The Association of University Presses analyzed university press data from the most recent Diversity Baseline Survey of U.S. publishing from Lee & Low and found the university press segment severely lacking in diversity.
After 20 years at Quirk Books, Brett Cohen has left the indie publisher, prompting the promotion of Jhanteigh Kupihea to publisher and the return of company owner and founder David Borgenicht as president.
The surge in digital audiobook sales has helped numerous publishers grow in the last few years, and perhaps none has benefitted more than Podium Audio.
Five New England indie publishers posted 2020 gains by doing what they do best... with a couple of pivots.
Small Press Distribution announced Monday that executive director Brent Cunningham will step down following an internal investigative report released to employees by the association's board.
The publisher has announced that 'Freed' by E.L. James will be published on June 1, under the newly formed Bloom Books imprint.
Five Midwest independent publishers reported that sales fell this past spring, but then rebounded to varying degrees for each in the remainder of the year.
Patricia Engel's third novel, released on March 2 by Avid Reader Press, already has all the trappings of a charmed publication. It also has a moving pre-publication history.
Penguin Random House Audio has launched Ahab, a global online casting platform for voiceover actors in any business. The platform was originally developed as an internal tool for PRH's audiobook producers.
Columbia University Press, in collaboration with Howard University and Columbia University, is launching a new Black studies book series, with plans to also recruit and train students for the book industry.
The Ripped Bodice bookstore's fifth annual state of diversity in romance survey found some progress by publishers in signing more authors of color to write novels, but more work still needs to be done.
Literary publishing veteran Yuka Igarashi has been tapped by Graywolf Press as executive editor, lured away from Soft Skull Press. Igarashi will assume her new position on April 8, working remotely from Hawaii.
Sourcebooks has launched a new imprint company founder Dominique Raccah said will “expand what publishing can be for women authors.” E.L. James' backlist titles will become part of the imprint April 1. Pam Jaffee has joined Sourcebooks to help direct the imprint.
The world's leading financial scientist and a #1 international best-selling author lays out the importance of mastering money matters. (Sponsored.)
Archie Comics’ fictional teenagers continue to be among the most popular and universally recognized characters in popular culture—and continue to branch out into new mediums.
HarperCollins Focus has formed Harper Muse, a new imprint focused on general market adult fiction. It will release three novels this fall and seven in 2022.
The expanded department’s objective, Sourcebooks said, is to drive online sales for all of the publisher’s retail partners. The unit will be overseen by Mike Zuccato.
Amber Barbee Pickens draws on her experience as a dancer and artist to create a coloring book that encapsulates the joys and successes of Black dancers in history.
A “love letter to all the Black dancers that have paved and continue to pave the way”, Amber Barbee Pickens’ coloring book showcases stunning illustrations that also serve to educate about Black history in the arts. Learn more about the notable and inspiring historical figures from Blooming in Motion.
Scholastic lengthened its lead as the top publisher on PW’s children’s fiction bestseller lists in 2020 while PRH continued to rule the picture book lists.