Tag Archives: AAP

BEA 2016 Takeaways

Publishing Trends attended BookExpo America 2016, which was held May 11-13 at McCormick Place in Chicago, IL.  I must count myself among the many who were startled by the smaller footprint at BEA. It seemed to be the topic du jour in all my encounters. There are three main factors affecting this: meeting rooms which…Continue Reading

Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 4/25-4/29

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. Trade book revenues were $7.2 billion in 2015, according to the AAP. What different issues do the US and UK…Continue Reading

The AAP 2016 General Annual Meeting

The Annual Meeting of the Association of American Publishers got off to a strong start with timely and persuasive talks from Daniel Marni, US Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator for the US government and Carolyn J. Ross, Professor of Law at The George Washington University and author of Lessons in Censorship: How Schools and Courts Subvert Students’…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

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

Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 4/28-5/2

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 can authors, retailers, and publishers each work to improve the ebook industry? Huffington Post’s books editor Maddie Crum offers three trends….Continue Reading

Publishing Trends Annual Contact Sheet 2013

For more than 15 years, Publishing Trends has published a range of annually updated contact sheets, focusing on everything from Freelance Publicity and Scouting, to more recent additions, like the App Developer Roundup. However, none of our contact sheets is as popular as our general US publishing industry contact sheet, which features publishers large and small, accounts, trade…Continue Reading

People Roundup, December 2010

Jon Yaged has been named President of Macmillan Children’s. He had been COO at HouseParty.com since March 2010 and was previously VP and Publisher for Disney Book Group. Nina Hoffman, President of National Geographic Books, will leave at the end of the year. Editor-in-Chief  and Books COO Hector Sierra will report to Declan Moore, who…Continue Reading

SXSW Interactive 2009

Much has been written about this year’s SXSW Interactive Festival in Austin, where game developers rubbed shoulders with web marketers, and the publishers that attended were confronted at one panel by exasperated authors and bloggers. But now that the bytes have settled (or healed, as the case may be), what are the useful takeaways? Most…Continue Reading

From Production to Interaction

For those of us who are in the business of keeping abreast of industry trends, this week will rank as one of the busiest, filled with all manner of diverting events. It started tamely enough with the American Book Producers Association‘s annual conference, which had actually been moved from the end of last year to…Continue Reading