This year, authors called out inequality with as much gusto as their colleagues in publishing proper. 'PW' spoke with author Xelena González about her experience with the #DignidadLiteraria movement, what she sees changing in the business, and what she knows still needs to change.
Cindy Spiegel and Julie Grau are starting their own publishing company, after seeing their eponymous imprint shuttered by Penguin Random House in a reorganization at the company late last year.
Jay-Z's entertainment company, Roc Nation, has created an imprint at Random House called Roc Lit 101. The new imprint will be overseen by Chris Jackson, publisher and editor-in-chief of One World, and Roc Nation's executive v-p Jana Fleishman.
Knopf Doubleday senior v-p and director of integrated marketing strategy Kristin L. Fassler has restructured the group's marketing department in a bid, she said, "to augment the skills of the marketing team and help them reach the widest possible audience of readers."
Grove Atlantic has created a six-person executive committee to help CEO Morgan Entrekin run the publisher and increased the entry-level salary to $40,000.
Despite the pandemic and the round of layoffs and buyouts it heralded, Kickstarter is still kicking—and creators across the book business continue to rely on its services.
Executives at Penguin Random House said concerns about the size of the deal are unfounded. The vast majority of their industry colleagues disagree.
From the first American Book Association convention in 1901 to the first and final virtual BookExpo in 2020, the biggest trade show in the American book business was a central event in each publishing year.
Penguin Random House Canada is splitting the Knopf Random House Canada publishing group into two different imprints: Knopf Canada and Random House Canada. Each imprint has new leadership and will operate independently.
Publishing industry professionals shared some of their fondest and funniest memories of BookExpo with 'PW' to give the U.S.'s longtime biggest trade book show a proper sendoff.
Sandorf Passage, an independent nonprofit publishing house that is a collaboration with Zagreb-based Sandorf, has launched. It first four titles will be published in 2021 and will be distributed by IPG.
The first Tuesday after Thanksgiving is a chance for such small presses as Archipelago and Haymarket to ask readers for the financial support that keeps their businesses alive and thriving.
Lonely Planet, the venerable publisher of travel guides, children's and food books, has been sold to Red Ventures, a North Carolina-based platform of online brands that includes CNET and ThePointsGuy.com.
Publishing partners pay no out-of-pocket fees for the company’s “white-glove” service. (Sponsored)
After expressing concerns earlier in the year, industry members say the supply chain is holding up as they head into the holidays.
Following the announcement that Penguin Random House parent company Bertelsmann won the bidding war for Simon & Schuster, members of the book business and related organizations have begun to weigh in, including the Authors Guild.
Red Wheel/Weiser, a publisher of titles on mind-body-spirit and the occult, is joining with Dreamscape Media, an audio book production house and distributor, to launch Red Wheel Audio, a multi-year audiobook program.
All Chicago Public Schools high school students and staff can freely access the e-book and digital audio of 'A Promised Land' through December 31, 2020, via OverDrive's Sora app.
Eileen Robinson and Move Books are inspiring middle graders to find joy in reading through diverse characters and exciting stories. (Sponsored)
Penguin Random House has merged its two existing Spanish-language units to form Penguin Random House Español, a new and comprehensive division. Here's what that means for Spanish-language publishing.