In February 1953, PW devoted seven pages to advising booksellers on how to create displays to promote books about Queen Elizabeth II.
Being an independent publisher requires certain traits: passion, yes, but also tenacity, obsession, business cunning, and marketing prowess. It's likely one explanation for why a significant number of artists, particularly musicians, found their way into the world of letters.
After a record first half of 2021, corporate publishing is facing a tougher going in 2022.
IPG, the 51-year-old Chicago-based distribution company, has launched a third imprint, IPG Publishing, which will focus on copublishing and licensing projects, as well as proprietary and customized publishing.
Holt said Metropolitan Books publisher Sara Bershtel and the rest of the Metropolitan staff will be leaving the company, with Bershtel’s departure set for October 14. The future of the imprint will be announced soon, Holt said.
The Verso Books Guild US has ratified its union contract, the group announced this week on Twitter. The contract includes wage increases and better protections and benefits for its staffers, among other stipulations.
The Quarto Group will launch Kaddo, a new gift imprint, in fall 2023. Sarah Batten, editorial director for gift at Laurence King Publishing, is joining the company on September 20 as Kaddo's publisher.
On the occasion of the death of the Queen of England, we've rounded up a handful of reviews of books on the queen and her court that we've run over the years.
Poet, associate professor at Reed College, and two-time Lambda Literary Award honoree Samiya Bashir has been selected as Lambda Literary's next leader. She spoke with 'PW' about her hopes for the organization.
DOJ attorneys say the proposed acquisition is “precisely the march toward concentration and monopsony power that Congress enacted the Clayton Act to prevent.”
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