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Top 5 Publishing News Stories 4/7-4/11

number_5_orangeEvery week we recommend 5 publishing news stories that young book professionals 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.

With the growing popularity of long-form content, WordPress acquires Longreads.

Following a significant expansion of its user base, Wattpad raised an additional $46 million in venture funding.

Penguin Random House launches My Independent Bookshop, a book recommendation website that shares profits with independent bookstores.

A German Group, Pedia Press, launched an Indiegogo campaign to create a printed version Wikipedia.

Amazon Publishing International continues to grow and will publish 500 titles this year.

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