

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. Is the rise of celebrity memoirs taking away publishing opportunities from full-time writers? Why doesn’t Apple seem to care about…Continue Reading

People Round-Up, Early February 2017

PEOPLE Liese Mayer is joining Bloomsbury on February 27 in the newly-created role of Editorial Director, Fiction. She has been working as Editor at Scribner. John Morgan is now Executive Editor at Imprint. He was previously Senior Producer at Melcher Media, Director of Digital Publishing at Penguin, and Creative Director at DC Comics. Bernd Leukert…Continue Reading

Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 1/30-2/3

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. Could blockchain bounties help fight ebook piracy? What will the W3C/IDPF merger mean for ebook technology? Did agency pricing hold…Continue Reading

Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 1/23-1/27

Every week, we recommend 5 publishing articles/blog posts that supplement th%.e 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 do physical books have staying power? A new study from the UK shows that reading print books slows down…Continue Reading

People Round-Up, Mid-January 2017

PEOPLE Former U.S. Register of Copyright Maria Pallante has been selected as the next President and CEO of the American Association of Publishers. She will replace Tom Allen, who is retiring. Ben Sevier will join Grand Central Publishing on February 27 as SVP, Publisher, succeeding Jamie Raab. Sevier was previously VP, Publisher at Dutton. Catherine…Continue Reading

Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 1/16-1/20

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. George Saunders’ new book Lincoln in the Bardo requires a whole new kind of audiobook. In 2016, forty-nine library systems…Continue Reading