The U.S.-based DK imprint, which publishes strategy guides to video games, will stop commissioning new titles immediately, and will be discontinued in spring 2019.
Sean Proctor for The Chronicle Julius Scott T he manuscript was almost published a couple of times. One editor expressed enthusiasm, then abruptly passed.…
F+W Media has established a new standalone book group, naming Heidi Sachner as its chief. Sachner, in her new role, will be responsible for all book publishing in F+W's various communities.
Academic journals play an important role in knowledge dissemination. No one knows how many journals there actually are, but several estimates point to around…
Speculation swirled yesterday that Amazon intends to select two sites for its second headquarters, splitting the new HQ2 between Crystal City, Virginia, and the Long Island City section of Queens, New York.
On October 23, National Geographic Books published 'Almanac 2019,' a 400-page trade paperback aimed at adults that is modeled after its successful children’s almanac.
Medallion Press, which was formed in 2003 as a mass market publisher before branching out into other media markets, filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy October 18.
Avid Reader Press, a new fiction and nonfiction imprint at Simon & Schuster to be overseen by current S&S editors Jofie Ferrari-Adler and Ben Loehnen, is set to unveil its first list in late 2019 or early 2020.
There are various theories why sales dropped 16% between 2013 and 2017. None quite provide a full answer.
The Goddard Riverside Book Fair, an annual fund-raising event organized by the New York City book publishing industry, helps support a wide range of social services. Here's how.
Michael Szczerban has been named v-p and editorial director of a new, as-yet-unnamed imprint at Little, Brown and Company dedicated to illustrated books.
The Middlebury College bookstore doesn't look much like a bookstore anymore. The textbooks that once lined its shelves were cleared out earlier this year,…
Beloved by YA fantasy readers across the world, Valenzuela's 'To the End of the World' is now available in English. (Sponsored)
The Crown Publishing Group has joined the Random House Publishing Group in a newly-combined super group reporting to Gina Centrello, who has been named president and publisher. The imprints will retain their distinct editorial identities.
Citing continuing poor sales, Llewellyn Worldwide, best known for its mind/body/spirit offerings, is shutting down its crime fiction imprint, Midnight Ink, in August 2019, after releasing its final list during the spring/summer season.
HarperCollins has opened applications for its second “New to Publishing Information Session and Networking Event,” which aims to attract people outside of publishing's usual orbit to the company.
A scam that typically involves a literary agent, scout, or publisher being asked for a manuscript by what appears to be a trusted party—another agent, scout or publisher—via email has continued to spread and was the subject of much discussion during the Frankfurt Book Fair.
The writers organization and free speech advocacy group has filed a lawsuit in federal court against President Donald Trump, seeking to stop the president from "using the machinery of government to retaliate or threaten reprisals against journalists and media outlets for coverage he dislikes."
After leaving traditional publishing, in which he served in executive roles with Nelson Books and at Simon & Schuster’s Howard Books division, Jonathan Merkh has joined the ranks of hybrid publishers with his new company, Forefront Books.
Essay Credit Linda Huang I own far more books than I could possibly read over the course of my remaining life, yet every month I add a few dozen more to my…