Author Archives: PT Editors

Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 8/15-8/19

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 technology be killing reading? Used bookstores are making a comeback. How many people see ads for books online? The Book…Continue Reading

People Round-Up, Mid-August 2016

PEOPLE Mark Kuyper is leaving his position as Executive Director of the Book Industry Study Group, where he had served for a year. Previously he was President/CEO at the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association.  At HarperCollins, VP and Executive Editor Hugh Van Dusen is to retire on August 30. Lisa Erickson returned to the Crown Publishing…Continue Reading

Columbia Publishing Course Super-Grad 2016

As ever, this year’s Columbia Publishing Course (formerly the Radcliffe Publishing Course) Graduates are a remarkable group. Per our tradition here at Publishing Trends, we’ve put together one preternaturally talented graduate profile from the most interesting parts of the biographies of this year’s graduates. With the exception of some connecting phrases, the words are the students’ own. *** Typical…Continue Reading

Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 8/8-8/12

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. NPR explores the importance of diversity in book marketing. Is 2016 the best year for independent publishing yet? Why is brand-new…Continue Reading

Spotlight on Conferences

If it seems like there is a new conference every month, there’s a fairly simple explanation: Conferences provide revenue streams at a time when many legacy businesses are struggling for growth. Nielsen is looking for ways to promote and monetize its data collection; Publishers Weekly is reaching new audiences in its partnership with NYU; and…Continue Reading

Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 8/1-8/5

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. Should indie authors offer print-on-demand in addition to ebooks? Publishers can learn a lot about SEO from other media companies. What can the latest…Continue Reading

Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 7/25-7/29

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. A new survey shows that used and rented textbooks are still outselling digital textbooks. A book designer shares her experience…Continue Reading

People Round-Up, Late July 2016

PEOPLE Current company President, Sara Domville will leave F + W, where she worked for seventeen years. Betsy Groban left Houghton Mifflin Harcourt where she worked as Senior VP and Publisher of children’s books. Deb Brody, the current Executive Editor at William Morrow/HarperCollins, will join Houghton Mifflin Harcourt as Editorial Director (lifestyle and culinary) on July 18. Also, Cheryl…Continue Reading

Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 7/18-7/22

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. How does publishing as a whole benefit from small, independent publishers? An author shares his experience using NetGalley to promote…Continue Reading

Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 7/11-7/15

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. A new study from NYU identifies areas in the United States with little to no access to bookstores. How can authors…Continue Reading