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Top 5 Publishing News Stories 12/9-12/13

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. In 2015, the London Book Fair will move from Earls Court Convention Center to Olympia Convention Center, to the relief of many fair attendees. Google Play Books undergoes a large update, including the ability to upload non-Google Play Books to your Google Books library. Simon and […]

5 Top Publishing News Stories of the Week, 12/10-12/14

Every week we recommend 5 links to publishing news that the young professional should read to feel more informed and 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.   Amazon has released their list of 2012’s bestselling books…3 guesses as to who’s first? Barnes & Noble announced the closing of Tikatok, as well as a plan to close approximately 15 brick-and-mortar stores by April 2013. HarperCollins […]

Becoming a Literary Agent…Eventually

Publishing Trendsetter is thrilled to welcome Lisa Vanterpool as a regular contributor–and our first international correspondent, at that. She first joined us as a guest contributor during the London Book Fair, sharing observations that are a must-read for any young professional, no matter where in the world you’re attending book fairs. Lisa left the US to get her MA in Publishing at Kingston University – London, and says she “hasn’t looked back since.” Here’s looking forward to vicariously sharing her adventures. **** Before I even handed in my final paper for […]

5 Tips for Making the Most of a Book Fair

Lisa Vanterpool brought us right into the action with her great post last week about her first day at the London Book Fair. Now, with a bit of distance–and time to rest and recover–she offers some great tips about how a young book professional can get the most out of a fair like LBF…or BookExpo America in just one month’s time, hint hint…     by Lisa Vanterpool Now that things have settled down from The London Book Fair, and my feet have rested from pounding the exhibitor floor, I […]

Trendsetter’s Looking for a London Book Fair Correspondent

Are you a young book professional who will be attending the London Book Fair 2012? Been told you write awesome postcards home? Publishing Trendsetter would love to make you our LBF correspondent! If you’re willing to take some pictures and write a few short posts on the best things you learn and see for those of us not lucky enough to be at Earls Court in a few weeks, get in touch at