Publishers with licensed tie-in programs are struggling to adapt to shifting release dates and delayed shipments.
Hachette Book Group CEO Michael Pietsch uses lessons from last year to make some educated guesses about where the industry may be heading in the near term.
The National Coalition Against Censorship has issued a statement signed by more than 600 signatories condemning the political efforts to remove books from schools as acts of censorship that threaten the education of children while putting the safety of librarians, teachers, school administrators and school board officials in jeopardy.
As an expansion of Knopf's publishing program, the publisher has formed Knopf Cooks, which will be led by executive editor Lexy Bloom.
Scribner, publisher of Alice Sebold's 1999 memoir, 'Lucky,' announced it will "cease distribution of all formats" of the book, while it consults with Sebold on "how the work might be revised." The book, which details the effects of a sexual assault Sebold suffered in college, has become embroiled in a controversy after the man convicted of raping the author was exonerated of the crime last week.
Due to the arrival of the Omicron variant, Hachette Book Group said it has not set a date for a full return to its offices with CEO Michael Pietsch saying the company will only bring people back when it is safe to do so.
After launching as a sort of support group in the early days of Covid-19, Friends & Fiction celebrated its 100th episode on November 24. PW caught up with show's creators and hosts, Mary Kay Andrews, Kristin Harmel, Kristy Woodson Harvey, and Patti Callahan Henry, to talk about the rise of this special literary community.
In the suit, filed on November 28, attorneys for Mark Esper say that “significant text” is being “improperly withheld from publication…under the guise of classification.”
Industry sales have increased only once since 2016—but 2021 is one strange year. Anything could happen.
Amid global travel restrictions and under a new parent company, Lonely Planet spent 2021 retooling. Now it's ready to hit the road.
Starting in February 2022, Anchor will publish hardcover titles for the first time, including three debut novels.
A petition was filed this week by the Knight First Amendment Institute and the ACLU on behalf of five former government employees, who claim their First Amendment rights are being unreasonably stifled by an expansive and non-transparent review process.
Check out this new selection of books focused on issues of diversity.
Publishers and editors discuss their efforts to broaden their lists to reach those in underrepresented communities.
Midwest presses embrace entrepreneurialism, community.
Joe Matthews, CEO of IPG parent company Chicago Review Press Inc., discusses the distributor’s explosive growth, and its future.
Gagosian, the influential art gallery, is launching a new publishing imprint, Picture Books, in December. The imprint, conceived by author Emma Cline, will publish a series of fiction books by leading literary authors alongside contributions by celebrated contemporary artists.
A list of new and forthcoming adult and children’s titles on the issues surrounding diversity and the multicultural nature of American society.
Following a recent board meeting, the Association of American Publishers has committed itself to amplifying its activities fostering sustainable publishing and diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts.
Penguin Random House’s first report auditing the diversity of its contributors found that the demographics of its authors, illustrators, translators, and other creators “do not reflect U.S. reader demographics when it comes to race and ethnicity.”