Beyond the hiring of diverse editors, four publishing insiders said in a conversation sponsored by the Aspen Institute that if the needs of BIPOC readers are to be met, the industry must bring more diversity throughout the book publishing ecosystem.
The National Book Critics Circle's v-p of grants will see out the remainder of his term, which ends in 2022, after a contentious membership meeting narrowly failed to attain the two-thirds majority of attendee votes required for his removal.
We talk with Serendipity Literary Agency founder Regina Brooks, who has built a roster of award-winning authors and illustrators while remaining committed to making the publishing industry more diverse.
Chronicle is using the pandemic as an opportunity to rethink its future.
In an August 20 filing, attorneys for former U.S. national security adviser John Bolton said the evidence will show that Trump administration officials abused the prepublication review system in an attempt to suppress his bestselling book 'The Room Where it Happened.'
An open letter published on Wednesday and signed by 30 members of the National Book Critics Circle entreaties its board of directors to make a number of changes related to its management and to issues of diversity.
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While recent efforts are encouraging, publishing needs to establish permanent methods to give people of color more opportunities.
Skyhorse has set a September 8 publication date for Michael Cohen’s 'Disloyal: The True Story of the Former Personal Attorney to President Donald J. Trump.' The publisher calls the tell-all "the most devastating business and political horror story of the century."
Stephenie Meyer’s 'Midnight Sun' sold more than 1 million copies across all formats last week, Little, Brown reported. The success continues a string of big first-week sales performances for books released during the pandemic.
Simon & Schuster's dominance over the Trump exposé category is likely to be reaffirmed this September 15, when the publisher will release 'Rage,' the latest title by the Pulitzer Prize–winning 'Washington Post' reporter.
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Newly named IDW publisher Jud Meyers, who was placed on administrative leave less than a week after being promoted to the position, has reportedly been fired.
Deep Vellum Books, Europa Editions, and Transit Books—three independent publishing houses best known for their fiction in translation—are upping their nonfiction game.
Cost cuts and higher sales of digital products have eased the impact of the Covid-19 on the bottom line for some publishers.
HBG CEO Michael Pietsch said that the publisher will not reopen its Manhattan and other offices until further notice and that company employees will receive a six week notice ahead of any office reopenings.
David Varno, the v-p of tech at the National Book Critics Circle and fiction reviews editor at 'PW,' has been elected president of the organization by its board of directors.
Authors for Black Voices is a silent auction offering exclusive book-related collectibles and services in order to raise funds to benefit nonprofits working to fight racism in publishing, education, and literacy. The auction will run from August 3-31.
Arcadia Publishing will increase its presence in the children’s market this fall with the release of a new series, Spooky America. The series launches in September with eight titles.
Following a survey of its workforce gauging employee experience with working remotely and reaction to the prospect of returning to its Manhattan offices, Penguin Random House US has confirmed that it will not return to its offices "until sometime next year."