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Top 5 Publishing News Stories 6/26-6/30

Every 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. After much criticism, the TSA has abandoned a book-screening pilot program. Indie publisher Two Dollar Radio is opening a bookstore in Columbus. Penguin Random House is closing Blue Rider Press, while Crown Publishing Group is launching Currency, a new nonfiction imprint. Amazon Web Services will soon offer machine translation. […]

Skyhorse Publishing Has Got Your Back…list

  Skyhorse Publishing’s latest business initiative: less Corporate Acquisitions, more Neighborhood Barn Raising. **** Skyhorse Publishing announced a new program yesterday, an indie-publishers-helping-indie publishers sort ‘o deal. It all has to do with Backlist. With all the glamour and hoopla of Sales Conference (glamour embodied, without a doubt. [<– sarcasm]) and anticipation of new books coming out every season, it might not be evident how integral a backlist is to a publisher’s success. Backlist books are all those books a publisher published before this newest season that are still in print […]