Tag Archives: Joyce Carol Oates

Publishers Offering Creative Writing Classes, in the UK and Beyond

In a world where “content and form can be easily separated, writers…are nothing short of desperate to understand the change that technology has forced upon traditional publishing,” writes Jason Allen Ashlock, President of Movable Type Management, in a recent Digital Book World post. In the interest of authors being better informed, some publishers are getting…Continue Reading

Making BEA As Simple As ABC: Quick Links to all things BookExpo America 2012

As though navigating endless booths at the Javits Center isn’t an overwhelming enough endeavor, throw in many collocated events with various websites and it’s easy to see how you can feel a little lost preparing for the 2012 BookExpo America (BEA). With the big event quickly approaching, we thought we would pull together a quick…Continue Reading

Wild About Warsaw

The Warsaw Book Fair has evolved from a business-only mixer to what sponsors are now billing as an east-meets-west literary lotusland. Brenda Segel, VP Director of Subsidiary Rights for HarperCollins, contributes to this report from the front lines. As a first-time visitor to the Warsaw Book Fair, I found myself very pleasantly surprised. This busy,…Continue Reading

Book View, June 2001

PEOPLE As announced previously, Bill Shinker will join Penguin Putnam as SVP and Publisher of an as yet unnamed imprint, on Sept. 4. He was most recently at Free Press, where he had been Publisher from August 2000 to his resignation at the beginning of April. Ken Wright, formerly at Holt Reference, has been named…Continue Reading

As Their Business Goes South, Direct Marketers Turn to Trade Books

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED AT INSIDE.COM (4/26/01) Battered by the rise of Internet retailing, skewered by deep-discount bookselling chains and wounded by waves of sweepstakes scandals, the mail-order book publishing business has been hit hard, as customers have become increasingly cynical about their responsibility to pay up, return promptly and — above all — remain loyal to…Continue Reading