Quarto Iberoamericana will be overseen with Quarto Group's longtime partner, the Argentina-based Catapulta Editores. It will publish 20 books a year, starting in fall 2017.
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt ramped up its cost cutting initiatives yesterday, laying off approximately 20 people in its trade division. The company would not comment on the number of job cuts, but admitted that "organizational changes" had been made.
Two recent events have highlighted advances in the adoption of Open Education Resources: the announcement from New York State about a new state-wide Open…
For the Philadelphia-based indie with more than a few surprise bestsellers in its tanks, Quirk's the name and quirk's the game.
The Coaching Habit was published on February 29, 2016. (Leap Day! Why wouldn’t you take advantage of that?) In the year since, it’s sold nearly 200,000 copies,…
Bill O’Reilly has been a mainstay of the Henry Holt list for years and, despite recent controversy, that is not changing. The Macmillan imprint told PW that it has no intention of altering its support of the bestselling author, despite his dismissal from Fox News.
A new book that purports to teach children about communism, published by MIT Press, has caused an outcry from a handful of conservative media outlets.
The new initiative. #ProjectReadathon Million Minutes, encourages children to read in communities throughout North America.
Publishers are coming up with new ways to promote evergreen titles.
This month, Polis books will publish 'Dangerous Ends,' the third novel in the Pete Fernandez mystery series written by Segura, who is also senior v-p of publicity and marketing at Archie Comics.
A t a friendly yet spirited debate last month over the pros and cons of open educational resources, publishers and OER advocates agreed on at least one thing:…
A new anthology co-published by a Brooklyn-based nonprofit and a neighboring small press is being billed as the first book to spotlight contemporary poetry written specifically by poets from, or living in, the New York City borough.
The British employee-owned book and magazine publishing cooperative surpassed the goal of its recent crowdfunding campaign by 40%, receiving over $800,000 from more than 340,000 people.
Tyrus Books, which published crime and literary fiction, is closing six months after S&S acquired its parent company, Adams Media, from F&W. Christian imprint Howard Books is being relocated to the publisher's New York City headquarters and losing its publisher in the move.
Almost half the companies on our annual ranking of fast-growing independent publishers posted triple-digit gains between 2014 and 2016.
Heat-Moon, author of the bestselling 1982 travel memoir 'Blue Highways,' struck a deal with small New York press Three Rooms to publish his first novel.
With the country more politically polarized than ever, some are wondering if the business is adequately prepared to hear, and publish, voices on the right.
The University of North Carolina Press is touting the home team in a new book commemorating the victory of the UNC Tar Heels in the 2017 NCAA championship over Gonzaga University.
D uquesne University announced plans to close its press in February, explaining that it could no longer justify the annual subsidy of more than $200,000. After…
Four of the five large publicly held trade publishers managed to improve their operating margins in 2016 over 2015, despite generally weak revenue performances.