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Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 12/15-12/19

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. Should Barnes & Noble start focusing on how to beat Starbucks instead of trying to win the tablet market?…Continue Reading

People Round-Up, Mid-December 2014

PEOPLE Meredith Greenhouse will join Perseus Book Group as VP, International Sales and Marketing.  She was Senior Director of International Sales at HarperCollins. Susan Reich will retire as President of Publishers Group West in March 2015.  She has been president of the company for seven years.  Perseus President and CEO David Steinberger said of her…Continue Reading

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

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. Amazon and Wattpad are about to go head-to-head in fanfiction, but who will come out on top? Is it…Continue Reading

Publicists Contact Sheet 2015

Once again,  Publishing Trends has assembled a contact sheet of freelance publicists. We’ve added some names, and retired some, but the list continues to expand as the need for publicity services grows. Many firms utilize both traditional and digital approaches to book publicity, and again we have three digital-only firms. To download a PDF of this…Continue Reading

Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 12/1-12/5

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. Has Pamela Paul’s leadership led to a more inclusive New York Times Book Review “100 Notable Books” list? Is Apple guilty…Continue Reading

People Round-Up, Early December 2014

PEOPLE Hachette Book Group EVP, Chief Marketing and Sales Officer Evan Schnittman is leaving his position as of December 12th, after two and a half years.  The position was created for him and will be eliminated when he leaves.  Chris Murphy was promoted to SVP, Group Sales Director of Hachette and will join the company’s…Continue Reading

Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 11/24-11/28

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 year-long study in the UK reveals that ebook lending does not increase ebook buying in libraries. Do independent…Continue Reading

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