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Not There Yet: The New “New Adult” Genre

Genres shape our reading habits, but their exact boundaries have always eluded us. Genres are “inherently confusing and complex,” as one New Yorker article put it, and that couldn’t be more true than in the case of a new and in-the-making genre called New Adult. New Adult is a genre of fiction. It features protagonists between ages 18 and 25 (some say 26), usually in college or at their first job. New Adult picks up where Young Adult leaves off. In the words of bestselling author Cora Carmack, “Young Adult […]

5 Top Publishing News Stories of the Week: 3/11 – 3/15

Every 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.  **** University Press of Florida has purchased  Seaside Publishing  known for it’s travel and cooking novels. After Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA) major criticism of Random House’s contracts RH has made changes to their Hydra, Alibi, LoveSwept and Flirt imprint contracts, offering two formats he original profit […]