Author Archives: PT Editors

Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 2/16-2/20

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. Can readers think critically when reading text on digital screens or does hyper reading prevent them from concentrating fully? ePubDirect released an…Continue Reading

Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 2/9-2/13

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. Are book reviewers creating art, or is their work a public service? Perhaps the saddest group of people to see…Continue Reading

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

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 stories will be a simple way to keep you in the know. Why have people been reading less fiction since 2008? The announcement of Harper Lee’s sophomore novel has led to much…Continue Reading

Literary Agent Contact Sheet 2015

We’ve updated our Literary Agent Contact Sheet for 2015. This contact sheet is one of our largest and most extensive. The 2015 list has contact information for hundreds of literary agents and agencies across the United States. To conserve space, the word “agency” has been omitted from most listings. Those agencies doing business under a…Continue Reading

People Round-Up, Early February 2015

PEOPLE Mitchell Klipper will retire from his position as CEO, Retail of Barnes & Noble in May.  He will continue to act as an advisor to the company moving forward. Michael Siglain is now Director, Creative Franchise at Lucasfilm Publishing.  Formerly, he was Executive Editor at Disney Book Group. Steve Quinn joined Perseus Book Group…Continue Reading

Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 1/26 – 1/30

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. Ebook piracy is expected to rise to 700 million instances per year by 2018. Is tumblr’s Reblog Book Club…Continue Reading

Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 1/19-1/23

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 the ebook sales data from Nielsen Bookscan be interpreted? Book sales, especially print, rose in October, according to the…Continue Reading

People Round-Up, Mid-January 2015

PEOPLE Nathaniel Marunas was named Publisher at Quercus US.  Jason Bartholomew, who is based in the UK, is Director in addition to his current role as Rights Director for Hodder, Headline, John Murray Press, and Quercus. In children’s publishing, Michael Eisenberg joined Highlights in the newly created role of Director, Book Marketing.  He will report…Continue Reading

Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 1/12-1/16

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. Why are publishers so keen on ebook subscription services? Is there a downside to teaching children to read at…Continue Reading

Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 1/5-1/9

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 calling a book “difficult” subjective, making the concept of readability a myth? Overdrive announced a 32% increase in ebook lending…Continue Reading