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5 Top Publishing News Stories of the Week, 6/17 – 6/21

number_5_orangeEvery week we recommend 5 links to publishing news that the young professional should read to feel more connected to what’s going on in the industry. There are only 5, so even if you weren’t able to read a thing all week, these should help keep you in the know.


The Jim Henson Company and Grosset & Dunlap of the Penguin Young Readers Group is accepting writing submissions until the end of the year to find the author for a new novel set in the world of Jim Henson’s The Dark Crystal.

Amazon cuts off Minnesota affiliates in opposition against State-by-State tax collection after the state passed Minnesota E-Fairness Legislation.

Fighting back against online bookstores: Author releases her book in indie stores for three months before selling on Amazon.

As the Apple ebook trial ends, U.S. attorneys shift focus from price-fixing to the real innovators in ebooks.

Textbook salesman at John Wiley & Sons is charged with stealing $2.8 million worth of textbooks during employment.

BONUS! Publishers Weekly released E-Book ‘The Battle of $9.99,’ a detailed recount of the Apple’s Ebooks trial.

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