In an open letter, more than 250 authors, agents, booksellers, and publishers urged publishers not to sign book deals with members of the Trump Administration or anyone "who incited, suborned, instigated, or otherwise supported the January 6, 2021 coup attempt."
Veteran publishers' rep John Mesjak, who entered into a partnership with Abraham Associates founder Stu Abraham almost 10 years ago, has become the head of the Midwestern independent publishers rep group.
The law firm that successfully sued Apple and five major publishers for colluding to fix e-book prices in 2011 has filed a class action suit against Amazon, accusing the company of colluding with the Big Five publishers to eliminate price competition from the e-book market.
Penguin Random House has named David Drake, Scott Shannon, Kara Welsh, and Chris Jackson to new roles with expanded responsibilities, among others.
Anchor Books, the paperback imprint for the Knopf Doubleday Group, will begin publishing a line of hardcovers in spring 2022. The list, to be headed by Edward Kastenmeier, will focus on psychological suspense, mystery, commercial fiction, and popular nonfiction.
Patrick Nolan has been promoted to publisher of Penguin Books, among several other role changes at Penguin Random House imprint Viking Penguin.
Sourcebooks has donated $200,000 to organizations championed by the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. The one-time donations came from profits on sales of the 2021 'The Legacy of Ruth Bader Ginsburg Wall Calendar.'
Bookshop and Libro.fm, which help independent booksellers sell online, reported huge gains in 2020.
Simon & Schuster has canceled its planned June publication of 'The Tyranny of Big Tech' by Sen. Josh Hawley, one of the main drivers in the Republican effort to challenge the Electoral College results that led to the attack on the Capitol on Wednesday.
In The Iron Raven, Julie Kagawa welcomes familiar and new readers alike to the world of the beloved Iron Fey on its tenth anniversary.
Small Press Distribution, one of the nation’s oldest distributors of independent publishers, is under fire in a widening dispute about labor conditions sparked by a former employee’s anonymous article on Medium.
Hachette Book Group lowered its carbon footprint in 2019 while upping its usage of certified paper and recycled fiber.
Chicago Review Press, a publishing subsidiary of the distributor IPG, has reached an agreement to acquire 126 select backlist titles, as well as a handful of forthcoming books, from Fulcrum Publishing.
In 'Wild Outside,' TV’s Survivorman teaches kids survival skills and how to appreciate the great outdoors. (Sponsored)
Adapting a major literary awards ceremony to cater to an all-virtual audience is no simple task, as the National Book Foundation team learned in 2020. It is, however, possible to get it done well.
Like most publishers, Abrams’s initial focus when the pandemic struck was shifting to remote work. But in a year like 2020, more priorities popped up soon enough.
The combination of the pandemic and demands for social justice led to widespread changes in publishing in 2020.
Publishing employees who weighed in on a new 'PW' survey are hoping new initiatives will yield results.
Post Hill's new Wicked Son imprint focuses on Jewish voices and is headed by Adam Bellow and David S. Bernstein. It will feature history, philosophy and fiction by authors from the U.S., Israel, and Europe.
A 'PW' workplace survey found that nearly all publishing employees were given the option to work from home this year—and most of those workers are still doing just that.